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Rufty family war correspondence

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3105

Scope and Contents

Contains a small series of correspondence to the Rufty family from related family members serving in World War II. Little is said in the letters about military actions, focusing instead on the well-being of the writer and events at home. Some of the letters are V-mail service communications, reprinted and sent from microfilm. The collection also includes a two-page account of a paratrooper company's involvement in the D-day invasion.


  • 1944-1945


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Rufty family war correspondence must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Ed (Henry Edward) and Willie (Frances Willie) Rufty were residents of Salisbury, N.C. during the mid-1940s. They corresponded with family members fighting in Europe during World War II, including his brother Joe H. Rufty and her brother Daniel B. Wood. Both brothers died before the end of the war.


6 folders (23 items)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Lynn R. Mooney; 2004.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Rufty family war correspondence
Rose Frank
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States