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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 VI: Daniel McDougal],
[Series VII: Violet McDougal],
[Series VIII: Ivar Axelson],
[Series IX: Myrtle McDougal],
[Series X: Mary Ivonne Axelson],
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Series I: WritingsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Articles; Articles and Notes, 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Articles; Art, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Articles; " Guaranteed Tricks on How to Be a Big Fish", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Articles; Mining Coal From the Air, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Articles; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Articles; War, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Autobiography; Diary of "Things to Accent", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Autobiography; Tablet 1, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Autobiography; Tablet 2, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Autobiography; Tablet 3, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Autobiography; Tablet 4, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Autobiography; Tablet 5, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Autobiography; Manuscript and Notes: First Half, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Autobiography; Manuscript and Notes: Second Half, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Biography, Chaliapin-Actor, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Biography, Chaliapin-Actor, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Children's Story, "The Politest Whale", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Children's Story, "The Politest Whale", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Data for Animal Poems, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Diary, 1907Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Diary; European Trip Book I and II, 1926Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Diary, "Before the Birth of Mary Ivonne Axelson", 1928-29Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Diary, 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Diary, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Diary, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Diary, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Diary, 1937Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Diary, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Diary, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Diary, 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Diary, 1941Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Diary, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Diary, European Trip, 1960-61Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Idea Book, 1919-1920Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Idea Book, 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Idea Book, 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Idea Book, 1921-1922Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Idea Book, 1922-1923Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Idea Book, 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Idea Book, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Idea Book, 1930'sAdd to your cart.
Folder 42: Idea Book, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Idea Book, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Idea Book: Biography and Story Ideas, 1937Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Idea Book, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Idea Book, 1942-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Idea Book, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Idea Book, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Idea Book, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 50: Idea Book, 1959Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 52: Manuscript; Thirteenth Child (Partial), n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 53: Manuscripts; Thirteenth Child (Partial), n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Manuscripts; Monologue, "On a Balcony", n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 55: Notebooks; Memo on Dramatic Technique, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 56: Notebooks; Miscellaneous Records, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 57: Notebooks; Notes on Technique, 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 58: Notebooks; Psychology Educational Experiment, 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 59: Notebooks; Personal Records, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 60: Notebooks; Personal Records, 1959Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 61: Notebooks; Psychological Record of Mary Ivonne Axelson, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 62: Notebooks; Record Book, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 63: Notebooks; "Record Book of Mary Ivonne Axelson's Artistic Background and Life", 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 64: Notebooks; Work Record Book, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 65: Notes; Audience Psychology, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 66: Notes; Memos on Characters in "Life Comes to This", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 67: Notes; Playwriting Class, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 68: Notes; Poetry, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 69: Notes; Wit, Humor and Laughter, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 70: Notes; Wit, Humor and Laughter, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 71: Plays;  "Angel Barn", n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 72: Plays;  "Angel Barn", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 73: Plays; "The Cat's Advice", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 74: Plays; "The Cat's Advice", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 75: Plays; "The Cat's Advice", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 76: Plays; "Dump Heap", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 77: Plays; "Fast Flicker", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 78: Plays; "Fast Flicker", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 79: Plays; "Governor Hill Billy", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 80: Plays: "Governor Hill Billy", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 81: Plays; "Governor Jack", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 82: Plays; ""Governor Jack", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 83: Plays; ""Governor Jack", n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 84: Plays; "The Hardest Boiled Woman", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 85: Plays; "The Hardest Boiled Woman", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 86: Plays; "The Hardest Boiled Woman", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 87: Plays; "The Hardest Boiled Woman", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 88: Plays; "Hero", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 89: Plays; "The Knock on the Door", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 90: Plays; "Life Begins", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 91: Plays; "Life Begins", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 92: Plays; "Life Guard", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 93: Plays; "Strange Reprieve", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 94: Plays; "There Were Two Women", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 95: Plays; "Two Women", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 96: Plays; "Transfusion", n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 97: Plays; "The Way It Was", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 98: Plays; "The Way It Was", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 99: Plot Outlines; "Big Game Hunter", 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 100: Plot Outlines; "Boom Town,", 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 101: Plot Outlines; "Boom Town,", 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 102: Plot Outlines; "Boom Town,", 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 103: Plot Outlines; "Boom Town,", 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 104: Plot Outlines; "Boom Town,", 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 105: Plot Outlines; "Boom Town,", 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 106: Plot Outlines; "Boom Town,", 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 107: Plot Outlines; Cynthia Anne Parker, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 108: