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Florence Ledyard Cross Kitchelt papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 315
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, memoranda, printed material, and miscellanea relating to Kitchelt's work on behalf of international peace, through the Connecticut League of Nations Association and the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, 1924-45.

The papers document only Kitchelt's work in the peace movement and do not focus on many of her other socio-political activities. The papers detail the levels of activity in several Connecticut towns and cities. As executive secretary of the Connecticut League of Nations Association, Kitchelt served as a source for information on regional activities.

The Kitchelt Papers total seven and one-half linear feet (7.5') and are organized in twenty-five (25) boxes. The collection is arranged in three (3) series:

I. Connecticut League of Nations Association, 1924-1945

II. Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, 1939-1942

III. Topical Files,1921-1947

Kitchelt selectively divided her papers by area of geographic and/or topical interest and donated these portions to various repositories. Other academic institutions with Kitchelt materials include Columbia University, Cornell University, Radcliffe College, and Smith College.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Florence Ledyard Cross Kitchelt in 1943, 1945-1948, and 1956; gift of Anna Donovan, 1986.
Arrangement
Arranged in three series. I. Connecticut League of Nations Association, 1924-1945. II. Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, 1939-1942. III. Topical Files, 1920-1947.
Dates
1920-1947
Extent
9 Linear Feet
Related Names
Kitchelt, Florence Ledyard Cross, 1874-1961
Language of Materials
English