Polly Adams Welts Kaufman, class of 1951

Polly Adams Welts Kaufman graduated from Brown in 1951 with an AB in American Civilization. She was editor of the Pembroke Record and, after graduating, of the Pembroke Alumna. Kaufman completed her graduate work at the University of Washington (MA, American History, 1953) and Boston University (EdD, 1978) and currently teaches History at the University of Southern Maine. She is the author of National Parks and the Woman’s Voice and Women Teachers on the Frontierand editor of The Search for Equity: Women at Brown University, 1891-1991, which was published on the 100th anniversary of the women's education at Brown. 



  • Polly Adams Welts, Brun Mael, 1951
  • Pembroke Record Staff,  Brun Mael 1951
  • Retirement Invitation, Front
  • Retirement Invitation, Interior
  • Council on Public History Conference, 2014