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Ruth Ellen Scarborough

Ruth Ellen Scarborough was American library director. Certified librarian. Member Hackettstown (New Jersey) Community Hospital Auxiliary, since 1982; co-archivist Hackettstown History Society, since 1989, co-treasurer, 1990-1992. American Association of University Women (co-treasurer local branch 1990-1992), American Library. Association, New Jersey Library. Association.

Background

  • Scarborough, Ruth Ellen was born on March 31, 1917 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Charles Bishop and Reba May (Joslyn) Scarborough.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Marywood College, 1939. Bachelor of Science in Library. Science, Syracuse University, 1940.

      Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1972.

    Career

    • Library. director Monmouth Junior College, Long Branch, New Jersey, 1940-1943. Reference library Post Library., Fort Monmouth, N,J., 1943-1946. Library director Centenary College, Hackettstown, New Jersey, 1946-1982.

    Major achievements

    • Certified librarian.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Hackettstown (New Jersey) Community Hospital Auxiliary, since 1982. Co-archivist Hackettstown History Society, since 1989, co-treasurer, 1990-1992. American Association of University Women (co-treasurer local branch 1990-1992), American Library.

    Association, New Jersey Library. Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    History, world travel, bridge, gardening.

    Connections

    • father: Charles Bishop Scarborough
    • mother: Reba May (Joslyn) Scarborough
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    Died December 12, 2001
    (aged 84)
    Nationality
    • 1939
      Marywood College
    • 1940
      Syracuse University
    • 1972
      Rutgers University
    • 1940 - 1943
      Library director, Monmouth Junior College
      Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
    • 1943 - 1946
      reference library Post Library
      Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
    • 1946 - 1982
      library director, Centenary College
      Hackettstown, New Jersey, United States