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Finding Aid for the Marshall Family Papers, 1789-1957
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Marshall Family Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1789-1957
    Collection number: 447
    Creator: Fraser, Virginia M., collector.
    Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)1 oversize box.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Claire and Robert Fraser, 1997.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Marshall Family Papers (Collection 447). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 5186151 

    Scope and Content

    The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of the Fenner, Marshall, and Fraser families as well as their friends. The rest of the collection includes memorabilia of Hollywood High School and the city of Hollywood (1928-1941), UCLA yearbooks and memorabilia (1942-1944), manuscripts of family records, items collected by members of the Marshall family, writings of Virginia Fraser and Asenith Smith, newspaper clippings of the Johnstown flood (1889) and Will Rogers, books collected by the Marshall family, as well as Marshall family correspondence with family and friends.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Books from the Marshall family papers
    2. Collected by Virginia Fraser, divided into subseries A-C, as follows:
      • A. Book reports
      • B. Newspaper clippings
      • C. Photographs
    3. Correspondence
    4. Photographs.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Marshall family--Archives.
    Los Angeles (Calif.)--Archival resources.

    Other Index Terms Related to this Collection

    Fraser, Virginia M., collector.