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conservationist , garden historian , consultant

Ruthanne Chadwick Rogers, American garden historian, consultant, conservationist.

Background

Rogers, Ruthanne Chadwick was born on February 18, 1931 in Andover, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Harry and Agnes (Scobie) Chadwick.

Education

AB, Mount Holyoke College, 1953. Master of Science, University Iowa, 1955.

Career

Teacher, Concord (Massachusetts) Academy, 1964-1967;teacher, The Brooks School, Concord, 1968-1974;director public health, Town of Concord, 1974-1977;alumni director, Bradford (Massachusetts) College, 1978-1981;director of communications, Quebec-Labrador Foundation, Ipswich, Massachusetts, 1981-1984;garden historian, consultant, president, Chadwick Rogers Inc., Ipswich, since 1984. Consultant Stevens-Coolidge Place, North Andover, Massachusetts, since 1988, Moffatt-Ladd Place, Portsmouth, N.H., since 1988. Teacher Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Labyrinth. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Appointed member Ipswich History Commission, 1978-1990. Member Ipswich Master Plan Commission, 1986-1988. Member Massachusetts Horticultural Society, New England Garden History Society (president), Trustees of Reservations (committee for Stevens-Coolidge Place and Crane Estate), Ipswich History Society, Ipswich Garden Club, Essex County Greenbelt, Massachusetts Audubon, Southern Garden History Society, Society Architectural Historians, Essex Institute, New Hampshire History Society, Arnold Arboretum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, gardening, photography.

Connections

Married William Irvine Rogers, August 28, 1954. Children: Geoffrey Chadwick, Christopher Scott.

father:
Harry Chadwick

mother:
Agnes (Scobie) Chadwick

spouse:
William Irvine Rogers

children:
Geoffrey Chadwick Rogers

Christopher Scott Rogers