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Edith Solenberger Papers

Identifier: AC606p

Scope and Content

The collection contains four letters, three of which are written by friends and family to Edith Reeves Solenberger, about life in and visits to northern New Mexico in the 1920s and 1930s. Also included is a letter written on Hotel De Vargas (Santa Fe) stationary.


  • 1916-1938
  • Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical Information

Edith Gertrude Reeves Solenberger (1886-1976) was a Quaker peace activist who participated in a broad range of organizations. She had a particular interest in disabled children. Born in South Dakota and educated at Radcliffe College, she married Edwin Solenberger of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania and moved to that community in August of 1913. Her career included social work, writing, and public speaking. Subject matters of interest included children with physical disabilities, Native Americans, academic freedom, chemical warfare, disarmament, fallout shelters, referenda on war, the role of the clergy in wartime, and world reorganization.


1 Folder

Finding Aid of the Edith Solenberger Papers, 1916-1938
Edited Full Draft
© 2015
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090