Ruby Dell Baugher letter

Descriptive Summary

Title
Ruby Dell Baugher letter
Date
1944 May 22
Creator
Baugher, Ruby Dell, 1891-1982
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Subjects
American poetry--Women authors.
Authors, American--Kentucky.
Authors--Correspondence.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2011MS117: [identification of item], Ruby Dell Baugher letter, 1944 May 22, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Ruby Dell Baugher (1891-1982), a native of Spring Grove, Kentucky, was an author and poet. She graduated from Georgetown College in 1925, previously she attended Bowling Green College and taught high school. An invalid since a failed kidney operation in 1929, Baugher wrote poetry to support herself. Her career spanned fifty years and produced over twenty history books and novels. Her works include the poem Sunrise and the history book Kentucky Yesterday and Today.
Ruby Dell Baugher. Fraileyclan. Rootsweb. n.d. Web. 21 November 2011.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of a letter from Ruby Dell Baugher to Mr. Henry H. Hornsby of the Lexington Sunday Herald-Leader thanking him for praising her poem Listening Hills. In the letter she says that her first novel has been accepted for publication by Hobson Book Press.

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