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library science educator

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

Bachelor of Arts, Wellesley College, 1927; Master of Sciences, University Illinois, 1949; Doctor of Education, Indiana U., 1960.

Career

Administrative assistant, instructor, University of Illinois Library School, 1949-1952; Fulbright lecturer, Chulalongkorn U., Bangkok, Thailand, 1952-1953; visiting assistant professor, Indiana U. Library School, 1958-1959; professor library science, Florida State University, 1953-1979; professor emeritus, Florida State University, 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

child:
Nancy Hoyt Rockwood Haigh Rockwood

child:
Alice Frances Rockwood Bethke Rockwood

child:
Charles Edward Rockwood