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Lexington (Ky.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Beckley (1802-1888) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1563
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of General Alfred Beckley and his wife Emily Craig. Several of the letters are by Beckley's mother from Lexington, Kentucky and comment on the Presidential election of 1832 in that state, the reception of President Jackson's in Lexington, 1832 the Cholera scourge, and local social affairs. The rest of the letters are concerned with family matters.

Dates: 1832-1856

John M. McCalla, Attorney, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1713
Scope and Contents John M. McCalla (1793-1873) of Lexington, Kentucky, was an attorney and U.S. Marshall. McCalla's papers from 1812 to 1899 are available only on six reels of microfilm. They include correspondence from 1815 to 1870; ten letter books from 1829 to 1867; account books from 1849 to 1865; clipping books; lectures; and legal and business papers related to McCalla's activities as U.S. Marshall in the District of Kentucky from 1830 to 1841, attorney, and agent in Lexington, Kentucky, and Washington,...
Dates: 1812-1899

Nathan Ochs Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2163
Overview Papers of the Nathan Ochs family of Shelby and Jefferson County, Kentucky, document the family history from the late nineteenth century to the early twentieth century and chiefly concern his children. Letters from siblings Simon, Nathan Jr., and Sallie Ochs are written from Kentucky to their brother, Charles, in California between 1884 and the early 1900s. Topics chiefly include the weather, their farms (crops, animals, and farm workers), family news, and their mother's illness and death....
Dates: 1813-1970; Majority of material found in 1884-1924

Woodbridge Mercantile Company Records

Collection Number: A&M 1455
Overview Letter and account books, clipping scrapbooks, and miscellaneous family papers of a pioneer, Ohio Valley, general merchandise firm founded by Dudley Woodbridge, Sr., at Marietta, Ohio, and operating under various names for a period of more than sixty years. The collection also includes the account books of Daniel, Richard, and John Greene, 1808-1844; account books of F.B. Loomis, 1842-1844; a medicinal formulary book; the estate records of John Brody; records of a pension and bounty land...
Dates: 1743-1882