2010ms064Sutton, William L. and A. L. Fisher papersWilliam L. Sutton and A. L. Fisher papers, 1810-1967 2010ms064Sarah K. PiesterUniversity of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center2011 March 21Special Collections Research CenterMargaret I. King Building, NorthLexington 40506-0039SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDUURL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-05-23 16:50:27 -0400.EnglishDescribing Archives: A Content Standard2016 January 26EAD and description updated by Megan Mummey.
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William L. Sutton and A. L. Fisher papers
Sutton, William L., Dr.
1.81 Cubic Feet
The William L. Sutton and A. L. Fisher papers (dated 1810-1967; 1.81 cubic feet; 8 boxes) contain the personal and professional documents of Dr. William L. Sutton; documents and photographs of the Sutton family; and documents and photographs concerning the Tarlton, Swetnam, Hulett, Thomasson, Belles, Yates, and Crenshaw/Moffett families.
Scope and Contents
The William L. Sutton and A. L. Fisher papers (dated 1810-1967; 1.81 cubic feet; 8 boxes) contain the personal and professional documents of Dr. William L. Sutton; documents and photographs of the Sutton family; and documents and photographs concerning the Tarlton, Swetnam, Hulett, Thomasson, Belles, Yates, and Crenshaw/Moffett families. Also included are notes by A.L. Fisher, letters, a report card from the Scott Female Institute, funeral notices and other cards, and several unidentified photographs of various formats and other documents.
Dr. William Loftus Sutton was born May 21, 1797, and received his medical education at Transylvania University and the Maryland Medical College. In 1833, after living in Catlettsburg and Morganfield, Kentucky, he returned to his native Scott County where he practiced medicine for the remainder of his life. In 1851, William L. Sutton and a number of his colleagues founded the State Medical Society (now the Kentucky Medical Association). Sutton served as the first president and as chairman of the committee on epidemics. He married three times. He and his first wife, Mary Belle Catlett, had four children; George Catlett, John, and William (all of whom became physicians) and Mary Belle. He and his second wife, Nancy Cooper, had a son William Henry. Sutton and his third wife, Ann Tibbs Webb, had three children; Annie Temperance, Caroline, and Henry Craig. Sutton died July 20, 1862, in Georgetown, Kentucky; he and is buried in Georgetown Cemetery.
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Families -- Photographs.
Kentucky -- History -- 19th century.
Medicine -- Kentucky.
Sutton, William L., Dr.
Kentucky Medical Association
Sutton, William L., Dr.
GeneralSeries I.1824-1967General1870-1967310Scope and ContentsBill/receipt from June 2, 1870 for a Serpt table and a July 7, 1967 bulletin from Decatur Presbyterian.Belles family 33Bellewood Seminary42Bookplate and letter; University of Maryland, Library of the School of Medicine1942 July 21421Crenshaw/Moffett family genealogy46Deed between John W. Thomas of Fayette County Kentucky and W.O. Crenshaw of Georgetown, Kentucky1866 October 30211Fisher, Mrs. A.L.; Notes on W.L Sutton21Miss Martha C. Lightburn funeral notice, Scott County, Kentucky1855 August 27415 Charles T. Muir funeral notice, Donerail, Fayette County, Kentucky1884 April 2348Invitation to Mrs. Ann Webb from Mr. Edward Beales1835 July 11420Letters; to Mrs. A.L. Fisher1939-1957213Letters; to Goldsborough's1939-196628Letter; to Sara L. Davis from sister Millecent Coghill1833 January 3047Letter; to Sarah Ellett1873 July 1210Scope and ContentsLetter written by Nancy Ellett, wife of