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Martin (Mary) scrapbook
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Description
Scrapbook created by USC alumna Mary Martin that documents her years at USC, her marriage to fellow USC alumnus Bernard Gipson, and their life after marriage. The scrapbook documents Mary's life as a student at USC. Mary's twin sister Myra also attended USC and she also features in the scrapbook. Mary Martin and her twin sister Myra were pharmaceutical majors at USC in the mid-1920s. Mary was the President of the Lambda Kappa Sigma sorority. Her future husband, Bernard Gipson, was an electical engineering major at USC, a member of the Sigma Phi Delta fraternity, and of the USC band. After Mary and Bernard graduated, they were married on July 1, 1929. Bernard went to work for Southern California Edison. The scrapbook ends on April 22, 1941, when Bernard died from a sudden illness.
Background
Mary Martin and her twin sister Myra were pharmaceutical majors at USC in the mid-1920s. Mary was the President of the Lambda Kappa Sigma sorority. Her future husband, Bernard Gipson, was an electical engineering major at USC, a member of the Sigma Phi Delta fraternity, and of the USC band. After Mary and Bernard graduated, they were married on July 1, 1929. Bernard went to work for Southern California Edison. The scrapbook ends on April 22, 1941, when Bernard died from a sudden illness.
Extent
1 Linear Feet 1 scrapbook
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.