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Charles Wilkins Short papers (microfilm)

 Collection
Identifier: 1973_421-UA
Letters from Short to his brother, John Cleves Short, of Shorthill, Hamilton County, Ohio, and correspondence with his daughters, Mary Churchill (Short) Richardson, Jane Short, and Sarah Elizabeth Short, concerning land holdings, sale of bonds, especially railroad bonds, medical affairs in the Ohio River Valley, seeds received from California and from Sir William Hooker, of Kew Gardens, England, plants and seeds sent to European collectors, and family matters; together with a typescript of A Chronological Record of the Families of Charles William Short and Mary Henry Churchill, compiled by Short and continued by his daughter, Mary Churchill Richardson, containing information on Short, Churchill, Henry, Skipwith, Symmes, Edmunds, Ridgely, Dudley, Breathitt, Green, Richardson, Butler, Kinkead, and Harrison families. Physician, teacher, and botanist, of Hopkinsville and Louisville, Ky.

Dates

  • 1817-1879

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction requires permission of the Filson Historical Society.

Extent

1 reel of microfilm

Title
Charles Wilkins Short Papers (microfilm)
Status
Completed
Date
2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

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