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Ruth F. Anthony papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH WL MS 19

Overview

These papers of native Kansan Ruth F. Anthony contain her correspondence with various Christian right wing political organizations which she supported over the years. Included are membership cards, certificates of appreciation, contribution receipts, and several organizational newsletters. In the correspondence are letters from and about Robert Bolivar DePugh, founder of the anti-Communist organization known as the Minutemen.

Dates

  • 1962 - 1994

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Ruth F. Anthony

Ruth F. Anthony was born March 1, 1914, in Manhattan, Kansas to Curt and Erna Kreutzberger Miller. After graduating from Kansas State Teachers College of Emporia in 1942, she taught at Pinckney School in Lawrence in the 1940s and then taught in Wichita. She later worked for the Federal Aviation Administration. She was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Force medical detachment. About 1980, Mrs. Anthony moved back to Lawrence, where she died on January 14, 1994.

Extent

.25 linear foot (1 document case)

Physical Location

RH WL MS 19

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Tim Miller, 1994

Title
Guide to the Ruth F. Anthony Collection
Subtitle
Ruth F. Anthony papers
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2007. Finding aid encoded by mh, 2007.
Date
2007
Description rules
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Language of description
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Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/3515358380
Preferred citation
Ruth F. Anthony papers, Wilcox Collection, Kansas Collection, RH WL MS 19, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

Contact:
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