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Beverly A. Fitch McCarthy Papers (1948-2020)
MSS 345  
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The collection is made up of the life papers of Beverly Ann Fitch McCarthy, including scrapbooks (career and personal), family history, speeches, and personal and business correspondence.
Beverly Ann Fitch McCarthy was born August 10, 1933 to Clyde and Else Fitch in St. Louis Missouri. Fitch McCarthy received a B.A. degree from the University of Berkeley in 1956 where she was part of multiple organizations including Phi Mu, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Gamma Sigma Sigma, Student Judicial Committee, Executive Board, and Mortar Board. She received her M.A. degree from Stanford University in 1957. From 1962-1985 she was a counselor/instructor at San Joaquin Delta College. In 1973 she married John Linley McCarthy in Stockton, California. During her time in Stockton Fitch McCarthy held various leadership roles including but not limited to President of the Stockton Unified School District Board of Trustees, President of the Stockton Opera Guild, Founder and President of the Stanford Women’ Club of San Joaquin Valley, President of the Philomathean Club, and President of the Stockton Symphony Association. Fitch McCarthy has also held elected office on the Stockton City Council, and received multiple honors such as Stocktonian of 2019 and Woman of the Year for Stockton in 1970 and 1974.
5 linear feet
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Collection open for research.