Ruth E. Weinard Papers, 1907-2007
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Brief Description: Papers of Ruth Elizabeth Weinard (1925-2011), (B.A. Journalism 1947), reporter for the Champaign-Urbana News- Gazette, Associate Editor of the University of Illinois Alumni News, Associate Director for Communications at the Department of Alumni Relations and Records contain biographical information, correspondence, photographs, sketches, ephemera, collegiate scrapbook covering social events and friends, playbills, press clippings, story drafts, and sheet music, appointment papers and photographs of her father, horticulture professor Frederick F. Weinard, and related to her participation in theatrical productions at Urbana High School, Chi Omega, student organizations, undergraduate student life the University of Illinois, the Horticulture Department buildings and events, Joseph Blair monument dedication, the Mother's Day Flower Show, and photographs relating to Quad Day (1981), Lorado Taft House move (1981), move and repair of the Alma Mater Statue (1981), Faculty Art Show (1981) and local events of Urbana-Champaign.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 26/4/20
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/22/2012. 3/4/2013
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Arrangement: chronological
Access Restrictions: none
Subject Index
Chi Omega
Illini Union Student Activities
Illinois Alumni News
News-Gazette, Champaign-Urbana
Star Course
Student Activities
Student Affairs
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Purchases from EBay  Box 1: via Ebay auction purchase from Ian Scott who purchased all items in Box 1 (andÃ?  "Illinois Loyalty" Sheet Music in Box 2) from an estate sale of Ruth Weinard. The scrapbook in Box 2 was purchased on March 4, 2013 via a different Ebay auction from Winter Wheat Antiques, St. Joseph, Illinois.
Related Materials:

Frederick F. Weinard Papers, 1917-1967

F.F. Weinard was Ruth E. Weinard's father.

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