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Robert B. McAfee papers, 1807-1922, 1807-1845 (bulk dates), 1807

Part of Robert B. McAfee papers, 1807-1922, 1807-1845 (bulk dates)

kukm1m52w16Guide to the Robert B. McAfee papers, 1807-1922, 1807-1845 (bulk dates)Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Robert B. McAfee papers, 1807-1922, 1807-1845 (bulk dates)Collection number: 1M52W16, 1M67M205, AAM9514LMContact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Robert B. McAfee papers, 1807-1922, 1807-1845 (bulk dates)1M52W16, 1M67M205, AAM9514LMMcAfee, Robert B. (Robert Breckinridge), 1784-1849.2 volumes, 1 piece.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 4050652W16, 62W6: Wilson, Samuel M. estate gift, Dec. 10, 1946. 67M205: Perkins, E. C. Ft. Thomas, Ky. Gift, Aug. 24, 1966.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Robert B. McAfee papers, 1807-1922, 1807-1845 (bulk dates), 1M52W16, 1M67M205, AAM9514LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Politician, attorney. McAfee was a resident of Mercer County, Ky, and had his law practice there. He was an Army officer in the War of 1812, and later served several times each in both houses of the Kentucky General Assembly. He was the lieutenant governor of Kentucky from 1824 to 1828 under Joseph Desha. He also served as U.S. Charge d' Affairs in Bogota, Colombia from 1833 to 1837.The original manuscript of McAfee's memoirs is part of the Durrett Collection at the University of Chicago. This is a collection of papers relating to Robert Breckinridge McAfee, a Kentucky lawyer and politician. The papers include a letter written by McAfee in 1807 to Colonel James Taylor about depositions to be taken for a case in Mercer (County) Circuit Court (67M205) and a diary McAfee kept in 1808, in which he noted events of the day, his personal reading, and attitudes of the day about various topics, including Shakers (52W16). Also included is a typescript copy, made in 1922 by Samuel M. Wilson, of McAfee's memoirs (62W6).Arranged by accession number.McAfee, Robert B. (Robert Breckinridge), 1784-1849.McAfee family.Taylor, James, 1769-1848.Kentucky.--Circuit Court (Mercer County)Shakers.Lawyers.Politicians.Diaries.MemoirsRobert B. McAfee papers, 1807-1922, 1807-1845 (bulk dates)