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Ruth Byrns and Jean McLaren Manhattan Turn-Style periodical

 Collection — Box: BW 28, Folder: 1 [X032669068]
Identifier: MSS 16501

Content Description

This collection contains nineteen privately printed pages using a mimeograph type process, addressed to women readers. The feature is authored by two women in Sunnyside, Queens and covers "fashions, theatre, shop windows... all of the kaleidoscope that is New York, seen through women's eyes and written for women to read." The authors write much about fashion, particularly with regards to the seasonal styles worn by glamorous women promenading on New York's avenues.

Dates

  • 1939

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is minimally processed and open for research.

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter sized folder)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was a purchase from Jeffrey Rovenpor by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on December 13, 2018.

Condition Description

good
Title
Guide to the Ruth Byrns and Jean McLaren Manhattan Turn-Style periodical
Status
Completed
Author
Rose Oliveira
Date
20 May 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States