Collection MS-2-800 - Ruth (Goodman) Pink's Dalhousie student scrapbooks

Ruth Goodman's Dalhousie University student scrapbook Ruth Goodman's Dalhousie University graduation scrapbook

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Ruth (Goodman) Pink's Dalhousie student scrapbooks

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10 cm of textual records (2 volumes)

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Biographical history

Ruth Marilyn Goodman was born on 23 May 1915 to Jeanette and Solomon Goodman. She attended Dalhousie University, graduating with a BSc in 1936. She married Dalhousie alumni Irving Pink (BA, 1934; LLB, 1936) and had four sons. They lived in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, where Ruth Goodman Pink supported the YMCA and the Yarmouth Hospital with fundraising campaigns. She was also active in the Jewish community, serving as national vice president of Hadassah WIZO Canada. The Irving and Ruth Pink Award for Youth Development and Social Justice was first awarded in 2016 to celebrate the couple's legacy of public service and advocacy.

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Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by the estate of Ruth Marilyn (Goodman) Pink in accession (2017-065) in February 2016.

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Collection comprises two scrapbooks assembled by Ruth Marilyn (Goodman) Pink. The first was created during Goodman's years as a student at Dalhousie and contains photographs; dance cards; place cards; programs; schedules; and memorabilia from freshman initiation and other events. The other contains similar materials dating from Goodman's graduation and a few years following.

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Ruth (Goodman) Pink fonds, MS-2-800, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Ruth (Goodman) Pink's scrapbook collection, MS-2-800, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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