The Sunwise Turn/Mary Mowbray-Clarke Papers, 1852-1987

Mowbray-Clarke, Mary Horgan, 1874 or 1875-1962


30 boxes (12.6 linear ft.), 2 oversize folders (osf), 2 galley files (gf), 2 oversize boxes (osb).
The papers of The Sunwise Turn bookshop and of its co-founder Mary Mowbray-Clarke include business and personal records, correspondence, art works, and related materials.
Mary Helena Bothwell Horgan was born to Timothy and Catharine Bothwell Horgan in Nyack, New York, on 1 September 1874. The elder Horgans had married in Ireland and immigrated to Virginia in the early 1850s before returning to Great Britain several years later. In 1863, the family gave America another try, settling at Nyack, in Rockland County, just up the Hudson River from New York City. Mary was the youngest child and one of six Horgan children living at the time of Timothy's death in 1890.
Access:Open for research. Four boxes of glass plate negatives and lantern slides restricted-- access provided with curatorial permissions only.
The papers of Madge Jenison are in the holdings of the New York Public Library.
Materials in English and French.

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