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Merrill Prize for Significant Progress in Freshman English records

 Series — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Prizes and Honors - Merrill Prize for Significant Progress in Freshman English
Identifier: RG 14-45

Scope and Contents

The records are composed of correspondence, primarily from recipients thanking Lorma (Mclean) Marshall, sponsor of the prizes. Limited historical information is also included.

Dates

  • 1944-

Conditions Governing Access

Records restricted to use by office/department of origin for 25 years from date of record creation.

Historical Note

The Merrill Prize for Significant Progress in Freshman English was established in 1925 by Bessie Merrill. Her daughter Lorma (Mclean) Marshall was a professor in the English Department at Mount Holyoke College from 1923-1925. The prizes are awarded annually to freshman chosen by the English Department. Initially, the prizes were funded by Merrill's donation to the College. Once those funds were exhausted, Lorma Marshall assumed the task of sponsoring prizes.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 half Hollinger box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The records are composed of correspondence, primarily from recipients thanking Lorma (Mclean) Marshall, sponsor of the prizes.
Title
Merrill Prize for Significant Progress in Freshmen English Records, 1944
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives and Special Collections.
Date
2011
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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