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.
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.
19 boxes (9.5 linear ft.)
4 oversize boxes
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copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
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