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Anderson family papers, 1804

Part of Anderson family papers

kukm1m73m4 Anderson family papers, 1804-1947 73M4 Finding aid prepared by Laura A. Hess University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 November 4 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-10T17:07-0400 Description is in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard 2013 August 7 Anderson family papers 73M4 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.67 Cubic feet 2 boxes 1804-1947 Housed with multiple collections. Anderson family. Custodial History note Fisher, Mrs. Albert, gift, 1973. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. 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 73M4: [identification of item], Anderson family papers, 1804-1947, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note George and Orvill Anderson were sons of Thomas Anderson. They operated the Grahamton Milling Company in Meade County, Kentucky, and the Thomas Anderson and Company (auctioneers and commission merchants) in Louisville, Kentucky. Scope and Contents note The Anderson family papers contain the personal and business correspondence of George Washington Anderson and family, legal documents regarding cemetery plots, and genealogical research. The majority of the collection comprises letters between G.W. Anderson and his wife, Eleanor, though many letters are also from Mrs. R. Anderson, George Anderson's mother; his children; and other relatives. The business correspondence relates to the Grahamton Manufacturing Company in Meade County, Kentucky. Notable letters include one from Henry Clay to G. W. Anderson offering him condolences after the death of one of his children. Also included in the collection are documents regarding family plots in Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky, and an Episcopal cemetery in Lexington, Kentucky, as well as genealogical research on the Anderson family history. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by format. Related Archival Materials note 53M18, Grahamton Manufacturing Company, 1832-1917, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Anderson, Eleanor, Mrs. George Washington Anderson, George Washington, fl. 1805-1870 Anderson, Orville Anderson, Thomas Cave Hill Cemetery (Louisville, Ky.). Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 Business records--Kentucky--Louisville. Cemeteries--Kentucky. Diaries--United States--Kentucky. Letters. Mills and mill-work--Kentucky. Correspondence 1804-1945 Scope and Contents note The Correspondence series contains letters from and to the Anderson family, their relatives, and their business associates. 1 1 1804 January 11 - 1828, April 2 1 2 1830 April 4 - 1834, August 22 1 3 1835 April 7 - 1839, August 1 1 4 1840, March 5 - 1850, October 7 Henry Clay letter to G. W. Anderson 2 2 1843 July 23 1 5 1851, May 18 - 1859, November 3 1 6 1861, July 20 - 1869, July 26 1 7 1871, January 30 - 1879, August 24 1 8 1883, July 16 - 1918, May 7 1 9 1920, May 3 - 1945, August 20 1 10 undated Incomplete letters 1 11 undated John Jordan painting 1 17 1928-1932 Genealogy 1 12 1939-1947, undated Scope and Contents note The Genealogy series contains notes and papers about the Anderson family history. Journal 1892-1921 Scope and Contents note The Journal series contains the original journal of Fanny Anderson, as well as copies of the journal. Fanny Anderson's journal 1 13 1892-1921 Copy of Fanny Anderson's journal 1 14 undated Cemetery records 1833, 1864-1931 Scope and Contents note The Cemetery records series contains the documents and receipts for the purchase of family plots. Cave Hill cemetery 1 15 1864 March 26 - 1931 June 12 Episcopal cemetery 1 16 1833 May, undated Financial papers 1843, 1847, 1904-1905 Scope and Contents note The Financial papers series contains estate records, receipts and disbursements, and a letter from Henry Clay. Estate record and Henry Clay letter 1 18 1843 July 23, 1847 April Grahampton Manufacturing Company receipts 1 19 1904 July 6 - 1905 June 12 George Anderson drawing, b. 1758-d. 1814 1 20 undated Scope and Contents note The George Anderson drawing series contains a print a drawing of George Anderson. Printed materials and notes 1 21 1948, 1952, undated Scope and Contents note The Printed materials and notes series contains papers regarding the Anderson family history. Anderson family papers