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Margaret Campbell papers

Identifier: MSS 78-52

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of items related to Margaret Campbell's career and interests. Included in the collection are translations by Margaret Campbell of the following titles: La rosa azul, by Eduardo Borras; The lonely tree, by Marta Brunet; and Li romaz de la rose, author not mentioned. There are also articles by Campbell regarding the literary movement in Chile, the dramatic art of Benito Perez Galdos and South American folklore, as well as drafts of other articles. The collection also includes Campbell's diploma from the Florida State College for Women, her membership certificate for the National Hispanic Society and various photographs.


  • Created: 1935-1946

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Dr. Margaret Virginia Campbell, Professor Emerita of Modern Languages, served Florida State for 29 years before her retirement in 1964. Born in Ft. Pierce, Florida, Margaret Campbell moved with her family to the Panama Canal Zone where she attended school and became imbued with a love of things Spanish, which lasted her a lifetime. She attended Florida State College for Women and received her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina and taught in public schools of Virginia, South Carolina and Florida, before joining the faculty of Florida State College for Women in 1935. Through her series of weekly TV programs she became well known throughout the Southeast. Dr. Campbell was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi. She wrote many professional articles, and her special field of interest was Latin American Literature. Dr. Campbell died on July 4, 1970, after a long illness.


2 boxes

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Translations, articles, publications, drafts, diploma, certificate and photographs.

Source of Acquisition

FSU Department of Modern Languages

Processing Information

Processed July 1978

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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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