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Harriet Kernan Papers, 1924

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Kernan, Harriet
Title: Harriet Kernan Papers
Dates: 1924
Quantity: 1 frame (0.5 cubic ft.)
Abstract: Letters, clippings, and 1 photograph relating to Harriet Kernan's participation in the Vassar College Debate Council's 1924 competition with the Princeton debate team.
Forms of Materials: Letters, clippings, photograph

Biographical Note

Harriet Kernan (VC '24) was a member of the Vassar College Debate Council. On April 25, 1924, she participated in Vassar's victory over the Princeton University debate team. Born in 1902, she died on November 25, 1984, in Old Greenwich, CT.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of letters, clippings, and 1 photograph relating to Harriet Kernan's participation in the Vassar College Debate Council's 1924 competition with the Princeton debate team. The letters include one from Eleanor Roosevelt and one from Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr., both congratulating Kernan for her contribution to Vassar's victory.

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Arrangement

All of the materials in this collection are mounted and framed.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.

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Subject Headings

Names:

  • Pell, Herbert Claiborne, 1884-1961
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
  • Vassar College. Debate Council

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Mark Seidl, March 2014. Updated by Mark Seidl, May 2014.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Harriet Kernan Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Mark Seidl, March 2014

Acquisition Information

Gift of Karl Brautigam, son of Harriet Kernan, February 18, 2014.

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