Professor of English; college archivist. Born– June 5, 1917, Norcatur, Kansas. Parents– James S. and Ruth I. Bell. Married–Paul E. McLin. Children–four. Education– Kansas State Teachers College, B. S. Ed., B.A.; University of Alabama, M. A., 1964; Ph. D., 1971. Taught English at Athens State College; served as college archivist and historian. Awarded emeritus status on her retirement.
Athens College: A Definitive History, 1881-1991. Athens State College Foundation, 1991.
Madame Childs of Precious Memory; Jane Hamilton Childs, College President. Athens State College, 1989.