Sperry, Adeline Stone,
Manuscript Collection: MS 0613
Agency History/Biographical note:
Adeline Eliot Stone was born on April 8, 1887 in Guilford,
Connecticut. She received a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College in 1908.
In 1911 she married Harold Fowler Sperry, who received his Ph.D. in
1907 from Yale. The had three children: Dorothy Eliot (Mount Holyoke
College Class of 1934), Alvin Jay and Robert Jay. Adeline Stone
Sperry died on April 26, 1941, in New Haven, Connecticut.
Scope and Content:
The Adeline Eliot Stone Sperry Papers contain correspondence,
1904-1905; and an astronomy notebook, 1906-1907. The letters are all
written to members of her family and discuss academics as well as her
social life. The notebook contains detailed notes and diagrams.
Cite as: Adeline Stone Sperry Papers, Mount Holyoke
College, Archives and Special Collections, South
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted