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Garrett, Mary Elizabeth



  • Existence: 1854 - 1915

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Deanery Files, Bryn Mawr College

 Collection — Box 1-4
Identifier: BMC-M129

The Deanery was the home of the first Dean and second President of Bryn Mawr College, M. Carey Thomas, from 1885 to 1933. From 1933 until 1968, when the building was demolished for the construction of Canaday Library, the building served as the college's Alumnae Center and Inn. The collection is comprised primarily of Deanery records, mostly inventories of the building, and the files of Carol Campbell, Curator of Art and Artifacts in Bryn Mawr College's Special Collections

Dates: 1917 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1991
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Mary Garrett family papers

Identifier: BMC-1970-01
Abstract Mary Elizabeth Garrett (1854-1915) promoted women's education by founding the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Maryland, helping to finance Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and ensuring that women were admitted to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her family was prominent in Baltimore society, which allowed her to pursue her philanthropic activities. She was an active suffragist and financially helped that cause until her death in 1915. The Mary Garrett family...
Dates: 1874 - 1915
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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Baltimore (Md.) 1
Bryn Mawr (Pa.) 1
Library exhibits -- Pennsylvania -- Bryn Mawr -- 21st century 1
Suffrage 1
Women in education 1