Ruth B. Maxwell Papers
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.
The collection was processed by Ned Irwin and opened for research in July 2007.
- Franklin (State) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Maxwell, Clifford A. (Clifford Arthur), 1906-1986
- Patriotic societies Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Publications (document genre) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script