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Hopkins, Ruth Hazen



  • Existence: 1906 June 15 - 1974 July 28
  • Usage: 1934
  • Usage: 1906 - 1934

Biographical Note

Ruth Hazen Hopkins (née Ruth Hazen), 1906-1974, was a violinist and the daughter of Allen Hazen of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She was a graduate of Smith College. After graduation, she worked for a number of publishers in New York. In 1934, she married Frank Snowden Hopkins, a foreign service officer. She later played violin and viola in chamber music groups.

Adapted from: “Ruth Hopkins, Violinist,” Washington Post, July 30, 1974, sec. Obituaries.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Allen Hazen papers

Identifier: MC-0430
Scope and Contents The papers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) civil engineering graduate Allen Hazen contain records of his career as a consulting engineer, specializing in water supply and purification. The typescript by Dennis Sebian of his Hazen biography "Pioneer Engineering" in box 26 of the collection provides a detailed analysis of Hazen's importance in the discipline of water engineering in the early twentieth century. Allen Hazen advised a large number of cities and towns in...
Dates: 1883 - 1974