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Guide to the Marjorie Dodd MacCracken Papers, 1908-1948

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: MacCracken, Marjorie Dodd
Title: Marjorie Dodd MacCracken Papers
Dates: 1908-1948
Quantity: 2.1 cubic ft (7 boxes)
Abstract: Correspondence and other materials pertaining to Marjorie Dodd MacCracken, wife of Henry Noble MacCracken, president of Vassar College 1915-1946. Also includes poems and miscellaneous personal papers.
Forms of Materials: Letters, postcards.

Biographical Note

Marjorie Dodd MacCracken was born June 12, 1882 to Melvina Eliza and Samuel Calvin Tate Dodd. In 1907, she married Henry Noble MacCracken who was president of Vassar College from 1915-1946. In 1916, MacCracken founded Lincoln Center in Poughkeepsie and served on the Board of Directors. MacCracken was an amateur painter and poet. She died in 1974.

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Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and other materials pertaining to Marjorie Dodd MacCracken, wife of Henry Noble MacCracken, president of Vassar College 1915-1946. Also includes poems and miscellaneous personal papers.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged in three series, and chronologically within each of those series.

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Access and Use

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

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Related Material

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Subject Headings

Names:

  • MacCracken, H. N. (Henry Noble), b. 1880.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.

Organizations:

  • Vassar College--Presidents.

Subjects:

  • College presidents.
  • Women's colleges--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie.

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Adrienne Turner, October 2008.

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Administrative Information

Processing Information

Collection processed by Ramlah Ringold, September 1992. Last updated, June 2009.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the MacCracken family. Helen Kenyon Letters transferred from the Autograph Files, June 2009.

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Series List

Series I. Correspondence - Henry N. MacCracken

Series II. Correspondence - Miscellaneous

Series III. Poems and Miscellaneous

Container List

Correspondence - Henry N. MacCracken

Folder 1.1 Henry Noble MacCracken, 4 Mar. 1908 - 21 Aug. 1908 (18 letters)
Folder 1.2 Henry Noble MacCracken, 2 July 1909 - 28 Dec. 1909 (5 letters)
Folder 1.3 Henry Noble MacCracken, 24 June 1910 - 30 June 1910 (7 letters)
Folder 1.4 Henry Noble MacCracken, 18 Sept. 1911 - 27 Sept. 1911 (4 letters)
Folder 1.5 Henry Noble MacCracken, 23 July 1912 - 5 Dec. 1912 (12 letters)
Folder 2.1 Henry Noble MacCracken, 27 Mar. 1913 - 24 Sept. 1913 (7 letters)
Folder 2.2 Henry Noble MacCracken, 2 Feb. 1914 - 1 Apr. 1914 (12 letters)
Folder 2.3 Henry Noble MacCracken, 13 Apr. 1915 - 24 Oct. 1915 (14 letters)
Folder 2.4 Henry Noble MacCracken, 20 Mar. 1916 - 28 Sept. 1916 (14 letters)
Folder 2.5 Henry Noble MacCracken, 1 June 1917 - 4 Oct. 1917 (24 letters)
Folder 3.1 Henry Noble MacCracken, 3 Jan. 1918 - 7 Nov. 1918 (18 letters)
Folder 3.2 Henry Noble MacCracken, 24 June 1919 - 25 Aug. 1919 (16 letters)
Folder 3.3 Henry Noble MacCracken, 17 June 1920 - 20 July 1920 (22 letters)
Folder 3.4 Henry Noble MacCracken, 23 July 1920 - 2 Aug. 1920 (8 letters)
Folder 3.5 Henry Noble MacCracken, 9 Aug. 1920 - 7 Oct. 1920 (5 letters)
Folder 4.1 Henry Noble MacCracken, 30 Nov. 1920 - 13 Dec. 1920 (14 letters)
Folder 4.2 Henry Noble MacCracken, 10 July 1921 - 4 Aug. 1921 (16 letters)
Folder 4.3 Henry Noble MacCracken, 12 Oct. 1921 - 26 Oct. 1921 (13 letters)
Folder 4.5 Henry Noble MacCracken, 6 Jan. 1923 - 6 July 1923 (23 letters)
Folder 4.6 Henry Noble MacCracken, 1 Jan. 1924 - 8 Jan.1924 (4 letters)
Folder 4.7 Henry Noble MacCracken, 17 Feb. 1925 - 20 Aug. 1925 (24 letters)
Folder 7.1 Henry Noble MacCracken, 27 June 1928 - 28 Nov. 1932 (8 letters, 10 postcards)
Folder 7.2 Henry Noble MacCracken, 7 Mar. 1933 - 16 Oct. 1933 (9 letters)
Folder 7.3 Henry Noble MacCracken, 11 Mar. 1934 - 26 Mar. 1934 (14 letters, 1 postcard)
Folder 7.4 Henry Noble MacCracken, 9 June 1937 - 2 Dec. 1937 (4 letters, 6 postcards)
Folder 7.5 Henry Noble MacCracken, 9 June 1938 - 11 Mar. 1940 (13 letters, 7 postcards, 1 telegram)
Folder 7.6 Henry Noble MacCracken, 17 Nov. 1941 - 1945 (12 letters)
Folder 7.7 Henry Noble MacCracken, 1947 - 1948 (15 letters)
Folder 7.8 Henry Noble MacCracken, n. d. (7 letters)

