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Marianna MacKay Wilkins papers, 1924-1987

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SC-28

Scope and Contents

A collection of papers belonging to or regarding Marianna MacKay Wilkins, WS '28. Includes 83 items in 14 folders, organized into the following series: programs, cards, bridge tally cards, dance cards and programs, correspondence, articles, photographs, and various memorabilia. Also included is a copy of a 1987 letter from Marianna, which accompanied memorabilia she sent to the Colleges. Items in this collection date from 1924 to 1987.

Dates

  • 1924-1987

Creator

Biographical Note

Marianna MacKay Wilkins was a member of the William Smith College class of 1928, however she did not graduate as she had to leave during her junior year due to illness. Her brother, Newton McKay (note different spelling of last name - Marianna insisted on "putting the 'a' back in MacKay, where it belongs.") was a member of the Hobart Class of 1927.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet ([1 box])

Abstract

Papers and items belonging to or regarding Marianna MacKay Wilkins, WS '28. Includes 83 items in 14 folders, all contained in one box. Materials in this collection date from 1924 to 1987.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into the following series:

  1. Program
  2. Cards
  3. Bridge Tally Cards
  4. Dance Cards and Programs
  5. Correspondence
  6. Articles
  7. Photogaphs
  8. Various Memorabilia

Location

Box 1: Archives Storage, Range 22A, Section 4

Provenance

This collection was donated by Marianna MacKay Wilkins in 1987 after she learned that the Colleges were interested in memorabilia from former students. A letter to Asta Farrand, Director of Alumnae Relations, is located in Folder 14. This letter gives some information about Wilkins' gift.
Title
Marianna MacKay Wilkins papers, 1924-1987: A Finding Aid
Status
Completed
Author
Lissa Mele WS '13 with Katie Lamontagne, Archivist
Date
April 2012
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Warren Hunting Smith Library
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva New York 14456 U.S.A. US (United States)