Guide to the Genieve Lamson Papers, ca. 1920-1944
Table of Contents
- Collection Summary
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Headings
- Related Material
- Administrative Information
- Access and Use
- Encoding Information
- Container List
|Repository:||Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries|
|Title:||Genieve Lamson Papers|
|Quantity:||0.2 cubic ft. (1 box)|
|Abstract:||Notes by Genieve Lamson, VC Geography Professor 1922-1952, during her undergraduate studies at the University of Chicago and academic papers written by Vassar students.|
|Forms of Materials:||Manuscripts, notes|
Genieve Lamson was was born 29 Apr 1887. She attended the University of Chicago, where she received her B.S. (1920) and her M.S. (1922). She also studied at Columbia University. She was on the faculty at Vassar College in the Geography Department from 1922 until her retirement in 1952. She retired to Randolph, Vermont, where she died on 25 September 1966.
For more biographical information, see the Vassar College Biographical Files in the Archives and Special Collections Library.
The Genieve Lamson Papers contain notes taken by Lamson while a student at the Univeristy of Chicago in a class taught by Harlan H. Barrows called "Historical Geography of the United States." Also included are five papers written by Vassar students, one from 1933, two from 1944, and 2 undated.
This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.
- Barrows, Harlan H. Lectures on the Historical Geography of the United States as Given in 1933, edited by William A. Koelsch, University of Chicago, 1962.
- Barrows, Harlan H. (Harlan Harland), b. 1877
- Vassar College -- Faculty
- Vassar College -- Students
Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 19 March 2009.
Genieve Lamson Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Collections processed by Archives and Special Collections Library staff, 1990.
Updated Nov 2006.
Gift of Edward J. Miles, 1990.
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