Title: Papers, 1832-1936 Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Lawyer and judge. Correspondence, minutes of the Freedman's Lincoln Memorial Association, genealogical and biographical papers of the Ruffin family of Boston, and newspaper clippings on Ruffin's appointment as judge and on his relationship to the National Convention of Colored Men. Includes papers of John Lewis Mostly relates to the professional and political activities of George Lewis Ruffin, Boston lawyer, member of the Massachusetts legislature, and municipal court judge. Correspondents include Edward Wilmot Blyden, George Washington Cable, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Archibald Grimké, Wendell Phillips, Charles Lenox Remond, Florida Ruffin Ridley, John S. Rock, and George W. Williams. Gift, 1958.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.97 NUCMC #: MS 62-4282
Staff, MSRC, "RUFFIN FAMILY" (2015). Manuscript Division Finding Aids. 170.