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Rood (Margaret) papers
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Description
The Margaret Rood papers consist of photographs, letters, clippings, ephemera and realia, created and collected by Margaret Rood, and which document her achievements as an occupational therapist. Margaret Rood (1909-1984) was born in Marinette, Wisconsin. She received her Bachelor's Degree and certificate in occupational therapy from Downer College in Milwaukee in 1933, and her Master's Degree and certificate in physical therapy from Stanford in 1953. In 1943, she started the Occupational Therapy program at USC, and served as its director until 1952. Rood is remembered for the development of the Rood Approach, which concentrates on sensorimotor intervention.
Background
Margaret Rood (1909-1984) was born in Marinette, Wisconsin, the youngest of three children. She received her Bachelor's Degree and certificate in occupational therapy from Downer College in Milwaukee in 1933. She received her Master's Degree and certificate in physical therapy from Stanford in 1953. In 1943, she started the Occupational Therapy program at USC, and served as its director until 1952. Rood is remembered for the development of the Rood Approach, which concentrates on sensorimotor intervention.
Extent
0.42 Linear Feet 1 box
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.