Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Ruth Mortimer, a Smith College Alumnae (class of 1953) and a rare book librarian in the Smith College Library from 1975 to her death in 1994. Of particular note, the collection includes Mortimer's writings, her long correspondence with Mary Ellen Chase and playwright Maggie Edson, and papers relating to her work with the Friends of the Smith College Library.
The main functions of the Smith Club of Rhode Island are to arrange social events for the alumnae in the state and to fundraise for Smith Fund scholarships. The collection contains correspondence, ephemera, lists, photographs, and a scrapbook.