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Mary-Jo Kline Papers

Identifier: BC20-16

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection containis correspondence of Mary Jo Kline to her parents between 1957-1961. Her letters detail her life as a student at Barnard and include accounts of classes, course work, friends, meal menus, dating, and general life on campus, and off-campus outings. Occasionally a news clipping or pamphlet is included in with a letter. The collection also contains correspondences between her and her friends post graduation between 1962-1997.


  • Creation: 1957 - 1997


This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located on-site.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard College Archives. The Barnard College Archives approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron. The documentation or publication of any proper names of living persons encountered in the collection (including the donor's) is restricted. Permissions must be secured from the donor before publishing any collection materials.

Reproduction Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes.


0.42 Linear Feet




This collection consists of the personal papers of Barnard College alumna ('61), Mary-Jo Kline. The collection is primarily comprised of letters from Kline to her parents detailing her life at Barnard as well as correspondences between her and fellow alumna post graduation between 1962-1997.

Collection Arrangement

Collection is arranged in the order received.

Physical Location

This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mary-Jo Kline '61 in 2004 and 2021.


No additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection is unprocessed.

Descriptive Rules Used: Finding aid adheres to that prescribed by Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Encoding: Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.

Finding aid written in English.

Guide to Mary-Jo Kline Personal Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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