The collection is comprised of Mrs. Rudell's research on covered bridges, mostly in the United States but also including some in Europe and Canada. Included are letters, responses to her inquiries to local groups and governments, pamphlets, travel and tourist information, writings on covered bridges, postcards, clippings, a photograph album of covered bridges, newsletters from the Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges, and ephemera such as placemats and greeting cards depicting covered bridges.
Lucinda Rudell Covered Bridge Collection, 1942-1979, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
2007.3181 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves