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Ruth H. Rockwood

Ruth H. Rockwood, American library science educator. Member Florida Trail Association, Sierra Club, Beta Phi Museum Clubs: Pilot (Tallahassee).

Background

  • Rockwood, Ruth H. was born on October 15, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Charles Edward and Myrtle Isabelle (Wheeler) Humiston.

  • Education

    • AB, Wellesley College, 1927. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1949. Doctor of Education, Indiana University, 1960.

    Career

    • Administrative assistant, instructor University Illinois Library School, 1949-1952. Fulbright lecturer Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1952-1953. Visiting assistant professor Indiana University Library School, 1958-1959.

      Professor library science Florida State University, 1953-1979, professor emeritus, 1979-1997.

    Membership

    Member Florida Trail Association, Sierra Club, Beta Phi Museum Clubs: Pilot (Tallahassee).

    Connections

    • Married George Herbert Rockwood, April 14, 1928 (deceased). Children: Charles Edward, Nancy Hoyt Rockwood Haigh, Alice Frances Rockwood Bethke.
    • father: Charles Edward Humiston
    • mother: Myrtle Isabelle (Wheeler) Humiston
    • spouse: George Herbert Rockwood
    • children: Charles Edward Rockwood
    • Nancy Hoyt Rockwood Haigh Rockwood
    • Alice Frances Rockwood Bethke Rockwood
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    Born October 15, 1906
    Died July 5, 1997
    (aged 90)
    Nationality
    • 1927
      Wellesley College
    • 1949
      University Illinois
    • 1960
      Indiana University
    • 1949 - 1952
      Administrative assistant, University Illinois Library School
    • 1949 - 1952
      instructor, University Illinois Library School
    • 1952 - 1953
      Fulbright lecturer, Chulalongkorn University
      Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
    • 1958 - 1959
      visiting assistant, professor Indiana University Library School
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