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Ruth Lenore Hovermale- ca1960s

RUTH LENORE HOVERMALE PAPERS, 1954-1978 (Accession 193)

Ruth Lenore Hovermale was a home economist and the Dean of the School of Home Economics at Winthrop College, 1963-1978. The collection includes correspondence, minutes, reports, photographs, program notes, financial records, teaching notes, and related records, mainly concerning her teaching and research as a home economist and her involvement with professional organizations and Women’s Clubs, including the South Carolina Home Economics Association and the South Carolina Council for the Common Good. Her papers contain extensive reference files on fashion, textiles, and clothing.

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