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Brock (Margaret Martin) Papers
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Description
Margaret Martin Brock was a philanthropist who had a long-standing relationship with Pepperdine University, particularly the School of Law. She was also highly involved in fundraising for the Republican Party throughout most of her life. This collection includes correspondence, subject files, photographs, and newspaper clippings about Margaret Brock, her involvement in politics, and her philanthropy.
Background
Born to an affluent family in California, Margaret Martin devoted her life to fundraising and philanthropy. Her mother was a descendent of the famous Crocker family of California and her father, James Rufus Martin was a respected stock and bond broker. In 1931 she wed George C. Brock, son of the founder of Brock and Company Jewelers.
Extent
40.75 Linear Feet (76 Hollinger boxes, one carton, three 22" x 15" x 2" flat boxes, one 12" x 15" x 3" flat box, one 12" x 15" x 2" flat box.)
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