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Dorothy G. Wayman papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Collection MS-1998-007: Dorothy G. Wayman papers


  • 1880s-probably 1952

Scope and Contents

Composed of correspondence, typescripts, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items. Most of the material relates in some way to Japan. Includes letters and book reviews of Wayman, as well as correspondence of Professor Edward Sylvester Morse, a specialist on Japan.


Restrictions on access

Collection is closed until processed.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical Note

Journalist and author, Dorothy Godfrey Wayman was born in California, but grew up in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. From 1918 to 1922 she lived in Japan. After returning to the United States she worked for the Falmouth Enterprise and the Boston Globe. Wayman published several books in her lifetime, including one on Japan. She died in 1975.


.5 Linear Feet (1 container )

Language of Materials



Because the current accessioning system was not used until January 1986, it is not possible to know exactly the dates of acquisition of materials received before that time.

Related Materials

Dorothy Wayman Papers also located at College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Massachusetts, and the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Dorothy G. Wayman Papers
1880s-probably 1952
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
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