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Mary Albertson Papers


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Overview and metadata sections

Mary Albertson was born in 1895 and earned a Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College. She joined the Swarthmore faculty in 1927 and served as chairman of the History Department from 1942 until her retirement in 1963. She died in May 1986.

The collection contains extensive notes on British royal castles in the 13th and 14th centuries, along with bibliographical information.

The collection is contained in one box.

Albertson's organizational system has been preserved; her cards are sorted alphabetically according to topics such as "Keepers," "Indentures," etc.

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Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Collection Inventory

Personal reference notes, 1933-1935.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

Index cards of personal reference notes on English castles, garrisons, individuals, and other aspects of medieval life

Physical Description

1 box

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