Margaret Holahan Papers

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Margaret Holahan Papers
Creator: Holahan, Margaret Eleanor, 1902-1925
Call Number: D.349
Dates: 1923-1925
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Margaret Holahan Papers
Creator: Holahan, Margaret Eleanor, 1902-1925
Call Number: D.349
Dates: 1923-1925
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Margaret Eleanor Holahan (1902-1925) was the daughter of John J. and Anna M. Holahan of 4 Rundel Park, Rochester. She had three sisters and one brother. One of her sisters was actress Holahan whose papers are held in this Department at D.79. Another sister was Elizabeth G. Holahan who during the 1950s was president of the Landmark Historical Society.

Scope and Content
The three manuscript volumes of Margaret Holahan's diary cover the years 1923-1925. She describes in great detail an active social and family life. She keeps the diary until one week before her death on June 23, 1925.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Diaries
Holahan, Margaret Eleanor, 1902-1925
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The diaries were in the library of Margaret's sister Elizabeth G. Holahan. Rush Rhees Library acquired many books from this library which were given to us by the Rochester Area Community Foundation to whom Miss Holahan had bequeathed them. The diaries were received by the department of Rare Books and Special Collections in April 2004.Access
The Margaret Holahan Papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Margaret Holahan Papers, D.349, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Diary, 1923
Box 1, Folder 2Diary, 1924
Box 1, Folder 3Diary, 1925


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