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Kentucky

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Glover collection

 Collection — Folder S0518
Identifier: S0518
Scope and Contents This collection consists of business papers from 1805 to 1842, including personal and prison receipts from Kentucky (1805-1810). It also includes Lawrence County Court and Sheriff’s papers from the 1820s-1830s, land and business papers from Lawrence County, rules and membership list of a Lawrence County association “for the purpose of suppressing crimes in general, and more particularly those of counterfeiting and horse stealing” from 1819, and a petition on behalf of Indiana Judge John H....
Dates: 1805-1881

Joshua Leach collection

 Collection
Identifier: L242
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence to Joshua Leach’s brother James, who was a lawyer in Stamping Ground and New Castle, Kentucky. The correspondence covered politics, business transactions (railroad and land), and family matters. In addition, the collection also includes letters from Leach’s relatives in Weatherford, Texas (1860–1861) and Natchez, Mississippi (1867–1868).The collection contains business papers of the Cincinnati and Indianapolis Junction Railroad Company and...
Dates: 1831-1883

Lew Wallace collection

 Collection
Identifier: L173
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of Lew Wallace’s military papers from September 1862, relating to the defense of Cincinnati, Ohio and northern Kentucky. Included is correspondence from Wallace and his staff regarding the defense and administration of the area, report on the defense of the Ohio River, and additional reports and official papers. The collection does contain some miscellaneous letters following Wallace’s armed service and a fragment of his memoir.
Dates: 1848-1905

Lincolniana Publishers photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP171
Identifier: SP171
Scope and Contents This collection contains reproductions of images related to Abraham Lincoln from Lincolniana Publishers in Fort Wayne, Indiana used in 1934 and ranging from circa 1860 to 1934, regarding Lincoln, his family, career, pets, residences in Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and Washington, D.C., and memorials in Spencer County, Indiana, as well as illustrations and political cartoons. There are also grave sites of Lincoln's family and others.
Dates: 1934

Mary Josephine Handy Johnson papers

 Collection — Folder S726
Identifier: S0726
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of autographed, signed letters from Samuel Wilson in Kentucky on 1827/06/27 and Sam T. Saunders from Lebanon, Indiana on 1866/09/20 regarding decision to move to Indiana.
Dates: 1827, 1866

Mary Katherine Robbins Horner collection

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: G-009
Scope and Contents This collection includes genealogical research compiled by Mary Katherine Robbins Roberts Horner about the Robbins Family of Virginia, North Carolina, New Jersey, Kentucky and Indiana. Lineage and pedigree charts, family histories, various engravings, newspaper clippings, and photocopied photographs are included in this collection.
Dates: undated

Mary Long collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-093
Scope and Contents This collection includes genealogical research from Mary Long in Indiana, Kentucky, and Virginia ranging from 1955-1995 regarding multiple families.
Dates: 1955-1995

Maxine P. Brown collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-006
Scope and Contents This collection includes genealogical research and family records from throughout the United States ranging from ca. 1910 to ca. 1995 regarding Maxine Louise Price Brown, the Etchison, Van Arsdale, Brown, and Price families, and other related families.
Dates: ca. 1910-ca. 1995

Monon Railroad collection

 Collection
Identifier: L317
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters; typed, signed letters; autographed documents; company information; maps; an incomplete dissertation; notes; and newspaper and magazine information from Leland S. Van Scoyoc in Indianapolis, Indiana and the Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway Company and Monon Railroad Company in Indianapolis, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; and Louisville, Kentucky, ranging from 1842 to 1957 and regarding the railroad's history.
Dates: 1842-1957

Myers family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3281
Scope and Contents This collection contains several warranty deeds and quit claim deeds of property owned by the Myers family in Marion County, Indiana (1858-1871). Included is a brief history of the Myers family origins, land records, and marriage records (1954). The third component of the collection is approximately sixty pages of pedigree charts of the Myers, Freshour, and related families (1984). There are also oversize materials including a handwritten letter pertaining to the lineage of Jacob...
Dates: 1790-1984