Ruth Yingling Rector papers, 1734-2005.


Ruth Yingling Rector papers, 1734-2005.

This collection contains primary documents, research notes, published materials, and correspondence pertaining to research on the history and genealogy of the Yingling family and the Rector family, as well as the Rheinhessen Emigration Society.

11.17 linear feet

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Rector, Ruth Yingling, 1921-1999. (person)

Ruth Yingling Rector, a researcher of genealogy and history, was born July 5, 1921, in White County, Arkansas. Her family name is an Americanization of the German name Jüngling. On January 31, 1942, she married Joseph Lee Rector, Jr., of Conway, Arkansas, who was later chief of radiation therapy at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri. Rector spent a good portion of her life researching, collecting data, and writing genealogy for the Rector, Yingling, Adcock, Clar...

Rector, Joseph Lee, Jr., 1919-2001 (person)

Rheinhessen Emigration Society. (corporateBody)

Gerstäcker, Friedrich, 1816-1872 (person)

Friedrich Gerstäcker was a German author and traveler. Restless as a young man, he traveled across America for six years before returning home as a minor celebrity, his mother having published his travel diaries. He continued to write and travel, basing many of his novels in foreign lands, which contributed to their popularity in Germany. From the description of Friedrich Gerstäcker letter to Bayard Taylor, 1847 June 26. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id...

Klingelhoeffer, Gustav 1800-1873? (person)