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Bank of Kentucky records, 1812-1836

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Bank of Kentucky records




University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506


Arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Bank of Kentucky records, 1812-1836, 1VF60M133, 1VF51M61, 1VF53M57, 1VF55M34, AAK0428LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.


.15 cubic ft. (116 pieces), Two broadsides 51M61 48 x 60 cm, Broadside 53M57 25 1/2 x 40 cm.


Bank. The Bank of Kentucky was chartered in December 1806 and capitalized at $1,000,000 one half of which was to be held by the state. The Bank's twelve man Board of Directors included six men appointed by the state government.

Scope and Content

These materials consist of letters, receipts, notes and documents generated by the Bank and/or directed to the Bank and its officials.-- Included are records from Bank branches in Lexington, Danville, Winchester, Richmond, and Frankfort. Also present are broadside announcements concerning the Bank's financial condition (51M61, 1834 and 53M57, 1832).


  • Banks and banking--Kentucky.
  • Lexington (Ky.)--Economic conditions.
  • Danville (Ky.)--Economic conditions.
  • Winchester (Ky.)--Economic conditions.
  • Richmond (Ky.)--Economic conditions.
  • Frankfort (Ky.)--Economic conditions

User Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.