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researcher , writer

Mary Nesbit Allsebrook, American Writer, researcher. Avocations: Minoan archaeology, furthering awareness of pioneering work of Harriet Boyd Hawes, house design, sewing. F C. Member executive and political committees United Nations Association, London, 1970s and 80s; founder, trustee Oxford (England) Project for Peace Studies, 1980-1994.

Background

Allsebrook, Mary Nesbit was born on August 25, 1910 in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. Arrived in United Kingdom, 1940. Daughter of Charles Henry and Harriet (Boyd) Hawes.

Education

Bachelor, Radcliffe College, 1933.

Career

Statistical researcher in bituminous coal, National Recovery Administration, Washington, 1934-1935;researcher on United States trends, International Labor Office, Washington, summer 1935;junior economist, junior legal assistant, Consumer Project, Department Labour, Washington, 1935-1938;roving correspondent, Washington Post, Control Europe, 1939;advisor on food availability in Europe, United States Embassy, London, 1942-1945;writer, speaker, since 1967.

Achievements

  • Avocations: Minoan archaeology, furthering awareness of pioneering work of Harriet Boyd Hawes, house design, sewing. F C.

Works

Membership

Member executive and political committees United Nations Association, London, 1970s and 80s. Founder, trustee Oxford (England) Project for Peace Studies, 1980-1994.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Minoan archaeology, furthering awareness of pioneering work of harriet boyd hawes, house design.

Connections

Married John Colin Pole Allsebrook, February 24, 1940. Children: Duncan Lloyd, Anne Boyd.

father:
Charles Henry Hawes

mother:
Harriet (Boyd) Hawes

spouse:
John Colin Pole Allsebrook

children:
Duncan Lloyd Allsebrook

Anne Boyd Allsebrook