Richard Braddock Gilmam, to Sarah Ellett, wife of Nathnaiel Hardin Davis.Medicines and Methods manuscript; by A.L. Fisher23Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Buck, U.S. Legation, Lima, Peru, New Years card188944Notes; History of Randolph & Macon Counties410Ode to my Bonnie Mary1886 January 139Report card; Scott Female Institute (blank)1860s419Resolution; 1824 presidential election to appoint delegates to meet from other sections at Frankfort on the 17th December to form electoral tickets for the state1824417Swetnam family correspondence and history1940-196738Thomasson family1905-1925212Webb,T.; certificate from the Confederate Veteran Association1891 August 145Yates family; Grapevine, Texas422PhotographsSeries II.1887-1957GeneralSubseries A.1876-1905, undatedBrock, Charlie; cased ambrotypeundated515Brown, Katherine1876 November 28551Scope and ContentsKatherine Amanda Brown. Dau. of Rev. Miles Brown. Married Henry Craig Sutton November 28, 1876. Reside in Joplin, MO.Buck, Charlie and Mamie18875510Scope and ContentsSon and daughter of Charles William and Elizabeth Bullett Buck. For Carrie from Mamie with much love 1887.Chambers, Mrs. Harvey cabinet card, gaslight DOPundated526Scope and ContentsCaption on verso; Mother of Stella Chambers. Chambers Ave. Georgetown was named for this family.Chambers, Stellaundated559Cumberland Falls; near Corbin, Kentuckyundated564Fleming, Isabelundated5511Scope and ContentsA schoolmate and friend. An unusually bright girl. Her parents were Scotch Presbyterians. Her father was at head of the Cordage Factory when it was in Georgetown.Goldsbrough, Bruce M.; Store in LaGrange, Kentucky1905567Goldsborough, Bruce and Martin; with the Lamar brothers1900557Goldsborough, Willie T. Lagrange and Louisville, Kentucky, albumen cabinet cardundated532Hanks, Nancy; Grave stereo-view silver printundated536Head, Susie Duncan albumen cabinet cardundated521Scope and ContentsCaption on verso; Wife of Woodford Head, Oldham Co. They were the parents of Alex, Margaret, Minnie and Susie Head.Hobson, Dr. Bowlingundated554Hobson, Mrs. Florence Kempundated555Scope and ContentsWife of Dr. Bowling Hobson, dentist. Later minister serving churches in VA.Hobson, Dr. and Mrs. Bowlingundated556Jesus and Mary in the Garden; Webb City, Missouriundated566Scope and ContentsWebb City, MO Easter Sunrise Service.Johnson, T.; Gravestoneundated5926Lake in park at St. Louis, Missouriundated5610Scope and ContentsTaken by Albert Fisher.Lewis, John A. M.D.; (from a magazine)undated414Lord's Supper Scene, The; Webb City, Missouriundated565Scope and ContentsWebb City, MO Easter Sunrise Service.Man 'o War; with attendantundated563Offutt, Kate cabinet card silver printundated523Scope and ContentsScott Co. Kentucky.Presbyterian Church; Georgetown, Kentuckyundated561Pres[3 letters illegible], Dr. Lubbin half cased daguerreotypeundated514Young, Bennett carte-de-visites, Torontoundated531Scope and ContentsCaption on verso; Yours truly, Bennett H. Young, 8th KY Cavalry, Morgan's Div. U.S.A.Sander, Margo albumen cabinet cardundated522Tanner, Mary Davis cabinet cardundated535Scope and ContentsCaption on verso; Mary David Tanner, 1889-1962, Eminence, KY.Thomasson, Laura Helenundated569Scope and Contentsb. 