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Pauline Mariotte-Davies papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 99

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two series: "Class Announcements, Publication and Miscellaneous" and "Student's Verb Blank."


  • 1897


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English and French.

Access Information

This collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Collection material is in the public domain.

Biographical Information

Pauline (Mariotte) Davies was born on April 21, 1849, in the Madelene quarter in Paris to Julie (Moehrmann) and August Mariotte. She married John Francis Davies, and they had one daughter, Blanche (Davies) Bryant (1874-1954) of Syracuse, New York.

Mariotte-Davies was educated at Ecole Normale Supirieure of Paris and the University of France. Following the Franco-Prussian war, she taught in a woman's college in England. Mariotte-Davies was a professor of French and History. She served as Dean of Women for nine years at an Ohio college. She also taught at Milwaukee Downer College.

Dr. Davies joined the faculty of Purdue University in 1896. She worked as a Professor of French at Purdue University, also teaching psychology and Spanish, until her retirement in 1915.

In 1896, she was honored by France by naming her an Officer d'Academie. She was founder of the Alliance Francaise in Indiana. Dr. Davies died on September 10, 1930, in Petoskey, Michigan, and is buried in Spring Vale Cemetery in Lafayette, Indiana.
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0.05 Cubic Feet (Two folders)

Processing Information

Material has been housed in acid-free folder and box.
Pauline Mariotte-Davies papers
In Progress
Amanda Rumba and Mary A. Sego
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Script of description
Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed by Mary Sego on an unknown date.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-20: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to align with data entry standards.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States