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Brown, Marion Marsh

 Person

Marion Marsh Brown (1908-2001) was the recipient of the 2015 Legendary Woman award from the University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women. She held a bachelor's degree from Peru State College and a master's degree from the University of Nebraska--Lincoln, both in English. She taught high school in several Nebraska communities prior to moving to Omaha, where she served as a professor of English at the Municipal University of Omaha from 1954 through 1968. She authored more than twenty books, both fiction and nonfiction, and is best known for her children's books, nine of which won awards.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Marion Marsh Brown Collection, UNO's 6th Legendary Woman, 2015

 Series — Box: 6
Scope and Contents Each year, the University of Nebraska at Omaha selects a Legendary Woman, who must have ties to the University of Nebraska at Omaha or its predecessor the University of Omaha, have done something especially noteworthy for the university or the community, and be deceased. The Legendary Woman is revealed at the annual luncheon of the Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW).The UNO Legendary Women Collection includes historical source material, such as papers and...

UNO Legendary Women Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0158
Scope and Contents Each year, the University of Nebraska at Omaha selects a Legendary Woman, who must have ties to the University of Nebraska at Omaha or its predecessor the University of Omaha, have done something especially noteworthy for the university or the community, and be deceased. The Legendary Woman is revealed at the annual luncheon of the Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW).The UNO Legendary Women Collection includes historical source material, such as papers and...