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Howe papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0610

Scope and Contents

The Edith Morton Packard Howe Papers contain correspondence (1893-1896), newspaper clippings, and a photograph. The correspondence describes her living arrangements, domestic work and her teachers while a student at Mount Holyoke.

Dates

  • 1893-1927

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Biographical Note

Edith Morton Packard was born on November 19, 1873, in Illinois. She entered Mount Holyoke in 1893, but left in 1896 when her mother became ill. She received a B.L. from Syracuse University in 1898. She worked at Rome High School (Rome, New York) from 1897-98, and then for a short time at Syracuse University. From 1907-09 she worked as assistant librarian at the New York City Y.W.C.A. In June of 1909 she married Avery Howe. They had two children. Edith Packard Howe died on October 18, 1928 at Saranac Lake, New York

Extent

1 boxes (x1897 Packard)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Howe, Edith Morton Packard, 1893-1927; student. Attended Mount Holyoke College, 1893-1896. Papers contain correspondence, clippings, and a photograph documenting primarily her daily activities and special events while a student at Mount Holyoke.
Title
Howe Papers, 1893-1927.
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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