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Betty Brainerd papers

Identifier: MS-665
The papers of Betty Brainerd contain correspondence, writings, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, as well as biographical material. Of note are clippings and typescripts of Brainerds newspaper column "We Women" as well as her correspondence with her husbands Henry Herbert McClure and George T. Stagg and her suitor Vilhjalmur Stefansson. Some material related to her parents Erastus and Mary Bella Beale Brainerd is also included.


  • 1895 - 1963


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Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


7.5 linear ft. (5 boxes)


Betty Brainerd (1888-1984), society columnist and reporter. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, manuscripts and copies of her columns. Correspondents include Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Henry Herbert McClure and George T. Stagg. Some material related to her parents is also included.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA