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Helen Saw Telle Cassidy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.036

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Helen Saw Telle Cassidy Conley worked as a teacher at "The Spruces," a long-term care facility for children with emotional problems located in Staatsburg-on-Hudson, New York State.  "The Spruces" was founded by Dr. Victor Vance Anderson in 1928.  The letters describe Mrs. Henry Cassidy's time at "The Spruces" as a teacher, giving vivid descriptions of the children's behavior and medical issues. The Spruces still exists today as the Anderson Center for Autism.

Dates

  • circa 1903-1935
  • Majority of material found in 1920-1930

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Purchased in 2007.

Physical Description

60 items

Title
Guide to the Helen Saw Telle Cassidy Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Riggs.
Date
2007-01-01
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2010: Updated by Anne Johnson.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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