Flagg, Mildred Buchanan (1886-1980)
Scope:
The Mildred Buchanan Flagg collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, professional materials, notebooks, and scrapbooks.

Manuscripts in the collection include books and articles. Collected books include Notable Boston Authors and Theories of Genius. Numerous magazine articles, a bound volume of Flagg's ghost writings (1925-1936), and a work titled "Finger Lake Girl," are also present, as is "Famous Women of the 19th Century" (written by Flagg at age 10). Manuscripts by others include "An Attempt to Redefine Milton's Puritanism" by Julia B. Flagg (Flagg's daughter) and "Biography of Mildred Flagg" by Phyllis Robbins.

Correspondence, ranging from 1930 to 1966, predominantly documents Flagg's efforts to book speakers for the Boston Author's Club. Notables include Isaac Asimov, Margaret Coit, Albert Einstein, Jacqueline Kennedy, Emilie Loring, May Sarton, and P.G. Wodehouse. Correspondence with Thomas Nelson concerning publishing efforts for A Boy of Salem is included, as well.

The collection includes Flagg's magazine and newspaper articles, as well as printed works, such as Plymouth Maid, Community English, Notable Boston Authors, and A Boy of Salem.

Professional materials in the collection consist primarily of subject files containing photographs, clippings, notes, and printed materials. Subjects among Flagg's files include Emilie H. Gruppe, Fulton Oursler, Osa Johnson, Margaret Deland, and Charles J. Connick.

The collection includes 24 stenographer's notebooks, dated 1941 to 1964, which contain holograph notes regarding speaking engagements, as well as correspondence and newspaper clips.

Much of the collection's additional material is collected in scrapbooks. Scrapbooks kept between 1925 and 1957 contain printed materials, correspondence, holograph notes, and photographs. Also scrapbooked are articles, commemorations, and letters of condolence on the death of Flagg's husband, Frances.
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Notable Figures
1. Flagg, Mildred Buchanan, 1886-1980
Associated Subjects
1. Women's Studies Collections -- Politics, Religion, Public Affairs, and Social Activism Subject Guide
2. Public Affairs Subject Guide
3. Helen Deutsch Research Section