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Marty Voellmy Giessler autobiography


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Marty Voellmy Giessler (1895-1984) was born in Switzerland circa 1895. She married Fritz Giessler and the couple moved to the United States sometime between 1935 and 1940. By 1940, Giessler and her husband had moved to Delaware. The couple had two children: Hansuli (b. 1928) and Vreneli (b. 1930). Marty Voellmy Giessler died in January of 1984, in Fraser, Michigan.

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Marty Voellmy Giessler's autobiography. The autobiography begins with her travel to Berlin from her home in Switzerland. She arrives as a student hoping to study the socialist movement and describes her experiences with other students and members of the "German Youth Movement."


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
September, 2015
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Manuscript Part 1.
Box 4

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