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M. Whitcomb Hess, a bibliographical checklist of fifty years

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P322


This bibliographical checklist covers the years 1924-1974 and was prepared by her daughter, likely in Columbus, Ohio in 1976.


  • Creation: 1976


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Biography of Mary Whitcomb Hess

Mary Whitcomb Hess was a native of Indiana, and a long-time resident of Athens, Ohio. She earned her bachelor's degree at the University of Kansas (1926) and the master's degree at Ohio University. Her master's thesis in philosophy was published as The Name Is Living, a study of the life of Isaac Pennington, a Quaker mystic and the father-in-law of William Penn. A poet and author who published in scholarly journals and Catholic magazines, Whitcomb was first published in 1924.


1 folder (52 pages, Xerox.)

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Physical Location

RH MS P322

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Sister Lina Hess, S.N.D, October, 1977

Guide to the Mary Carolina Hess Collection
M. Whitcomb Hess, a bibliographical checklist of fifty years
lgg 1 December 1977; mg 2004
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Mary Carolina Hess Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P322, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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