A.B. (1931) Yale University; M.A. (1933), Ph.D. (1949) Clark University. 1909-1965.
Came to SFSU in 1953 from Stanford after several other Geography faculty there were purged.
Alfred Rockwell Sumner Memorial Library (the map library) was established in 1965 "Dedicated to the Memory of a Great Teacher"
The Stanford Daily 13 April 1953 Pete Grothe article about Alfred Sumner
Alfred Sumner giving lecture on geopolitics in east Asia
(Franciscan Yearbook 1956, University Archives).