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Margaret P. Marks Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.47

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Scope and Contents

Materials relating to Margaret P. Marks' teaching of English at Maury High School, Norfolk, Va.  and Thomas Jefferson High Schools, Richmond, Va. in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Also includes information regarding the John Marshall High School Summer School, Richmond, Va.


  • Creation: 1936-1969
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1950-1969

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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. 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.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Margaret Peek Marks was a high school English teacher at Maury High School, Norfolk, Va. and Thomas Jefferson High School, Richmond, Va. She also taught in the John Marshall High School Summer School. She was born May 15, 1914 and died September 14, 2004. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Arrangement of Materials:

Collection is unarranged.

Acquisition Information:


Guide to the Margaret P. Marks Papers
Finding Aid Authors: SCRC Staff.
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository