Mildred P. French Papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains correspondence, clippings, notes, momentoes, programs and photographs. The vast majority of the materials concern Miss French's retirement, travels and subsequent relocation to Washington State.
- undated, 1930-1968
The collection is open and available for research.
Restrictions on Use
Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from the owner(s) of the copyright.
Mildred Pearl French was born 6 December 1891 in La Grande, Oregon. She attended the Pratt Institute (1915, B.S.) and the University of Idaho before receiving her graduate degree at Columbia University (1925, A.M.). French was employed in various positions at Kansas State College, University of Indiana, and Columbia University before her appointment as Dean of Women and Dean of the School of Home Economics at the University of Connecticut in 1928.
Upon her retirement in 1953, Miss French moved to Cheney, Washington, where she continued to be active in community affairs.
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Language of Materials
Mildred P. French was the Dean of Women and Home Economics at the University of Connecticut from 1928 until her retirement in 1953.
The collection is arranged alphabetically.
The materials in the collection were in the possession of Ms. Marilyn Azevedo, Miss French's niece. In 2000, Ms. Azevedo sent them to Dr. Irene Brown in the School of Family Studies, who in turn transferred them to the University Archives in May 2001.
The collection was transferred from the School of Family Studies to Archives & Special Collections in 2001.
The following materials have been separated from the collection and are housed separately [Please ask for assistance]:
Photographs and postcards (2001-0041).
- College administrators Subject Source: Fast
- College teachers Subject Source: Fast
- Connecticut (state) Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Education Subject Source: Fast
- Notes Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photocopies Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Storrs (inhabited place) Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- Universities and colleges Subject Source: Fast
- Mildred P. French Papers
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- 2004 August
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