1834 d. 1898 m. James Richard Goldsborough mother of Brice Martin Goldsborough.Thomasson, W.P.undated510Scope and ContentsImage is a photograph of the original. Includes negatives.Webb, W.R.undated5611Williams, Lizzle, Louisville, Kentucky, albumen cabinet cardundated525Stereoscope cardsSubseries B.1921-1935, undatedGeneralundatedScope and ContentsOne stereoview from the Metropolitan Series collection, two stereoviews by J.T. Jarvis' Stereoscopic Views collection, two stereoviews by The London Stereoscopic Company, thirteen mounted stereoviews from an unidentified collection, and seven stereoviews not mounted also from an unidentified collection. Images include landscapes and interior/exterior views of buildings.J.T. Jarvis' Stereoscopic Views collection; East Room in President's Mansionundated593J.T.Jarvis' Stereoscopic Views collection; Red Room in President's Mansionundated592London Stereoscopic Company collection; Paddington Railway Stationundated594London Stereoscopic Company collection; Sunnyside, The Residence of Washington Irvingundated595Metroploitan Series collection; Schliersea Highlands, Bavariaundated591Unidentified collection1921-1935A dam site on the Elk River, which furnishes Noel, MO with its electric lights19215921A pretty road near Caverna, Ark.undated5913A tobacco field, on the Goldsborough farm, Scott Co., KY about 1935circa 19355912Budlong's Mill, Jasper Co., MOundated5919Clifty Falls, Ind. No.35undated596Eleven Point Float1923 September5915Scope and ContentsShows the Club House where we camped at the end of a rainy day on the Eleven Point River. We liked the place so well we spent two nights and one day there. September, 1923.Henry Clay's Monument in the Lexington, KY cemetery. No. 14undated599Junction of the Dix and Kentucky Rivers near the Kentucky Utilities Co. Hydro Electric Plant. No. 7undated598McClellan Park, Jasper Co., MOundated5922Monument of Daniel Boone, in the Frankfort, KY cemetery. No. 23undated5911Ohio River Bridge near Madison, Ind. No. 34undated597Our Breakfast Room1921 September 305914Scope and ContentsThis is a little corner in our pantry and is a very convenient and necessary part of our house. This morning we are having Post-Toasties with cream, coffee and toast. Will you join us? f/16--10 minutes; electric light; 9:00 pm Sep. 30th, 1921River Scene on North Fork1921 September 95916Scope and ContentsShows a little of the river at Ball's Cabin. B.F. Ball in the foreground. Sep.9th 1921. f-16--3 sec. P-filter, br sun 3:30 pm.RR Station and tunnel on the Southern Ky Co., near Kentucky Natural Bridge. No. 20undated5910Shoal Creekundated5920Scope and ContentsFrom the Bluff in McClelland Park, south of Joplin. Aug 18th 1926 f-22 4" 50/1 filter.Source of the Roaring River Springundated5917Scope and ContentsFlows 18,000,000 gals. water each 24 hours. Nine miles south of Cassville, Missouri.Start of our White River Float, Eureka Springs, Seligman Roadundated5923Unidentified landscape; 281undated5924Unidentified landscape; 284undated5925World Series collectionundated58Scope and ContentsThrity-seven stereoviews from the World Series collection. Of these thirty-seven; seven stereoviews of scenes with people, ten stereoviews of scenes from around the United States, and twenty stereoviews of scenes from various countries including Germany, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and France.Hulett familySubseries C.1921-1940Fun with the Ducklings. Henry Sutton Hulett. Near Noel, Missouriundated5918Hulett children and friendsundated5410Scope and ContentsAlfred and Harry Hulett [with] Velma and Glenn Johnston at Hulett home, Webb City, Missouri.Hulett family stereo-card silver print1921 September 17542Scope and ContentsCarrie, Alfred, and Harry B. Hulett. In the front yard. Webb City, MO. September 17, 1921. f--7.7, 1/25; shadow, 5:00 pm.Hulett familyundated543Scope and ContentsPicture made by Harry Hulett, Webb City, MO. Person at left unknown. Second from left: Alfred Hulett, adopted son of Harry and Carrie Hulett. Next from left: Henry Sutton Hulett, Harry and Carrie Hulett. At right: Harry Hulett.Hulett, Harry B. silver print stereo-cardundated541Scope and ContentsA birth-day picture of HBH. Harry B. Hulett, Webb City, MO"Hulett family; Christmas cardundated545Hulett home1934 December 25547Scope and ContentsHome of Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Hulett. 