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Kinkead family papers, 1782

Part of Kinkead family papers

72m27 Kinkead family papers, 1782-1930 72M27 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 2012 January 12 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-07-30T13:50-0400 Description is in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard Kinkead family papers 72M27 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1.13 Cubic feet 3 boxes 1782-1930 Kincaid family Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open for research 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 72M27: [Identification of item], Kinkead family papers, 1782-1930, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note The Kinkead family papers prominently feature George Kinkead and his father William Bury Kinkead, both of whom were Lexington attorneys. George Kinkead graduated from Princeton University in 1870 and after further study in his father's law office, was admitted to the bar in 1872. He practiced law to the time of his death in 1940. Other family members included Eleanor Talbot Kinkead, the novelist, and Elizabeth Shelby Kinkead, a local historian. Scope and Contents note The Kinkead family papers consist of diaries, account books, correspondence, and other papers that belonged to the Kinkead family of Lexington, Kentucky. The account books detail the family businesses, including a restaurant and bar, while the diaries were kept by William Kinkead in the late 1880s and the 1890s. The collection also contains his personal, legal, and business correspondence and documents. A folder relating to his tenure as a trustee of the State College (now the University of Kentucky), includes letters from James K. Patterson and W.C.P. Breckinridge. In addition, the collection contains a Fayette County Court record book for the years 1869 to 1884, receipts for taxes paid on property the Kinkead family owned in Wisconsin, and George Kinkead's business and legal papers. A folder labeled John Brownlow land correspondence records an investigation of land titles for property on the Ohio River, 20 miles below Big Bone. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by format. Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky. Trustees. Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston, 1837-1904 Brownlow, John Kentucky. County Court. (Fayette County) Kinkead, Eleanor Talbot Kinkead, Elizabeth Shelby Kinkead, George Blackburn, 1849-1940 Kinkead, William Bury, 1809-1894 Patterson, James K. (James Kennedy), 1833-1922 Business records--Kentucky--Lexington. Court records--Kentucky--Fayette County. Kentucky--Genealogy. Land tenure--Wisconsin. Correspondence 1782-1893 Scope and Contents note The Correspondence series contains personal, legal, and business correspondence relating to the Kinkead family. The John Brownlow land correspondence folder records an investigation of land titles for property on the Ohio River, 20 miles below Big Bone. John Brownlow's land correspondence 1 1 1782-1795 Correspondence 2 1 1862, 1886-1893 Speeches and correspondence 2 3 undated, 1887 Financial and legal papers 1870-1930 Scope and Contents note The Financial and legal papers series contains the financial transactions and deeds belonging to the Kinkead family. This includes tax records and receipts for land owned in Wisconsin, court case records, and documentation of money lent from Kinkead's children. Wisconsin property financial papers 1 3 1870-1894 General financial papers 1 4 1886-1930 Legal papers 2 2 1880-1890 Money advanced from children 2 10 1888-1894 General 1885-1895 Scope and Contents note The General series consists of genealogy papers for the Kinkead family and pamphlets from the University of California and Indiana Law School. A folder relating to Kinkead's tenure as a trustee of the State College (now the University of Kentucky) includes letters from James K. Patterson and W.C.P. Breckinridge. Genealogy 1 2 undated Pamphlets 1 5 1893, 1895 State College materials 2 4 1885-1889 George B. Kinkead business statements 1886-1919 Scope and Contents note The George B. Kinkead business statements series contains the business and legal records kept by George Kinkead from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. The statements are organized alphabetically by surname. A-E 3 1 1906-1918 F-K 3 2 1906-1919 L-M 3 3 1886-1919 N-W 3 4 1889-1919 Business statements outside of Lexington 3 5 1907-1918 Ledgers 1869-1897 Scope and Contents note The Ledgers series contains account books detailing the Kinkead family businesses, including a restaurant and bar, as well as a Fayette County Court record book and a farm book. Account book 1 6 1895-1897 Account book, with restaurant and bar 1 7 1895-1897 Restaurant account book 1 8 1895-1896 County Court record book 2 8 1869-1884 Farm book 2 9 1876-1894 W.B. Kinkead diaries 1886-1893 Scope and Contents note The W.B. Kinkead diaries series comprises the personal diaries of William Kinkead from 1886-1893. He used the diaries to record daily events at the office and at home. 2 5 1886, 1889 2 6 1891 2 7 1892-1893 Kinkead family papers