Hortense Clapp Pollard Papers
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- Creation: circa 1928 -- 1967
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Born to Alvin Winthrop Clapp and Mabel Delphine (Williams) Clapp in Northampton, Massachusetts, on August 11, 1908, Hortense (Clapp) Pollard studied at Hawley Elementary School and Northhampton High School before entering Jackson College. She received a BS in English (cum laude) from Jackson College in 1932 and an MA from Radcliffe College in 1935.
Ms. Pollard was a member of several institutions, including the First Churches of Northampton; the South Side Club, where she served as president; and the Betty Allen Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
The Northampton Historical Society awarded Pollard a Preservation Award of Merit in 2000 for renovations that she did to her childhood home.
Pollard wed Ralph Augustus Pollard, her sister’s widower, on April 26, 1969. She died in Northampton on August 7, 2002
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