510 S. Madison St., Webb City, MO. December 25th, 1934Hulett home; Christmas decorations1934 December 25546Scope and ContentsChristmas Decorations at the Hulett Home, Dec. 25th, 1934. Webb City, Missouri.Hulett home; Interiorundated548Scope and ContentsInterior Hulett's home. Alfred and Harry. Webb City, MO.Hulett home, Interiorundated549Scope and ContentsAlfred Hulett, adopted son of Harry and Carrie (Sutton) Hulett and Harry Sutton Hulett (their own son).Hulett home; Webb City, Missouriundated544Scope and ContentsHarry and Carrie Sutton Hulett home, Webb City, Missouri.Photograph postcard1940 April 25411Scope and ContentsAddressed to Mrs. Carrie Goldsborough, Georgetown, KY. Note states The principle reason why our Easter Sunrise Service was NOT given. Lots of disappointed folks. HBH, Webb City, MO.Sutton familySubseries D.1933, undatedSutton, Annieundated558Scope and ContentsDaughter of Henry and Kate Sutton, Joplin, Missouri.Sutton, Miss Carrie stereoview silver printundated537Scope and ContentsCaption on verso; Georgetown, Kentucky a daughter of W.L. Sutton, seated in the writing chair designed and used by Dr. Sutton.Sutton, Ellen Lambundated553Scope and ContentsEllen Lamb Sutton wife of Dr. John Sutton, Midway, KY.Sutton, Mrs.; Charcoal drawingundatedItem is housed with Samuel Gilmore autograph collection, 60M162:3:1 62Sutton, Mrs. H.C. silver print, snapshot1933 March 1534Scope and ContentsCaption on verso; Mrs. H.C. Sutton, 510 S. Madison St. Webb City, MO. This is Grandmother's 80th birthday, March 1, 1933.Sutton, John; Charcoal drawingundatedItem is housed with Samuel Gilmore autograph collection, 60M162:3:1 61Sutton, Dr. Johnundated552Scope and ContentsJohn Sutton, M.D. b. Sept. 10, 1825, d. Sept. 21, 1895. Practiced in Midway, KY. Married Mrs. Ellen (Lamb) Richmond an English woman.Sutton, Mrs. Kate silver print, snapshotundated533Scope and ContentsCaption on verso; Holding Carolyn Ann Ball , Webb City, MO.Sutton, William Loftus; monument in Georgetown, Kentuckyundated568Tarlton familySubseries E.1957, undatedSt. Francis Mission Cemetery, headstones of Jeremiah and Eleanor Tarlton1957 August562Tarlton, Sallie; R.N. cabinet card silver print.undated524Scope and ContentsLexington, KY.Ware, Ras albumen cabinet cardundated527Scope and ContentsCaption on verso; Son of Ras Ware and Mary (Tarlton) Ware.Unidentified photographsSubseries F.undatedFloral decorationsundated5716Four unidentified childrenundated5715Three unidentified menundated579Two unidentified Japanese womenundated5718Unidentified childundated571Unidentified childundated572Unidentified childundated578Unidentified childundated5717Unidentified man, half cased daguerreotypeundated512Unidentified manundated575Unidentified manundated5711Unidentified manundated5713Unidentified young manundated5710Unidentified woman half cased ambrotypeundated511Unidentified woman cased daguerreotypeundated513Unidentified womanundated573Unidentified womanundated574Unidentified womanundated576Unidentified womanundated577Unidentified womanundated5712Unidentified womanundated5714PublicationsSeries III.1844-1967Advertisement; New Colt Breech Loaders41Grove Park Inn, Ashville, North Carolina and Biltmore Industries booklet1919411The History of Garrard County Memorial Hospital booklet1950412Colonel Bennett H. Young, lecture and The Confederate Quartet of Louisville in Layson Hall, Louisville, Kentucky broadside1892 October 2143The Chronicle of the Aaron Burr