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Mohr family papers, 1870

Part of Mohr family papers

54m65Mohr family papers, 1870-1889, bulk 1889 54m65Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigUniversity of Kentucky Special Collections Research CenterSpecial Collections Research CenterUniversity of Kentucky LibrariesMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky 40506-0039URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-03-02 18:27:21 -0500.Description is in English.Describing Archives: A Content Standard2016 October 6Inventory added and description edited by Megan Mummey English University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center Mohr family papers Mohr family. 54m65 0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder 1870-1889 1889 Mohr family papers (dated 1870-1889, bulk 1889; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 folder) comprise letters concerning German colonization enterprises in Lincoln and Simpson counties in Kentucky. Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. Preferred Citation 54m65: [identification of item], Mohr family papers, 1870-1889, bulk 1889, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. Historical note In the late nineteenth century, German and Swiss colonies were established at Ottenheim, Highland, and Crab Orchard in Lincoln County, Ky. and near Franklin in Simpson County. Scope and Contents Mohr family papers (dated 1870-1889, bulk 1889; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 folder) comprise letters concerning German colonization enterprises in Lincoln and Simpson counties in Kentucky. In addition to the Mohr family's correspondence, there are a few blank vouchers of the Lincoln Land Company. The originals are in German. Some have been translated into English. Immediate Source of Acquisition Gift Highland (Ky.) -- History. Franklin (Ky.) -- History. Vouchers Ottenheim (Ky.) -- History. Crab Orchard (Ky.) -- History. German Americans. Germany -- Emigration and immigration. Kentucky -- History -- 1865- Kentucky -- Emigration and immigration. Agricultural colonies -- Kentucky. Mohr family. Lincoln Land Company (Lincoln County, Ky.) German Colonization Company (Franklin, Ky.) Mohr family papers1870-1889VF-111 Mohr family papers