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curator

Pauline Day Pierce, American curator. Volunteer guide Edith Wharton Restoration, Lenox, Massachusetts, since 1978; chairman Stockbridge History Commission, since 1975. Member New England Archivists, Berkshire History Society (director 1968-1974, 80-84).

Background

Pierce, Pauline Day was born on November 28, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Lawrence Atherton and Emily Blair (Holmes) Day.

Education

Student, Southern Methodist University, 1938.

Career

Bridal consultant, Lord & Taylor, New York City, 1940-1942;bridal consultant, Bachrach Studio, New York City, 1943-1944;assistant buyer, Lord & Taylor, New York City, 1944-1946;curator history room, Stockbridge Library., Stockbridge, Massachusetts, since 1967. Board directors Berkshire Theatre Festival, Stockbridge. Advising committee Berkshire History Society, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor history articles to magazines and newspapers.

Membership

Volunteer guide Edith Wharton Restoration, Lenox, Massachusetts, since 1978. Chairman Stockbridge History Commission, since 1975. Member New England Archivists, Berkshire History Society (director 1968-1974, 80-84).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: traveling.

Connections

Married Canterbury Brooke Pierce, December 20, 1942 (deceased 1944). Married Harold Chifton Pierce, November 2, 1946 (divorced 1976). Children: Brooke Heraty, Charles Francis (deceased), Lawrence Day.

father:
Lawrence Atherton Day

mother:
Emily Blair (Holmes) Day

spouse:
Canterbury Brooke Pierce

spouse:
Harold Chifton Pierce

child:
Brooke Heraty Pierce

child:
Charles Francis Pierce (deceased)

child:
Lawrence Day Pierce