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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 VII: Violet McDougal],
[Series VIII: Ivar Axelson],
[Series IX: Myrtle McDougal],
[Series X: Mary Ivonne Axelson],
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Series XI: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Box 49Add to your cart.
Folder 433: Article: "A Child is Born", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 434: Article: Newspaper Clipping, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 435: Christmas, 1952, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 436: Clippings: "Home from Vietnam", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 437: Correspondence: Ivar Axelson to Jock, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 438: Correspondence: MDA to Children, 1956Add to your cart.
"In remembrance to Myrtle Archer McDougal"
Folder 439: Correspondence: MDA to Friends, 1972Add to your cart.
Ivar Axelson, Economist, Teacher, and Land Broker - Death
Folder 440: Correspondence: MDA to Jock, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 441: Correspondence: MDA to Jock, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 442: Correspondence: MDA to Jock, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 443: Correspondence: MDA to Jock, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 444: Correspondence: MDA to Jock, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 445: Correspondence: MDA to Jock, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 446: Correspondence: MDA to Jock, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 447: Correspondence: MDA to Jock, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 448: Correspondence: MDA to Jock, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 449: Correspondence: MDA to Jock, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 450: Correspondence: MDA to Mr. and Mrs. John Murray, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 451: Correspondence: MDA to Neva Grace, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 452: Correspondence: MDA to Neva Grace, 1961Add to your cart.
Variety of Pictures
Folder 453: Correspondence: "The Last Days of D.A", 1955Add to your cart.
"McDougal" by MDA
Folder 454: Furniture Painted by Charles Shuts, Miami, Florida, n.d.Add to your cart.
In the home of Ivar and Mary McDougal Axelson
Folder 455: Manuscript: Poem - "Ancient Greece", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 456: Manuscript: Poem - "As Man", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 457: Manuscript: "Beasts" by Mary McDougal, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 458: Manuscript: "Cannas in the Park", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 459: Manuscript: "Catholic and Protestant in Ulster", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 460: Manuscript: "Diagnosis", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 461: Manuscript: "Discreet Matron", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 462: Manuscript: "Dream Big", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 463: Manuscript: "Dr. Harrington's Request", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 464: Manuscripts: Assorted, n.d.Add to your cart.
"Hell", "Made World", "Counting - counting" by Violet McDougal, "Wolves in Miami" by MDA, excerpts from "What are Fathers made of" by Paul Harvey
Folder 465: Manuscript: "His Dream", "To a Hippy", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 466: Manuscript: "How Can You Sleep in Russia?", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 467: Manuscript: "If I Had Made Zebra"Add to your cart.
Folder 468: Manuscript: "Land Owner", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 469: Manuscript: "Man Lives by Dreams", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 470: Manuscript: "Miracle", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 471: Manuscript: "Modern Man", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 472: Manuscript: "Nixon Across the Bay", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 473: Manuscript: "Note from Mary and Ivar", "Dream Big", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 474: Manuscript: "Pink Hair", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 475: Manuscript: "Poor Mama", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 476: Manuscript: "Rats and Yellow Men", 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 477: Manuscript: "Silences", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 478: Manuscript: "Store", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 479: Manuscript: "The World", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 480: Manuscript: "Thought", "Snap Shot", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 481: Manuscript: "To An Invalid", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 482: Manuscript: "Words that are Kind and Gentle", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 483: Manuscript: ". . . Your Faces", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 484: Memo on Miami Race Riots, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 485: Newspaper Article: Miami Herald, 1970Add to your cart.
"I Still Have Hopes Nixon Will Succeed"
Folder 486: Newspaper Article: Miami Herald, 1971Add to your cart.
"Catholics and Protestants in Ulster"
Folder 487: Newspaper Article: Miami Herald, 1975Add to your cart.
"Daughter's Mental Turmoil Described"
Folder 488: Newspaper Article: Miami Herald, n.d.Add to your cart.
"If Innocent, Woman Inherits $225,000"
Folder 489: Newspaper Article: Miami Herald, n.d.Add to your cart.
"Axelson's Sanity Is Disputed"
Folder 490: Newspaper Articles: The Miami News, 1965, 1966Add to your cart.
"McDougal had a Way With Oil Wells"; The Village Post - "The Serpent has a moustache"
Folder 491: Newspaper Clippings: "Axel Stormed Parnassus to be Her Hubby", 1924Add to your cart.
Folder 492: Photos: Mary McDougal, Black/White, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 493: Photos: Paintings, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 494: Southeastern Oil Review, 1972Add to your cart.

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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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