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Speeches and Articles, 1899 - 1944


Scope and Contents note

Speeches and Articles consist of published works by Woolley as well as unpublished typescripts, manuscripts, and notes. Most documents dating from her tenure as president of Mount Holyoke College (1901-1937). The speeches, which comprise most of the series, were most often given at meetings of professional, religious, or civic organizations and at commencement or convocation ceremonies at various institutions. They include the text of a number of Chapel Talks that Woolley presented to Mount Holyoke College students as well as scripts for radio broadcasts that she made while attending the Conference on Reduction and Limitation of Armaments in Geneva, Switzerland in 1932. Her articles were published in magazines, journals, and books, including Encyclopaedia Britannica, Foreign Affairs, Harper's Bazaar, and the Journal of Higher Education. Frequent topics of her speeches and article include the education of women, international relations, world peace, and the role of spirituality in politics.


  • Creation: 1899 - 1944

Conditions Governing Access note



25 boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Arrangement note

Arranged in numerical order by a number assigned to each speech and article (with gaps in the numbering sequence). Unnumbered items filed at end of series.

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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