These papers, dating largely from 1913 to 1919, concern Foster's academic career at Stanford and the University of California
and include her master's thesis, reprint of an article, commencement programs, clippings, and photographs. Also included are
letters of condolence to her father George H. Foster after her death, 1919, and notice of fellowship award in her honor, 1930.
Marjorie Greene Foster earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in Chemistry at Stanford, 1914 and 1915 respectively. While
at Stanford she helped found Alchemia, the women's Chemistry honor society, and was elected to the Cap and Gown Society and
Sigma Xi. She began her doctoral work at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1916, holding the George Williams Hooper
Fellowship at the Hooper Foundation for Medical Research. She died in 1919 from influenza; her doctorate was awarded posthumously.
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