Rubie Morton Collection
Scope and Contents
The letter in this collection is a plea from a man named Bob who asks Ruby to go away with him. The letter indicates that Ruby may have been in some sort of danger or possibly a victim of abuse. The letter is not dated and the writer gives only his first name.
Language of Materials
The collection is in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Biographical / Historical
Rubie Morton (1883-1956) was born in Etoile, Texas. She married Daniel L. Morton in 1901. He passed away in 1917 but the the 1930 census shows that Ruby remarried to a George Henry Spencer. The couple lived in Houston and are both buried at the Woodlawn Cemetery there.
Morton, Rubie. U.S. Census, 1940. Census Place: Houston, Harris, Texas. Roll: m-t0627-04192; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 258-86. Salt Lake City, UT: Ancestry.com.
Acccessed February 23, 2018. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/44712336.
0.05 Cubic Feet
This collection consists of a single item housed with other collections in a banker's box.
- Guide to the Rubie Morton Collection
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script