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Ada Hart Arlitt Papers

Identifier: UA-90-78

Scope and Content

The papers of Ada Hart Arlitt, 1933-1934, contain correspondence relating to her professional activities as a faculty member in the department of child care and training at the University of Cincinnati and her involvement with the National Congress of Parents and Teachers.


  • Creation: 1933-1934


Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Biography of Ada Hart Arlitt

Ada Hart Arlitt, a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, received her B.A. from Sophie Newcomb College of Tulane University in 1913 and her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1917. In 1917, she took a position as an Associate Professor in Educational Psychology at Bryn Mawr. She held that position until 1923 when she became Chief Psychologist of the Mental Hygiene Clinic in Cincinnati. In 1925, she was appointed Professor and Head of the Department of Child Care and Training in the School of Household Administration and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Cincinnati.


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Papers, 1933-1934, containing correspondence of professional activities of a faculty member in the College of Education.

Statement of Arrangement

This collection is arranged into folders by topic.

Physical Location

Archives and Rare Books Library

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Repository Details

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