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Guide to the Harriet Oxman Papers
1907-2017 (bulk, 1962-1987)
 MS 2922

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Collection processed by Joseph Ditta (2019)

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Oxman, Harriet, 1927-2019
Title: Harriet Oxman papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1907-2017 (bulk, 1962-1987)
Abstract: Diaries, correspondence, clippings, publications, and ephemera relating to the career of New York City educator Harriet Oxman, fifth and only female principal of Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn (1972-1982). Includes Oxman's self-published The Rise and Fall, Erasmus Hall High School (2017).
Quantity: 1.42 Linear feet (in 2 boxes)
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take between two (2) and five (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
Language: The materials in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: MS 2922