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Dayton, Ruth Woods, 1894-


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur S. Dayton, Correspondence and Catalogs regarding Purchase of Rare Books

Collection Number: A&M 1723
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Arthur Spencer Dayton (1887-1948), prominent Charleston lawyer and avid book collector. The majority of the correspondence is with American and English book dealers and concerns Dayton’s purchase of rare books including Shakespeare’s four folios as well as other rare Shakespeare volumes; a comprehensive collection of Mark Twain rare editions; Jane Austen rare materials; the 15th century biblical text The Nuremburg Chronicle; and many more rare...
Dates: ca. 1898-2007; Majority of material found within 1923-1959

Dayton and Woods Families Genealogies and Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 3022
Overview Family genealogies and correspondence for Ruth Woods and Arthur S. Dayton. Includes estate records and Photographs for the Jarvis, Stickler, Dayton, Bosworth, and Woods families. Personal correspondence with and/or pertaining to the Rare Book Room at West Virginia University, World Wars I and II, John W. Draper, West Virginia Wesleyan College, and Dayton Park in Philippi, West Virginia. Also included are research and writings by both Ruth and Arthur Dayton. Newspaper headlines are stored...
Dates: 1849-1960

Ruth Woods Dayton Letter

Collection Number: A&M 1066

Letter of Mrs. Dayton to Elizabeth Downey, relating to Mrs. Dayton's book, Lewisburg Landmarks.

Dates: 1957

Additional filters:

Book collecting 1
Dayton Park, Phillippi. 1
West Virginia University. Library. Rare Book Room 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1939-1945 1