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Series 4: Kate E. Chambers Seelye, 1897-1973

 Series — Box: 4-5

Scope and Contents

Series 4: Kate Ethel Chambers Seelye, circa 1897-1973 - consists especially of Kate’s incoming and outgoing correspondence from family members, friends, and colleagues. There is also a generous sub-series of miscellaneous materials that includes dietary advice for young Kate; a report she wrote in 1897 about her trip back to Turkey from Montreal, where she had been staying with Chambers relatives; scrapbooks from her school years up to and including college; items related to some of her work experience and travel, and notes for a planned book based on family experiences in the Middle East.


  • 1897-1973

Conditions Governing Access

There is no restriction on access to the Williams-Chambers-Seelye-Franck Family Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.


From the Collection: 18 Linear feet (15 record storage boxes, 2 archives boxes, 1 half-archives box, and 1 oversize flat box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
61 Quadrangle Drive
Amherst MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2299