|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
Scope and Contents
Correspondence, biographical materials, manuscripts, and published materials.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Anna Robertson Brown Lindsay papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
In April 2020, these materials were removed from the Samuel McCune Lindsay papers and made their own collection. In that collection, they were numbered boxes 202-204.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Anna Robertson Brown Lindsay was an author and educator. She attended Wellesley College, Oxford University, and the University of Pennsylvania, becoming the first woman to earn a Ph. D. from the latter in 1892. She then became a professor at Wellesley College. She served as a trustee of the college from 1906 to 1918 and was a member of the Alumnae Association graduate council. Lindsay wrote a number of theological books, including The Warriors, The Spiritual Care of a Child, and Hymn in War-Time. Lindsay married Samuel McCune Lindsay in 1896. They had three children together. Lindsay died in 1948. Source: Digital Jane Addams (https://digital.janeaddams.ramapo.edu/items/show/5766)