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MC 00053 Guide to the Edward Wolfe Ruggles Scrapbooks and Papers, 1918-1971
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Ruggles, Edward Wolfe, 1900-1982
1.0 Linear feet 2 scrapbooks and 4 folders
General Physical Description note
2 scrapbooks and 4 folders
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Given by Mr. E. W. Ruggles, Raleigh, N.C., 1971 July 30 and 1973 May 18.
Processed by: Special Collections Staff;machine-readable finding aid created by: Linda Sellars
The collection contains two scrapbooks and four folders of material. A scrapbook compiled during Ruggles' student days at North Carolina State includes signatures; North Carolina State memorabilia (primarily news clippings) pertaining to academics (primarily Electrical Engineering), athletics (including school cheers), entertainment, community, and social events; scholarship information; personal notes; postcards, cards, and envelopes; Camp Knox R.O.T.C. book, 1921 (19th Co. 20, Co. G 1919-1920); Raleigh High school memorabilia; photographs including N.C. State vs. Guilford, campus scenes, Coach Fetzer, Gus Ripple, and Homewood; "The Sandman" - Southern Pines High School; infantry scorebook, 1921; and large charcoal drawings. A folder of loose items contains the Sandhill Farm Life School Constitution and a World War I photograph, 1918-1922.
The scrapbook compiled during part of the period when Ruggles was Director of Extension at North Carolina State contains news clippings regarding the extension program and short courses; and photographs. Also included is correspondence, 1927-1928, regarding Ruggles' thesis and other materials relating to his Master's degree and thesis.
Edward Wolfe Ruggles (1900-1982) graduated from North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University) in 1922. He was a member of the Electrical Engineering faculty, 1926-1928. Ruggles became Assistant Director of the College's Extension Division in 1928 and Director in 1934. He served in this capacity until his retirement in 1965.
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