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Charles Richard Staples memorandum and history, 1917-1930, 1917

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kukm1f49m_39Guide to the Charles Richard Staples memorandum and history, 1917-1930Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Charles Richard Staples memorandum and history, 1917-1930Collection number: 1F49M-39Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Charles Richard Staples memorandum and history, 1917-19301F49M-39Staples, Charles Richard, 1875-1954. 1 reel of microfilm (10 ft.)None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506 History of the Bath and Menifee County feuds. Found in a vacant room at the Olympian Springs Hotel in 1917 and brought to Staples in 1934.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Charles Richard Staples memorandum and history, ca. 1917-1930, 1F49M-39, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Genealogist, Historian. Charles Richard Staples was born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1875. After attending Transylvania University in his hometown, he worked for the Lexington Electric Light Company, the United States Post Office in Lexington, and then, from 1918 to 1944, for the Southern Railway, also located in Lexington. During this period and continuing into his retirement, he spent a great deal of time researching the early history of Kentucky and the genealogy of early Kentucky families. His 1939 book, THE HISTORY OF PIONEER LEXINGTON 1779-1806 along with numerous published articles in various journals, but especially in the REGISTER OF THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY helped establish him as well-informed on early Kentucky history.The microfilm is a copy of a memorandum, photograph and sketch by Charles R. Staples, and a history of feuds in Bath and Menifee County, Ky. written by an unidentified resident of the Olympian Hotel.The memorandum descibes a conversation with T.S. Logan, at the Lafayette Hotel Lexington, May 22, 1930. Logan's Civil War activities are outlined, including contact with John Hunt Morgan and imprisonment at Camp Douglas in Illinois. The photograph is of a house in Greeneville, Tenn. The sketch appears to be a crude drawing of the location of a house and a hospital in Greeneville, Tenn.Organized: Memorandum, Photo, Sketch, and History.Logan, T. S.Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864.Olympian Springs Hotel (Ky.)Kentucky Historical Society.Historians.Vendetta--Kentucky.Bath County (Ky.)--History.Greeneville (Tenn.)--History.Kentucky--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.Lexington (Ky.)--History.Menifee County (Ky.)--History.Sketches