Ruth Caroline Krueger Papers, 1926-28, 1949-67
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Brief Description: Papers of Ruth Caroline Krueger (1901-1967), attended the University of Illinois from 1926-27, worked as a librarian all her career, and for the last fifteen years of her life she directed libraries for the Department of State and the US Information Agency in Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, and Beirut. The collection includes correspondence with her family while she was in residence at the University of Illinois (1926-27), commencement programs, and brochures from local Baptist churches. From her service as a librarian for the United States Information Agency (1949-67), the papers include official and private correspondence, financial records, administrative files, and holiday greeting cards. Within these files, there are numerous photographs and slides from her travels to Asia and the Middle East (1949-67).
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: 26/20/133
Volume: 1.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 04/25/2005
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Arrangement: Chronological
Access Restrictions: None.
Subject Index
Hong Kong
Hospitals - Libraries
Librarianship, Education for
Library and Information Science, Graduate School of
Library School Association (Alumni)
Library Science
Music -- India - Education
Music -- Korea - Education
Music -- Middle East
Photograph Albums
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]