Ruth Jocelyn Wattles (1888-1985) was the first official historian of Colorado State University from 1943 through 1946. She also taught English classes and led the drama club at the school for almost forty years. Types of materials include biographies, correspondence, department histories, financial materials, manuscript drafts, newspaper clippings, reports, statistical data, and subject index cards. The collection documents the first seventy-five years of Colorado State University from the perspectives of the board, administration, faculty, and alumni. Digitized items include draft of The Mile High College: the History of Colorado A & M.

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  • Mile high college : the history of Colorado A & M. Part 2, The 

    Contributor:Wattles, Ruth Jocelyn
    Date:1945
    Bound draft, part 2 of 2. Historical review of Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College, from its beginning stages up to 1946. This draft is marked-up by reviewers and pieced together with tape on various pages.
  • Mile high college : the history of Colorado A & M. Part 1, The 

    Contributor:Wattles, Ruth Jocelyn
    Date:1945
    Bound draft, part 1 of 2. Historical review of Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College, from its beginning stages up to 1946. This draft is marked-up by reviewers and pieced together with tape on various pages.