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Robert Cloutman and Elisabeth Anthony Dexter papers (Ms.2005.029)

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: Manuscripts: 401-863-3723; University Archives: 401-863-2148
Email: Manuscripts: hay@brown.edu; University Archives: archives@brown.edu

Collection Overview

Title: Robert Cloutman and Elisabeth Anthony Dexter papers
Date range: 1797-1971, (bulk 1935-1968)
Creator: Dexter, Elisabeth Anthony, b. 1887
Extent: 12.0 Linear feet
Abstract: The Dexter Papers are a wide-ranging collection of letters, diaries, reports, manuscripts, research notes and photographs dating from the early 19th to the late 20th century. The material represents Elisabeth and Robert Dexter’s humanitarian work in Europe with the Unitarian Service Committee, their respective historical and sociological research projects, and the life and work of Elisabeth’s father Alfred Williams Anthony, a Baptist minister and educator.
Language of materials: English.
Repository: John Hay Library, University Archives and Manuscripts
Collection number: Ms.2005.029