Subseries: Marlene Barron Files, 1980-1991
Scope and Contents
Materials from Marlene Barron's work on the AMS Board of Directors and her involvement with numerous committees, including the Seminar Committee, Teacher Education Committee, and Preprimary Committee. Barron served as the AMS treasurer and then as president of the board. This subseries also includes materials related to AMS's public relations and marketing, particularly work with the Barth Agency.
- From the Collection: American Montessori Society (Creator, Organization)
The collection is open and available for research.
Biographical / Historical
Marlene Barron's involvement in Montessori education began in the 1960s. She helped found a Montessori school on Staten Island, NY, and trained for her Montessori credential at Farleigh Dickinson University, under the direction of Nancy McCormick Rambusch and Ruth Obolensky. In 1979, she moved to the West Side Montessori School in Manhattan, where she remained until her retirement. She was an active member of AMS, where she served as treasurer and then president of the board.
From the Collection: 83 Linear Feet
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