University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

Ruth Sexton Sargent collection, 1937-1995

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Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence with MWWC, publicity materials, and articles.

Biographical/Historical Note

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.