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Rush Allen collection

Rush Allen collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Rush Allen collection
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1900-1960
Language: English
Extent: 1.2 Linear Feet 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms2616
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Rush Allen was the father of Mrs. Elsie A. Potter and the grandfather of Edith Potter.

Edith Grace Potter joined the Cataloging Department of the University of Georgia Libraries in 1961. Prior to that, she had received a B.A. degree in 1952 from Florida State University in Tallahassee, where she was a member of several honorary societies, including Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish), Eta Sigma Phi (Classics), and Pi Delta Phi (French). She receieved an M.A. degree in Spanish literature in 1954 and an M.S. in Library Science in 1955, both from Florida State University.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of various postal forms of Rush Allen, and diplomas for and a thesis by Edith Potter.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rush Allen collection, ms2616, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Florida State University -- Alumni and alumnae
Forms (documents)
Potter, Edith, 1930-1980
United States Postal Service -- Forms

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Postal forms, diplomas, thesis