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Finding Aid for the Ann Sumner Papers, 1920-1960
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Description
Anna Emily Sumner (b.1904) was a charter member of the Delta Gamma sorority, woman's page editor for the Los Angeles Evening Express, a romance novelist, director of public information for University Extension (1932-66), vice president of the UCLA Alumni Association (1938-39), a founding member of Gold Shield, the UCLA Affiliates, the Friends of the UCLA Library, and the UCLA Art Council, and the first woman to receive Alumni Distinguished Service Award (1962). The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, clippings, photographs, and ephemera related to Sumner's association with various UCLA organizations.
Background
Anna Emily Sumner was born in 1904; AB, History, UCLA, 1926; charter member, Delta Gamma sorority; woman's page editor, Los Angeles Evening Express; wrote eight romance novels under pseudonym Marya Moore in the 1930s; director of public information for University Extension, 1932-66; founding member, Gold Shield; vice president, UCLA Alumni Association, 1938-39; founding member of the UCLA Affiliates, the Friends of the UCLA Library, and the UCLA Art Council; first woman to receive Alumni Distinguished Service Award, 1962.
Extent
19 boxes (9.5 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.