Simmons, Mabel Clarke. | Tulane University Special Collections
Name: Simmons, Mabel Clarke.
Historical Note: Mabel Clarke Simmons (1899-1988) was married to George Simmons (1898-1972). They came to New Orleans in 1926 when the Times-Picayune established the chair of journalism at Tulane University. George Simmons was part of the Tulane community from 1926 to1963. He became a full professor in 1937 and also served as assistant dean of Arts and Science, acting dean of Arts and Science (1944-1947) and associate dean. Mabel was the book editor of the Times-Picayune for many years until shortly before her 88th birthday. She was also the travel editor for the Picayune.
Sources: Manuscripts Collection 739
Note Author: LAC Group