Guide to the Joseph H. Ruetz Diaries

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0810
Creator: Ruetz, Joseph H.
Title: Joseph H. Ruetz diaries
Dates: 1938-1990
Bulk Dates: 1938-1942
Physical Description: 1 volume
Summary: The diaries, compiled and edited by his brother Robert G. Ruetz in 2005, are from his backpacking trip through southeast Utah and northeast Arizona (including Glen Canyon) with his cousin Louis J. Miller, June and July 1938; and a solo trip in southeast Utah, Dec. 1941-Jan.1942, tracing in reverse the trip made by Mormon pioneers in 1879/80. Included are a few maps, photographs, 1941-42 and 1988-90, and two letters by Ruetz, 1942 and 1946.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
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Cite As

Joseph H. Ruetz Diaries (SC0810). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Joseph H. Ruetz earned his undergraduate degree at Notre Dame in 1938, where he was on the football team. He was on the Stanford football coaching staff from 1951 to 1955, held several fund-raising positions for the University from 1956 to 1972, and was then appointed Director of Athletics, a position he held until his retirement in 1979.

Description of the Collection

The diaries, compiled and edited by his brother Robert G. Ruetz in 2005, are from his backpacking trip through southeast Utah and northeast Arizona (including Glen Canyon) with his cousin Louis J. Miller, June and July 1938; and a solo trip in southeast Utah, Dec. 1941-Jan.1942, tracing in reverse the trip made by Mormon pioneers in 1879/80. Included are a few maps, photographs, 1941-42 and 1988-90, and two letters by Ruetz, 1942 and 1946.

Access Terms

Ruetz, Joseph H.
Ruetz, Robert G.
Diaries.
Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.).
Hiking--Arizona.
Hiking--Utah.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Diaries