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Mary B. Brewster papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1954-47-0

Scope and Contents

The Mary B. Brewster papers (1954-47-0, .42 linear feet) consist of materials related to Brewster's book, St. Michael's Parish, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1745-1954: A Biography of a Parish and of Many Who Have Served It, published in 1954. The papers include manuscripts, galleys, a memorandum, and a cover illustration by William Edwards.

Dates

  • Created: 1954
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1954

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Biographical or Historical Information

Mary Bunce Brewster was born in 1889 in the Dakota Territory. She graduated Smith College in the class of 1910. She was on the staff of the American Library in Paris for 2 years, then served as head of the reference section of New York State Library until she retired in 1945. In 1950, she was elected President of the Wolcott and Litchfield Circulating Library and served 17 years. She died in 1977. (Source: http://owlibrary.wordpress.com/2009/03/26/mary-brewster-president-of-the-board-at-owl-from-1950-1967/)

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Extent

0.42 Linear Feet

1 Hollinger box other_unmapped

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Mary B. Brewster

Method of Acquisition

Gift

Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

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Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
Title
Mary B. Brewster papers
Author
Leith Johnson
Date
11/01/2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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