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Guide to the Margaret Judson Papers, circa 1915

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Judson, Margaret
Title: Margaret Judson Papers
Dates: circa 1915
Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (1 manuscript box)
Abstract: Seven complete typescripts of Judson's "Pride and Prejudice: A Play in Three Acts"; 19 extra pages, several with Judson's annotations in ink.
Forms of Materials: Typescripts.

Biographical Note

Margaret Judson graduated from Vassar in 1903 with an AB in English. After teaching English for two years at Simmons College, she returned to Vassar in 1905 as an Instructor in English. She continued to teach at Vassar over the succeeding several years, with periodic absences to study at Yale and serve as Dean of Women and Professor of English at Denison University. In 1916 she was promoted at Vassar to Associate Professor of English. In addition to teaching, Judson wrote and published poetry and adapted Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice for the stage. Born in Orange, NJ, she died in Cazenovia, NY, on July 6, 1963.

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Scope and Content Note

Seven complete typescripts of Judson's "Pride and Prejudice: A Play in Three Acts"; 19 extra pages, several with Judson's annotations in ink.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.

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Subject Headings

Names:

  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817--Adaptations.
  • Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Pride and prejudice.

Organizations:

  • Vassar College--Faculty.
  • Vassar College--Students.

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Mark Seidl, April 2014.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Margaret Judson Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Mark Seidl, April 2014.

Acquisition Information

Original acquisition date unknown. Transferred from Special Collections Dewey material on March 28, 2014 (M2014-004).

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