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Green Family Papers (Mss 49), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2010

Green Family Papers (Mss 49), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 49. Correspondence of the Green family, Falls of Rough, Grayson County, Kentucky, including business papers and account books, and correspondence for several generations of the Robert Wilmot Scott family, originally of Frankfort, Kentucky.


Franklin Presbyterian Church - Franklin, Kentucky (Sc 2359), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2010

Franklin Presbyterian Church - Franklin, Kentucky (Sc 2359), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2359. Correspondence, budgets, financial information and miscellaneous historical data relating to Franklin Presbyterian Church, Franklin, Kentucky (formerly College Street Presbyterian Church), compiled by Stella Harris for a 1960 history of the church.


Temple Family Papers (Mss 241), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2010

Temple Family Papers (Mss 241), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 241. Correspondence; financial and legal papers; genealogy and other material related to the Temple family of Warren County, Kentucky, particularly that of Adalaska L. and Mary Camilla (Miller) Temple and their daughter Ruth Hines Temple. Over 400 pieces of artwork on paper by the later are found in the collection, including pencil, as well as, pen and ink drawings, watercolors, pastels, and other graphic and creative design work.


Wade-Thomas Collection (Sc 2334), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2010

Wade-Thomas Collection (Sc 2334), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2334. Correspondence, chiefly between brothers, Francis Marion Wade, Russell County, Kentucky, and Cyrenius Wade while the later was attending school in Elkton, Todd County, Kentucky. The letters contain comments about the school, the town of Elkton, and courting. Numerous receipts for the brothers as well as the Thomas family of Russell County are also included. The letters were typescripted and annotated by Marion Lee Adams.


Morningstar, Jane (Hines), 1904-1989 (Mss 225), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2010

Morningstar, Jane (Hines), 1904-1989 (Mss 225), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 225. Correspondence, chiefly of the Covington family of Bowling Green, Kentucky, particularly that of Dr. Albert G. and Josephine (Wells) Covington. Also includes reference letters written to Jane (Hines) Morningstar about local history topics, including steamboats and the Hobson House Association.


Smiths Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Sc 2306), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2010

Smiths Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Sc 2306), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2306. Letter of recommendation for Thomas H. Beard from Smiths Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Warren County, Kentucky, 7 February 1898.


Cooke, Bess Miller, 1889-1977 (Sc 2305), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2010

Cooke, Bess Miller, 1889-1977 (Sc 2305), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2305. Paper: "The History of Smiths Grove Baptist Church, 1812-1972" by Bess Miller Cooke. Includes typewritten and handwritten drafts.


Simmons, James M., 1851-1935 (Sc 2282), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2010

Simmons, James M., 1851-1935 (Sc 2282), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2282. Brief history of the Bowling Green Christian Church, 1845-1912, written by James M. Simmons, chairman of the Board of Elders. The narrative focuses on the church's acquisition of property.


Pierce, Thomas Allen (Sc 2294), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2010

Pierce, Thomas Allen (Sc 2294), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2294. Paper by Thomas Allen Pierce titled "History of Hebron Methodist Church, 1844-1974." Includes a list of pastors and a sketch of the church building.


Smiths Grove, Kentucky (Mss 321), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2010

Smiths Grove, Kentucky (Mss 321), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Fidning aid only for Manuscripts Collection 231. Information about Smiths Grove, Warren County, Kentucky. Includes material about the community's history, people, churches, schools, and events. Collection contains the original Board of Trustees minutes for Smiths Grove College, 1884-1901.


Cain, Bevie Waughn, 1844-1883 (Sc 2251), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2010

Cain, Bevie Waughn, 1844-1883 (Sc 2251), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Mansucripts Small Collection 2251. Letters (31) from Cain to James M. Davis, written mostly during the Civil War from her home and school in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, and from Illinois. A strong Confederate sympathizer, Cain responds to Davis’s support of the Union, criticizes President Abraham Lincoln, and opines freely on love, courtship and marriage. She also writes of mutual friends, family, and social and religious activities. Includes 3 additional letters to Davis from his father, sister, and a friend who writes of an opportunity to manage a store. Also includes brief typescripted summaries of the ...


Rolling Fork United Baptist Church Of Christ - Larue County, Kentucky (Sc 616), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2010

Rolling Fork United Baptist Church Of Christ - Larue County, Kentucky (Sc 616), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 616. Minute book of Rolling Fork United Baptist Church of Christ, Larue County, Kentucky. Includes principles of union, rules of decorum, minutes of meetings, and lists of pastors, deacons, clerks, and members. Notes on the church's history by Jacob A. Miller appear at the back of the minute book.


Childress, Nellie J., 1883-1987 (Sc 2263), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2010

Childress, Nellie J., 1883-1987 (Sc 2263), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2263. Letters (2) written by Nell Childress, Auburn, Kentucky, to her friends Louise Blakey and Margie Helm in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The 1962 letter describes the commemorative locomotive "The General" that visited Auburn during the Civil War centennial. The other letter discusses community events, particularly information about the Auburn Baptist Church.


