Ruby Mae Jones collection, 1920-1986.
1986.012.1

Summary Information

Repository
The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title
Ruby Mae Jones collection
ID
1986.012.1
Date [inclusive]
1920-1983
Extent
3.0 Linear feet 8 Boxes
Language
English
Language
These materials are in English.

Preferred Citation note

Ruby Mae Jones collection, 1920-1986. Coll No. 1986.012. McFarlin Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. University of Tulsa.

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Biographical/Historical note

Ruby Mae Jones was born on July 29, 1898 in Bonham, Texas. She was the oldest of four surviving children. She graduated from Abilene High School in Abilene, TX. Her family moved to Hugo, Oklahoma in 1917. She graduated from the University of Tulsa in 1923 and earned a Master's degree from the University of Oklahoma. She taught in Tulsa Public schools for 43 years. She was a writer and served as a guest lecturer in speech at TU. She published in educational journals, church magazines and the local papers. She loved writing and reading poetry. She was a member of several sororites, societies and civic groups in and around Tulsa, OK.

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Scope and Contents note

Family and personal memorabilia of Tulsa woman who enjoyed a long career in the Tulsa public schools. She wrote and collected various poems. Goethe was one poet and writer that she enjoyed. Albert Schweitzer was one of her favorite composers. She followed Dr. Schweitzer's career closely. She personally wrote an unpublished juvenile novel. She wrote articles and poems that were published in various newspapers.

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Arrangement note

Materials are described at the folder level, in the order Jones placed them.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives 2012 August 27

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa, OK, 74104-3123
918-631-2496
Marc-carlson@utulsa.edu

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Custodial History note

This collection was arranged and described by Cher Lyons as part of a practicum/internship for University of Southern Mississippi, Summer 2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This material was donated to the library by Ruby Mae Jones.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Goethe Bicentennial Foundation..

Personal Name(s)

  • Jones, Ruby Mae
  • Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965
  • Seymour, Otto Cleveland, 1891- -- Correspondence

Subject(s)

  • Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Jones, Ruby Mae.

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Collection Inventory

Correspondence 1920-1975 

Correspondence from Otto Seymour 1920-1922 

Letters. 1920 January 2-1920 September 27   11.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 1

Letters. 1920 October 1-31   7.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 2

Letters. 1920 November 4 - 1920 December 26   10.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 3

Letters. 1921 January 9 - 1921 April 17   17.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 4

Letters. 1921 June 14 - 1921 September 5   13.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 5

Letters. 1921 October 4-31   28.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 6

Letters. 1921 November 1-30   23.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 7

Letters. 1921 December 1-15   13.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 8

Letters. 1921 December 16-31   13.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 9

Letters. 1922 January 1-29   17.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 10

Letters. 1922 February 2-26   14.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 11

Letters. 1922 March 2-30   13.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 12

Letters. 1922 April 2-30   10.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 13

Letters. 1922 May 4-27   9.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 14

Letters. 1922 June 5-1922 July 24   10.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 15

Letters. 1922 August 11- 1922 October 24   15.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   1 16

Letters. 1922 November 1-1922 December 26   12.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   2 1

Letters. 1923 January 5- 1923 July 31   22.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   2 2

Letters. 1923 August 6- 1922 December 8   19.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   2 3

Letters. 1923 January 3- 1924 June 27   14.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   2 4

Letters. 1924 July 14-1924 September 1924   12.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   2 5

Letters. 1924 October 1- 1924 December 1924   20.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   2 6

Letters. 1925 January 5-27   6.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   2 7

Letters. 1925 February 1-23   7.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   2 8

Letters. 1925 March 2-28   8.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   2 9

Letters. 1925 April 5- May 30   8.0 Letters


    Box Folder
Text   2 10

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Articles 

Articles published by Miss Jones. 1931 October - 1937 August    20.0 Items Newspaper articles written by Miss Jones.


    Box Folder
Text   2 11

Articles published by Miss Jones. 1938 November- 1981 July 5   20.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   2 12

Pamphlets. 1948 November - 1961 February   12.0 Items Assortment of teaching pamphlets.


    Box Folder
Text   2 13

Articles on Goethe and Dr. Albert Schweitzer. 1949- 1982 May 19   4.0 Items Newspaper articles on Goethe and Dr. Albert Schweitzer.


    Box Folder
Text   3 1

Goethe Bicentennial Convocation and Music Festival. 1949 June 27 - 1949 August    15.0 Items Programs, pamphlets, and articles.


    Box Folder
Text   3 2

Scrapbook of Goethe Bicentennial. 1949 June - 1965 September   1.0 Item Scrapbook with newspaper articles on Goethe and Dr. Albert Schweitzer.