Plot Outlines; "Dark Communion", 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 109: Plot Outlines; "The Divided House", 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 110: Plot Outlines; "The End of the Depression", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 111: Plot Outlines; "The Forty-sixth Star,", 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 112: Plot Outlines; "The Forty-sixth Star,", 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 113: Plot Outlines; "The Forty-sixth Star,", 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 114: Plot Outlines; "The Forty-sixth Star,", 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 115: Plot Outlines; "The Golden Hod", 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 116: Plot Outlines; "Haunted House", 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 117: Plot Outlines; "Haunted House", 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 118: Plot Outlines; "Insane Story", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 119: Plot Outlines; "Insane Story", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 120: Plot Outlines; "Insane Story", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 121: Plot Outlines;  "The Kangaroo Man", 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 122: Plot Outlines; "The Left Overs", 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 123: Plot Outlines; "The Lender", 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 124: Plot Outlines; "Orange Haven", 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 125: Plot Outlines; "Radio Warning", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 126: Plot Outlines; "Radio Warning", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 127: Plot Outlines; "The Road to Youth", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 128: Plot Outlines; "Ten Minutes After Noon", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 129: Plot Outlines; "Ten Minutes After Noon", n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 130: Plot Outlines; "The Wickray Twins", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 131: Plot Outlines; "The World Underfoot", 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 132: Plot Outlines; "The World Underfoot", 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 133: Plot Outlines; "The World Underfoot", 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 134: Plot Outlines; "Wrestling Angels", 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 135: Poems; "Don't Invite a Whale", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 136: Poems; "Don't Invite a Whale", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 137: Poems;"If I Had Made a Zebra, and Other Poems", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 138: Poems; "The Last Dream", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 139: Poems; "The Lonesome Angel", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 140: Poems; "Them Animals", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 141: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 142: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 143: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 144: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 145: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 146: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 147: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 148: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 149: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 150: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 151: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 152: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 153: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 154: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 155: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 156: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 157: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 158: Poems; Miscellaneous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 159: Poems; Miscellanous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 160: Poems; Miscellanous, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 161: Poems, published; "The Joke," "To an Ancient Man..." and "To Something Indomitable...", 1920., 1923Add to your cart.
Contemporary Verse Vol. 9, No. 1.
Folder 162: Poems, published; "The Cloud," "Three Men", 1922Add to your cart.
Contemporary Verse Vol. 114, No. 1
Folder 163: Poems, published; "In Battery Park," "The Floods of the Moon", 1923Add to your cart.
Contemporary Verse Vol. 16, No. 1.
Folder 164: Poems, published; "Boiler Makers", "One Time", "Silences", and "The Writer", 1923Add to your cart.
Contemporary Verse Vol.16, No.1.
Folder 165: Poetry, published; "Not for My Sake", 1964Add to your cart.
Greater Miami Poetry Festival; Prize Poems
Folder 166: Poems, published; "A Womans Song", 1923Add to your cart.
The Lyric West, Vol.3, No.4.
Folder 167: Poems, published; "Oklahoma Writers", 1922Add to your cart.
The Midwest Bookman Vol.3, No.9
Folder 168: Poems, published; "The Glittering Drudge", 1919Add to your cart.
The Stratford Journal Vol.4, No.4
Folder 169: Poems, published; "A Queen", 1920Add to your cart.
The Stratford Journal Vol.6, No.1
Folder 170: Poems, published; University of Oklahoma Anthology, 1924Add to your cart.
Folder 171: Poems, published; From "Wandering Fires" as originally published in magazines, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 172: Poems, published, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 173: Poems, publishedAdd to your cart.
Folder 174: Poems, published, 1920, 1922-1923, 1962Add to your cart.
Box 16Add to your cart.
Folder 175: Short Stories; "Babs", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 176: Short Stories; "Babs", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 177: Short Stories; "Babs", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 178: Short Stories; "Babs", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 179: Short Stories; "Babs", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 180: Short Stories; "Big Lie", 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 181: Short Stories; "Big Lie", 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 182: Short Stories; "Big Lie", 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 183: Short Stories; "The Diamond Comb", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 184: Short Stories; "The Diamond Comb", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 185: Short Stories; "Dummy", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 186: Short Stories; "Dummy", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 187: Short Stories; "Eagle Named Mary", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 188: Short Stories; "Gil", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 189: Short Stories; "Gil", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 190: Short Stories; "Jump", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 191: Short Stories; "A Limousine Passes", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 192: Short Stories; "The Man Who Wanted An Enemy", 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 193: Short Stories; "The Man Who Wanted An Enemy", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 194: Short Stories; "Miss Becky's Invite", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 195: Short Stories; "Mother's Day in Mrs. Villar's Boarding House", 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 196: Short Stories; "The Nigger Story", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 197: Short Stories; "One Night in Monte Carlo", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 198: Short Stories; "The Photograph Man", 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 199: Short Stories; "Present for June Bug", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 200: Short Stories; "Present for June Bug", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 201: Short Stories; "Riot on Weezer Street", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 202: Short Stories; "Run Wolves! Run!", 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 203: Short Stories; "Short Heaven" (unfinished), 1967Add to your cart.
Box 17Add to your cart.
Folder 204: Short Stories; "Short Heaven" (unfinished), n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 205: Short Stories; "When The Elevator Fell", 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 206: Short Stories; "The Wolves Knew", n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 207: Songs; "I Think of My God", n.d.Add to your cart.

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[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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