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Title Stewart, Marka Webb
Author Finley, Judith Reid, 1936-
Type of Resource mixed material
Digital Origin reformatted digital
Date Created 1989-04-05
Date Digitized 2010-04-12
Rights Statement Portions of this interview may only be used for educational or scholarly purposes. All rights in the manuscript and recording, including the right to publish, are reserved to the Colorado College Tutt Library. PERMISSION TO PUBLISH IN ANY FORMAT MUST BE REQUESTED from Special Collections, Colorado College Tutt Library.
Description Varina Margaret “Marka” Webb was born in Colorado Springs on May 13, 1905, the eldest of five children of Dr. Gerald Bertram Webb, a noted physician, and Varina Howell Davis Webb, the granddaughter of Jefferson Davis. Marka graduated from Oldfield School in Glencoe, Maryland, in 1924, and married Colorado Springs attorney Gerald W. Bennett, on the January 7, 1926. They were the parents of two sons, Gerald and Charles, before Mr. Bennett's untimely death in 1936. As a young widow, Marka served as a companion to her father until his own death in 1948. In 1956, she married John Wolcott Stewart, son of Philip B. Stewart, longtime trustee of Colorado College. Her numerous community interests included the Webb-Waring Lung Institute, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Symphony Orchestra and Opera Festival, and the Women's Educational Society.
Note (admin) Digitized from the original Special Collections Audio tape R60. This interview is part of a larger collection totaling 89 individuals. Interview transcripts converted to PDF/A from Microsoft Word. Other file materials, biographical data sheets, indexes, legal releases scanned from originals and converted to text searchable PDF/A using Fujitsu 4150 scanner and Scandallpro software version 1.5. Scanned at 400 dpi. Photos scanned at 500 dpi and saved as jpeg. There are 131 preservation wave files (44.1 kHz, 16-bit) and 131 delivery mp3 files (128 kbps) in the set. Each file represents up to an hour of material, equivalent to one side of a reel-to-reel tape or both sides of a cassette tape. The 262 files are now located on both of two hard drives in Special Collections, the master drive (A1) formatted for Mac and a backup drive (B1) formatted for PC. (.wav preservation masters created by Tom Sanny using Final Cut Pro. Analog tapes digitized as QuickTime 44k16b .mov files. Dead air edited out and sound levels adjusted ; .wav files exported using FCP QuickTime Conversion tool ; .mp3 files created from .wav files using Switch.) All files are monaural.
Subject (topic) Oral history
Universities and colleges
Subject (corporate name) Colorado College
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
Colorado College. Women's Educational Society
Subject (personal name) Stewart, Marka Webb, 1905-2000
Subject (time) 1950-1959
1960-1969
1970-1979
1980-1989
Subject (geographic) Colorado
Colorado Springs (Colo.)
Subject (form) Personal narratives
Audio recording
Publisher Colorado College
Place of Publication Colorado Springs, Colorado
Language eng
Series Title Colorado College Oral History Collection
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/10176/coccc:3075
 
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Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads
Cutler.jpg   Photo image/jpeg 3.43MB 0
StewartMarka1.mp3   Audio access 1 audio/mpeg 54.62MB 0
StewartMarka2.mp3   Audio access 2 audio/mpeg 54.15MB 0
StewartMarkaaBio.pdf   Biographical information sheet application/pdf 142.47KB 0
StewartMarkabSummary.pdf   Summary index of interview application/pdf 36.87KB 0
StewartMarkacTranscript.pdf   Transcript of interview application/pdf 391.01KB 0
StewartMarkadAgreement.pdf   Permission agreement application/pdf 56.99KB 0

 
 
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