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Withers family papers, 1816

Part of Withers family papers

69M45 Withers family papers, 1816-1935 69M45 Finding aid prepared by Julie Williams University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 September 19 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-07-30T13:34-0400 Description is in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard Withers family papers 69M45 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.23 Cubic feet 1 box 1816-1935 Withers family Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Biographical note Lewis Withers resided in Garnettsville, Meade County, Kentucky, with his sons, Warder Worth, Henry Newton, John Boyd, and David B. Withers. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Preferred Citation note 69M45: [Identification of item], Withers family papers, 1816-1935, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Scope and Contents note The Withers family papers include receipts, deeds, contracts, indentures, surveys, account books, tax receipts, stock certificates, and correspondence. Most letters deal with business matters, although a few discuss family news. Several bills for such items as groceries, lumber, and lawyers' fees are also contained. Some land deeds include property surveys. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by format. Withers, David B. Withers, Henry Newton Withers, John Boyd Withers, Lewis Withers, Warder Worth Business records--Kentucky. Businessmen--Correspondence. Deeds. Family archives. Garnettsville (Ky.)--History. Kentucky--History. Land use surveys. Real property--Kentucky. Stock certificates. General 1 9 1828-1935 Scope and Contents note This folder contains documents relating to the Withers family, including: 2 certificates awarding 20 shares each in the West Point Natural Gas Company to W. W. Withers; 1 pocket almanac/account book; and 1 picture of a factory. Receipts 1 1 1828-1869 Receipts 1 2 1870-1879 Receipts 1 3 1880-1923 Scope and Contents note This folder contains various receipts and other documents indicating the transactions of different Withers family members. Additional documents include: a property valuation listing, a promissory note between W. Withers and M. Withers, a recording of judgment, a deed transfer, and 15 undated items. Tax Receipts - County and Federal 1 4 1856-1923 Correspondence 1 5 1858-1935 Deeds, Contracts, Indentures, and Surveys 1 6 1816-1869 Deeds, Contracts, Indentures, and Surveys 1 7 1870-1871 Deeds, Contracts, Indentures, and Surveys 1 8 1872-1888 Withers family papers