The Lauren C. Post Papers (1917-1977) document Dr. Lauren Post's involvement with San Diego State College servicemen in World War II as well as his
professional output as professor of geography at San Diego State. The collection includes correspondence, essays, monographs,
programs, news clippings, and photographs.
A native of Rayne, Louisiana, Lauren Post was professor of geography at San Diego State from 1937-1969. He was educated at
the University of California and Louisiana State University, and taught at San Francisco State and at Louisiana State before
coming to San Diego State. Post is remembered for his Aztec News Letter in which he corresponded with Aztec servicemen and women during World War II.
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