M-181Hardin, Lizzie diaryGuide to the Lizzie Hardin diary, 1860-1865 M-181Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigUniversity of Kentucky Special Collections Research CenterSpecial Collections Research CenterUniversity of Kentucky LibrariesMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky 40506-0039URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-11-14 11:40:21 -0500.Description is in English.Describing Archives: A Content Standard2017 March 17EAD and description updated by Megan Mummey
University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center
Lizzie Hardin diary
0.1 Cubic Feet
1 reel of microfilm
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Preferred Citation note
M-181: [identification of item], Lizzie Hardin diary, 1860-1865, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Scope and Contents
The Lizzie Hardin diary (dated 1850-1860; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 reel) consists of a microfilm copy of a diary kept by Lizzie Hardin of Harrodsburg, Ky. during the Civil War. Though she began the diary in Virginia, it was written primarily during the time she lived in Harrodsburg. In the diary she describes a raid near Harrodsburg by John Hunt Morgan in 1862 as well as other war-related incidents. At the top of many pages are portraits of soldiers that have been cut out of another source and pasted in the diary.
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals at Pioneer Museum, Harrodsburg, Ky.
Lizzie Hardin lived in Virginia and Harrodsburg, Kentucky, during the Civil War.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Loan while microfilming, 1955
Harrodsburg (Ky.) -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Soldiers -- Kentucky.
Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864
Lizzie Hardin diary1850-18601
Lizzie Hardin diary