Freda Gould Rebelsky, Ph.D.
b. 11 March 1931
d. 20 July 2009

This site collects information on Freda Rebelsky - scholar, teacher, mother, naturalist, activist, musician, friend, more. It is intended as a resource for family, friends, and colleagues who want to remember her.

For those who want to donate in Freda's name, we've also put together a partial list of organizations that Freda supported.


By Freda

About Freda

From the Grinnell Celebration of Freda's Life

From the Boston Celebration of Freda's Life

More documents are forthcoming.

Links to News Articles


If you would like to share more memories, please send them to


Only a few photographs have been scanned. These photographs are currently only categorized by decade. The title gives a bit of info about the contents.

1930s - 1940s - 1950s - 1960s - 1970s - 1980s - 1990s - 2000s

If you would like to share some, please email me at and we'll find a way for me to get copies. (Please don't email me photos without chatting first as they are likely to fill my mailbox.)


Samuel A. Rebelsky