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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Title: Margaret Rood papers
    creator: Rood, Margaret
    Identifier/Call Number: 5304
    Physical Description: 0.42 Linear Feet 1 box
    Date (inclusive): 1955-1984
    Abstract: 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.
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    Biographical / Historical

    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.

    Scope and Contents

    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.

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

    Conditions Governing Use

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], Margaret Rood papers, Collection no. 5304, University Archives, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Donated by Donna Jessee, August 24, 2015.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Occupational therapists -- Archival resources
    Occupational therapy -- Archival resources
    Letters
    Clippings
    Photographs
    Rood, Margaret
    Rood, Margaret -- Archives