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Sally Stewart Ronk papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00278

Scope and Contents

The Sally Stewart Ronk papers consist of biographical material; chronological notes on activities (1971-79);clippings; personal and professional correspondence; financial records; research files; speeches; writings; and reports, notes, and correspondence related to meetings of various groups such as the Flow of Funds Group, the American Statistical Association, and Wharton Short-term Forecasting.

Dates

  • 1934 - 1980

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Access

Until we move into New Neilson in early 2021, collections are stored in multiple locations and may take up to 48 hours to retrieve. Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact Special Collections (specialcollections@smith.edu) at least a week in advance of any planned visits so that boxes may be retrieved for them in a timely manner.

Conditions Governing Use

To the extent that she owns copyright, Sally Stewart Ronk has assigned the copyright in her works to Smith College; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Ronk, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Biographical Note

Sally Stewart Ronk was born in Newtonville, MA, in 1912. She received an A.B. from Smith College in 1934 and an M.B.A.(1946) and Ph.D. (1965) from New York University. A nationally recognized economist, she first worked in Washington, D.C. for the FDIC. In 1945 she joined the Banker's Trust Co. in New York City, where she was responsible for the yearly "Investment Outlook." In 1968 she became vice-president, one of the few women to hold a top post in a major bank. In 1970 she became vice-president and chief economist for Drexel Firestone Co. in New York City. In 1974 she returned to Washington to head the Treasury Department's Office of Debt Analysis, retiring in 1985. For many years, she was confined to a wheelchair by osteoporosis. She served as treasurer of the Smith College Alumnae Association from 1969 to 1972 and received the Smith College Medal in 1979.

Extent

5.0 linear feet (6 containers)

Overview

Sally Stewart Ronk, a nationally recognized economist, was born in Newtonville, MA, in 1912 and received an A.B. from Smith College in 1934 and an M.B.A.(1946) and Ph.D. (1965) from New York University. Ronk first worked in Washington, D.C. for the FDIC. In 1945 she joined the Banker's Trust Co. and became vice-president in 1967, one of the few women to hold a top post in a major bank. In 1974 she returned to Washington to head the Treasury Department's Office of Debt Analysis, retiring in 1985. The Sally Steward Ronk papers consist of biographical material; chronological notes on activities (1971-79);clippings; personal and professional correspondence; financial records; research files; speeches; writings; and reports, notes, and correspondence related to meetings of various groups such as the Flow of Funds Group, the American Statistical Association, and Wharton Short-term Forecasting.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated by Sally Stewart Ronk.

Related Materials

In College Archives: Photo, Smith Alumnae Quarterly Articles, and Smith College Medal File.
Title
Sally Stewart Ronk papers
Status
Minimum Finding Aid (Completed)
Author
Ellice Amanna
Date
2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

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