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Ruth BLAIR

director , historian

Ruth BLAIR, American State Historian and Director, State Department of Archives and History. Member of D.A.R.

Background

BLAIR, Ruth was born on March 17, 1889 in Douglas Company Georgia. Daughter of Columbus and Anna (Mozley) Blair.

Education

Austell Georgia High School. Cox College, 2 years, Winfield Woolf, Atlanta. Assistant Legislative Reformed Librarian Georgia State Library, 1916-1919.

Legislative Reformed Librarian, 1918-1920. Secretary, Georgia State Department Archives and History, 1921-1925. Director and State History, since 1925.

Career

Secretary-Treasurer, Atlanta History Society, since 1926. Compiled, published editions of Georgia Official Register, Georgia Women of 1926. Edited, Some Early Tax Digests of Georgia.

Published, Revolutionarj' Soldiers Receipts for Georgia Bounty Grants.

Membership

Member of D.A.R.