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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.


  • 1980-1991



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

Language of Materials


Related Materials

Correspondence from Barron's tenure as treasurer can be found in Series III: Administrative Records/Subseries J: Correspondence/Treasurer Correspondence, 1984-1986.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Library Repository

University of Connecticut Library
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