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Sperry papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0613

Scope and Contents

The Adeline Eliot Stone Sperry Papers contain correspondence (1904-1905) and an astronomy notebook (1906-1907). The letters are all written to members of her family and discuss academics as well as her social life. The notebook contains detailed notes and diagrams.

Dates

  • 1904-1907

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Biographical Note

Adeline Eliot Stone was born on April 8, 1887 in Guilford, Connecticut. She received a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College in 1908. In 1911 she married Harold Fowler Sperry. The had three children: Dorothy Eliot (Mount Holyoke College Class of 1934), Alvin Jay and Robert Jay. Adeline Stone Sperry died on April 26, 1941 in New Haven, Connecticut.

Extent

3 folders (1908 Stone)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Sperry, Adeline Eliot Stone, 1887-1941; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1908. Papers contain correspondence to her family regarding her social and academic life at Mount Holyoke, and a notebook for an astronomy course.
Title
Sperry Papers, 1904-1907.
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Status
Edited Full Draft
Date
© 2004
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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