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Daniel Henry Holmes, Jr. papers, 1900-1906

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Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen


Daniel Henry Holmes, Jr. papers




University of Kentucky Special Collections

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2011MS006 : [identification of item], Daniel Henry Holmes, Jr. papers, 1900-1906, University of Kentucky Special Collections.


0.01 Cubic feet

15 items


Daniel Henry Holmes, Jr. (1851-1908) was born in New York, New York, the son of Daniel Henry Holmes (1816-1898), a successful businessman and founder of the D. H. Holmes Department Store in New Orleans. He had a family home in Holmesdale, Kentucky.

Scope and Content

This collection includes fifteen (15) letters, written by Holmes to his daughters and wife, while he was in Europe.


  • Charles Apfelbaum Rare Manuscripts & Archives.
  • Europe--Description and travel.
  • United States--History--20th century.

User Restrictions

The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Collection Inventory