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Mary McDougal Axelson papers

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Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

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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 X: Mary Ivonne AxelsonAdd to your cart.
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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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