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3 pieces, 1.0 linear feet
Scope and Content Note
The Mary Martin Foster Collection consists of a handmade dress with matching bonnet and a pair of eyeglasses with a case. This collection is undated but is believed to be from the early twentieth century. The items are in good condition with little wear. The garments and glasses belonged to Ms. Mary Martin Foster. These items were donated by Ms. Foster’s great-granddaughter, Jean Wells, former Winthrop Assistant Professor in the Ida Jane Dacus Library.
The Mary Martin Foster Collection was donated by Jean Wells, former Winthrop Assistant Professor in the Ida Jane Dacus Library, on June 28, 2019.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Mary Martin Foster Collection - Accession 1657". Finding Aid 1150.
LC Subject Headings
Foster, Mary Martin--Clothing; Women's clothing--20th century--Specimens; Women's hats--20th century--Specimens; Eyeglasses--20th century--Specimens