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Bullock family papers, 1812

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62m104 Bullock family papers, 1812-1908 62m104 Bullock family papers Finding aid prepared by Greg Seltzer University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 April 4 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-10-02T13:25-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard 2014 Febrauary 28 Bullock family papers 62m104 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.9 Cubic feet 2 boxes 1812-1908 The Bullock family papers (dated 1812-1908; 0.9 cubic feet; 2 boxes) consist of court records, accounts, tax statements, correspondence, and notes, which document the Bullock family of Kenton County, Kentucky. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Preferred Citation note 62m104: [identification of item], Bullock family papers, 1812-1908, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note The Bullock family lived in or around Covington, Kentucky, through the nineteenth century. John R. Bullock was the father of William Rice Bullock, a prominent figure in the Bullock family papers, and L.E. Bullock, who spent time in St. Louis, Missouri. George W. Williams, a friend of William R. Bullock, was also from Covington. Scope and Contents note The Bullock family papers (dated 1812-1908; 0.9 cubic feet; 2 boxes) consist of court records, accounts, tax statements, correspondence, and notes, which document the Bullock family of Kenton County, Kentucky. The series of General family papers pertain to the Bullock family and contain correspondence, court orders, and account statements. Most of the material deals with Mason County. The William R. Bullock papers documents his experiences during the Civil War. Items of note include the correspondence of George W. Williams while a prisoner of war at Camp Morton in Indiana (Box 2, Folder 4). Arrangement note Collection is arranged into two series: General family papers and William R. Bullock materials. Conditions Governing Use note 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. Immediate Source of Acquisition note Gift, 1962 Bullock family. Bullock, John R. Bullock, William Rice Clayton family, Kentucky Williams, George W. Camp Morton (Ind.) County courts--Kentucky. Kenton County (Ky.) Mason County (Ky.)--History. Richmond (Va.)--History. United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons. General family papers Series I. 1812-1882 Scope and Contents note The General family papers series consists of correspondence, financial information, and court orders arranged chronologically. Much of it deals with Mason County, Ky. The folder of tax information (Box 2, Folder 3) deals with the Clayton family of Covington, Ky. 1 1 1812-1816 1 2 1817 1 3 1818 1 4 1819-1821 2 2 1852-1868 Tax bills, account statements 2 3 1852-1882 2 7 undated William R. Bullock papers Series II. 1852-1908 Scope and Contents note William R. Bullock papers series consists of correspondence written to Bullock, including letters written by George W. Williams as a prisoner in a Civil War prison camp in Indiana (Box 2, Folder 4). Williams comments on the Battle of Fort Donaldson and the good treatment of the Confederate prisoners by the Union officers. In letters written after the Civil War from Richmond, Virginia, Williams discusses the political climate in that city and the impoverished state of many residents, including himself and his family. 2 1 1852-1857 2 4 1860-1865 2 5 1866-1869 2 6 1874-1908 Bullock family papers