Diaries with clippings, programs, notes, and letters concerning Stanford news and personalities, World War II and other political
events, Ricker's activities in the Episcopal Church, and her circle of friends, most of whom were single working women like
Christine Ricker joined the Stanford staff in 1922; she served as director of the Student Union and the more than 40 campus
dining halls from 1928 until her retirement in 1958. She also taught a course in "family living" through the School of Education.
She graduated from Simmons College in 1917 with a degree in institutional administration; prior to coming to Stanford, she
worked with the YWCA overseas. Ms. Ricker, who shared her campus home at 615 Mayfield Avenue with her lifelong companion Helen
Vincent, died in 1986 at the age of 90.
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