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Finding Aid to the Doris Barr Stanislawski Scrapbooks, 1901-1977, bulk 1901-1954
BANC MSS 80/100 c  
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Description
Journals entitled "life books," started by her mother, Julia Mann Barr, and continued by Doris until mid-1935, shortly after her marriage to Dan Stanislawski. Journal entries are supplemented by letters, photos, clippings, and memorabilia, pertaining to childhood in Stockton and Berkeley; the Panama-Pacific International Exposition and her father's work as Director of Congresses; student days at the University of California, Berkeley; family vacations and trips to Yosemite, the Sierra, etc.; her professions as singer and importer of art objects; her travels in Europe; social activities; and marriage and motherhood. The last two volumes (1950-54), again kept by Mrs. Barr (this time for her grandchildren) give information on Mrs. Stanislawski's life as a faculty wife in Texas and Arizona; her work for the American Friends Service Committee; and the family's year of residence in Lisbon during Professor Stanislawski's Guggenheim fellowship. Also includes a photocopy of Mrs. Stanislawski's autobiographical sketch, with related family documents and genealogical notes.
Extent
Number of containers: 19 v. and 2 boxes Linear feet: 4.4
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94270-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Collection is open for research.