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Lillian von Qualen collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Von Qualen-(Main)

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a scrapbook containing clippings of Qualen's published articles and correspondence (1930-1970s), a binder titled as "Upton 'Who's Who,'" including photographs, correspondence and bios of the individuals related to Camp Upton Service Club (where she worked during WWII), a manuscript ("Madame, are you the game keeper?"), and Van Qualen Family-Tree book (1226-1981).


  • c. 1930-1981


Conditions Governing Use

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff. Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

Biographical / Historical

Lillian von Qualen was born on Oct 9, 1903. She was the only child of George (born in Germany) and Matilda (born in Sweden) Von Qualen. The family soon moved to East Orange. She graduated with a bachelors of Arts from Columbia. During World War II she was a hostess at Camp Upton in NY. For many years she was physical education instructor at Skidmore College in Saratoga, NY. Lillian died in East Orange in 1986.


.42 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)

Language of Materials


No finding aid, text from catalog entry biography added 2019
Language of description
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Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center, Newark Public Library Repository

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Newark Public Library
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