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Hamm (Margherita), John R. McMahon, and Eileen Douglas papers
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Description
The materials consists of 157 letters, 13 essays, 101 radio scripts, 1 book of poems, 66 photographs, 20 negatives, and approximately 89 pieces of various printed and manuscript ephemeral materials pertaining to the Hamm and McMahon families, all dated from 1891-1945.
Background
Margherita Arlina Hamm (1867-1907) married John R. McMahon (1875-1956) in 1902. Both were authors and journalists, and their daughter Arlina Douglas McMahon, a.k.a. Eileen Douglas, was a stage and radio actress and radio script writer.
Extent
1.251 Linear Feet (3 boxes and 1 map folder)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.