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Short / Henry / Ridgely family papers

 Collection
Identifier: KORN126
Kentucky physicians Frederick Ridgely (1757-1824), William Henry (1761-1824), John Flournoy Henry (1793-1873), with Jane Ann Short (1803-1841) were members of three families prominent in Kentucky medical history. The papers center on these families and include correspondence, journals, photographs, notes, and a typescript as well as articles by and about Charles Wilkins Short (1794-1863), and a family history compiled in 1879. The collection also includes a rare ivory anatomical mannequin from the 1840s.

Dates

  • 1798-1946

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests have not been transferred to the University of Louisville. For further information, see the section on copyright in the regulations and Procedures of the Special Collections Library or consult a reference archivist.

Extent

1 linear feet

General

No online items. Must visit contributing institution.

Creator

Title
Short / Henry / Ridgely Family Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Mary K. Marlatt
Date
2017
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
500 S. Preston Street
Louisville KY 40292 United States
(502) 852-5766