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Ruth Lenore Hovermale (1927-1978) was a home economist and the Dean of the School of Home Economics at Winthrop College, 1963-1978.
Scope and Content Note
The Ruth Lenore Hovermale Papers consists of 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.
The papers of Ruth Lenore Hovermale were deposited as a gift by the School of Home Economics of Winthrop College on June 13, 1978.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Ruth Lenore Hovermale Papers - Accession 193". Finding Aid 69.