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A-28

Knox, Maryal, 1879-1955. Papers of Maryal Knox, 1880-1956: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: A-28
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Maryal Knox, 1879-1955
Title: Papers of Maryal Knox, 1880-1956
Date(s): 1880-1956
Quantity: .21 linear feet (1/2 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, etc., of Maryal Knox, social worker.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 57-115
Received November 1957. Gift of Miss Carol Knox, 15 Claremont Ave., New York 27, New York.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Maryal Knox as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Maryall Knox Papers, 1880-1956; item description, dates. A-28, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

BIOGRAPHY

Born in Tokyo, Japan, of missionary parentage, Maryal Knox early showed an interest in people and in service to them. Returning to Rye, New York in 1893, she graduated from Wellesley College in 1901. Soon she returned to settlement work in New York. For over 30 years she was associated with the 110th Street Neighborhood Club, and in 1952 was honored for 50 years in social work.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Correspondence, photos, pamphlets, articles, and minutes, 1953-1954, of the East Harlem Council for Community Planning reflect Maryal Knox's education and career; also Knox family genealogy and family photographs.

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Additional Index Terms

Community organization--New York (State)--New York
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)--Social conditions
Social service
Social settlements--New York (State)--New York
Social workers
East Harlem Council for Community Planning
Knox family
110th Street Neighborhood Club
Wellesley College

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