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EarlyLou. Pre-1877 Louisville

 Classification
Identifier: EarlyLou

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Monon Railroad records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG_629-UA
Scope and Contents This collection includes annual reports for Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad and predecessors from 1853 to 1969, with some gaps; business ledgers and journals from 1864 to 1901; fourteen scrapbooks of company circulars and newspaper clippings from 1880 to 1953; historical material, including material relating to the railroad’s centennial in 1947; waybills for shipments heading to Brookston, 1891-1896; and stock certificates. Also included are cashbooks, waybills and other records...
Dates: 1864-1953

Marshall Morris textbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1993_043-UA
Content Description Morris' inscribed textbook An Elementary Course of Civil Engineering for the use of Cadets of the U.S. Miliatary Academy by D. H. Mahan. Copyright 1846, 1854 edtion. The fly leaf and next page contain the inscription "Marshall Morris, Louisville University, September 1862."
Dates: 1862

Cleda C. Ruddell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991_088-UA
Scope and Contents The Ruddell family papers document the lives of a Louisville family with correspondence, financial and legal documents, journals, and scrapbooks. Some of the correspondence includes letters to Ruddell's mother from her uncle, a Union soldier in the Civil War. Also present are letters to Ruddell's friends and family serving abroad during World War II. The financial and legal documents include estate and inheritance papers, deeds, bank statements, and insurance policies.
Dates: 1864-1975

Charles Wilkins Short papers (microfilm)

 Collection
Identifier: 1973_419-UA
Content Description Letters from Short to members of his family; letters to Short from relatives, including two letters, 1784, 1849, from his uncle, William Short (1759-1849), diplomat; and letters from other botanists, among them John Torrey (about fifteen letters, 1850-1860) and Asa Gray (about forty letters, 1849-1879). Also included are a few botanical drawings.
Dates: 1784-1879

St. John's Evangelical Church records (microfilm)

 Collection
Identifier: 1973_458-UA
Content Description This is microfilm of church registers recording baptisms, marriages, deaths, and confirmations. The church's constitution and a list of signers are also included. Microfilmed: Louisville, Ky.: University of Louisville University Archives and Records Center, 1975.
Dates: 1865-1949

St. Paul's Episcopal Church records (microfilm)

 Collection
Identifier: 1973_489-UA
Content Description Parish registers, vestry records, 1888 communicant list, 1934 yearbook, business documents, gift books, attendance records, and a ledger. Microfilmed in Louisville, Kentucky by the University of Louisville, 1974.
Dates: 1834-1978

Henry Watterson papers (microfilm)

 Collection
Identifier: 1973_428-UA
Content Description The papers of Henry Watterson are preserved on microfilm and include letters, telegrams, editorials, speeches, newspaper clippings, family history, photographs and Watterson's autobiography. This collection records the newspaper editor's career and documents, through his editorials and correspondence, his stand against protective tariff, his objection to the Civil Service Act, endorsement of the Gold Democrats in 1896, his opinions on William Jennings Bryan, the rift and subsequent...
Dates: 1857-1983; Majority of material found within 1882-1821

Harvey Curtis Webster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1976_050-UA
Scope and Contents The papers document the family history, academic career, political activities, and personality of Harvey Curtis Webster. The family papers include some transcripts and photocopies compiled by Webster. A collection in Rare Books includes correspondence with Dario and Madeline Covi from 1986 to 1988, approximately one hundred poems, typescript, with holograph emendations, and an unpublished manuscript of a critical work on C. P. Snow (1905- ). Also present is memorial essay written by Donald M....
Dates: circa 1645-1974