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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: The Ruth Baldwin Collection
    Dates: 1900s - 1980s
    Collection Number: MS_004
    Extent: 3 linear feet
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    Repository: Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History
    Santa Cruz, California 95060
    Abstract: This collection consists primarily of materials related to the Ruth Baldwin. Ruth April Baldwin was born in Massachusetts on April Fool’s Day, 1895, to Amos Baldwin and Carrie L. Hollenbeck. By 1910 the family was residing in Santa Cruz, CA where her father Amos was a merchant of “pianos and music”. Ruth’s uncle, James Stephen Baldwin, was an early settler, and Baldwin St. in Santa Cruz was named after him. She was also related to Andrew Baldwin who was county surveyor for many years. Ruth April Baldwin died September 30, 1990, also in Santa Cruz. The collection reflects her interests, livelihoods, and community involvement.
    Language of Material: English


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    Preferred Citation

    The Ruth Baldwin Collection . Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection was assembled by Ruth Baldwin and Billie Mahaney. It was donated to the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History on 2012 by Billie Mahaney.