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Grace Estelle Fox Papers

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Correspondence and Papers of Florence Weaver Fox

Papers of Grace Fox

Estate of Grace Fox Papers



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Grace Estelle Fox Papers, 1889-1989 | McDaniel College

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Title: Grace Estelle Fox Papers, 1889-1989Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1889-1950

ID: MS/2013.05

Primary Creator: Fox, Grace (b. 1899)

Extent: 7.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Genre and chronological

Date Acquired: 02/09/1989

Subjects: British - China - History - 19th Century, China, Letters - Courtship - 1890-1900, Pirates - China - History, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration

Languages: English

Biographical Note

Grace Fox was born December 25, 1899 in Washington, D.C.  to Edmund Fox and Florence Weaver Fox.  She  graduated from Vassar in 1922 and went on to Columbia University where she earned her M.A. in 1925 and her Ph.D. in 1940.  Ms Fox's field of study was British policy in the Far East.  She died in February of 1984.

Subject/Index Terms

British - China - History - 19th Century
China
Letters - Courtship - 1890-1900
Pirates - China - History
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration

Administrative Information

Repository: McDaniel College

Use Restrictions:

Copyright:  McDaniel College may hold copyright to sections of this material.

McDaniel College makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives, manuscript collections, and special collections unless specifically stated, (b) that in providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, McDaniel Archives does not assume any responsibility for obtaining or granting any permission to publish or use the same, and (c) that the responsibility (i) for determining the nature of any rights, and the ownership or interest therein, and for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use and (ii) for determining the nature of any liabilities (including liabilities for defamation and invasion of privacy or publicity) that may arise from any publication or use, rest entirely with the researcher.

Copying:  Papers may be copied in accordance with the Archives usual procedures.

Acquisition Source: Grace Estelle Fox

Acquisition Method: Bequest

Related Materials: Grace Estelle Fox Papers, 1925-1970 at Columbia University Libraries Archival Collections For more information please see http://findingaids.cul.columbia.edu/ead/nnc-rb/ldpd_4078369/summary.

Preferred Citation:

Grace Estelle Fox Collection, 1889-1989,MS2013.05; McDaniel College Archives, Westminster, Maryland

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Citing Archival Collections

Processing Information: All records regarding the UNRRA  were kept in original order.   Printed duplicates of Grace Fox's articles were removed. When  the Fox-Weaver house was being put up for sale in 1989 the College's archivist had all  papers in books from the house removed and kept.   Most of these papers  refer to Korea, China, and Japan.  A list of books from the Fox-Weaver was not within the papers transferred to the Archives.


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[Series 1: Correspondence and Papers of Florence Weaver Fox, 1889-1898],
[Series 2: Papers of Grace Fox],
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Series 1: Correspondence and Papers of Florence Weaver Fox, 1889-1898Add to your cart.
This series contains mostly the letters sent to Florence Weaver from her fiancé Edmund Fox.  Also included are papers and correspondence concerning Florence's joining the D.A.R, her diaries of summer travels 1889-1891, and photographs.
Box B00381: 1896-1897Add to your cart.
Folder F0003520: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, September - October 1896Add to your cart.
Folder F0003521: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, November 1896Add to your cart.
Folder F0003522: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, December 1896Add to your cart.
Folder F0003523: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, January 1897Add to your cart.
Folder F0003524: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, February 1897Add to your cart.
Box B00382: 1897Add to your cart.
Folder F0003525: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, March 16-31,  1897Add to your cart.
Folder F0003526: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, April 1897Add to your cart.
Folder F0003527: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, May 1897Add to your cart.
Folder F0003528: Commencement Invitation and Program, June 7, 1897Add to your cart.
Commencement invitiaion and program for Geartown University's Law Department.  Also Photograph of Edmund Fox and another young man.
Folder F0003529: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, June 1897Add to your cart.
Folder F0003530: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, July 1897Add to your cart.
Folder F0003531: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, August 1897Add to your cart.
Box B00383: 1897-1898Add to your cart.
Folder F0003531: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, September 1897Add to your cart.
Folder F0003532: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, October 1897Add to your cart.
Folder F0003533: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, November 1897Add to your cart.
Folder F0003534: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, December 1897Add to your cart.
Folder F0003535: Letters To Florence Weaver From Edmund Fox, January 1898Add to your cart.
Folder F0003536: Wedding, January- February 1898Add to your cart.
Includes invoices, regrets, and a letter with wedding wishes from her friend Nancy.  Florence Weaver married Edmund Fox on February 2, 1898.
Folder F0003537: Letters from Edmund Fox, 1898Add to your cart.

Three letters from Edmund Fox :

One to his wife, April 1898

Two to his in-laws Dr. and Mrs. Weaver, October 1898

Box B00384: 1889-1894Add to your cart.
Folder F0003538: Diary of Florence Weaver, Summer 1889Add to your cart.
European trip.  Two note books
Folder F0003539: Diary of Florence Weaver, August-November 1890Add to your cart.
During August and September Florence Weaver traveled throughout the mid west and western United States.
Folder F0003540: Diary of Florence Weaver, August 1891 and 1893Add to your cart.
During August of 1891 Florence traveled through South Carolina,  New York, Montreal, Quebec, and new York City.  This diary also contains her account of visiting the 1893 Exposition in Chicago.
Folder F0003541: Beulah A. Weaver, Receipt Book, circa 1894Add to your cart.
Note book containg recipes for cements to mend irons and pot, ochre wash for walls and cakes, icings, muffins, and an asparagus souffle.
Box B00385: 1863- 1910Add to your cart.
Folder F0003542: Papers, 1863-1898Add to your cart.
Bulk of material from 1890s includes programs, notes, calling cards, invoices, writing paper, October 1894 issue of "Spirit of '76," and a  grade report for Jacob Weaver from the Preparatory Department of Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg, 1863.
Folder F0003543: American Sentinel, December 21, 1894Add to your cart.
Folder F0003544: Florence Weaver D. A. R. in Maryland, 1894-1897Add to your cart.
Includes a copy of the Proposed Constitution of the Maryland Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Folder F0003534: Letters to Florence Weaver, 1894-1895Add to your cart.
Letters from friends and family.
Folder F0003546: Letters to Florence Weaver, 1897Add to your cart.
Letters from friends and family.
Folder F0003547: Photographic Print,, June 1910Add to your cart.
Photographic print signed " To my dear friends, the Weavers from "Grandpap  (illegible)."
Series 2: Papers of Grace FoxAdd to your cart.
Box B00386: United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)Add to your cart.

