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Clyde and Marguerite Hickey collection
MS.2017.155  
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Description
Papers, photographs, and ephemera belonging to Clyde and Marguerite Hickey, Mill Valley residents from the mid-1950s until their deaths in 1980 and 1995, respectively. The bulk of the materials pertain to Clyde Hickey’s military service during World Wars I and II. Additional material documents Marguerite Hickey’s employment with the Western Merchandise Mart.
Background
Clyde Seymour Hickey was born on November 19, 1898 in New York, and died in Mill Valley on April 29, 1980. Marguerite Gertrude Hickey (née Kohn), was born in San Francisco on November 12, 1905 and died in Mill Valley on May 11, 1995. Clyde Hickey served in the U.S. Cavalry during the First World War and in the Navy during the Second World War. By 1954 the Hickeys were living in Mill Valley, at 285 Hillside Avenue. Clyde Hickey operated a party boat, The Clymar, out of Sausalito in the 1950s, and was Director of the Schenley Sportsmen’s Club in San Francisco. Marguerite Hickey worked for Western Merchandise Mart in San Francisco as Advertising and Publicity Manager and later worked for the Northern California Electrical Bureau.
Extent
.42 linear feet (1 document box and 1 oversized panoramic photo).
Restrictions
Copyright for Mill Valley Public Library and Lucretia Hanson Little History Room records is held by Mill Valley Public Library; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these records, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Original materials may be viewed with permission from staff. Digital copies of materials may be available. Materials in this collection do not circulate.