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Marian Herr Holbrook scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MVC0066-MS

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a scrapbook created by Marian Herr Holbrook during her time as a student at the Mount Vernon College and Seminary. The scrapbook has photographs, pamphlets, newspaper articles, brochures and a graduation program. The scrapbook dates 1953-1954 and covers primarily a European trip taken by Marian and some of her Mount Vernon classmates. While on this trip the students attended celebratory events for the coronation of Queen Eliazabeth II June 2 1953. The trip also shows souvenirs from activities in England, France, Italy and Switzerland.

Dates

  • 1953 June -1954 June

Creator

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

Marian Herr Holbrook graduated from Mount Vernon Seminary and College in 1954. In 1986, she married Ret. Lt. Colonel Richard Word Roberson. Marian was Director of Leadership Development for the Izaak Walton League of America. She graduated from Wellsley College and Southern Methodist University. She also served on several boards including the Washington Cathedral Choral Society. Her father, Willard Ames Holbrook, Jr., was a Brigadier General in the United States Army. He served as the commander of Combat Command A of the 11th Armored Division during World War II. Her sister, Joanne Stanley Holbrook married George Patton IV. Marian's grandmother Anna Huntington Stanley, was an American immpressionist painter.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

This collection contains a scrapbook created by Marian Herr Holbrook during her time as a student at the Mount Vernon Seminary and College. The scrapbook has photographs, pamphlets, newspaper articles, brochures and a graduation program. The scrapbook dates 1953-1954 and covers primarily a European trip taken by Marian and some of her Mount Vernon classmates.

Arrangement

Arranged in page order of the scrapbook

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This scrapbook came to Special Collections in the move of the Mount Vernon archives from the Mount Vernon campus in 2010.
Title
Guide to the Marian Herr Holbrook scrapbook, 1953-1954
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

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

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