Mary Frances Yates Green collection

Mary Frances Yates Green collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: University of Georgia Archives
Creator: Green, Mary Frances Yates
Title: Mary Frances Yates Green collection
Dates: Bulk, 1934-1938
Dates: 1934-1938, 2009
Quantity: 3.0 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Coll. Number: UA09-053

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 Note

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.

Index Terms

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

General Notes

RG 2-1-1

Administrative Information

Preferred citation

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Contents of scrapbook, 1934-1938
21UGA leatherette Commencement Program, 1938
2 My happy life by Mary Frances Yates Green, 2009
3Scrapbook cover, 1934-1938