Maxine Olive Ward McIntyre papers, 1929-2014

Overview of the Collection

McIntyre, Maxine Olive Ward, 1914-2014
Maxine Olive Ward McIntyre papers
1929-2014 (inclusive)
0.25 linear feet, (1 box)
Collection Number
ACCN 2813
The Maxine Olive Ward McIntyre papers (1929-2014) contains personal materials including schoolwork and community service records, teaching certificates and awards, a biography, and a set of journal entries. McIntyre was a pioneer in teaching.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT

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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Maxine Olive Ward McIntyre was a gifted teacher and mother. She began her teaching career after graduating high school at age 15 and later reared two children, Joel and Jerilyn. She was commemorated by the National Women's History Museum for being a pioneer in teaching. McIntyre lived to age 100 and died at her home in Arcadia, California in 2014.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The McIntyre collection contains personal papers including schoolwork and community service records, teaching certificates and awards, a biography, and a set of journal entries.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library's Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Arranged by format.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Jerilyn McIntyre in 2014.

Processing Note

Processed by Kevin Priest in 2014.

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Separated Materials

A CD and USB of McIntyre's 100th birthday celebration were transferred to the Multimedia Division of Special Collections.

Related Materials

Forms part of the Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women's Legacy Archives.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Biography and journal entries
1 2 Teaching
1 3 School and community service 1929-1952
1 4 100th birthday and obituaries 2013-2014

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Education--Parent participation--California--Pasadena--Archives
  • Elementary school teachers--Nebraska--Archives
  • Married women--Employment--Nebraska--Archives
  • Mothers--Employment--Nebraska--Archives

Personal Names

  • McIntyre, Maxine Olive Ward, 1914-2014--Archives

Form or Genre Terms

  • Awards
  • Biographies
  • Certificates
  • Diaries
  • Instructional and educational works
  • Obituaries