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Freehafer, Ruth W.



  • 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 1 Collection or Record:

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.
Dates: 1970 - 1983