Leland Rogers Alexander materials

Leland Rogers Alexander materials

Descriptive Summary

Title: Leland Rogers Alexander materials
Creator: Alexander, Leland Rogers
Inclusive Dates: 1920s-1950s
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Collection Number: UA0078
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Biographical/historical note

Leland Rogers Alexander was born in Bronco, Georgia. She married Emory D. Alexander in 1921 and moved to Athens, Georgia. Mrs. Alexander enrolled at the University of Georgia and, while still a student, was asked by Mary E. Creswell to oversee the dining hall in Connor Hall. She went on to earn her BSHE in 1930 and MSHE in 1935. By the time of her retirement in 1969, Mrs. Alexander was the head of Dining Halls and Dormitories for the Department of Plant Operations.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of five items: a biographical page about Leland Rodgers Alexander; the December 8, 1929 issue of The Atlanta Journal; a "Golden Ticket" from the first game played at Sanford Stadium in October 12, 1929; two photographs of Mrs. Alexander.

Administrative Information

Preferred citation note

Leland Rogers Alexander materials, UA0078, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG 2-1

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical sheet
13"Golden ticket", 1929 October 12
14 The Atlanta journal , 1929 December 8

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