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Special Collections: Guide to the Mary Ellen Chase Papers

Collection title: Mary Ellen Chase Papers
Collection number: MS 96
Dates of collection: 1900-1973
Size of collection: 1 box
Restrictions on access and use: Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval


Mary Ellen Chase was an author, novelist, and juvenile writer. She was born in Blue Hill, Maine in 1887 and graduated from University of Maine in 1909. She was a professor of English at Smith College (1926-196?) and resided in Northampton, Massachusetts. Mary Ellen Chase died in 1973.

Scope and Content Note

Letters (1940-1969) written by Miss Chase to Dr. Hugh Stalker, writings, notebooks, portrait, and clippings

Contents of Box 89

Box 89

f1 Chase, Mary Ellen. Dawn in Lyoness. 1937. Revised manuscript, second draft included.

f2 Chase, Mary Ellen. Mary Peters. 1934. Original manuscript. Two letters included. Four parts in four notebooks.

f3 Chase, Mary Ellen. Memorial day 1900. Clipped from magazine. Includes note from Elisabeth Hamlin, donor.

f4 Chase, Mary Ellen. Silas Crockett. 1935. Original manuscript. Note included. Four parts in four notebooks. 1933.

f5 Chase, Mary Ellen. Silas Crockett. 1933. Second draft, revised and copied from original. Incomplete. One notebook. Note included.

f6 Chase, Mary Ellen. This England. 1936. Original manuscript. Note included.

f7 Chase, Mary Ellen. Uplands. 1927. Original manuscript. Note included.

f8 Letters (39) from Mary Ellen Chase to Dr. Hugh Stalker, 1940-1969.

f9 Portrait, letters, etc.

Finding Aids for selected manuscript collections in the Special Collections Department at Fogler Library are accessible online in URSUS, in a browsable Guide to Manuscript Collections. Please contact Special Collections at or (207) 581-1686 for further information.

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