Mary Anne Braswell Cushman scrapbook

Mary Anne Braswell Cushman scrapbook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Cushman, Mary Anne Braswell
Title: Mary Anne Braswell Cushman scrapbook
Dates: 1943-1996
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms2978

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Anne Braswell was the daughter of Earl B. Braswell, former publisher of the Athens Banner Herald. After her graduation from the University of Georgia in 1943, she was appointed a staff member of the United States Embassy in London. She wrote accounts of her wartime London experiences for the Atlanta Journal. While working in London, she met Lieutenant Colonel Edwin Paul Cushman of Boston, and they were married in 1945.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a scrapbook which contains clippings, photographs, and correspondence pertaining to her work in London, her marriage, and her involvement with the Clarke County Republican Women's Club, Lanier Garden Volunteer Service, and Docents of the Georgia Museum of Art.

Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Cushman, Mary Anne Braswell -- Correspondence
Cushman, Mary Anne Braswell -- Marriage
Cushman, Mary Anne Braswell -- Photographs
Georgia Museum of Art.
Lanier Gardens-Talmage Terrace (Athens, Ga.).
Museum docents--Georgia--Athens.
Republican Women's Club (Athens, Ga.).
United States. Embassy (Great Britain). -- Officials and employees

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mary Anne Braswell Cushman scrapbook. MS 2978. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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