65m131Hilton family diariesHilton family diaries, 1840-1904 65m131Ida Lucille SellUniversity of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center2011 June 7Special Collections Research CenterMargaret I. King Building, NorthLexington 40506-0039SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDUURL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-09-10 14:31:13 -0400.Description is in English.Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Hilton family diaries
0.45 Cubic Feet
The Hilton family diaries (dated 1840-1904; 0.45 cubic feet; 1 box) includes diaries kept by Martin Tobey Hilton and his daughter, Mary Henrietta Hilton.
Surveyor and engineer, Martin Tobey Hilton (1817-1898) was a native of Maine who moved to Kentucky in 1853 to work for the Lexington & and the Big Sandy Railroad Company. He settled in Ashland, Kentucky, in 1855. He was responsible for surveying and laying out the city of Ashland.
Scope and Contents
The Hilton family diaries (dated 1840-1904; 0.45 cubic feet; 1 box) includes diaries kept by Martin Tobey Hilton and his daughter, Mary Henrietta Hilton. The diaries record information on weather conditions, social events, and family matters. Martin Tobey Hilton's diaries contain information about his work as a surveyor and engineer. Two of the diaries, for 1854-1855 and for 1898, contain receipts and other papers.
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.
65m131: [identification of item], Hilton family diaries, 1840-1904, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Diaries -- 19th Century.
Ashland (Ky.) -- History
Hilton, Martin Tobey, 1817-1898
Hilton, Mary Henrietta
Lexington and Big Sandy Railway Company (Ky.)
Hilton family diaries