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Draper manuscripts: Kentucky papers, 1768-1892.

Author: Lyman Copeland Draper; John Dabney Shane
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Collection of papers of diverse dates and formats dealing with the early history of Kentucky. The original manuscripts were created by pioneer Kentucky settlers representing numerous occupations and professions--land promoters, surveyors, farmers, housewives, historians, teachers, clergymen, merchants, and soldiers. Several volumes relate primarily to events, institutions, and people in the city of Lexington,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscript collection
Reminiscences
Named Person: Matthew Arbuckle; Richard Henderson; James Hogg; Nathaniel Hart; Margaret McCarty Chenoweth; Richard Chenoweth; Thomas Chenoweth; George Rogers Clark; Robert B McAfee; James McAfee; Anthony Crockett; John Hardin; Mark Hardin; James O'Fallon; Levi Todd; William W Worsley; William Whitley; Daniel Boone; Benjamin Logan; John Filson; John Roche; John Adair; John H Brown; John Floyd; William Preston; Nathaniel Hart; Robert M Cunningham; James Wier; Spencer Records; Thomas Hanson; David Shepherd; John Magill; Samuel Brady; Simon Kenton; Charles S Todd; Nathan Maynard; Adam Beatty; Henry Lee; Peter Lee; Alexander D Orr; Charles Pelham; Walker Reid; Alexander family.; Butler family.; Chenoweth family.; Lyles family.; McAfee family.; McDowell family.; Sayre family.; Todd family.; Barlow family.; Gallagher family.; Preston family.; Breckinridge family.; Randolph family.; Renwick family.; Bowman family.; Campbell family.; Hart family.; Henderson family.; Lewis family.; Russell family.; Selby family.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lyman Copeland Draper; John Dabney Shane
OCLC Number: 145787140
Notes: Forms part of the Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts. The Draper Manuscripts consist of fifty collections, sometimes referred to as fifty "series," under the one overarching title. See the Draper Manuscripts Overview on the Wisconsin Historical Society website, the "Guide to the Draper Manuscripts" by Josephine Harper (Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1983), a published "Calendar of the Kentucky Papers of the Draper Collection of Manuscripts" (Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1925), the table of contents for Volume 19 by John D. Shane with annotations by Lyman Draper (found at the end of the volume), and an index in the front of Volume 26 that identifies scattered articles within the volume for further information.
Description: 6.0 c.f. (37 volumes)
Other Titles: Draper Mss CC.

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Collection of papers of diverse dates and formats dealing with the early history of Kentucky. The original manuscripts were created by pioneer Kentucky settlers representing numerous occupations and professions--land promoters, surveyors, farmers, housewives, historians, teachers, clergymen, merchants, and soldiers. Several volumes relate primarily to events, institutions, and people in the city of Lexington, Kentucky; elsewhere is material on the development of Louisville and other communities. A major portion of the collection consists of the papers of John D. Shane, a Presbyterian minister in Ohio and Kentucky.

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