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Ruth March Egge papers

Identifier: MS-051

Content Description

The Ruth March Egge Collection contains materials related to All Saints School in Sioux Falls, SD and the family's European voyage and tour. The collection is composed of five series: The Correspondence series contains letters from her father T.E. Egge and several friends. Also included are fourteen unsigned, undated notes that seem to have been written during school days by one or two of Egge’s close school friends. All the correspondence is personal in nature. The Manuscript is a story that uses the names of flowers. The author is unknown. The Printed Materials contain souvenirs from Egge’s trip to Europe and All Saints School. Also included are two newspaper clippings about All Saints Graduation Ceremonies and a program from Bishop Hare's memorial service. The Photograph is a picture of an unidentified young woman who may or may not be Ruth Egge. The Ephemera series contains a dance card and a few small drawings.


  • 1908 - 1912


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research without restriction. Researchers are advised to contact the Archives and Special Collections prior to visiting. Advance notice may be needed to retrieve items for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers must obtain a signed Permission to Publish Form if they wish to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information from published and unpublished works held by ASC. Permission to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information materials from ASC does not constitute permission from the holder of copyright or literary rights. The researcher is responsible for securing permission from the copyright holder to publish or reproduce content from materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Ruth March Egge was the daughter of T.E. Egge. Her hometown was Webster, South Dakota. She attended All Saints School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota from 1909-1912. In the summer of 1910, She took a European tour with her parents and brother.


.25 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Language of Materials



The collection is composed of five series: Correspondence, Manuscript, Printed Materials, Photograph and Ephemera.
Ruth March Egge papers
Anne Hinseth
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Repository Details

Part of the USD Archives and Special Collections Repository