Ruth Irene Rutherford Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator -
Rutherford, Ruth Irene
Ruth Irene Rutherford papers
Date [inclusive]
0.5 Cubic feet , 1 volume

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Biographical Note

Ruth Irene Rutherford, of Sparta, Illinois, earned her B. S. degree in Home Economics from Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) in 1914. While at M.A.C., she was a member of Omicron Nu (Home Economics honorary), the Holcad (newspaper) staff, and the Cabinet of the Young Women's Christian Association. She married Luther James Reed, a 1913 graduate of M.A.C., and a farmer in Clio, Michigan.

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Scope and Contents note

The papers of Ruth Rutherford consist of memorabilia from Michigan Agricultural College, including receipts, report cards, and programs (1911-1914), and a scrapbook containing letters, greeting cards, programs from campus activities, postcards, and photographs of friends, picnics, and student life (1910-1914).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections July 1980

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Revision Description

  March 2012

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Class of 1914.
  • Omicron Nu. Alpha Chapter (Michigan State University).
  • Young Women’s Christian Association.

Personal Name(s)

  • Reed, Luther James
  • Sprock, E. Bruce, Mrs.


  • College students

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Collection Inventory

Memorabilia from M.A.C. 

Drawer Folder

Receipts 1911-1914 

F.D. 1

Report Cards 1912-1914 

F.D. 2

Programs 1911, 1914 

F.D. 3

Miscellaneous 1911, 1914, Undated 

F.D. 4

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Drawer Folder

Photographs. People sitting outdoors Undated 

F.D. 5

Scrapbook #53 - M.A.C. Scrapbook 1910-1914 

Scrapbook #53