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H88-0063. Green, Lawrence J. (1923-1982). Papers, 1952-2017. 0.25 linear ft. PARTIALLY RESTRICTED

 Collection
Identifier: H88-0063

Scope and Contents

The Lawrence J. Green collection is a tribute to his life and work, containing personnel records from Hope College (RESTRICTED), a hardbound copy of his dissertation from graduate studies at the State University of Iowa, reports from the physical education department at Hope College, photographs, and memorial programs and articles about him and his wife.

Dates

  • 1952 - 2017

Creator

Biography

Lawrence J. Green was born in Fulton, Illinois, in 1923. He graduated from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and then served in the Navy during World War II. After the war, he continued studies at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, earning his master’s degree in 1950, then continued on to earn his doctorate from the University of Iowa in 1955. He served as a faculty member and chairman of the physical education department at Hope College from 1952 until 1970, and also as a tennis coach for 22 years. He was well-liked and very involved in the community, becoming a favorite amongst athletes and non-athletes alike. Well known for his inspiration as a small farmer, he tended to those around him as well as he tended to his beloved blueberries. He passed away in 1982 and was survived by his wife, Ruth, who passed away in 2017.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Lawrence J. Green was born in Fulton, Illinois, in 1923. He graduated from Central College in Pella, Iowa, and then served in the Navy during World War II. After the war, he continued his studies at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, earning his master’s degree in 1950, then continued on to earn his doctorate from the University of Iowa in 1955. He served as a faculty member and chairman of the physical education department at Hope College from 1952 until 1970, and also as a tennis coach for 22 years. The collection contains his personnel records (RESTRICTED), dissertation from graduate studies at the University of Iowa, reports from the physical education department at Hope College, photographs, and memorial programs and articles. Detailed Collection Register available.

Provenance

Lawrence J. Green

Photographs

12 images

Creator

Source

Status
Completed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Joint Archives of Holland Repository

Contact:
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