Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections

Louise Heron Blair Daura Collection

February 2001
Last Updated: January 2002

Part II: Box and Folder List

Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library
Collection Number:M 12

Copyright © 2002 by Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library

February 2001
Last Updated: May 15, 2003

Series I. Correspondence                   Series II: Other Papers

Series I. Correspondence

Dates: 1918-1942

Series I, Correspondence, is arranged by sender, then chronologically.

Box

Folder

Contents

Date

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Martha Ruffin Field: Richmond; Rockbridge Baths; Brooklyn

1918 February 9 - 1938 March 26

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Leila Blair: South Richmond

1920 October 28- 1925 November 5

1

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Jean Field Blair: Richmond; Rockbridge Baths

Includes a letter from Beatrice Singer to Jean Field Blair

1923 October 17- 1942 April 19

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Arthur --: S. S. Edenton at Sea; Honolulu; Newark; London; Brooklyn

1924 November 6-1926 September 26

1 5 Jean Field Blair; Martha Ruffin Field: Marseille; Napoli; Florence; RMS Antonia "Somewhere in the Gulf of St. Lawrence;" Paris; Madrid Two Series:
1924 December 28 - 1925 October 11;
1926 September 20 - 1927 February 15
1 6 Edith Parsons: Bermuda; Pottersville; New York; Atlantic City 1925 January 1-1926 August 19
1 7 Brown Landone: Hackensack 1925 April 27-May 19
1 8 Florence Elliot: Paris 1925 September 22-1926 January 25
1 9 Frances Thayor: Williamsburg; Worcester; Martha's Vineyard 1925 September 25-1927 June 10
2 1 Henry Parsons: New York; Savannah; Birmingham 1926 March 3- December 21
2 2 Anne ---, Williamsburg 1926 December 13-1927 March 9
2 3-4 Louise Heron Blair Daura: Rockbridge Baths; Saint Cirq-la-Popie; Verdaguer 1935 February 11-1937 August 20
2 5

Miscellaneous
Batsam: Chamonix n.y. July 1
Thank You Card "From Your Friends" Pottersville 1926
The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co: Philadelphia (in re: Blair's exam 'insurance' scheme) 1925 May 18
Walter Dabney Blair: New York 1927 March 9

 


Series II: Other Papers

Dates: 1919-1927

Series II, Other Papers, is divided into four subseries: Bryn Mawr, Writings, Photographs, and Other Materials.

Box

Folder

Contents

Date

  BRYN MAWR  

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Bryn Mawr Compositions

First Year English Composition "Nero" 1923 November 23
First Year English Composition "The Meanest Flower That Blows ---" 1923 December 11
Second Year English Composition "The Last Lay of the Minstrel" 1924 December 11
Second Year English Composition "Tod and Heywood" 1924 December 3
Second Year English Composition "De Rerum Natura"
1925 February 26
Second Year English Composition, untitled 1925 March 5
Second Year English Composition "What Price Liberty" 1925 March 9
Second Year English Composition "The Children's Hour" 1925 April 2
Experimental Writing "A la Mode" 1926 April 26
 

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Examination Insurance
Applications for Insurance from the Blair-Parsons Mutual Examination Insurance Company. 14 Filled Out, Many Blank
1925 February-June
2 7 Two Pamphlets and Draft of "Idea of a College", by Louise Heron Blair 1927

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Miscellaneous
Bryn Mawr College Course Card 1924-5
Original and Photocopy of "'De Rerum Natura:
A Course in Practical Plumbing for the College Girl"
 
 
    WRITINGS  
2 9 'Julius, Squeeze Her!' A Play in Two Acts. Translation from the Latin of Terence by Louise Blair. n.d.
2 10 'La Vie Parisienne' by Nemini Worth, Submitted by Louise Heron Blair.
n.d.
3 1-4 "Rounding Out" A Novel. 361 Pages typed with corrections n.d.
    PHOTOGRAPHS  
3 5 The Cloisters
Jean Blair
n.d.
    OTHER MATERIALS  
3 6 John S. Feild (sic). "Notes on Progress of Work at Southern Stove Wks New Plant So. Richmond, Va." 1919 October 24-1920 February21
3 7 "Girls I Have Known". Index card file of thirty-six girls with descriptions and seven photos 1924-1927
3 8 Passport and Visas 1925-1926
3 9 Sketchbook of Louise Heron Blair. Images of Rhine, Carcasonne, Tours, Loches, Lourdes, sketches of people, clothing, etc. 1925 July 6

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Miscellaneous Papers and Clippings
Written quotes, jokes, definitions and poems, humorous clippings, "Lines Written on the Second Anniversary of a Wedding", "Psychopathic Notes"
 
Sign with "Quiet! Please do not disturb the occupant
of this room -- the Author"
 
Clipping: "Miss Jean Blair to be Presented: Richmond
Girl among Americans before King and Queen of
England."
 
Photocopy of "1987 in Review Obituaries" with Jean Hélion (husband of her sister Jean)  
Photocopy of description of the Blair House -
Private Parties, Dinners, Receptions, Luncheons
 

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PART I: Collection Description

Full List of Guides to the Collections
Abbreviations Used in Guides


Last Update: May 15, 2003 , Special Collections at SpecColl@brynmawr.edu