Goodson Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church, South - Metcalfe County, Kentucky (Sc 1301), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Goodson Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church, South - Metcalfe County, Kentucky (Sc 1301), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1301. Membership lists of Goodson Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Metcalfe County, Kentucky. The church was later known as Summer Shade Methodist Episcopal Church, South.


Presbyterian Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 316), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Presbyterian Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 316), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 316. Session books of the Presbyterian Church, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes session minutes and membership lists. An index of all members from 1819-1888 includes members of Bowling Green Cumberland Presbyterian Church from 1866-1884.


Thornton, Theresa Boyd (Sc 2210), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Thornton, Theresa Boyd (Sc 2210), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2210. Paper: "A Church of Their Own", a history of Cecilia Memorial Presbyterian Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Also includes a photograph of the church and notes from Thornton's interviews.


Trinity Episcopal Church - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 2220), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Trinity Episcopal Church - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 2220), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2220. Record book of Trinity Episcopal Church, Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky. Includes lists of baptisms 1882-1909, confirmations 1876- 1909, marriages 1868-1910, deaths 1877-1908, and parishioners 1886-1896. Also includes annual reports 1885-1902, and miscellaneous financial and statistical information 1889-1903.


Christ Episcopal Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 2219), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Christ Episcopal Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 2219), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Fidning aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2219. Records of Christ Episcopal Church, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes lists of members 1867-1914, baptisms 1861-1917, confirmations 1861-1919, marriages and burials 1864-1919. Also includes lists of Russellville members 1880-1886, baptisms 1873-1885, confirmations 1876-1886, and deaths 1877-1885; and lists of Glasgow members 1880, 1893, confirmations and baptisms 1890-1899. Also includes historical notes and extracts from church convention proceedings 1831-1859 that relate to the Bowling Green church.


Stony Point Methodist Episcopal Church South - Allen County, Kentucky (Sc 2218), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Stony Point Methodist Episcopal Church South - Allen County, Kentucky (Sc 2218), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2218. Church register of Stony Point Methodist Episcopal Church South, Allen County, Kentucky. Includes register of pastors, baptisms and members. Also includes minutes of Church Conference of Chapel Hill, 1924-1925.


Bryan's Station Baptist Church - Fayette County, Kentucky (Sc 2216), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Bryan's Station Baptist Church - Fayette County, Kentucky (Sc 2216), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2216. Record book of Bryan's Station Baptist Church, Fayette County, Kentucky. Includes church covenant, rules of government, and minutes of church meetings, 1786-1898, 1901.


Shady Grove Baptist Church - Simpson County, Kentucky (Sc 2217), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Shady Grove Baptist Church - Simpson County, Kentucky (Sc 2217), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2217. Compilation of membership data in minute book of Shady Grove Baptist Church, Simpson County, Kentucky. Includes member's name, date of admission and dismissal, and miscellaneous information. Both white and African American members are listed.


Sandy Creek Baptist Church - Butler County, Kentucky (Mss 313), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Sandy Creek Baptist Church - Butler County, Kentucky (Mss 313), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 313. Minute books of Sandy Creek Baptist Church, Butler County, Kentucky. Includes minutes of church meetings and lists of both white and African American members.


Greenville Presbyterian Church - Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Sc 2202), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Greenville Presbyterian Church - Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Sc 2202), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2202. Session book of Greenville Presbyterian Church, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Includes minutes of church meetings and membership lists.


Mizpah Presbyterian Church (Sc 2198), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Mizpah Presbyterian Church (Sc 2198), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2198. Record book of Mizpah Presbyterian Church, Warren County, Kentucky. Includes minutes of meetings, 1853-1908, membership lists, a 1951 historical sketch by Jennie B. Cole, and 1966 correspondence.


New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 2196), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 2196), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2196. Minutes of New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Logan County, Kentucky. Includes minutes of meetings and membership lists.


Concord Baptist Church - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 2193), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2010

Concord Baptist Church - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 2193), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2194. Minute book of Concord Baptist Church, Logan County, Kentucky. Includes meeting minutes and membership lists.


Mount Zion Presbyterian Church - Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Sc 2194), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2010

Mount Zion Presbyterian Church - Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Sc 2194), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2194. Session book of Mount Zion Presbyterian Church, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Includes a historical sketch, meeting minutes, and membership lists.


Trammel Creek Baptist Church - Green County, Kentucky (Sc 2192), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2010

Trammel Creek Baptist Church - Green County, Kentucky (Sc 2192), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2192. Minute book of Trammel Creek Baptist Church, Green County, Kentucky. Includes articles of faith, rules of decorum, minutes of meetings, and membership lists.


Three Forks Church Of Christ - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 771), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2010

Three Forks Church Of Christ - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 771), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 771. Record book of Three Forks Church of Christ, Warren County, Kentucky, consisting primarily of membership lists. Meeting minutes consist mainly of notes of preachers and baptisms.


Rich Pond Church Of Christ - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 682), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2010

Rich Pond Church Of Christ - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 682), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 682. Record book of Rich Pond Church of Christ, Rich Pond, Warren County, Kentucky. Contains lists of members only.