Mary Isabel Ellis Basten
Mary Isabel Ellis Basten, 1837-2004
8 boxes (8 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 665
Teacher; Homemaker. Collection consists primarily of the courtship letters of Mary Isabel Ellis and Austin Slausen Basten, who married in 1912, as well as the former's diaries from 1905 through 1922 and part of 1926. There is also correspondence that post-dates the marriage and some letters from friends and other family members, as well as photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, writings, and biographical information.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection with the following caveats:
The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to the unpublished works of Mary Basten in this collection. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
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