The Scripps Family's San Diego Experiment

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Molly McClain is an associate professor in the department of history at the University of San Diego and co-editor of The Journal of San Diego History. She is the author of “The Bishop’s School, 1909-2009,” in the Fall 2008 issue of this Journal. This article forms part of a forthcoming biography of Ellen Browning Scripps. Special thanks to Judy Harvey Sahak, Dorran Boyle, Colin Fisher, Scripps College, the La Jolla Historical Society, and the San Diego History Center.

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© 2010 San Diego History Center

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"The Scripps Family's San Diego Experiment," The Journal of San Diego History 56, nos. 1-2 (2010): 1-30 http://www.sandiegohistory.org/journal/v56-1/index.htm