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Foy (Mary Emily) Collection
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The collection contains information about, works by, and correspondence to and from Mary Emily Foy.
Mary Emily Foy (1862-1962) was the daughter of Samuel Calvert Foy and Lucinda (Pet) Macy Foy, early Los Angeles pioneers. From 1880 to 1884, she served as the third Los Angeles City Librarian, the first woman to hold the position. She was also an educator who taught at Los Angeles High School.
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