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Ruth H. Barrus papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2092

Scope and Contents note

Papers and scrapbooks relating to her work in humanities and music at Ricks College, her role as mother and wife, and position as 1978 Idaho Mother of the Year. Collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, personal journals (1976-1979), class syllabi, grant applications, and papers written for publication and presentation. Includes information on the 1976 Teton Dam disaster.

Dates

  • approximately 1933-1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Unprocessed collection. No public access except by permission of Special Collections Reference Librarian.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Ruth H. Barrus papers must be obtained from theSupervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Member of Ricks College faculty, 1934-1977: taught piano and organ; chair of Department of Humanities. Idaho Mother of the Year, 1978. Resident of Sugar City, Idaho.

Extent

9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Abstract

Papers and scrapbooks relating to her work in humanities and music at Ricks College, her role as mother and wife, and position as 1978 Idaho Mother of the Year. Collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, personal journals (1976-1979), class syllabi, grant applications, and papers written for publication and presentation. Includes information on the 1976 Teton Dam disaster.

Physical Location

These materials were transerred to BYU-Idaho on 21 May 2004. There are unavailable at BYU-Provo.

Other Finding Aids note

A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.

Other Finding Aids

Box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2092.xml

Appraisal note

LDS, Utah, and Western American women (20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.V, 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; Brian D. Reeves (University Archivist) & Anissa Olson (Volunteer); October 1998.
Title
Register of the Ruth H. Barrus papers
Status
Completed
Author
Brian D. Reeves & Anissa Olson
Date
October 1998
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Sponsor
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States