Mary Helen Detmer journal
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Mary Helen Detmer journal (0.04 cubic feet), 1996 May 23 - December 10, containing entries related to her garden and her life at the University of Virginia Pavilion I.
- Creation: 1996
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The collection is open for research use.
Mary Helen Detmer is an author of poems about her farm in Brown Cove, Albemarle County, Virginia. She is married to Don Detmer who was the Vice-President for Health Sciences at the University of Virginia. Don and Mary Helen delighted in living on Thomas Jefferson's famed “Lawn” at UVA, where they hosted annual pumpkin-carving parties for UVA students who also lived on the lawn and where they were often awakened by shrieking students engaged in the tradition of “streaking” down the lawn.
0.04 Cubic Feet (One folder)
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Gift from Mary Helen Detmer, 4 October 2016.
- Mary Helen Detmer journal
- Ellen Welch
- 23 February 2018
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