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James W. Cluke papers, 1835-1922

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve

Title

James W. Cluke papers

Date

1835-1922

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

59M35 : [identification of item], James W. Cluke papers, 1835-1922, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.27 Cubic feet

2 boxes

Abstract

The James W. Cluke papers contain the financial records, correspondence, and daily business of James W. Cluke and family.

Biography/History

James W. Cluke was a farmer and business man from Caldwell County, Kentucky. He conducted business in New Orleans, Nashville, Louisville and Montgomery County, Kentucky. He was married to Anne Mason. Roy Stuart Cluke was a commissioned Colonel of the 8th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry CSA, in September 1862.

Scope and Content

The James W. Cluke papers contain the financial records, correspondence, and daily business of James W. Cluke and family. The collection contains a picture of Colonel R.S. Cluke as well as a uniform epaulet. The financial records consist of receipts, account books, and checks. A property map for C.A. Cluke is also held in this collection.

Subjects

  • Cluke family
  • Business records--Kentucky.
  • Farm management--Kentucky--Records and correspondence.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.

Collection Inventory

Financial records, 1835-1922
[Box: 1, Folder: 1]
Interrogation Questions, circa 1860
[Box: 1, Folder: 3]
Correspondence, 1866 February 20-1868 October 27
[Box: 1, Folder: 2]
Button record for 1878, 1871-1879
[Box: 1, Folder: 5]
Account book and journal, 1879-1881
[Box: 1, Folder: 6]
Sentinel democrat illustrated almanac, 1885
[Box: 1, Folder: 7]
C.A. Cluke property map, undated
[Box: 1, Folder: 4]
Uniform epaulet, undated
[Box: 2]