The Resource Morrison, Lonnie Leotus collection

Morrison, Lonnie Leotus collection

Morrison, Lonnie Leotus collection, 1946-2011
Morrison, Lonnie Leotus collection
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  • Lonnie Leotus Morrison collection
  • Lonnie Morrison collection
  • Lee Morrison collection
The Lee Morrison papers, 1946-2011, consist of 2 linear feet of material. The materials presented in this collection are the personal papers of Dr. Lee Morrison. These files contain materials from conferences, speeches, diplomas and awards, photos, reports on women's issues in sports and education, and personal reflections
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  • Dr. Lonnie "Lee" Leotus Morrison was a professor, coach, and administrator at Madison College starting in 1954 until she retired in 1989. She graduated from Georgia State College for Women in 1948 with a B.S. in Education. She then went on to get her M.A. from George Peabody College for Teachers in 1951. She received her doctorate at Indiana University in 1964. In 1967, she became the Coordinator of Women's Sports for Madison College. From 1972-1989 she served as the Associate Director of Athletics for James Madison University.
  • Dr. Morrison dedicated her professional career to promoting equality in collegiate sports. She was a member of the Virginia Association for Girls and Women in Sport, and a founding board member of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW), for which she later served as president. She worked on numerous committees at the state, regional, and national level for the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport. Throughout her career she won many awards for her dedication. After retirement, she helped establish the Morrison-Bruce Center for The Promotion of Physical Activity for Girls and Women on the JMU campus.
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Series statement
JMU Faculty papers
Morrison, Lonnie Leotus collection
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2 boxes, 48 folders; 2 linear feet.
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Lee Morrison donated the materials to Special Collections in October of 2012.

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      Carrier Library Second Floor Room 203, MSC 1704, 880 Madison Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, US
      38.438299 -78.8741916
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