Ruffin Family Papers

Title: Ruffin Family Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1881-1907
Extent of Materials: 1 box (2 folders)
Location: Cupboard no. 6
Donor: Margaret Haywood
Scope and Content:

The collection is largely comprised of correspondence to and from Anne Ruffin. A small amount of correspondence from members of her family is also included. Of particular interest, the collection includes three letters written by Anne’s daughter while attending St. Mary’s School in Raleigh.

Restrictions: The collection is open for research
Container List: Shelf Location Folder # Description Dates
Cabinet #6 1 Correspondence 1881-1882
Cabinet #6 2 Correspondence 1883-1907
Description: Folder 1:
From Anne Ruffin to her mother (Mrs. John Ruffin), 1881, Fairntosh
From her mother to Anne Ruffin, June 27, 1881, Wilson
From her aunt to Anne Ruffin, November 5, 1881?
From “Cousin Mary” (Mrs. Duncan Cameron) to Anne Ruffin, 1881, Fairntosh
From Duncan Cameron to Anne Ruffin, April 12, 1881, Stagville
From Kate Ruffin (sister) to her mother (Mrs. John Ruffin), April 23, 1882
From Kate Ruffin to her mother (Mrs. John Ruffin), June 13, 1882, Fairntosh
From Anne Ruffin to her mother, June 13, 1882, Stagville
From Mrs. Duncan Cameron to Anne Ruffin, November 4, 1882, Fairntosh
Folder 2:
From “Adaline” to Anne Ruffin, April 1883, Wilmington
From “Cousin Mary” (Mrs. Duncan Cameron) to Anne Ruffin, April 9, 1883, Wilmington
From Paul C. Cameron (uncle) to Anne Ruffin, April 28, 1883, Raleigh
From “Cousin Mary” (Mrs. Duncan Cameron) to Anne Ruffin, June 6, 1883, Raleigh
From Bennehan Cameron (cousin) to Anne Ruffin, July 23, 1883, Raleigh
Portion of a letter to Anne from an unidentified correspondent, 1884?
From Anne Cameron (Mrs. Paul C. Cameron) to Anne Ruffin, July 2, 1889, St. Luke’s
From “Adelaide” to Anne Ruffin, August 26, 1889, Wilmington
From Daisy Ruffin (cousin; Mrs. John Harrison) to Anne Ruffin, April 1, 1894?, Westward Farm
From Sallie M. Cameron (Mrs. Bennehan Cameron) to Anne Ruffin, April 17, 1903, Raleigh
From J. R. Sims (daughter) to her father, November 17, 1907, St. Mary’s School, Raleigh
From J. R. Sims to her mother, November 20, 1907, St. Mary’s School, Raleigh
From J. R. Sims to her mother, May 24, 1908, St. Mary’s School, Raleigh