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Marion Elizabeth Cook papers, 1928-2003

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0032
Bib ID 6947662 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Cook, Marion Elizabeth
Title Marion Elizabeth Cook papers, 1928-2003
Physical Description 0.63 linear feet (1 document box and 1 half-size document box)
Language(s) English
Access

This collection has no 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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is organized in one series: Series I. Marion E. Cook papers, 1928-2003.

Description

Summary

This collection contains materials used and created by Marion Elizabeth Cook during her time as a student in the School of Library Service in the academic year 1940-1941. Items include her class notes, annotated syllabi, and library related publications.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection has no 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.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Marion Elizabeth Cook papers; Box and Folder (if known); University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

A photograph of Miss Cook can be found in the Historical Photograph Collection (UA#0003) and her diploma can be found in the Diplomas and Certificates Collection (UA#0023). For more information about the school, please consult the School of Library Service records (UA#0096).

Accruals

No additions are expected.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jocelyn Wilk. Finding aid written Jocelyn Wilk in October 2003.

Revision Description

2019-05-16 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Columbia University. School of Library Service Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Marion Elizabeth Cook was born on March 30, 1912 in Farmington, CT, the daughter of Allen B. and Emma L. (Shepardson) Cook. She graduated from Hall High School in West Hartford in 1930 and from Connecticut State College, now the University of Connecticut, in 1935. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Columbia University's School of Library Service in June 1941. Her library career began at the West Hartford Public Library where she worked in various capacities, including children's room, cataloging, and reference. In 1946 she moved to Meriden, CT to be head of cataloging at Curtis Memorial Library, and in 1955 was appointed Head Librarian. She held the head position for 28 years until her retirement in 1983. Miss Cook was active on the local YWCA board of Meriden, CT as well as with state, regional and national library associations. Marion Elizabeth Cook died on November 5, 2001 at the Avon Health Center, Avon, CT.