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Guide to the Ruth H. Miles papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ruth H. Miles papers
    Dates: 1902-1908
    Collection number: MC 15
    Creator: Miles, Ruth H.
    Collection Size: .1 linear ft. (1 folder)
    Repository: Sacramento Public Library. Sacramento Room
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: This small collection consists of school report cards and an autograph book from Ruth H. Miles, a longtime resident of Sacramento.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please contact the Sacramento Room.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Use of the described materials may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Sacramento Public Library 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 by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ruth H. Miles papers, MC 15, Sacramento Room, Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento, California.


    Ruth H. Miles was born on March 24, 1893, in Sacramento, California, to Hiram and Sarah Miles, who had immigrated from England in 1884. She attended Capital Primary School and Harkness Grammar School in Sacramento, California. Ruth worked as a bookkeeper for Keating's grocery store in 1915 and then for many years as a stenographer for the California State Highway Department.

    Scope and Content Note

    This small collection consists of 4th and 5th grade reports cards for Ruth Miles from Capital Primary School (1902-1903), and an autograph book with signatures from teachers and classmates in Ruth's ninth grade class at Harkness Grammar School (1907-1908).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Railroads--Snow removal and protection.--California--Donner Pass.
    Florin (Calif.)
    Sacramento (Calif.)--Description and travel.
    Canadian Pacific Railway Company.
    Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)--Description and travel.
    Donner Pass (Calif.)