    Box Folder
Text   3 3

Article "The Point About Schweitzer." 1954 October 2   3.0 Items Article reprinted by the Saturday Review on Oct. 2, 1954.


    Box Folder
Text   3 4

Goethe articles, pamphlets and programs from Bicentennial. 1949 June - 1949 August   10.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   3 5

Dr. Albert Schweitzer. 1949 July 11- 1956 January 15   2.0 Items Time magazine and Saturday Review with Dr. Albert Schweitzer on the cover.


    Box Folder
Text   3 6

Goethe article. 1949 July 31   1.0 Item The New York Herald Tribune Weekly Book review, July 31, 1949.


    Box Folder
Text   3 7

Goethe Festival keepsakes. 1949 May - 1955 December 2    22.0 Items Goethe articles, programs, Aspen city guides, pamphlets, clothes catalog 1949.


    Box Folder
Text   3 8

Dr. Albert Schweitzer photos. 1955 April 5- 1955 May 12   5.0 Items (2) photos of Dr. Albert Schweitzer from Columbia Reocrds.


    Box Folder
Text   3 9

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Files 

Scope and Contents note

Contains various files, as organized by Miss Jones.

Pen Women Bylaws. 1953 March 14 - 1953 May    1.0 Item Bylaws of the Tulsa Branch - National league of American Pen Women.


    Box Folder
Text   4 1

Religious and educational articles. 1951 November - 1954 June   17.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   4 2

University of Tulsa file. 1929 - 1975   5.0 Items TU english course lessons, hotel brochure, two articles, a letter to TU library director


    Box Folder
Text   4 3

List of Tulsa Authors. 1968 - 1973   1.0 Item


    Box Folder
Text   4 4

Scrapbook.   1.0 Item 174 articles, pamphlets, poems on various religious and educational subjects.


    Box Folder
Text   4 5

Published articles by Miss Jones. 1902 - 1981   9.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   4 6

Newpaper articles. 1858- 1971   20.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   4 7

Folklore. 1957 - 1958   7.0 Items Published folklore reading journals, and folklore reading lists for children.


    Box Folder
Text   5 1

Poetry samples, newspaper clipping of poetry. 1938 - 1957   22.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   5 2

Various poetry articles and samples. Scholastic magazines. 1937 - 1960   36.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   5 3

Teaching contracts, newspaper articles, teaching aids. 1929 - 1961   19.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   5 4

Teaching aids, trade journals. 1949 - 1960   5.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   5 5

Various pamphlets, articles written by Ernie Pyle and poems. 1948 - 1961   17.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   5 6

George Bernard Shaw articles, journals, newpaper clippings. 1944 - 1950   5.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   5 7

Undated photos.   40.0 Photographs


    Box Folder
Text   5 8

Articles on teaching. 1948 - 1957   14.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   6 1

Educational Journals, articles 1953 - 1974   14.0


    Box Folder
Text   6 2

Art, poetry, articles on music and religious worship. 1961   23.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   6 3

Reading sources for teaching, articles 1927 March - 1973 May   39.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   6 4

Teaching sources for speech, course lecture notes on speech.  1937 - 1959   24.0 Items Newspaper clippings, journal pages, class notes on speech.


    Box Folder
Text   6 5

List of articles published by Miss Jones.   4.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   6 6

"The Clock of Life, " book of poems written by Miss Jones.   58.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   6 7

Articles on China, reading lists, songs, lists of chinese symbols.   7.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   6 8

Poerty from various authors and articles. 1948 - 1976   40.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   7 1

Poetry, journals and, pamphlets on reading and poetry. 1933 - 1959   46.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   7 2

Religious articles, pamphlets and booklets. 1951 - 1967   21.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   7 3

Religious articles, newspaper articles on Karl Barth and hand written notes. 1948 - 1959    36.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   7 4

Religious articles, pamphlets and newspaper articles. 1952 - 1963   28.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   7 5

Religious articles, booklets, church bulletins and newpaper clippings. 1942 - 1977   35.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   7 6

Religious articles and poetry.  1962 - 1978    25.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   8 1

Two newspaper articles about Alexander Solzhenitsyn. 1978 June - 1978 July    2.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   8 2

Manuscript "When Papa Struck Oil," written by Miss Jones. 1979   126.0 Pages


    Box Folder
Text   8 3

Manuscript " Land of the Mistletoe," written by Miss Jones. 1982   17.0 Items


    Box Folder
Text   8 4

Scrapbook of Miss Jones. 1983   1.0 Item


    Box Folder
Text   8 5

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