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Hunt-Morgan family papers, 1854-1899, 1854

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kukm1f56m_239Guide to the Hunt-Morgan family papers, 1854-1899Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Hunt-Morgan family papers, 1854-1899Collection number: 1F56M-239Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Hunt-Morgan family papers, 1854-18991F56M-239Morgan family.1 reel of microfilm (partial)None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Applegate, Calvin. Loan for microfilming, 1956.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Hunt-Morgan family papers, 1854-1899, 1F56M-239, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.John Wesley Hunt came to Lexington, Kentucky from Trenton, New Jersey in 1796. He opened a general store and later became a wholesale trader in cotton, tobacco, saltpeter and especially hemp. He was also involved in horse breeding and banking. His daughter Henrietta married Calvin Cogswell Morgan, and one of their sons was the famous Confederate General John Hunt Morgan. One of their grandsons was Thomas Hunt Morgan, who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine for his work on the laws and mechanisms of heredity.This collection of Hunt-Morgan family papers includes family and business letters, theater programs, receipts, etc.Arrangement is roughly chronological.Morgan family.Hunt family