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Collection of Mary Gardner Marshall, 1795-1957 (inclusive)
Marshall, Mary Gardner., creator
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1.21 linear feet (1 carton, 1/2 file box), plus 1 folio folder, 1 folio+ folder, 10 folders and 3 volumes of photographs
mixed material

Commonplace books.



Ames, James Barr , 1846-1910 ;  Brennan family ;  Brannan, Frank Doddridge , 1876-1955 ;  Brannan, Joseph Doddridge , 1848-1930 ;  Brannan, Julia Gorham , 1848-1925 ;  Doddridge family ;  Gorham, Elizabeth Hammond , 1822-1910 ;  Gorham family ;  Hammond family ;  Hemenway, Courtenay ;  Hemenway, Elizabeth Brannan , 1882-1970 ;  Marshall, Mary Gardner ;  Harvard University -- Faculty ;  Harvard University -- Students ;  Americans -- Germany ;  Americans -- Switzerland ;  Courtship -- United States ;  Husband and wife ;  Mothers and daughters ;  Parent and child ;  Voyages and travels ;  Weddings ;  Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md. and Washington, D.C.) ;  Germany -- Social life and customs -- 19th century ;  Maine -- Social life and customs ;  Massachusetts -- Social life and customs ;  Switzerland -- Social life and customs -- 19th century

19 century

Manuscripts and records

Individual reading


Commonplace books

Collection consists mainly of correspondence among family members and includes courtship correspondence of J. Doddridge to Julia, 1868-1875, and of Elsa and her future husband, Courtenay Hemenway, 1908-1912. Also included are photographs, genealogical material, a diary, commonplace and wedding books.

Mary (Gardner) Marshall graduated from Radcliffe College (A.B. 1925, A.M. 1926). During her college years she worked for J. Doddridge Brannan, Bussey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. She later became a close personal friend of the family and inherited Rockledge, the family summer home in Biddeford Pool, Me., where the papers were found. Family members represented in the collection include Elizabeth (Hammond) Gorham; her daughter and son-in-law, Julia Gardiner (Gorham) Brannan and J. Doddridge Brannan; her sister Ellen Hammond; and her grandchildren Frank Brannan and Elizabeth ("Elsa") (Brannan) Hemenway.

Mary Gardner Marshall Collection. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Electronic finding aid available http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL:sch00719

Preliminary finding aid.