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|Named Person:||Virginia Alexander; Annie Gratz Clay; S B Cronley; Benjamin Gratz; Maria C Gratz; Syna Richardson; Abby V Sayre; Sarah Ward|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||Orphan Society of Lexington (Ky.)|
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfilm. Lexington, Ky. : Microfilm Center, M.I. King Library, University of Kentucky, 1983.|
|Description:||2 reels of microfilm (10 v., 12 pieces)|
Miscellaneous papers include a "Historical sketch of the Lexington Orphan Asylum," written by Annie G. Clay for the Society's annual report in 1912. Also included is a copy of the act by which the Society was incorporated. Minutes from the Board of Managers' monthly meetings cover the period from May 7, 1895 to November 6, 1945 inclusively, then skip to June 8, 1971 through December 4, 1973. Included among the minutes are lists, of the Managers, of committees and their members, and of orphans. Tributes to esteemed deceased members, including Virginia Alexander and S.B. Cronley, are frequently found among the minutes as well. The book of inventories covers the period 1922-1925 only. The visiting books date from February 6, 1896 to July 25, 1915, then skip to January 15, 1970-January 20, 1971.
- Alexander, Virginia, -- d. 1912.
- Clay, Annie Gratz.
- Cronley, S. B.
- Gratz, Benjamin, -- 1792-1884.
- Gratz, Maria C.
- Richardson, Syna.
- Sayre, Abby V.
- Ward, Sarah.
- Lexington Orphan Asylum (Ky.)
- Orphan Society of Lexington (Ky.)
- Orphanages -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
- Orphans -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
- Women -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Societies and clubs.
- Women in charitable work.
- Lexington (Ky.) -- History.