This collection contains the papers of Margaret Broad Holladay (1899-1984), wife of Collis Huntington Holladay, who was the
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.
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,
438 items + ephemera in 5 boxes
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