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Marcus, Gertrude L. (Gertrude Levin), 1885-1955

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1885-1955

biographical statement

Citation

UPB files, July 3, 2013 (born 1885 in Chicago, Illinois; father Hyman Levin; mother Jennie Shocken Levin; lived in Pueblo, Colorado; married Louis Marcus in Salt Lake City on January 16, 1912; gave birth to son Louis Howard Marcus on April 22, 1919; one child; founder and president of the Salt Lake City unit of Women's National Aeronautical Association; founder of the Town Club; supporter of the Garden Club; member of the Alta Club; member of the Salt Lake Country Club; member of board of directors of the Neighborhood House; sponsored and supervised construction of the Neighborhood House Thrift Store; commonly referred to in business correspondence and newspapers as Mrs. L. Marcus or Mrs. Louis Marcus; died May 25, 1955 in Salt Lake City, Utah)

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Collected materials, 1912-1984

 Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 4
Scope and Contents Materials include newspaper clippings, theatre programs, and pamphlets collected by various family members. Newspaper clippings include news about the family weddings, and articles on Louis, Gertrude, and L. Howard Marcus. Contains materials in Danish. Dated 1912-1984.

Gertrude L. Marcus books, 1913-1955

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials include books belonging to Gertrude L. Marcus, including a telephone directory from the Winter of 1954-1955 for Salt Lake City and essays on raising children. One book is signed by the author. Dated 1913-1955.

Gertrude L. Marcus letters, daybooks, and other papers, 1907-1953

 Sub-Series — Box: 4
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include personal and business letters received by and written by Gertrude L. Marcus, letters sent to her from soldiers during World War II, and daybooks which include excerpts from her own mother's diary. Dated 1907-1953.

Gertrude L. Marcus memorial resolutions, 1933-1936

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Materials include memorial resolutions give to Gertrude L. Marcus on the death of her mother Jennie Levin in 1933, and her husband Louis Marcus in 1936. Dated 1933-1936.

Gertrude L. Marcus papers, 1907-1955

 Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials include the personal and business letters, and collected papers of Gertrude L. Marcus. Included are her papers concerning her involvement with the Women's National Aeronautical Association (W.N.A.A.), incoming letters concerning familial news, and various daybooks. Dated 1907-1955.

Gertrude L. Marcus travel papers, 1937-1941

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include letters, information brochures, receipts, and maps of the travels Gertrude L. Marcus took. Dated 1937-1941.

Gertrude L. Marcus Women's National Aeronautical Association papers, 1932-1938

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials include letters, papers, and collected items, including newspaper clippings, magazines, and photographs, pertaining to the W.N.A.A. and other things aeronautical. Dated 1932-1938.

L. Howard Marcus books, approximately 1930-1976

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 3 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials include books belonging to L. Howard Marcus. Some books are inscribe to Howard, and/or signed by the author. Dated approximately 1930-1976.

L. Howard Marcus business papers, 1940-1979

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Papers relating to L. Howard Marcus's employment and business interests, including various resumes, and his employment application to work for the government during World War II. Dated 1940-1979.

L. Howard Marcus letters, approximately 1930-1959

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Personal letters kept by L. Howard Marcus, including letters written to his mother. Contains material in French. Dated approximately 1930-1959.