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         2012MS029 
         
             
                 Elmer and Ruth Deiss papers, 1939-1971
                     2012MS029 
                 
                 Finding aid prepared by Laura A. Hess 
             
             
                 
                     
                 
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
                 
                     Special Collections 
                     Margaret I. King Building, North 
                     Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 
                     (859) 257-8611 
                     SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 
                 
                 2012 February 7 
             
         
         
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             Elmer and Ruth Deiss papers 
             2012MS029 
             
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
             
             
                 
             
             
                 0.63 Cubic feet 
                 2 boxes 
             
             1939-1971 
             Housed with multiple collections. 
             
                 Deiss, Elmer 
             
             
                 Deiss, Ruth 
             
         
         
             Conditions Governing Access note 
             Collection is open to researchers by appointment. 
         
         
             Arrangement note 
             Collection is arranged by subject. 
         
         
             Scope and Contents note 
             The Elmer and Ruth Deiss papers contain materials about the conservation of a covered bridge in Cynthiana, Kentucky, a copy of 
                 The Thin Red Line , and press information for the commission of the USS Dixon. The collection includes letters to Ruth Deiss, which detail the decision to restore the historic covered bridge in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Kentucky, as well as maps of the roads in Cynthiana, 
                 The Thin Red Line  is a short memoir about the University of Alabama's football team and quarterback, Dr. W. Simrall Wyatt. Elmer and Ruth Deiss wrote the work under the pen name Para Deiss. The press information for the Commission of USS Dixon at Norfolk Naval Shipyard on August 7, 1971, consists of a program of events for the ceremonies, a history of the ship, and biographies and photographs of the Captain David S. Boyd and Commander Leo S. Masterson. 
         
         
             Conditions Governing Use note 
             The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Preferred Citation note 
             2012MS029: [identification of item],Elmer and Ruth Deiss papers, 1939-1971, University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Biographical note 
             Ruth Deiss served as president of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and played an instrumental role in the decision to save a historic covered bridge in Cynthiana, Kentucky. She and her husband, Elmer Deiss, wrote the memoir, 
                 The Thin Red Line , under the pseudonym Para Deiss. 
         
         
             Wyatt, W. Simrall, Dr. 
             Covered bridges 
             Cynthiana (Ky.) 
             Football 
             Historic bridges. 
         
         
             
                 
                     Cynthiana covered bridge 
                     2 
                     12 
                     1939, 1944-1946 
                 
             
             
                 
                     Maps 
                     1 
                     1 
                     1939, 1944 
                 
             
             
                 
                     The Thin Red Line 
                     2 
                     13 
                     1964 
                 
             
             
                 
                     USS Dixon press information 
                     2 
                     14 
                     1971