Guide to the Alison Murphy Conner Papers, [ca. 1930]
Table of Contents
- Collection Summary
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Headings
- Administrative Information
- Access and Use
- Encoding Information
- Container List
|Repository:||Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries|
|Creator:||Conner, Alison Murphy, 1914-|
|Title:||Alison Murphy Conner Papers|
|Quantity:||1 manuscript (169 pages)|
|Abstract:||Manuscript of Conner's book Every Which Way in Ireland, published in 1930, concerning her experiences in Ireland accompanying her father on a naturalist expedition.|
|Forms of Materials:||Manuscript|
Alison Barstow Murphy, a 1935 graduate of Vassar, was born in Brooklyn, NY. Her father was a naturalist on the staff of the American Museum of Natural History, and her mother was a member of the Society of Woman Geographers. Alison accompanied her father on many of his expeditions and wrote accounts of their experiences. In 1930, Putnam's published her book, Every Which Way in Ireland, illustrated with photographs taken by Alison and her family. It was part of Putnam's series of books written by and for young people.
Manuscript of Conner's book Every Which Way in Ireland, published in 1930, concerning her experiences in Ireland accompanying her father on a naturalist expedition.
This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.
- Natural history -- Ireland
- Ireland -- Description and travel
Encoded by Laura Finkel, August 2008.
Updated January 2009 (ms found).
Allison Murphy Conner Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Original processing date unknown.
Gift of Mrs. Emeline M. Tavenner.
There is no container list currently available for this collection.