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Maxwell / Helm / Grinstead scrapbook and Society of the Cincinnati certificate

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 2019_109

Content Description

A scrapbook, largely containing newspaper clippings from Louisville papers. The information relates predominately to the inter-related Maxwell, Helm, and Grinstead families, and includes articles on distilleries, marriages, deaths, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. The scrapbook also includes D.A.R. memorabilia and applications, and related correspondence, and notes written on W.E. Grinstead Wholesale Grocer's forms. Also includes a certificate of membership in the Society of Cincinnati for John McKinney, dated 31 October 1785. The certificate, which is mounted on cardboard, has the name "Mrs. H.C. Grinstead" written in pencil on the back.

Acquisition Type

Found in collection

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1863-1924

Extent

.375 linear feet (1 oversized flat box)