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Archives & Manuscripts

Series I. Miscellaneous Biographical material, Personal Letters, Reprinted Information

 Series — Box: 1

Scope and Contents

The bulk of materials are subject files taken from Park's office in Taylor Hall following her retirement. Subjects are arranged in alphabetical order. There are also miscellaneous biographical materials, personal correspondence, and speeches.

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

The Marion Edwards Park Papers are the physical property of Bryn Mawr College Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the author's legal heirs and assigns.

Biographical / Historical

Born in New England in 1876, Marion Edwards Park received her A.B., M.A. and PhD from Bryn Mawr College. She became president of Bryn Mawr College in 1922, following a period of teaching and five years in academic administration at Bryn Mawr, Simmons and Radcliffe colleges. She served as president of Bryn Mawr College until 1942. During her administration the college's curriculum was broadened in subjects and teaching methods, the Graduate School was strengthened and the number of students and faculty increased, despite that she served during the Depression and the outbreak of World War II. she died in 1960.

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains the subject files of Marion Edwards Park, president of Bryn Mawr College from 1922 to 1942.

Custodial History

Materials were removed from the president's office in Taylor Hall following the retirement of Marion Edwards Park and the establishment of a college archives at Bryn Mawr College.

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