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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 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],
[Series XI: Miscellaneous],
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Series V: Photographs and AlbumsAdd to your cart.
Box 29Add to your cart.
Folder 276: Mary and Ivar Axelson (Miami), 1958-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 277: Mary and Ivar Axelson, 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 278: Mary and Ivar Axelson, c. 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 279: Axelson Residence - Crystal Court, Miami, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 280: Axelson Residence - Crystal Court, Miami, 1959-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 281: Mary and Ivar Axelson, Misc., n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 282: Axelsons, Ivar and Mary - Passports, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 283: Axelson Residence - New Britain, Connecticut, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 284: Mary and Ivar Axelson - Trip to Caribbean; Trip to Europe, 1960; 1961Add to your cart.
Folder 285: Mary and Ivar Axelson - Trip to Mexico, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 286: Mary and Ivar Axelson - Auto Trip to Tennessee and Mississippi, 1959Add to your cart.
Box 30Add to your cart.
Folder 287: Book: "Thirteenth Child" - Selected for Illustrations, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 288: Book: "Thirteenth Child" - Used for Illustrations, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 289: Johnson, Lyndon B. Inauguration, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 290: Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 291: McDougal Family, 1890s-1930sAdd to your cart.
Folder 292: McDougal Family - Miami/Everglades, 1919-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 293: Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 294: Oil Rigs in Everglades, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 295: Outdoor Scenes, 1960-1966Add to your cart.
Folder 296: Paintings - Axelson, Mary McDougal, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 297: Unidentified Individuals, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 31Add to your cart.
Folder 298: Axelson, Ivar and Mary, c. 1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 299: Axelson, Mary and Ivar - Trip to Europe, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 300: Axelson, Mary and Ivar - Trip to Europe, 1926Add to your cart.
Box 32Add to your cart.
Folder 301: McDougal Family, Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 302: McDougal Family, 1906-1920sAdd to your cart.
Folder 303: McDougal and Family, 1920s-1960sAdd to your cart.
Box 33Add to your cart.
Folder 304: McDougal and Axelson Families, 1940s-1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 305: Outdoor Scenes, n.d.Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[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],
[Series XI: Miscellaneous],
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