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Marie Elwell Onions papers, 1938.
BANC MSS 2019/188 box 1
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Title:

Marie Elwell Onions papers, 1938

Creator/Contributor:

Onions, Marie Elwell, 1903?-, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Contains articles, drafts, and correspondence written by a journalist, Marie Elwell Onions. Onions created an independent freelance syndicate, the Fair View Syndicate, to provide subscribers a view of the construction and progress of the Golden Gate International Exposition prior to its planned opening in February, 1939. Also includes drafts from the internal Exposition publicity department regarding the Women's Board, a letter to the editor of the Oakland Post-Enquirer touting her syndicate, and an 11-page subscriber list to a publication titled "Fan-Fare."

Date:

1938 (issued)

Subject:

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Onions, Marie Elwell -- 1903?- -- Archives
Fair View Syndicate.
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.). Women's Board.
Women journalists -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Correspondence

Note:

Marie Elwell Onions papers, BANC MSS 2019/188, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase from Marc Selvaggio; 2019.
Marie Elwell Onions (born 1903? in England) was a graduate of University of California, Berkeley and journalist who wrote for the Oakland Tribune and worked as a freelance writer. In 1938, she created the Fair View Syndicate and wrote articles about various aspects of the Golden Gate International Exposition. She wrote under several pseudonyms including, Beth Elwell, Beth Elwell Onions, Betty Elwell,
In English.

Type:

Manuscripts for publication.

Physical Description:

print
0.2 (1

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2019/188 box 1

Origin:

California