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Mary McDougal Axelson papers

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Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Writings

Correspondence

Political Activities

Scrapbooks and Miscellanea

Photographs and Albums

Daniel McDougal

Violet McDougal

Ivar Axelson

Myrtle McDougal

Mary Ivonne Axelson

Miscellaneous



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Mary McDougal Axelson papers | University of Miami Special Collections

By William E. Brown and Karen Hudson

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Collection Overview

Title: Mary McDougal Axelson papersAdd to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1917-1970

ID: ASM0020

Creator: Axelson, Mary McDougal

Extent: 49.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement:

The papers and writings of Axelson are divided into five series, SERIES I - SERIES V, and the papers of other family members are arranged in SERIES VI-X.

The series are as follows:

Series I: Writings

Series II: Correspondence

Series III: Political Activities

Series IV: Scrapbooks and Miscellanea

Series V: Photographs and Albums

Series VI: Daniel McDougal

Series VII: Violet McDougal

Series VIII: Ivar Axelson

Series IX: Myrtle McDougal

Series X: Mary Ivonne Axelson

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Axelson Papers document the family life and professional careers of severalĀ  members of the McDougal and Axelson families. Materials relating to Mary McDougal Axelson document her life as a political activist and writer. A leader and organizer of political, literary, and women's groups, Axelson participated in the women's club movement, women's suffrage activities, democratic party politics, health reform, and the world peace campaign. She gained a national and international reputation for her work "Life Begins" which appeared in the form of a novel, play and film. Files also document the accomplishments of family members including her parents, Daniel Archibald and Myrtle McDougal, her sister Violet, husband Ivar Axelson and daughter Mary Ivonne Axelson.

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 12 linear ft.

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Mary McDougal Axelson Papers Finding AidĀ© 1993 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Head of Special Collections.

Container List (PDF): http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/legacy/asm0020CL.pdf


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Series II: CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Box 18Add to your cart.
Folder 208: 1923-39Add to your cart.
Folder 209: 1940-49Add to your cart.
Folder 210: 1950-59Add to your cart.
Folder 211: 1960-63Add to your cart.
Folder 212: 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 213: 1965-69Add to your cart.
Folder 214: 1965-69Add to your cart.
Folder 215: 1970-71Add to your cart.
Box 19Add to your cart.
Folder 216: Antanova, Elizabeth, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 217: Axelson, Ivar: Hospitilization, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 218: Chalapin - Actor, 1966-67Add to your cart.
Folder 219: Everglades, 1960-71Add to your cart.
Folder 220: Everglades, 1960-71Add to your cart.
Folder 221: Health & Finances, 1963-69Add to your cart.
Folder 222: "Home from Vietnam", 1967-68Add to your cart.
Folder 223: "How to Be A Big Fish", 1962-63Add to your cart.
Folder 224: Inventions, 1950-56Add to your cart.
Folder 225: Inventions, 1930-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 226: Inventions, 1953-57Add to your cart.
Box 20Add to your cart.
Folder 225: Law Suit, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 226: McDougal Family, 1940-71Add to your cart.
Folder 227: "On Keeping Sanity" and FriendshipAdd to your cart.
Folder 228: Plagiarism, Last DayAdd to your cart.
Folder 229: Poetry; 1919-37Add to your cart.
Folder 230: Poetry; 1929-58Add to your cart.
Folder 231: Poetry; "Them Animals"Add to your cart.
Folder 232: Thirteenth Child, 1955-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 233: Thirteenth Child, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 234: Thirteenth Child, 1955-1956Add to your cart.

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[Series VII: Violet McDougal],
[Series VIII: Ivar Axelson],
[Series IX: Myrtle McDougal],
[Series X: Mary Ivonne Axelson],
[Series XI: Miscellaneous],
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