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French, Maude, 1900-1985



  • Existence: 1900 - 1985


Maude Dorrance French was born on August 31, 1900. She attended Simmons College from which she graduated with a library degree in 1923. She worked for the Detroit Public Library and the New York Public Library before joining the staff at Baker Library at Dartmouth College in 1928. In 1929, she became the art librarian, a position she held until her retirement in 1963. French died on April 14, 1985.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dartmouth World War II narratives

Identifier: MS-460
Date(s): circa, 1939-1947

The collection contains personal narratives of Dartmouth men and women in World War II, collected by Maud French.

Maude French papers

Identifier: MS-1342
Date(s): 1923, 1942-1943

Maude D. French (1900-1985), art librarian, Baker Library at Dartmouth College. The collection contains instruction materials related to her service as an air raid warden in Hanover, NH during WWII.

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