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Clapp, Mary Brennan, 1884-1966

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1884 - 1966

Mary Clapp was born in 1884, in Devils Lake, North Dakota. She earned her master’s degree from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, where she taught in the English department. She moved to Missoula, Montana, in 1921, when her husband accepted the post of president of the University of Montana. After her husband’s death in office in 1935, Clapp continued to teach in the English Department. She held this position until the mid-1950s. Clapp died in 1966.

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Mary Brennan Clapp correspondence and poems

Stefansson Mss-30
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-30
Overview Mary Brennan Clapp (1884-1966), professor of English. Consist of correspondence with Vilhjalmur Stefansson and others, as well as two editions of her book of poems "And Then Remold It," newspaper clippings and articles by Vernon P. Squires.