All the the records in this box were rehoused in new folders, however original titles and  order were kept  except  where noted.

For more inofrmation on UNRRA go to the United Nations Archives online: http://archives.un.org

Folder F0003548: UNRRA Chronological File, 1943-1944Add to your cart.
Copies of letters and reports.
Folder F0003549: UNRRA Chronological File, 1945Add to your cart.
Letters and reports
Folder F0003550: UNRRA Chronological File, January 1-July 31, 1946Add to your cart.
Copies of letters and reports
Folder F0003551: UNRRA Chronological File, 1946-1947Add to your cart.
Copies of letters and reports.  This folder titled by Archivist.
Folder F0003552: UNRRA Chronological File, August 1947- August 1948Add to your cart.
Copies of  letters and reports.
Folder F0003553: The Scope of UNRRA, 1942-1945Add to your cart.
Organization analysis, surveys, and histories.
Folder F0003554: Action and Opinions of the British Committee on Administration of Territories, European Division, July 2, 1942 -  August 19, 1942Add to your cart.
Digest of meetings 1-32 and 34; Copy No. 9 10/30/43.
Folder F0003555: UNRRA  The Council, circa 1948Add to your cart.
Draft and copies.
Folder F0003556: The Committee System, 1948Add to your cart.
Author, Grace Fox, UNRRA Historian
Box B00387: Grace Fox PapersAdd to your cart.
Folder F0003557: UNRRA Accolades, 1948Add to your cart.
Includes letter,  and citation.
Folder F0003558: Photographs from UNRRA File, undatedAdd to your cart.
Two photographic prints - both unidentified.  One of a mid- century modern complex and the other of a young girl with a chicken.
Folder F0003559: In the Court of St. James, June 1971Add to your cart.
Article on the American Ambassadors to England and the embassy in London.  Stanford Alumni Almanac.
Folder F0003560: Project I: Outline:  Influence of the British Admiralty in the Opening of China and Japan to British Trade 1834-1868, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder F0003561: Research on Piracy off the Coast of Hong Kong., 1959Add to your cart.
Communication from captains of British ships between 1855-1864.
Folder F0003562: Research NotebookAdd to your cart.
Contains notes from her research for a book on the British Admiralty and Chinese pirates from 1832-1968.
Folder F0003563: Reasearch, 1961 - 1966Add to your cart.
Letters and notes from her research for a book on the British Admiralty and Chinese pirates from 1832-1968.
Folder F0003564: Letter:  From Yoshi to Grace Fox, April 4, 1959Add to your cart.
Letter contained enclosure of Yoshi's research into four scrolls from the Temple Kozanji, Toganoo, Japan that were attributed to Toba-sôjô Kakuyû.
Folder F0003565: Articles Published by Grace Fox, 1935-1950Add to your cart.

Includes the following reprints of published articles:

"The Reception of Lord Durham's Report in the English Press,"  The Canadian Historcal Review, September, 1935

"Women Domestic Workers in Washington, D.C., 1940," Monthly Labor Review, February, 1942, Bureau of Labor Statistics

"The Anglo-Japanese Conversation of 1854," The Pacific Historical Review, December, 1941

"The Origins of UNRRA," Political Science Quarterly, December, 1950

Folder F0003566: Book Reviews written by Grace Fox, 1958 and 1969Add to your cart.
Notes and drafts.
Folder F0003567: Lecture notes, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder F0003568: Talk on  Chinese Piracy, 1939Add to your cart.
This talk was given before the Women's Club of  Westminster, MD in December, 1939.
Folder F0003569: Library Critique, undatedAdd to your cart.
List of books by subject with notes.
Folder F0003570: Four Letters, an Eulogy and a Poem, 1931, 1947, 1952 and undatedAdd to your cart.

Letter: from E. S. Cartwright of Oxford University Tutorial Committee to Grace Fox, October, 1931.

Three letters from attorneys concerning Grace Fox's sister's estate, 1947.

Eulogy for Margaret Raub Fox, 1952.

Poem about Grace Fox, undated.

Folder F0003571: Notebook, 1974Add to your cart.
Notebook lists exercises and practices for chewing , speaking, and breath control.
Folder F0003572: Papers Removed from Grace Fox's Books, 1989Add to your cart.
Most of the papers removed refer to Korea, China, and Japan.
Series 3: Estate of Grace Fox Papers, 1974-1990Add to your cart.
Box B00389Add to your cart.
Folder F0003572: Fox- Weaver House, 1974-1990Add to your cart.
Folder F0003573: Inventory of Carroll Hall, 1989Add to your cart.
Most items on this inventory are from the Fox-Weaver House
Folder F0003574: Photographs of furniture and Decorative Items from the Fox- Weaver House, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder F0003577: Fox, Grace, 1943-1984Add to your cart.
Item 1: Book, Dictionary of International Biography, 1977Add to your cart.
Item 2: Needle point book coverAdd to your cart.
Flame Stiich

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