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Arminda Bates paperss

 Collection
Identifier: Mss002

Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks from her time as a student at the College of the Pines, notes from her education in New York, a diary she kept as the first professional librarian of the College, and photographs of the early College campus and her home. A small number of materials related to the Bandon, OR, Public Library.

Content Warning

Some materials will be harmful to researchers as they contain descriptions of racism and acts of violence perpetrated by white Mississippians and others against Williams and others within the Black community, as well as offensive and racist language commonly used at the time.

Dates

  • Creation: 1878 - 1963
  • Creation: this is from the date calculator
  • Existence: 1970

Creator

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Extent

2 Linear Feet

12.5 linear_inches ((2 containers) - this came from the extent calculator)

12.5 linear_inches ((2 containers) -- this came from the extent calculator after there was also a deaccession extent)

Language of Materials

English

Metadata Rights Declarations

  • License: This record is made available under an Universal 1.0 Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons license. This is to check the position in View mode.

Legal Status

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Cultural Narrative

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Content Warning

Some materials will be harmful to researchers as they contain descriptions of racism and acts of violence perpetrated by white Mississippians and others against Williams and others within the Black community, as well as offensive and racist language commonly used at the time.

  • got rid of some stuff
Title
Guide to the Arminda Bates Papers
Status
In Progress
Author
Elvira Holstein
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Your Name Here Special Collection Repository

Contact:
City on a Hill MA 03210 United States