Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box Small Collections Box 3
Content Description Contains summons and indentures relating to persons in (or suspected of being in) Jefferson County, Virginia/Kentucky. Several documents reference a debt on the part of one Robert Daniel; another pertains to Louisville land sold by "John Connolly late Lieutenant Colonel Commandant in the provincial line of the British army in North America, Esquire," to John Campbell.
Dates: circa 1860
Nathan Bloom's A personal recollection of Louisville before, during and after the Civil War (typescript)
Collection — Box 1
Content Description A typescript of Bloom's personal reflections on life in Louisville during the Civil War era.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The Bozarth Family Papers, circa 1781-1910, focus on Jonathon (1752-1830), Eli (1800-187-), J. P. (Joseph Preston) (1847-1929), and J. W. Bozarth (1815-188-). The family genealogy can be traced partially through the land grants, deeds to property, government documents, personal correspondence, wills, financial documents, and newspaper articles. The Bozarths originally settled in Grayson County, Kentucky, and moved to La Grange, Oldham County, Kentucky. A letter to J. P. Bozarth in 1910, from...
Summary Directories for the city of Louisville, Kentucky, surrounding suburbs, and New Albany, Indiana. The Louisville city directories begin in 1832 and run through 1989. There are several years prior to 1868 that are not covered in this collection, although the gaps do not exceed four years and seldom exceed two years. This collection includes a complete run of Caron's suburban directories from 1957 through 1977. One Louisville telephone directory is also included (the 1916 edition). In addition,...
Scope and Contents Letters, clippings, a photo, legal records, and miscellany documenting the lives of descendents of James Craik, physician to George Washington. Among them were prominent clergymen James Craik and Charles Ewell Craik of Louisville, both deans of Christ Church Cathedral in and active in the national Episcopal church in the nineteenth century. Also Nathan and Samuel Lord, Louisville businessmen. Some of the records concern activities of the Lord and Stitzel families in operating the Stitzel...
Dates: 1818 - 1950s
Summary This collection, which contains significant amounts of material from the 19th century, consists of records of meetings, including church business and deacons' meetings, as well as records relating to membership (membership lists, individuals joining the church and requesting letters to join other congregations). This includes church minutes from 1842 to 1948 and membership lists and directories from the 19th and 20th centuries. There are also records relating to the choir dating to the 1870s as...
Content Description This is volume 2 only (pages 313-661) of the minutes of the First Presbyterian Church of Louisville, Kentucky dating from December 1874 to April 1875. Nearly all of the minutes concern the Wilson controversy. History: The First Presbyterian Church was embroiled in a controversy over its pastor, Samuel R. Wilson, in the mid-1870's. The faction which attempted to oust Wilson called themselves the church's Board of Trustees. The disputants established rival First Presbyterian Churches and sued in...
Scope and Contents The historic records of Green Street Baptist Church were donated to the University of Louisville Archives & Records Center in 1980 and were microfilmed later that year. They consist of six volumes of minutes and a few letters and photographs stored between pages and occupy 2.25 linear feet. They document monthly business meetings from 1844 to 1964, describing policy changes, new members, and disciplinary methods employed by one of Kentucky's oldest black churches.
Dates: 1844-1999; Majority of material found within circa 1844-1964
Collection — Multiple Containers
Brief Description of the Microfilm Contents The papers from which this microfilm was created are found in the University of Louisville's Brandeis School of Law Library. The University Archives (UARC) microfilmed these papers in 1976. UARC retained the Law Library's original arrangement, dividing them into two groups--bound and unbound manuscripts. The twenty-four boxes of bound material (found on microfilm reels 1-8) reflect Harlan's early career in Kentucky. This includes fifteen volumes of business ledgers from estates and...