Guide to the James Fred Rippy Papers, 1926-1935
James Fred Rippy was a professor in the Department of History at Duke from 1926-1936. The collection consists of copies of correspondence created by Dr. Rippy as well as some miscellaneous material. The collection ranges in date from 1926-1935.
- Record Group
- James Fred Rippy papers
- Rippy, J. Fred (James Fred), 1892-1977
- 0.5 Linear Feet, 500 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
Contains the correspondence of James Fred Rippy while he was a member of the Department of History at Duke. They are largely copies of his own letters. The collection ranges in date from 1926-1935.
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Use & Permissions
Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
How to Cite
[Identification of item], James Fred Rippy Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
James Fred Rippy was born October 27, 1892 in Nubia, Tennessee. He married Mary Dozier Allen on August 19, 1915. He became a faculty member within the Department of History at Duke University in 1926 and taught until September 1936, when he left Durham to take a position at the University of Chicago. Upon retirement, he returned to Durham.
- News Service Biographical Files, 1960-2004. (University Archives. Duke University.)
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The James Fred Rippy Papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer in October 1953.
Processed by Archives Staff, October 2006
Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, January 2007
Accession A48-1503 is described in this finding aid.