Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Lucy Hough Ackerman
Scope and Content
This collection was donated to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center by Lucy Hough Ackerman in 2008.
Lucy Webb Hayes Hough Ackerman is the
great-great-granddaughter of Rutherford Birchard Hayes and Lucy Ware Webb
Hayes. Her line of descent is through
This collection includes items dating from 1891 – 2008. There are four original photographs as well as photocopies of portraits. Clippings relating to events in the lives of Lucy Ackerman and her mother, Lucy Hough, make up the bulk of the collection. Correspondence between Hayes Presidential Center head librarian Rebecca Hill and Lucy Ackerman and between Lucy Ackerman and the Connecticut State Library is included. The correspondence relates to Mrs. Ackerman’s genealogical research. That research resulted in an extensive file on the family and descendants of William Hough, ca. 1619.
Original photographs: Sherman Otis Hayes, undated, 1891, 1892; home of Rutherford B. Hayes at Spiegel Grove set for wedding, 1950; Mrs. Lloyd W. Hough and children, 1957
Photocopies of portraits (6)
Invitation to the wedding of Lucy Webb Hayes and Lloyd Webster Hough
Family genealogical charts and notes: Hough; Douglas; Tuttle; Doolittle
Clippings relating to Lucy Webb Hough Ackerman: science awards, 1970 (3); wedding, 1974 (3); athletics, 1980 – 1982 (3); participation in local government, 1983 – 2006 (7);
journalism, 2008 (2).
Clippings relating to the Hayes family, 1950 – 1953 (3)