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Carpenter, Harriet Isham, 1869-1948

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1869-1948
  • Existence: 1869 - 1948

Biography

Vice Regent for Illinois (1916-1947), Mrs. George A. Carpenter

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Carpenter, Harriet – Correspondence, 1919-1939

 File — Box 52, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents From the Series:

These files were kept by staff members at Mount Vernon, most often by the Secretary to the Board, to document the lives and work of individual Vice Regents. Some items were given directly by the Vice Regents to be placed in their files, while other documents were located or collected by staff and interfiled at a later time. Types of material include mostly correspondence, clippings, obituaries, resumes, tributes and memorials, notes, memos, and ephemera.

Dates: 1919-1939

Carpenter, Harriet – Correspondence and “Reminiscences", 1940-1948

 File — Box 52, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents From the Series:

These files were kept by staff members at Mount Vernon, most often by the Secretary to the Board, to document the lives and work of individual Vice Regents. Some items were given directly by the Vice Regents to be placed in their files, while other documents were located or collected by staff and interfiled at a later time. Types of material include mostly correspondence, clippings, obituaries, resumes, tributes and memorials, notes, memos, and ephemera.

Dates: 1940-1948

Carpenter, Harriet – Correspondence; Article, “The Regents of Mount Vernon”; Watercolor of Mount Vernon by Marie Blanke, 1925-1937

 File — Box 52, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents From the Series:

These files were kept by staff members at Mount Vernon, most often by the Secretary to the Board, to document the lives and work of individual Vice Regents. Some items were given directly by the Vice Regents to be placed in their files, while other documents were located or collected by staff and interfiled at a later time. Types of material include mostly correspondence, clippings, obituaries, resumes, tributes and memorials, notes, memos, and ephemera.

Dates: 1925-1937

Carpenter, Harriet - Notebook – Historical Notes, Mount Vernon, undated

 File — Box 40, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains records that were donated or transferred to the Library by a Vice Regent or their family members. These papers were often created by individual Vice Regents during the course of their duties as MVLA members, but were not held in files at Mount Vernon. Some folders may contain personal papers. A wide range of material is represented including correspondence, subject research files, reports, articles, printed material, memos, speeches, programs, invitations, memorabilia,...
Dates: undated

Carpenter, Harriet – “Returned Papers” of Mrs. Carpenter, correspondence and MVLA publications, 1916-1919

 File — Box 52, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents From the Series:

These files were kept by staff members at Mount Vernon, most often by the Secretary to the Board, to document the lives and work of individual Vice Regents. Some items were given directly by the Vice Regents to be placed in their files, while other documents were located or collected by staff and interfiled at a later time. Types of material include mostly correspondence, clippings, obituaries, resumes, tributes and memorials, notes, memos, and ephemera.

Dates: 1916-1919

President Edvard Benĕs of Czechoslovakia Signs Guestbook at Mount Vernon, May 14, 1943

 Item — Box 34: Series HPC - Box 34
Identifier: RP-1160 ; Photo-5639c (retro)
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: May 14, 1943

Untitled [Study], 1895

 Item — Box HPC - Cabinet Card - Box 1: Series HPC - Cabinet Cards
Identifier: HPC - Cabinet Cards
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Some of the earliest photographs of the estate were created and sold to visitors by the Association as a means of income. Those efforts helped to establish an important collection of 19th century views. The collection spans the 1850s to 2000s and includes over 140 linear feet of analog material providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds,...
Dates: 1895

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Mansion Interiors 2
Albumen prints 1
Cabinet photographs 1
Card photographs 1
Central Passage 1