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Mary Bradley Fitt Correspondence, 1941-1942.

Summary Information

At a Glance

Title:Mary Bradley Fitt Correspondence, 1941-1942.
Physical description:1 linear foot (circa 500 items in 1 box)
Language(s):In English


Arranged chronologically.


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".

Using the Collection

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Bradley Fitt Correspondence; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Finding aid online and in repository

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Correspondence Processed 04/--/85 BRC

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009

Finding aid written in English.

    2014-08-13 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton

Subject Headings

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Graduate student at Columbia University.