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Mary Vareen scrapbook

Identifier: MVC0063-MS

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the scrapbook of Mary Vareen, which includes photographs, personal correspondence, programs from concerts and other social events, postcards, small crafts, school-related papers, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera. The materials range in date from circa 1928-1930.


  • Creation: circa 1928-1930

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Mary Vareen was a student at Mount Vernon Seminary circa 1928-1930. The Mount Vernon Seminary began in 1875 as a private high school and junior college for women, founded by Elizabeth J. Somers. The George Washington University initially affiliated with Mount Vernon College, and ultimately acquired the college's property and legacy in 1999.

Mary Vareen attended Mount Vernon Seminary while it was located at the Nebraska Avenue campus.


2 Linear Feet (2 flat boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection contains the personal scrapbook of Mary Vareen, student at Mount Vernon Seminary circa 1928-1930. The contents include personal correspondence with family and friends (including telegrams and letters), photographs, programs from social events, newpaper clippings, and school-related materials.


Arranged in the scrapbook's original order with any loose items placed at the end.

Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site, and may require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Richard E. Coen, September 7, 2011 (2011.062)


Guide to the Mary Vareen scrapbook, Circa 1928-1930
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

George Washington University Gelman Library
2130 H Street NW
Washington DC 20052 United States of America