Mary Ellen Appleby Sarbaugh Papers 1985-1995

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Mary Ellen Appleby Sarbaugh Papers 1985-1995




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Mary Ellen Sarbauagh donated her papers to Grinnell College April 1995. Most are undated but probably were written 1985-95.

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Mary Ellen Appleby Sarbaugh, ’42, donated a collection of personal papers, including family memoirs and reminiscences, to the Archives in 1995.  The papers were most likely written between 1985-95.

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For permission to quote for publication from her writings, contact Mary Ellen Sarbaugh.

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  • English

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In 2004, reminiscences of Dr. Samuel N. Stevens (including a microcassette), correspondence (including Florence Kerr), a transcript of an interview with C.B. Baldwin, and Sing About Me and It's Different to be Big were added.

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A four-flap folder shelved next to the Sarbaugh collection contains photographs, including some photos from the class of 1942's 45th reunion.

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