Ruth Elizabeth Young papers, 1915-1983.


Ruth Elizabeth Young papers, 1915-1983.

Contains biographical materials, photographs and correspondence. Includes a photo album of Smith College's Junior Year in Italy, 1936-1937. Also translations by Young of Giuseppe Antonio Borgese's writings, including his letters to Mussolini. There is a draft of her recollections of working with the World Student Relief in Europe, 1945-1947.

5 linear in. (1 box)


SNAC Resource ID: 7660212

Smith College, Neilson Library

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