Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections

 

Ralph Hodgson and Aurelia Bolliger Hodgson Papers, 1896-1984

Part II: Box and Folder List

Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library

Collection Number: M 49

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Bolliger Family Group, undated,  Bryn Mawr College Special Collections
Bolliger family group. From Left: Mother Elizabeth Bolliger, Sister Katherine Moore with son, Aurelia with dog, Father Theodore Bolliger. Back Row Left:Brother Peter and Brother-in-law Walter Moore at home in Wisconsin, undated

 

Series IV. Aurelia Bolliger Hodgson Correspondence

Personal Correspondence

Notes and Notebooks

 

Box

Folder

Contents

Date

Personal Correspondence/Japan
3 6 Notes, clippings and memorabilia collected by ABH while in Japan 1922-1938
3 7 Japanese correspondents to ABH (33 letters) 1922-1939
3 8 Letters concerning ABH's resignation from missionary service with responses and personal notes from her father and Japan Mission of The Reformed Church in the United States (18 letters) 1930-1931
3 9 Cook, Ruth to ABH (4 letters and 6 postcards) 1963-1973
3 10 Doi, Kochi to ABH (6 letters) 1932-1977
3 11 Hani, Keiko to ABH (5 letters) 1932-1970
3 12 Nakamura, Kikuyo to ABH (15 letters and 8 cards) 1927-1982
3 13 Ohashi, Chiyoshi to ABH (31 letters and 2 cards) 1952-1982
3 14 Sano, Yoshi to ABH (5 letters) 1923
    See also her letters to RH while in Japan: Box 8, Folder 5-7  
Personal Correspondence/Owlacres, OH
7 13 Baker, Silvia to ABH (3 letters, 1 card and bound drawings) 1933-1957
7 14 Krise, Nelle and Flynn, June to ABH (5 letters and 4 greeting cards) 1952-1979
7 15 Simkinson, Walter to/from ABH (19 letters) 1957, 1960, 1976-1982
7 16

Suess, Elizabeth (8 letters and 2 greeting cards)

1925-1962
Family Correspondence/Various Years
23 1 Bolliger family members from ABH (96 letters) 1925-1983
23 2 Bolliger family members to ABH (9 letters) Various/Undated
23 3 Theodore Bolliger (father) to ABH (20 letters) 1929-1945
23 4 Theodore Bolliger to RH (5 letters) 1933, 1938, 1945
23 5 Elizabeth Bolliger (mother) to ABH (35 letters) 1931-1943
23 6 Elizabeth Bolliger to ABH (43 letters) 1944-1949
23 7 Elizabeth Bolliger to ABH (33 letters) 1950-1957 and undated
23 8 Louise Bolliger (sister) to Margaret Lyle Lolliger and biography of Louise (34 letters) 1920-1925
23 9 Katherine Bolliger Moore (sister) to ABH and Bolliger family (47 letters) 1929-1985
23 10 Katherine Bolliger Moore from ABH (19 letters) 1925-1978
23 11 Pete Bolliger (brother) to ABH (13 letters) 1930-1977
23 12 Dorothea Bolliger (sister-in-law) to ABH (45 letters) 1944-1983

Aurelia with pet bird in Japan, 1934, Bryn Mawr College Special Collections
Aurelia Hodgson with her pet canary Goldy

"one of 21 charges" outside home in Sendai, Japan, August 1934

Aurelia in kimono, undated, Bryn Mawr College Special Collections
Aurelia Hodgson in a traditional
Japanese kimono, undated


Box

Folder

Contents

Date

Notes
23 13 Miscellaneous personal notes, essay and early autobiography Various dates

 

Box

Item Number

Contents

Date

Notebooks
24 1-8 Personal Diaries from adolescence and time in Japan; includes thoughts and reflections on relationship with RH, teaching position, missionary service and culture of Japan in general. 1922-1936 and undated
24 9-12 School notebooks from adolescence and time in Japan; course curriculum, notes, ideas, etc. Undated
24 13-14 Account books relating to RH's publications (various works) Various dates
25 1-5 Series of notebooks entitled Consider the Canary: Biographies; notes and observations on pet birds 1930-1937
25 6-7 Notebooks concerning T.S. Eliot; biography notes and clippings Undated
25 8-11 Records of expenses 1924-1954
25 12 Notebook containing collection of blank Japanese postcards
See also Box 26, Item 1 for collection of other blank Japanese postcards
Undated
Small Diary/Address Books
25 1-8
Addresses of correspondents and notes from various periods
Various
Small Yearly Journals
25 1-7 Yearly appointment books, used as dream journals 1962-1968

Ralph and Aurelia, 1947, Bryn Mawr College Special Collections
Ralph and Aurelia Hodgson at Owlacres, 1947
Ralph and Aurelia, 1961, Bryn Mawr College Special Collections
Aurelia Hodgson with Ralph Hodgson in their home at Owlacres just prior to his death, September, 1961

PART I: Collection Description

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Last Update: August 8, 2005 Special Collections at SpecColl@brynmawr.edu