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Ruth B. Maxwell Papers

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: AppMs-0678

Scope and Contents

The Ruth B. Maxwell Papers consist of a family lineage chart, correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, and miscellaneous printed ephemera documenting Maxwell’s interest in genealogy and local history, especially her activities in various patriotic organizations. The photographs are primarily images of individuals taken by her husband, Clifford, a professional photographer.


  • 1940-1983 and undated


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.25 linear feet (5 folders, 7 photographs, 3 negatives)

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged in two series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1940-1983 and undated, and Series 2, Photographs, 1958 and undated.

Method of Acquisition

The collection was donated to the Archives of Appalachia on October 15, 2004 by Robert T. Nave, Johnson City, Tenn., president of the Watauga Association of Genealogists, on behalf of the association.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Ned Irwin and opened for research in July 2007.

Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA