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Ruth Hageman Hiltz  (Class of 1946), Western Maryland College Collection, 1942-2000

Collection Overview

Title: Ruth Hageman Hiltz  (Class of 1946), Western Maryland College Collection, 1942-2000

Predominant Dates:1942-1946

ID: SpC/2003.10

Creator: Hiltz, Ruth Hageman

Extent: 24.0 Items

Arrangement: Genre

Date Acquired: 03/07/2003

Languages: English [eng]


This collection contains memorabilia from Ruth Hageman Hiltz's four years at Western Maryland College. Included with ephemera are a scrapbook from Hiltz's freshman year that includes photographs and illustrations by her and a paper lantern used for the Lantern Chain Ceremony with a description of the ceremony.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Ruth H. Hiltz's collection adds rich information about mid 20th century women college students at Western Maryland College. The lantern, description of the Chain Ceremony, and her scrapbook comment on the relationship of women students at the college.

Biographical Note

DOB: 06/12/1924


Father: Victor L. Hageman of Merchantville, NJ


Spouses: Robert Hiltz


Education: A.B. Western Maryland College, 1946

Occupation: Educator

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions:

Copyright:  McDaniel College may hold copyright to sections of this material.

McDaniel College makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives, manuscript collections, and special collections unless specifically stated, (b) that in providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, McDaniel Archives does not assume any responsibility for obtaining or granting any permission to publish or use the same, and (c) that the responsibility (i) for determining the nature of any rights, and the ownership or interest therein, and for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use and (ii) for determining the nature of any liabilities (including liabilities for defamation and invasion of privacy or publicity) that may arise from any publication or use, rest entirely with the researcher. 

Copying:  Papers may be copied in accordance with the Archives' usual procedures.

Acquisition Source: Ruth Hageman Hiltz

Acquisition Method: gift

Preferred Citation:

Ruth Hageman Hiltz, (Class of 1946), Western Maryland College Collection; MS/2003.10, McDaniel College Archives,Westminster, MD.



Box and Folder Listing

Box B00074: WMC Collection 1Add to your cart.
Folder F0000880: Ruth Hageman Hiltz papers, 1943-1990sAdd to your cart.
Ephemera, invitations, Delta Sigma Kappa annual "The Jug," and description of the Lantern Chain Ceremony
Folder F0000881: Ruth Hageman Hiltz, 1942-1943Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Scrapbook with photographs and illustrations.
Box b00079: WMC Collection 2Add to your cart.
Folder F0000882: Paper Lantern, circa 1943Add to your cart.
Lantern used in a Lantern Chain Ceremony