Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
The Ruddell family papers document the lives of a Louisville family with correspondence, financial and legal documents, journals, and scrapbooks. Some of the correspondence includes letters to Ruddell's mother from her uncle, a Union soldier in the Civil War. Also present are letters to Ruddell's friends and family serving abroad during World War II. The financial and legal documents include estate and inheritance papers, deeds, bank statements, and insurance policies.
The Patsie E. Sloan papers document her police service and her role as a PTA leader. They also include a report on the 1937 Ohio River flood and her 1937 student paper, "A Study of the Louisville Division of Police." A small portion of the collection relates to Sloan's son, John Steward Sloan, and her other children.