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Rosemary Masters correspondence

Identifier: MS 0568

Scope and Contents

Chiefly letters to her parents Reavis and Rachel Cox, concerning her activities as a Mount Holyoke College student, 1958-1961, and her subsequent studies at Harvard University Law School, work as a lawyer, marriage to Jon J. Masters, life in New York City and birth of two children.


  • Creation: 1958-1970

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Biographical Note

Rosemary Cox was born on August 2, 1939. She graduated from Swarthmore High School in 1957, and Mount Holyoke College in 1961. She received an L.L.B. from Harvard Law School in 1964. On June 16, 1962 she married Jon Joseph Masters, also a student at Harvard Law School. They had a daughter, Brooke Alison, in 1967, and a son, Blake Edward, in 1970. She worked as the Administrative Diector of the Manhattan Bowery Project from 1967-1968. She also worked as a legal consultant at the Vera Institute of Justice in 1969.


1 boxes (1961 Cox)

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Masters, Rosemary Cox, 1939- ; Lawyer. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1961. Papers consist chiefly of letters to her parents, concerning her activities at Mount Holyoke College and Harvard University Law School, her work as a lawyer, marriage to Jon J. Masters, life in New York City and birth of two children.

Masters correspondence, 1958-1970.
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