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Freehafer, Ruth W.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: September 15, 1909 - November 23, 1985

Biographical Information

Ruth Viola Ward Freehafer authored a biography of R. B. Stewart as well as several articles for newspapers and women's magazines. She was married to Lytle J. Freehafer from 1933 until her death in 1985.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Ruth Freehafer collection on R.B. Stewart

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 513
Scope and Contents The Ruth Freehafer collection on R.B. Stewart contains Freehafer's drafts of her 1983 book "R.B. Stewart and Purdue University" as well as the notes she compiled while researching Stewart, some of the sources she used, the transcript from a 1977 interview with Stewart, notes from two other interviews with Stewart and his oral history transcript, and notes from interviews conducted with Stewart's colleagues.

Purdue University Office of Publications Oral History Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 2
Scope and Contents The Purdue Office of Publications Oral History Program collection documents Purdue University history through oral history interviews with Purdue University professors and administrators. Types of materials include: printed material, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes, compact discs, and digital materials. Interview topics include Purdue history and changes in administration and academic departments.

Stewart, R. B., August 11, 1969 - March 28, 1977

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 2, Series 1, Sub-Series 41
Scope and Contents Three oral history interviews with R. B. Stewart by Robert B. Eckles and one oral history interview with R. B. Stewart by Ruth Freehafer.

Stewart, R. B. Interview, March 28, 1977

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 2, Series 1, Sub-Series 41, File 4