Ruth Sexton Sargent collection, 1937-1995
Collection Scope and Content
This collection includes correspondence with MWWC, publicity materials, and articles.
Ruth Sexton Sargent, born in 1920, lived on Peaks Island, off the coast of Maine. She was a photojournalist for Portland newspapers and wrote numerous books for children and adults, including Abbie Burgess: Lighthouse Heroine and Always Nine Years Old: Sarah Orne Jewett’s Childhood.