This collection consists a few pieces of correspondence, clippings, and printed material relating to the political career of Emma Smith Ratterman Branch.
Materials submitted by University of Louisville student, Victoria Briceno, as part of the Documenting Your Experience during the Covid-19 Outbreak project. On March 11, 2020, the University of Louisville adopted measures to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, including moving classroom instruction online, limiting campus events, and allowing employees to work from home. This reflection was submitted July 1, 2020. In it, Victoria describes quarantine while living in Panama.
Carbon copy of a brief (93 pages in length) describing the route Thomas Lincoln, the father of Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth U.S. president, took through Indiana. The brief was written by Thomas S. Jones for the Corydon, Indiana Lincoln Highway Association; The association wished to build or rename a highway in honor of Lincoln.
Consists of two photographs, a 1911 University of Louisville diploma and yearbook, and a license to practice law in Kentucky, dated 1910.
From 1805-1814 Brown kept a diary where he discussed his youth in Tennessee, mill operations, student days at Transylvania, the books he read, his trips, and monetary matters. Only the second volume of the Brown diary is in the collection; a typescript copy of both volumes is included in the collection along with Truett's biographical and historical notes.