Association1953-196729Manuscript; Father of the Kentucky State Medical Association (carbon typescript)25Newsletter; The Great Awakening (6) issues1893 October 11-19416Newspaper clipping; John Milton Hay49The Last Supper, Our Savior and His Apostles pamphlet, printed by Portland: Thurston, Ilsley and Company1844413Testimonial dinner program; for J.H. Wallace1951418Sutton family papersSeries IV.1810-1900Case Histories; W.L. Sutton (typescript transcriptions)183827Family record; Copy118Funeral notices1842-189317Scope and ContentsThree funeral notices: Nancy Sutton, Dr. William L. Sutton's wife in 1842, Dr. William L. Sutton in 1862, and Guy Brown Sutton in 1893.Letter/announcement; William L. Sutton, superintendent, Presbyterian Sabbath School, Georgetown, Kentucky14Scope and ContentsLetter/announcement written by superindendent W.L. Sutton titled To Parents Whose Children attend the Sabbath School of Presbyterian Sabbath School in Georgetown, Kentucky.Letters; to Annie L. Sutton1867110Letter; to Ellen Sutton from husband John Sutton M.D.1857113Letter; to Mary Sanders Sutton from her sister Theria Coghill1810 October 2619Letter; to Mr. John Sutton (father of W.L. Sutton) from David Rannalls1813 April 11111Letters; to John Sutton M.D. of Paris, Kentucky from his father, William L. Sutton, M.D. of Georgetown, Kentucky1848-1849112Letter; to Provost Marshall from John Sutton1862 August 15114Scope and ContentsLetter of assessment for damage done by Morgans guerrillas to J.W. Combs, Provost Marshall, Woodford, County.Letters; William L. Sutton1814-181713Letters; William L. Sutton1845-185812Manuscript; Notes on Midwifery and Diseases of Women By W.L. Sutton Student of Medicine in the Transylvania University Lexington, Kentucky December 12, 1817 (typescript handwritten transcripts)1817 December 1226Manuscript; Report on the Medical Topography and Epidemic Diseases of Kentucky (typescript) by W.L. Sutton 24Manuscript; on W.L. Sutton written by D.P.Y.22Marriage license; John Sutton and Ellen Richmond.1851 August 18117Tongue depressor and Kentucky State Medical Society commemorative button; W.L. Sutton, Georgetown, Kentucky1900 May16Receipts183315Record book on case histories; W.L. Sutton, Georgetown, Kentucky1838-184711Sutton, John; Advertising card and leather case1852 April116Scope and ContentsAdvertising card; Dr. John Sutton professional services located at Taylors Cross Roads. Also included, a leather case monogrammed JNO. Sutton, M.D. Midway, KY.Sutton, Dr. William L.; Account book1818-18201Sutton, Dr. William L.; Account book1849-18542Will; John Sutton1895 July 29115Will; William L. Sutton1850 July 418Tarlton family papersSeries V.1836-1878General1826-194634Scope and ContentsContains notes regarding sale of slaves, bill of sale for slaves, deed of land purchases, receipt for a child coffin box, family correspondence, general receipts and store accounts, reports of commissioners, receipt for Caleb Tarlton grave stone, deed of January 4, 1878 for sale of land from special commission of the Fayette Church to Caleb Tarlton, and correspondence regarding Tarlton family history.Generalundated36Scope and ContentsContains funeral notice of Mrs. C.B. Tarlton, will of J. Caleb Tarlton, land indenture, records of estate sale, and advertisement for executor's sale of Caleb Tarleton property.Bank materials1842-187837Scope and ContentsCancelled checks and account books belonging to Caleb Tarlton, W.H. Tarlton, and J.C. Tarlton.Letter; to William Tarlton1841 March 431Notes; on Tarlton family history35Papers; of Caleb Tarlton 1871, undated32Scope and ContentsIncludes income tax forms from 1871, tax receipts, and letters.
William L. Sutton and A. L. Fisher papers