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Series 3: Scrapbooks, 1935-1939

Identifier: id106686

Scope and Contents

This series consists of two books compiled by Mabel Irby. The first scrapbook is a poetry assignment complied by Mabel Irby. The final page of the book includes the notation, “A+ You’ve made a rich and beautiful book!” –L.O.A. Included in the back are other assignments completed by Mabel Irby in 1935. The second scrapbook is a travel scrapbook of Mabel Irby’s vacation taken in July and August of 1939. Also included is an itinerary labeled “MAW’s Vacation” where the author asks for pardon from Emerson Hough, author of the short story MAW’s Vacation. Irby is the maiden name of Katherine Bristow, the mother of Joseph Christian Bristow, Jr.


  • Creation: 1935-1939


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Conditions Governing Access:

Permission is required for use of portions of this collection, namely the folder of material relating to Elizabeth Jean Acker Bristow's career at Wayne State University. Consult a staff member for details. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.


From the Collection: 1.60 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository