McNiff, Mary Stack
Mary Stack McNiff (d. 1976) worked at Brookline Public Library and Harvard, and at St. John's Seminary as Assistant to the Librarian. She wrote book reviews for Catholic publications The Pilot and Commonweal, and for the Boston Globe. She also maintained an extensive correspondence with clergy and with authors and artists.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The Philip J. and Mary Stack McNiff papers contain materials created and collected by Philip J. McNiff and his wife Mary Stack McNiff. Correspondence and related enclosures make up the bulk of the collection; there are also many printed materials. Correspondents are generally members of the Catholic, library, or literary communities, particularly those affiliated with Boston College, Harvard University, and other Boston-area organizations. Materials date from circa 1880-1991.
The collection is open for research.
Collection is open for research. Some items, particularly in Series IX. and X., have been hand-illustrated and illuminated by Margaret and Henry Adams. Please do not directly touch the illustrations; this helps preserve their detail.