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Mary Ginn Worthley collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0409

Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence, articles, essays, a commonplace book and photographs.

Dates

  • circa 1940-1990

Creator

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Curator of the Maine Women Writers Collection.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Ginn Worthley was a teacher and humanitarian. She was instrumental in getting Maine retired teachers' pensions raised and served on numerous boards and committees to better conditions in Maine. Worthley had a successful bill before every session of legislature from 1947 to 1972, benefitting a number of people - retired teachers, mentally ill, schoolchildren and others.

Extent

14 folders

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is organized as a single series. Arranged by subject.
Title
Guide to the Mary Ginn Worthley collection, circa 1940-1990
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Maine Women Writers Collection Repository

Contact:
Abplanalp Library
University of New England
716 Stevens Avenue
Portland Maine 04103 United States