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Hamm (Margherita), John R. McMahon, and Eileen Douglas papers
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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.
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.
1.251 Linear Feet (3 boxes and 1 map folder)
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