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Bertha Warren Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.110

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Scope and Contents

Letters to Bertha Warren from her stepmother, Frances M. Warren, of Hartford County, Connecticut, and her friend, Edith Adam of Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. Bertha Warren is a deaf student, about 20 years old, who attends the Mystic Oral School, later changed to Whipple Home School, in Mystic, New London County, Connecticut. The letters talk of skills that Bertha must learn, especially her art work, her activities, school and news from home.


  • Creation: 1894-1908
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1894 and 1895


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Biographical Information:

She was born April 1875, the daughter of Norman Warren and the stepdaughter of Frances M. Warren. She lived in Hartford County, Connecticut. She attended the Mystic Oral School, later changed to Whipple Home School, in Mystic, New London County, Connecticut in 1894 and 1895.

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Bertha Warren


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Arrangement of Materials:

Grouped by writer, then chronological within each group.

Acquisition Information:



Guide to the Bertha Warren Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Vicky O'Brien and SCRC Staff
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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