Purposes: The purposes of the Rudisill Family Foundation, as stated in the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, are the following:
  1. To preserve and perpetuate the memory and history of the extended Rudisill Family in the United States.
  2. To preserve and perpetuate the history of the City and County of Nacogdoches, Texas.
  3. To establish, operate and maintain a museum for the above purposes.
  4. To preserve and maintain residences and other buildings of historical significance compatible with the above purposes.
  5. To collect, preserve and own such records, books, manuscripts, maps, portraits, artifacts, furniture, letters, and other materials as may be deemed worthy of a place in the Foundation's archives and museum.
  6. To encourage historical research into the records and other materials of the Rudisill family, as well as local history.
  7. To promote, sponsor, contribute funds to and encourage the preservation of historical records, sites, and documents.
History: The Rudisill Family Foundation was incorporated in July, 1998, as a Texas non-profit, private foundation "...for charitable, religious, educational or scientific purposes." The Foundation qualifies as an exempt organization under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Articles of Incorporation provide for a three member Board of Directors, from whom are elected a President, Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer. The original Board members were Clifford Rudisill, Edward Rudisill, and James Rheudasil. An annual meeting of the Board is held at the Nacogdoches house.

An annual meeting of the Board is usually held at the annual Rudisill family reunion or at a time and venue agreed upon by the Board. If you wish more information, please contact H. Clifford Rudisill via email at: