Georgia C. Amsden Papers

collection

Georgia C. Amsden Papers

Campus:
San Diego State University
Library:
Library and Information Access
Subject(s):
Amsden, Georgia C., 1883-1968 – Archives ; Amsden, Georgia C., 1883-1968 -- Travel – France ; American National Red Cross -- Biography – Sources ; San Diego State University -- Faculty -- Biography -- Sources
Description:
Born in Ypsilanti, Michigan on June 4, 1883, Georgia Amsden arrived in San Diego in 1909 as a stenography teacher at San Diego High School. The majority of the collection concerns her volunteer work in France for the American Red Cross in 1918-1919 during World War I. She then returned to San Diego and became an associate professor of business education at San Diego State College in 1925. She retired from the College in 1957. Ms. Amsden died in 1968. The collection documents World War I, France, The American Red Cross, San Diego State College of Business, stenography and shorthand, and fashion in the late 1930s. It includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, resumes, report cards, photos, scrapbook, and various artifacts.
Dates covered:
1917-1974
Language(s):
English; French
Collection Size:
2.59 linear feet
For more information:
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Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Georgia C. Amsden Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection policy:
This collection is open for research. The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.