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Scope and Content
Correspondence between Mary Bradley Fitt (later Mrs. Gerald McCarthy), (Columbia M.A., 1942), and her parents Harriet Bradley Fitt (Columbia M.A. 1915; Ph.D., 1917) and Frank Fitt (Columbia M.A., 1915). The letters were written while Mary Fitt was studying for her masters degree in economics from September 1941 to June 1942. These long newsy letters deal with her course work, her thesis research, an off-campus job, life in New York City, World War II and family and friends. Also included is the original corrected typescript of her 1942 masters essay, "Argentina's Trade with the Western Hemisphere".
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Bradley Fitt Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Correspondence: Source of acquisition--McCarthy, Mary Bradley Fitt. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1985.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Correspondence Processed BRC 04/--/85.
2014-08-13 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Graduate student at Columbia University.