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EarlyLou. Pre-1877 Louisville

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Identifier: EarlyLou

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Bozarth Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1978_068_B
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...

City directory collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1973_435-UA
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,...

Craik-Lord Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1981_099-UA
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...

Fifth Street Baptist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: 1981_101-UA
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...

Green Street Baptist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: RG92-UA
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.

John Marshall Harlan papers [microfilm]

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1973_627-UA
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...

Jennings Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1977_095-UA
Scope and Contents The records of the Jennings family of Oldham County, Kentucky, consist largely of business records from various family enterprizes in the town of Westport. Spanning the years 1855-1884, most of the ledgers, account books and receipts belonged to T.W. Jennings, proprietor of the Westport Wharf Boat and a large grocery and dry goods store.One of the ledgers records merchandise received by Jennings from 1878 to 1884 via river packet. The steamer Maggie Harper...