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Margaret Broad Holladay Papers: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection contains the papers of Margaret Broad Holladay (1899-1984), wife of Collis Huntington Holladay, who was the nephew of American railroad magnate Henry E. Huntington (1850-1927), founder of the Huntington Library. The materials chiefly date from 1900-1969 and include daily appointment books chronicling the day-to-day activities of the Holladays and Henry Huntington, family correspondence and documents, photographs, ephemera and genealogical records.
Background
Margaret Broad Holladay (1899-1984) was born on February 4, 1899, in Texas to John Walker Broad and Martha E. Puriton. It appears that she had only one sister, Annie. At some point, Margaret and her family moved to California, where she met and married Collis Huntington Holladay, nephew of Henry E. Huntington. The two married on April 30, 1928, in Altadena, California. Margaret and Collis had one child, a son, whom they named Collis Huntington Holladay Jr. (called “Hunt”) born on July 12, 1933.
Extent
438 items + ephemera in 5 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.