Skip to main content

Marcy M. Marconi Papers

Identifier: M239


Marcy M. Marconi (Class of '89) was a History Major at the University of Denver when she contacted numerous women who had graduated from DU during the 1920s and asked them to fill out a questionnaire about being a female student at DU during that time. This small collection consists of 35 quesionnaires filled out by the alumnae.


  • 1989


Language of Materials

The material is entierely in English.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright not evaluated: The copyright and related rights status of this Item has not been evaluated. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. See:

Biographical / Historical

Marcy M. Marconi was a student at the University of Denver. She gradutaed with a B.A. in History in 1989. During her senior year, she initiated a history project that entailed contacting women who had graduated from the University during the 1920s and getting their stories about what it was like to be a female student during those years.

After graudation, Marcy Marconi relocated to Bedford, Massachusetts.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 half-letter document box)

Scope and Contents

The Marcy M. Marconi Papers consist of thirty-five responses to a questionnaire sent out to women who had graduated from the Univeresity of Denver in the 1920s. The questionnaire asked about the women's reasons for attending DU, how they were treated as females, and how the education they received at DU prepared them for their subsequent life work. The responses are hand-written and vary widely in amount of detail given, but provide a snapshot of how these thirty-five women viewed their college career some sixty years after its completion. Additionally, there is a single copy of the cover-letter which was included in the mailing with these questionnaires. The responses are arranged alphabetically by respondent’s surname.


The collection is arranged alphabetically by questionnaire respondent's surname.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.


No further accruals are expected.


There is no accession material for this collection.

Marcy M. Marconi Papers Finding Aid
Matthew Valdez
2015 April
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428