Guide to the Annie Dougherty Rufty Letters, 1979

Summary Information

Title: Annie Dougherty Rufty Letters, 1979
Collection: UA.5149
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

Annie Dougherty Rufty (1903-2001) was one of four children of D. D. Dougherty and Lillie Shull Daughertry. This collection contains correspondence and a 1905 summer term card.

Creator: Rufty, Annie Dougherty, 1903-2001

Biographical/Historical Note

Annie Dougherty Rufty (1903-2001), one of four children of D. D. Dougherty and Lillie Shull Daughertry, was born May 17, 1903. She graduated from Appalachian in 1921 and received her B. S. from Carson-Newman College. She did graduate work at Columbia University and Peabody College and went on to teach teach home economics at the high school level. She and her husband Roy Rufty operated the Hillside Dairy from 1945 to 1957. She was involved in a variety of community affairs and clubs. She passed away on October 17, 2001.

Scope and Contents

Anne Dougherty Rufty Letters, 1979. Folder contains 2 letters, 1 (4/4/1979) from Anne D. Rufty to Dr. Herbert Wey, regarding her membership nomination to the Board of Vistiors, and 1 (4/10/1979)from Dr. Wey to Annie D. Rufty acknowledging her letter and thanking her for her families contributions to ASU. The folder also contains a student enrollement card from Appalachian Training School from 1905, which lists the students name, age, hometown, and courses enrolled in.


This collection is housed in one folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room, located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was accessioned in February 2011 (UA.2011.037), but its original donor is unknown. The materials may have been donated by Annie Dougherty Rufty with the B.B. Dougherty Papers in 1991.

Processing Information

Processed by Kelly R. Grimm, 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5149: Anne Dougherty Rufty Letters, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

Letters UASC_Box 1.2