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Box 1

 Container

Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:

Mini Reminder Books, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Schedules, events, and appointments

Materials Removed from 1946 Diary, 1946

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Postcards, travel brochures, etc. from New England

Materials Removed from 1951 Diary, 1951

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Journal(?) writings from Paris

Miscellaneous Materials Removed from empty 1955 Diary, 1955

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Ruth Genevieve Van Horn Zuckerman was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on November 7, 1900 to Samuel H. Van Horn (1875-1938) and Laura J. (Mills) Van Horn (1880-1967). As a young adult, Ruth attended Western Michigan College (1918-1921) and the University of Michigan (1921-1922) to receive a B.A. in English. Continuing her studies, she returned to the University of Michigan (1925-1926) and also attended Columbia University (Summer 1935, Fall 1936-1967) to receive a M.A. in English with a minor in...

1936 Diary (daily life), 1936

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Ruth Genevieve Van Horn Zuckerman was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on November 7, 1900 to Samuel H. Van Horn (1875-1938) and Laura J. (Mills) Van Horn (1880-1967). As a young adult, Ruth attended Western Michigan College (1918-1921) and the University of Michigan (1921-1922) to receive a B.A. in English. Continuing her studies, she returned to the University of Michigan (1925-1926) and also attended Columbia University (Summer 1935, Fall 1936-1967) to receive a M.A. in English with a minor in...

1943 Diary, 1943

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents The part of the diary from January to June details daily life and latter part from July to December covers military service.
April 2: met with WMU President Sangren about military service leave
June 3: another meeting with President Sangren
June 8: formal leave of absence
June 12: confirmed Washington appointment
June 21: left Kalamazoo
July 1: arrives in Washington D.C.
November 1: Russia, England, China, and U.S. signed four-power pact

1948 Diary , 1948

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Daily life in Kalamazoo, August trip to Montreal and Vermont

1949 Diary , 1949

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Trip to Colorado and through the Midwest

1951 Diary, 1951

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Trip to Paris, London, Holland, and Belgium

1953 Diary (daily life), 1953

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Ruth Genevieve Van Horn Zuckerman was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on November 7, 1900 to Samuel H. Van Horn (1875-1938) and Laura J. (Mills) Van Horn (1880-1967). As a young adult, Ruth attended Western Michigan College (1918-1921) and the University of Michigan (1921-1922) to receive a B.A. in English. Continuing her studies, she returned to the University of Michigan (1925-1926) and also attended Columbia University (Summer 1935, Fall 1936-1967) to receive a M.A. in English with a minor in...