Theodore Cedric Ruch papers, 1929-1982  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Ruch, Theodore Cedric, 1906-
Title
Theodore Cedric Ruch papers
Dates
1929-1982 (inclusive)
Quantity
3.17 cubic feet (5 boxes) plus 2 vertical files and 1 sound cassette
Collection Number
2599
Summary
Tape-recorded interview and transcript, correspondence, reports, grant files, writings, publications, speeches, and subject series of Theodore Cedric Ruch, professor and founder of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics in the School of Medicine and the Regional Primate Research Center at the University of Washington, Seattle
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Theodore C. Ruch was born May 22, 1906 in Gutherie Center, Iowa. He received his B.A. at the University of Oregon in 1927 (psychology), his M.A. at Stanford University in 1928 (psychology), a B.A. (1930) and B.Sc. (1932) from Oxford University in physiology, and a Ph.D. in physiology from Yale University in 1933. From 1933 to 1946, he was an instructor and later an assistant professor in Physiology at Yale. In 1946, Ruch came to the University of Washington as the founding chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics in the School of Medicine. He served as chair until 1964, and remained as a professor in the department until 1976. In 1961, Ruch became the founding director of the Regional Primate Research Center at the University of Washington, a position he held until 1971. Theodore Ruch died in 1983.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Tape-recorded interview and transcript, correspondence, reports, grant files, writings, publications, speeches, and subject series.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2599-001: Theodore Cedric Ruch papers, 1976Return to Top

One folder (bound)

Scope and Content: "Periodical Want List" See letter from Professor Ruch to R.C. Berner, August 31, 1976.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Prof. T.C. Ruch, 1976-08-31

Description
Theodore Cedric Ruch papers

Accession No. 2599-002: Theodore Cedric Ruch papers, 1981Return to Top

1 sound cassette; transcript.

Scope and Content: Tape-recorded interview with "rough transcript", June 29, 1981.

Tape contains Dr. Ruch's reminiscences of early days of UW. Regional Primate Research Center.

See Dr. Bowden's memorandum to R. Berner, July 29, 1981, for more information.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Dr. Douglas M. Bowden, 1981-07-29

Description
Theodore Cedric Ruch papers

Accession No. 2599-003: Theodore Cedric Ruch papers, 1929-1982Return to Top

3.17 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, reports, grant files, planning files, writings, drafts of monograph, illustrations for monograph, publications, speeches, conferences and conventions, lists subject series, 1929-1982.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections for details.

Acquisition Info: Libby O. Ruch, Honolulu, Dec. 3, 1990 and 7/3/2009; Helen B. Ruch, 1990-12-03

Processing Info: ICDB11998 merged with this accession.

Description
Theodore Cedric Ruch papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • College teachers--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Physiologists--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Ruch, Theodore Cedric, 1906- --Archives
  • Ruch, Theodore Cedric, 1906---Interviews
  • Corporate Names :
  • University of Washington. Health Sciences Libraries and Information Center
  • University of Washington. Regional Primate Research Center--Faculty--Archives
  • University of Washington. School of Medicine--Faculty--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business correspondence
  • Personal correspondence
  • Sound recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Fulton, John F. (John Farquhar), 1899-1960 (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)