- 1919-2000 (Creation)
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This series documents a range of Ruth Spencer’s activities from her birth in 1919 until just before her death in 2000. Included are some events from her childhood, her marriage and wedding anniversary, later social activities and birthdays late in her life. Included is some correspondence, postcards, notes, notebooks, greeting cards, certificates, and press clippings.
Ruth Spencer’s professional training was as a librarian and she retained an interest in books all her life. She read widely and was a member for at least a quarter-of-a-century of the University Arts Women’s Club, until her health forced her move to Sunnybrook Hospital in 1999.