Guide to the Ruth Spence Souvenir Hat, undated

Summary Information

Title: Ruth Spence Souvenir Hat, undated
Collection: AC.820
Extent: 1.0 linear feet (1 medium flat box)

The Ruth Spence Souvenir Hat collection consists of a tan beanie-type cap with '09 S.C. embroidered in brown, with the name of Ruth Spence handwritten inside.

Creator: Spence, Ruth

Biographical/Historical Note

Nothing is known of the person or cap. It may be related to Sullins College, which was located in Bristol, Virginia prior to 1915.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a tan, small-size cap with '09 S.C. embroidered on the front and 'Ruth Spence' handwritten inside. No other facts are known.


This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish. Accession number AC.2003.038

Processing Information

This was processed by Anita Elliott, February 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.820: Ruth Spence, Souvenir Hat, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Hat, undated Box 1