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Katharine Lee Bates papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3P-Bates

Scope and Content Note

Papers of Katharine Lee Bates; dating from 1866-1977; consisting of diaries, correspondences, musical scores, publications, scrapbooks, manuscripts, reports, memorials and tributes, memorabilia; concerning “America the Beautiful” and other writings of Katharine Lee Bates, her travels, and her life at Wellesley, Falmouth, Mass.; including material concerning Dream and Deed: The Story of Katharine Lee Bates by Dorothy Burgess, Wellesley Semi-Centennial, Sophie Jewett Ambulance.

List of correspondents: Letters from Miss Bates to:

Andrews, Katherine Bates, Rev. Newton Dyer [?], Millie Garrison, Mr. Halsey, Olga Hart, Miss Hewitt, Miss Hickey, Miss Jones, Jr., Thomas S. Palmer, George Herbert Porter, Mrs. H.L. – June 11, 1923 Shults, Gertrude M. Ward, Miss Williamson, Carrie

Letters to Miss Bates from:

Adams, Joseph – December 9, 1917 Bacheler, Clementine – May 5, 1900; June 5, 1900 Baker, George – November 6, 1917 Ball, Birdie – November 11, 1926; December 16, 1927 Baxter, Sylvester – October 21, 1921 Branch, Anna Hempstead – November 23, 1926 Chadwick, Edwina – February 19, 1920 Dowden, Edward – February 12, 1913 Eliot, Charles W. – June 19, 1900 Farnam, Henry A. – December 29, 1924 Gannett, W.G. – July 5, 1915 Garrison, Wendell P. – January 16, 1898; March 21, 1898; March 25, 1898 Habicht, Marguerite E. – January 19, 1918 Hall, Minnie – May 11, n.y. Hammond, Eleanor P. – March 27, 1909 Lee, Catherine – August 8, 1864 Locke, Adelaide Mabie, Hamilton W. – February 7, 1898; March 18, 1898; April 17, 1901 Martin, Robert G – October 13, 1921; March 18, 1922 Maxwell, Clara D. – July 29, 1913 Metcalf, Caroline Soule – April 26, 1922 Metcalf, Edith – April 28, 1887; September 6, 1903; September 3, 1925, August 20, 1926 Metcalf, John C. – November 5, 1920 (see James Wilson) Miller, Nellie B. – March 24, 1926 Moore, Charlotte – March 10, 1919 Overndorfer, Anne Faulkner Park, Elizabeth D. Park, Joseph D. – November 9, n.y. Parkinson, Caroline B. – April 26, n.y. Peterson, May C. – March 30, 1903 Pingree, Harriet – December 23, 1927; June 14, 1928 [may be another one – page torn] Purrington, Geroge – November 2, 1904 Rand, McNally & Company – March 6, 1906 Rojas, Julio – May 15, 1899; June 11, 1899 Russell, M.C. – May 30, 1900 Smith, Marcia E. C. – July 24, 1926 Stockbridge, Anna – December 3, 1927 Stocker, Stella P. – April 5, 1922 Tours, Professeur Lycee de – January 31, 1926 Wallace, Charles William – March 26, 1916 Wallace, Hilda B. – November 22, 1916

Dates

  • 1866-1977

Extent

8.85 Linear Feet (19 file boxes and 5 folio boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Title
Katharine Lee Bates papers
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Wellesley College Archives Repository

Contact:

781-283-3745