Papers: Series V-VII, 1935-1979 (inclusive).

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Nash, Ruth Cowan, 1901-. Papers: Series V-VII, 1935-1979 (inclusive).

Papers: Series V-VII, 1935-1979 (inclusive).

Series V-VII contains newsletters, minutes, correspondence, and other records of organizations to which Nash belonged, including the Women's National Press Club; correspondence, etc., concerning her appointment as consultant to the Republican National Committee; and clippings, articles, and correspondence documenting her years as administrative assistant to Bertha Atkins at the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

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