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Hawes family papers, 1829

Part of Hawes family papers

kukm1m69m33 Hawes family papers, 1829-1928 69M33 Finding aid prepared by Heather J. Burke University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 August 29 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-07-30T13:34-0400 Description is in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard Hawes family papers 69M33 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.23 Cubic feet 1 box 1829-1928 Hawes family Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. Preferred Citation note 69M33: [Identification of item], Hawes family papers, 1829-1928, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note The Hawes family was originally from Caroline County, Virginia and came to Jefferson County, Kentucky under Richard Hawes and his wife Clara Walker in 1810. The family finally settled in Daviess County and were the land donors for the building of the town of Hawesville in Hancock County, Kentucky. Richard Hawes' third son Richard Hawes II served as Provisional Governor of Kentucky for the Confederacy from 1862 to 1865, and his sixth son Edwin Hawes went on to serve on the Kentucky State Senate in 1870. McCreary, Gene and Virginia Haase McCreary. Hawes Family Cemetary. April, 2008. Web. 11 August 2011. HAWES, Richard - Biographical Information. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Web. 11 August 2011. Scope and Contents note The Hawes family papers consists primarily of correspondence. Other items include a license to practice law in Louisiana for Edwin Hawes and a December 1842 memorandum of a trip made from Hawesville down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers to New Orleans. Of the correspondence, several letters from the 1850s are addressed to Clara A. Taylor. Another seven from the 1850s and one letter from 1867 are from Hugh W. Hawes of Saluria, Texas and describe life in that town. Notable amongst the correspondence is an 1851 letter from Winchester, Kentucky that mentions a woman's appearing in the "bloomer costume." An 1858 letter from Paris, Kentucky mentions the growing popularity of hashish parties. Also of note are three 1869 letters from E.P. Taylor that describe his life as a student at A&M College at Kentucky University. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by format. Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky. Hawes, Clara. Hawes, E. J. Hawes, Edwin. Hawes, Hugh W. Hawes, R. (Richard), 1797-1877 Taylor, E. P. Bloomer costume. Hashish. Hawesville (Ky.)--History. Mississippi River--Description and travel. Narcotics. Ohio River--Description and travel. Paris (Ky.)--Social life and customs. Saluria (Tex.)--History. Students. Winchester (Ky.)--Social life and customs. Correspondence 1 1 1850-1859 Correspondence 1 2 1860-1869 Correspondence 1 3 1900-1928 Correspondence 1 4 undated Edwin Hawes: License to Practice Law in Louisiana 1 5 1829 March 4 Memorandum of Trip No.4, New Orleans and Letter to Edwin Hawes 1 6 1842, 1846 March 10 Letters, Pedigree,Owensboro Daily Inquirer Clipping on Hawes Estate 1 7 1887,1895-1896 Hawes family papers