Kendall, C. Idella P.
Manuscript Collection: MS 0561
Agency History/Biographical note:
Clara Idella Plimpton was born on December 30, 1848 in Walpole,
Massachusetts. She graduated from Mount Holyoke in 1871 and married
Henry L. Kendall in 1875. He was a clergyman and a graduate of Brown
University. They had two children: Helen (Mount Holyoke College,
Class of 1900) and Henry (Amherst College, Class of 1899). Idella
Plimpton Kendall died on January 23, 1941 in Walpole, Massachusetts.
Scope and Content:
The collection consists of correspondence; biographical material; and
photographs. Most of the letters are by Kendall to family members
describing her travels in England, France, Germany, Italy and
Switzerland, from July 1869-May 1870. Also included are several
letters by Kendall and Plimpton family relatives.
Cite as: C. Idella P. Kendall Papers, Mount Holyoke
College, Archives and Special Collections, South
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted