Inventory of the Helen Liszka Marx Diaries 1935-1936 Marx, Helen Liszka, Diaries Mss. Acc. 2008.129

Inventory of the Helen Liszka Marx Diaries, 1935-1936

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Special Collections Research Center
Accession Number Mss. Acc. 2008.129


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Repository:
Special Collections Research Center
Identification:
01/Mss. Acc. 2008.129
Title:
Helen Liszka Marx Diaries 1935-1936
Quantity:
0.50
Alternate Extent Statement:
2 vols.
Creator:
Marx, Helen Liszka, 1916-2008 arrangement
Language of Materials
The papers are in: English
Abstract:
The diaries of Helen Liszka Marx are two notepads, one with personal information such as poems and addresses, and the other a diary of her travels from Chicago to Ohio, Vermont, Oklahoma, and Missouri from June 1935 to August 1936.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Helen Liszka Marx Diaries, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Acquisition Information

The materials were acquired by Special Collections Research Center on 00/00/2008.


Biographical Note

May 19, 1916-February 25, 2008Died in Knoxville, Tennessee.Per obituary, she was a member of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, where she was also a life time member of the Pilot Club and the Women’s Guild.  She loved animals and was always faithful in feeding her birds.  Her late husband, Nester L. Marx, owned and operated Adjustment Service of Knoxville.  When he died in 1975, Helen took over the company until she retired.  Preceded in death by her husband, Nester L. Marx; her parents, Vin and Helen Liszka; sisters, Leona Trapler and Evelyn Dombrowski; and her uncle Chester.  She leaves to cherish her memories:  nephew Steve Dombrowski and his wife Kathy; nieces, Debbie and husband Jacob, Denise, Donna and husband Eric, and Carol and husband Jack. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Helen Liszka Marx ">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Helen Liszka Marx </a>.

Scope and Contents

The diaries of Helen Liszka Marx are two notepads, one with personal information such as poems and addresses, and the other a diary of her travels from Chicago to Ohio, Vermont, Oklahoma, and Missouri from June 1935 to August 1936.

Index Terms

    Genre/Form of Material:

  • Diaries
  • Geographic Name:

  • United States--Description and travel
  • Topical Term:

  • Automobile travel--United States.
  • Poems
  • Women travelers--Diaries.
  • Women--Diaries.
  • Women--Travel.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Notepad
1935
Notepad Diary
1935-1936

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • United States--Description and travel