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Howes, M. R. (Mary Ruth)


Biographical Statement

Ms. Mary Ruth Howes (born, ca. 1931) graduated from Wheaton College in 1953 with a B.A. in Literature and in 1957 with an M.A. in Bible Literature. She retired in 1996 as a freelance editor after an almost 40 year career in publishing. She worked with Guideposts Books in New York City and Abingdon Press in Nashville, among others. She is a lay leader in the Methodist Church and participated in an archaeological dig at Tel Zeitah in Israel, sponsored by the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in 1999. She currently resides in Penney Farms, FL.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 562 Papers of Roger and Mary Howes

Identifier: CN 562
Scope and Contents Address books, articles, autograph books, birthday book, correspondence, diaries, documents, journals, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, notebooks, photographs, prayer letters, scrapbooks, sermon notes, songbooks, and testimony which document the Howes' work as China Inland Mission (CIM) missionaries in China from 1925 through 1945, and their work at CIM (later Overseas Missionary Fellowship) office in Chicago and Headquarters in Philadelphia before they retired in 1965. Their correspondence...
Dates: Created: 1899-1993

Mary Ruth Howes Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1and3
Identifier: SC-184
Scope and Contents The three Mary Ruth Howes ('53) scrapbooks contain clippings, memorabilia and campus-related programs. The first is an 11 x 14 white covered album, bound with gold cord with Wheaton College and the college seal in blue felt lettering. It covers the 1949-1950 academic year and includes athletic programs and clippings of the 1950 Revival, and groundbreaking for the Nicholas Library and Memorial Student Center. The second scrapbook is 12x12, deep red in color and covered with roses. It covers...
Dates: Created: 1949-1959; Other: Majority of material found in 1949-1959; Other: Date acquired: 2008

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Bible -- Study and teaching. 1
Bible colleges 1
Bible colleges -- United States. 1
Bible. 1
Children of missionaries -- Education. 1