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Evans, Ruth Wheaton (Class of 1944), June 3, 1994

Identifier: MOH89

Scope and Contents

1 interview with Ruth Wheaton Evans, Middlebury College Class of 1944. During the interview, Evans discusses a scout leader who introduced her to Middlebury and encouraged her in her application to the College; the English major; teaching; restrictions on behavior as a student; her role as first woman editor of the Campus newspaper; women making up the majority of the student body during the war; World War II; Middlebury College presidents; Stephen Freeman; and the impact Middlebury has had on her life.


  • June 3, 1994

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Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restriction.

Biographical / Historical

Ruth Ritchie (Wheaton) Evans (1922-) was born to Sidney L. and Fannie (Rexford) Wheaton in Winsted, Connecticut, and graduated from Middlebury College in 1944. She studied journalism at Brown University in 1945 and married Charles A. Evans in 1944. The couple had one child: Rexford W.


From the Collection: 147+ Objects

Physical Location


Physical Description

1 audio cassette


Assigned identifier: a13af19940603-02

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States