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Lucile "Lucy" Griffin Leonard Papers

Identifier: MSS 0364


Lucile "Lucy" Griffin Leonard was born on November 28, 1920 to Kemp Battle Griffin and Jessie Scott Griffin and was raised in Sanford, North Carolina. She studied home economics and institution management at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), graduating in 1941. After her graduation, Leonard worked for the Dairy Council in Durham, North Carolina. Lucile "Lucy" Griffin Leonard served as a hospital dietitian in Africa and Italy while in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1945, and later as a dietitian at UNCG and in N.C. public schools. Leonard was an assistant dietitian at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina from April 1946 until the summer of 1947. She then worked for the Coble Dairy Company. She married Bruce Leonard in January 1949 and had two children. Leonard went back to work in 1971 in the county public school cafeterias and retired in 1987. Lucy Leonard died on November 18, 2006.

This collection contains Leonard's Pine Needles yearbooks from Woman's College, as well as newspaper clippings, a graduation announcement, and student government by-laws.


  • 1938 - 1941


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1.5 Linear Feet (2 scrapbook boxes.)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Reid Leonard.

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  • April 20, 2021: This finding aid underwent changes in Spring 2021 after a reparative archives review. The following link leads to the legacy version of this finding aid:

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US