Series II Correspondence - Miscellaneous

Folder 5.1 Unknown, 5 July 1923 - 6 July 1923 (3 letters)
Folder 5.2 John D. Rockefeller, 30 Sept. 1914 - 26 Mar.1915 (2 letters)
Folder 5.3 Franklin D. Roosevelt, 7 Dec. 1931 - 15 Dec. 1931 (2 letters)
Folder 5.4 Helen Hadley, 6 Feb. 1915 - 15 May 1925 (2 letters)
Folder 5.34 Helen Kenyon, Sep - Nov 1918 (2 letters)
Folder 5.5 G. Johnstin Ross, 27 Apr. 1920 (1 letter)
Folder 5.6 Elizabeth H. Haight, 6 Feb. 1925 (1 letter)
Folder 5.7 Elizabeth Aitken, 6 Mar. 1925 (1 letter)
Folder 5.8 Grace Chester Gow, 13 Apr. 1926 (1 letter)
Folder 5.9 Unknown, 21 Apr. 1927 (1 letter)
Folder 5.10 Frances R. Biggs, 19 Jan. 1929 (1 letter)
Folder 5.11 M. Miller, 10 Apr. 1930 (1 letter)
Folder 5.12 Mrs. J.R. Fisher, 23 Mar. 1931 (1 letter)
Folder 5.13 Margaret Frohnkneiht, 9 Oct. 1931 (1 letter)
Folder 5.14 Myra H. Avery, 7 Mar. 1933 (1 letter)
Folder 5.15 Ellen Bartlett, 22 Apr. 1933 (1 letter)
Folder 5. 16 Wm. L. Thacker, 2 June 1933 (1 letter)
Folder 5. 17 Sue Breul, 27 Nov. 1933 (1 letter)
Folder 5.18 Aunt Ella, 29 Dec. 1933 (3 letters)
Folder 5.19 Libby, 18 Jan. 1935 (1 letter)
Folder 5.20 Natalie Kneeland, 24 Oct. 1935 (1 letter)
Folder 5.21 Margaret Walker, 8 Nov. 1936 (1 letter)
Folder 5.22 Arthur Merry, 18 Dec. 1940 (1 letter)
Folder 5.23 Mana Linderann-Pitlann, 9 Sept. 1941 (1 letter)
Folder 5.24 Ruter Howlett, 18 Oct. 1943 (1 letter)
Folder 5.25 Beatrice, n. d. (1 letter)
Folder 5.26 Gertrude Buck, n. d. (1 letter)
Folder 5.27 Clara Glass (1 letter), n. d. (1 letter)
Folder 5.28 Mildred, 13 Aug. n. y. (1 letter)
Folder 5.29 Ray Morris, 17 Oct. n. y. (1 letter)
Folder 5.30 Grace T. Spencer, n. d. (1 letter)
Folder 5.31 Helen Spencer, 6 Feb. n. y. (1 letter)
Folder 5.32 Anne Stommel, 21 Jan. n. y. (1 letter)
Folder 5.33 Marion W. Taylor, 12 Jun. n. y. (1 letter)

Series III Poems and Miscellaneous

Folder 6.1 Poems, unknown, 1908 - [1925] (14 pages)
Folder 6.2 John H. Flagg, 12 June 1902 (1 page)
Folder 6.3 Florence M. Flagg, n. d. (2 pages)
Folder 6.4 Maisry MacCracken, n. d. (2 pages)
Folder 6.5 Cards, [1933] (4 cards)
Folder 6.6 Blank postcards, 1908 - [1925] (31 postcards)
Folder 6.7 Williams-Porter Hospital, 1 Jan. 1930 (1 page)
Folder 6.8 Article; M. MacCracken, June 1938 (1 page)
Folder 6.9 Painting; M. MacCracken, 3 Jun. 1934 (1 photo)
Folder 6.10 Junior Red Cross speech, Nov. 1933? (1 page)
Folder 6.11 Sheet of Music, n. d. (1 sheet)
Folder 4.4 Receipts from purchases made during trip to Europe including two Rembrandts, 2 Oct. 1922 - 16 Oct. 1922 (1 letters, 4 receipts)
Box 6 Key labeled "Mr. Dodd's Trunk"

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