Kentucky--Description and travel
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C16
Scope and Contents Papers of four generations of the Campbell family of Orange Co., Va. including correspondence of William Campbell (1755-1823). His papers pertain to Revolutionary pensions, bounty land claims, the War of 1812, his superintendency of the Virginia State Penitentary, and his estate and includes a diary of a trip to Kentucky in 1798. There are also papers (correspondence and accounts) of his wife, Mrs. Susan Campbell and their children. The collection includes papers of the Graves family and...
Identifier: SC 01171
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, a diary, and other material collected by Jack Beck Bryan related to his stay at a Citizens Military Training Camp (CMTC) at Camp Knox, Kentucky during the summer of 1925. Camp Knox officially changed its name to Fort Knox in 1932. The Citizen Military Trianing Camps allowed male citizens to obtain basic military training without any requirement to be called for active duty. Bryan writes to friends back home in New Philadelphia, Ohio pertaining to his...
Identifier: Mss. MsV Tr2
Identifier: Mss. MsV Tr4
Identifier: SC 00045
Scope and Contents Collection of letters by Rev. Thomas Steadman and his wife, M. L. Steadman, three of which date from their time in America, to his friend and father-in-law, W. Kitson; and from M. L. Steadman to her mother, Mrs. W. Kitson of Brixton Hill, Surrey, England. The letters provide commentary about their travels in America, including Chicago, Missouri, and Kentucky, Mrs. Steadman's opinion of revival meetings in western New York, possibly conducted by Charles G. Finney and Jedediah Burchard. The...
Identifier: SC 00709
Scope and Contents Diary, 1866-1891, of Kate M. Walsh, a teacher from Cambridge, New York. Walsh primarily teaches at the Caldwell Institute in Danville, Kentucky and in a suburb of Chicago. Entries include information about her job as a teacher, her interaction with other teachers and school officials, and with her students. There is also information about her Methodist faith, teaching Bible classes, her attendance at religious services, and her relationship with her sisters and other family members. She also...