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Mary Frances Yates Green collection

Mary Frances Yates Green collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mary Frances Yates Green collection
Creator: Green, Mary Frances Yates
Inclusive Dates: 1934-1938, 2009
Bulk Dates: 1934-1938
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Collection Number: UA09-053
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Biographical/historical note

Mary Frances Yates (Green) was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1916. She attended the University of Georgia from 1934 until her graduation in 1938. During her time at UGA, Mary Frances compiled an unique scrapbook that offers insight into what it was like to be a young woman in college in the mid-1930s. She wrote her autobiography, My happy life, in 2009.

Scope and Content

This collection holds the contents of a scrapbook that Mary Frances Yates (Green) created during her college years at the University of Georgia from 1934 through 1938. Mary Frances' scrapbook includes newsclippings, photographs, party invitations along with many other materials. This unique document provides a glimpse into a girl's life during the mid 1930s both as a UGA student and as a resident of Georgia. The other two items in the collection are a program from Mary Frances' 1938 UGA commencement and a copy of her 2009 autobiography.

Administrative Information

Preferred citation

Mary Frances Yates Green collection, UA09-053, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG 2-1-1

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Commencement ceremonies.
Green, Mary Frances Yates -- Photographs
University of Georgia -- Students
Women college students -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Contents of scrapbook , 1934-1938
21UGA leatherette Commencement Program , 1938
22My happy life by Mary Frances Yates Green , 2009
23Scrapbook cover , 1934-1938