Rusk Family collection

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Reference code

US US kmk 2016-17.029

Level of description



Rusk Family collection


  • 1955–1981 (Creation)


0.10 Linear Feet, 1.00 Folder

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Scope and content

This collection of materials from the Rusk family include two items from Marilyn "Maxine" Waite Rusk—a 1955 Little American Royal program and a 1961 K-State commencement announcement—and seven buttons collected by alumna Mona Rusk pertaining to student elections, K-State Athletics, and K-State.

System of arrangement

This collection is arranged in one box.

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Conditions governing access

No access restriction: All materials are open for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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Finding aids

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Custodial history

It received accession number 2016-17.029.  Donor was sister-in-law of button collector and daughter-in-law of collector of program and announcement. All items were from home of mother-in-law, Marilyn "Maxine" Waite Rusk.

Immediate source of acquisition

Acqusition Source: Madeleine Rusk
Acqusition Method: Donation.
Acqusition Date: 20161115

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information

Materials align with student life and culture documentation portion of the collection development guidelines.


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General note

This collection is located in a box titled Small Collections with other small collections.

Specialized notes

  • Citation: Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Rusk family materials, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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Archivist's note

Finding Aid Author: Cliff Hight
Processing Info: University archivist Cliff Hight processed materials in January 2017.
Publication Date: 2017-01-23

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