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Caswall family papers, 1821

Part of Caswall family papers

63m257 Caswall family papers, 1821-1965 63M257 Finding aid prepared by Ida Sell University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 April 25 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-07-30T10:50-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Caswall family papers 63M257 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.6 Cubic feet 3 boxes 1821-1965 Caswall family. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Preferred Citation note 63M257: [Identification of item], Caswall family papers, 1821-1965, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note Born in England in 1810, Henry Caswall became in 1830, the first graduate of Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, to be ordained a priest in the Protestant Episcopal Church. In 1834 he was named Professor of Sacred Literature at the Theological Seminary of the Diocese of Kentucky in Lexington. His son Robert Clarke Caswall, a priest of the Church of England, came to the United States in 1871 and first served parishes in Maine and Canada. He later worked with African Americans in Tennessee and in 1899 became Archdeacon of Colored Work in the Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky, establishing a Sunday school and kindergarten for the Black children of St. Andrew's Church. One of his daughters, Muriel Caswall, was a member of the editorial staff of the Boston Post. Scope and Contents note The Caswall family papers contain materials concerning the Reverend Henry Caswall, his son the Reverend Robert Clarke Caswall and Muriel Caswall, Henry's granddaughter. Correspondence from Caswall to his family in England describes early nineteenth century life in Ohio and Kentucky. Included in the collection is a New Testament Bible from 1821 and a Book of Common Prayer from 1864. Also included are documents that reflect Henry Caswall's service as priest for the Episcopalian church. There are pictures of family in England, Ireland, and the United States from the mid nineteenth century through the mid twentieth century. Arrangement note The collection is arranged chronologically. Caswall, Henry, 1810-1870. Caswall, Robert Clarke, 1839-1919. Episcopal Church. Diocese of Lexington. Church buildings--Kentucky--Lexington. Clergy--Kentucky. Episcopal Church--Clergy. Genealogical correspondence. Memoirs. New Testament Bible printed in London 1 1 1821 Book of Common Prayer 1 2 1862 Henry Caswall letter to his Mother 2 1 1833 August 9 Typed copies of family correspondence 2 2 1830-1835 An act to enable Henry Caswell to exercise office of priest for the Church of England 2 3 1843 May 31 Memoir of Henry Caswall, Diocese newsletter, New Years hymn 2 4 1871-1906 Newspaper and magazine articles about Caswall family and the episcopal church in Lexington, Kentucky 2 5 1898-1961 Typed family history 2 6 1952-1953 Muriel Caswall letter to Francis Smith 2 7 1927-1965 Muriel Caswall molds of John Keats and Lord's Prayer 2 8 undated Bishop Burgess of Salisbury Cathedral in Wiltshire, England 3 1 circa 1850 Reverand Robert C. Caswall and wife Madeline Jane Frazer in Belfast, Ireland 3 2 circa 1860 Harry Caswall 3 3 undated Reverand Robert C. Caswall in Lexington, Kentucky 3 4 1902 Sketch of memorial for Robert C. Caswall in cemetery 3 5 undated Reverand Robert C. Caswall at 452 Woodland Avenue in Lexington, Kentucky 3 6 1904 Caswall home on Versailles Pike in Lexington, Kentucky 3 7 undated Tomb of Bishop Burgess in Salisbury Cathedral 3 8 undated Muriel Caswall in Boston, Massachusetts 3 9 undated The Old Gately home in Wiltshire where Robert Caswall was born 3 10 undated Reverend Henry Caswall's silver badge from the Philomathesian Society of Kenyon College 3 11 undated Tomb of Bishop Burgess, uncle of Henry Caswall, in Salisbury Cathedral 2 9 undated Negative and print of Henry Caswall 2 10 1965 Caswall family papers