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kukm1m62m173 E. G. Young papers, 1794-1950 62M173 Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 April 26 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-08-18T12:47-0400 Description is in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard E. G. Young papers, 62M173 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1.87 Cubic feet 5 boxes 1794-1950 Correspondence, account books, legal papers, hymnals, church records, and justice of the peace records comprise the E. G. Young papers and document the family's interactions over generations as well as the history of Warren County, Kentucky. Custodial History note Ferguson, Nora Young. Gift, 1962. 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 62M173 : [Identification of item], E. G. Young papers, 1794-1950, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note Edward Green Young was born in Warren County, Kentucky, on December 29, 1857, to James and Louisa Young. A lifelong farmer in Richardsville and Rich Pond, Kentucky, Young grew mainly tobacco and fruit. Following his retirement from farming, he moved to Bowling Green and worked as a tobacco buyer for J. W. Goodrum. He married Sarah Jane Runner in 1881; they had twelve children together, including Nora Young Ferguson. Starting in 1915, Young served two terms as a Kentucky state representative from Warren County and chaired the County and City Courts Committee and the Enrollment Committee. Additionally, he served as a trustee of the R.W. Ogden estate, which created Ogden College in Bowling Green in the late 1800's. He died on October 31, 1948. Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, Young, Edward Green, 1857-1948 (MSS 309) (2010). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 1308. http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_mss_fin_aid/1308 Scope and Contents note Correspondence, account books, legal papers, hymnals, church records, and justice of the peace records comprise the E. G. Young papers and document the family's interactions over generations as well as the history of Warren County, Kentucky. Young's papers contain letters to his family, written while he served the state legislature in Frankfort from 1916 to 1918. Also included are receipts, business correspondence, account and bank books, and documents concerning his estate. Papers from familys related to E. G. Young, such as the Enscore family, James and Louisa Young, and Mrs. Nora Young Ferguson, comprise other series in the collection. The collection also contains information on the Leonard Totty and W. E. Runner estates. Finally, the papers include records pertaining to many institutions in Warren County, Kentucky, such as the Halls Chapel Methodist Church, the Craddock School, the Ogden College trust, and the Warren County Justice of the Peace. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by subject. Craddock School (Warren County, Ky.). Kentucky. General Assembly. House of Representatives. Ogden College. Ogden, Robert W. Young, E. G. (Edward Green), 1857-1948 County courts--Kentucky. Education, Higher--Kentucky--Bowling Green. Financial statements. Universities and colleges--Kentucky. Warren County (Ky.)--History. Craddock School fund, I 1854-1911 Scope and Contents note The Craddock School fund series contains information about fundraising efforts for the Craddock School, account records for the fund, and scholarship recipients from 1854 to 1911. 1 1 1854-1864 1 2 1865-1869 1 3 1870-1876 1 4 1905-1907 1 5 1908-1909 1 6 1910 1 7 1911 E. G. Young family papers, II 1889-1950 Scope and Contents note The E. G. Young family papers series contains family financial records and personal letters sent between the family from 1889 to 1950. Bank books are included for several members of the family. The financial records hold insurance policies, wills, tax receipts, and account books. The letters are mostly written by E. G. Young to his wife and children. E. G. Young and family bank books, 2 1 1896-1917 E. G. Young financial records, 2 2 1889-1919 E. G. Young financial records, 2 3 1920-1929 E. G. Young financial records, 2 4 1930-1939 E. G. Young financial records, 2 5 1940-1949 E. G. Young financial records, 2 6 1950 E. G. Young letters, 2 7 1916-1918 Enscore family papers, III 1859-1949, undated Scope and Contents note The Enscore family papers series include family records, a psalm book, and a hymnal. Enscore family, 2 8 1859-1949 Enscore family Psalmbook, 5 1 undated Enscore family Hymnal, 5 3 2 books undated Halls Chapel Methodist Church records, IV 1838, undated Scope and Contents note The Halls Chapel Methodist Church series contains church records from 1838 and a hymnal. Halls Chapel Methodist Church, 2 9 1838 Book of Methodist Hymns, 5 2 undated James H. and Louisa Miller Young financial records, V 1845-1920, undated Scope and Contents note The James H. and Louisa Miller Young financial records series contains checks, purchase receipts, business licenses, land deeds, tax receipts, and account records for both James and Louisa Young in Warren County, Kentucky, from 1845 to 1920. 2 10 1845-1873 2 11 1874-1920 3 1 undated Leonard Totty estate papers, VI 3 2 1864 Scope and Contents note The Leonard Totty estate papers series contains estate papers for Leonard Totty, 1864. Mrs. Nora Young Ferguson papers, VII 3 3 undated Scope and Contents note The Mrs. Nora Young Ferguson Papers series contains several handwritten notes and a magazine clipping detailing her wedding. Ogden College R.W. Ogden trust, VIII 1881-1912 Scope and Contents note The R.W. Ogden trust records series contains the account records, check receipts, and expenses lists under the trustee H. V. Loving from 1881 to 1912. The trust came about when the bulk of Major R. W. Ogden's fortune was set aside to establish a free school for the city of Bowling Green. This school first became Ogden College and in 1927 Western Kentucky University. 3 4 1881-1885 3 5 1883-1912 Warren County records, IX 1794-1901 Scope and Contents note The Warren County records series contains government papers, such as Justice of the Peace appointments, 1794-1901; county petitions, including a request from persons living near Green River for a new justice of the peace in 1823; receipts, including 1823 payments for repairs to the courthouse and the erection of road signs; and other miscellaneous records, 1794-1901. Warren County Justice of the Peace appointments, 3 6 1796-1840 Warren County Justice of the Peace appointments, 3 7 1811-1829 Warren County Justice of the Peace appointments, 3 8 1831-1868 Warren County petitions, 3 9 1794-1901 Warren County records, 3 10 1815-1864 W.E. Runner estate papers, X 1839-1901, undated Scope and Contents note The W. E. Runner Estate papers series contains land receipts, purchase records, summons, court records, contracts, checks, and account records for W. E. Runner and his land within Warren County, Kentucky and surrounding areas. W.E. Runner estate financial records, 4 1 1839-1885 W.E. Runner estate financial records, 4 2 1886-1901 W.E. Runner bank books,account books, notebooks, 4 3 1885-1901 W.E. Runner account books and notebook, 4 4 1868-1869 W.E. Runner Estate records, 4 5 undated