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Archibald and Joseph Logan papers, 1815-1828

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Archibald and Joseph Logan papers




University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506


Organized: Journal; Daybook. Arranged roughly chronologically within each.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Archibald and Joseph Logan papers, 1815-1828, 1F60M-319, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.


1 reel of microfilm (2 vols.)


Tanners. Joseph Logan was Archibald's son. They both operated a tannery in Lexington, Kentucky.

Scope and Content

These are microfilmed copies of a daybook and a journal kept by Archibald and Joseph Logan. The daybook contains records of the tannery's daily transactions in the years 1815 to 1818. The second volume is a journal kept by Joseph Logan on trips he made to New Orleans on business for the tannery. Joseph commented on the local sights, such as the levees on the Mississippi River, and social events and life.


  • Logan, Joseph, 1798-
  • Logan, Archibald.
  • Business records--Kentucky--Lexington.
  • Leather industry and trade--Kentucky--Lexington.
  • Tanning.
  • Merchants.
  • Lexington (Ky.)--Commerce.
  • Mississippi River--Description and travel.
  • Daybooks.
  • Journals (notebooks)

User Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.