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Marcy M. Marconi Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M239

Marcy M. Marconi was a History Major at the University of Denver in 1989 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.

Dates

  • 1989

Creator

Language of Materials

The material is entierely in English.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Extent

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.

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.

Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

General

There is no accession material for this collection.
Title
Marcy M. Marconi Papers Finding Aid
Author
Matthew Valdez
Date
2015 April
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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