Guide to the Margaret W. Fisher papers, 1943-1993

Margaret W. Fisher C0033


Published by George Mason University Libraries

Contact Information:

Fenwick Library (2FL)

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

USA

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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
Creator Margaret W. Fisher
Title Margaret W. Fisher papers
Date 1943-1993
Physical Characteristics 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract This collection contains poetry written by Margaret Fisher, framed items, a masters thesis, postcards she published featuring images of her watercolor paintings, memorabilia, and correspondence.
Collection number C0033
Language English

Biographical Information

Margaret Winslow Fisher was a painter, poet, and public lecturer. She served actively on numerous voluntary committees in Fairfax, Loudoun, and Arlington Counties, including the Goose Creek Scenic River Advisory Board, the Friends of George Mason University, and the Preservation Society of Loudoun County, and belonged to the National League of American Penwomen and the Virginia Watercolor Society. She was married to economist and congressman Joseph Lyman Fisher.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains poetry written by Margaret Fisher, framed items, a masters thesis, memorabilia, correspondence, and postcards she published featuring images of her watercolor paintings.

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Arrangement

Organized by subject.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also holds the Joseph Lyman Fisher papers.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Fisher, Margaret W. (Margaret Winslow)

Geographical Names:

Virginia, Northern.

Document Types:

Postcards.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Margaret W. Fisher papers, Collection #C0033, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Margaret Fisher in 1996.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009.

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Contents List

An electronic box inventory is unavailable. Please contact speccoll@gmu.edu for more information.
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