xt74tm71vr77 https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt74tm71vr77/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt74tm71vr77/data/60m193.dao.xml unknown 18561940 3.12 Cubic feet 7 Boxes The Morgan family papers (dated 1856-1940; 3.12 cubic feet; 7 boxes) comprise correspondence, legal papers, maps, scrapbooks, and poems, which document the personal and business interests of John Hunt Morgan (1870-1940) and his family. collections English University of Kentucky This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed.  Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically.  Physical rights are retained by the owning repository.  Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.  For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center. Morgan family papers Businessmen. Land titles--Kentucky--Menifee County. Poetry. Women authors. Morgan family papers text Morgan family papers 1856 2014 true xt74tm71vr77 collection false 
     
         60m193 
         
             
                 Morgan family papers, 1856-1940
                     60M193 
                 
                 Morgan family papers 
                 Finding aid prepared by Alison Sperry 
             
             
                 
                     
                 
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
                 
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             Morgan family papers 
             60M193 
             
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
             
             
                 
             
             
                 3.12 Cubic feet 
                 7 Boxes 
             
             1856-1940 
             The Morgan family papers (dated 1856-1940; 3.12 cubic feet; 7 boxes) comprise correspondence, legal papers, maps, scrapbooks, and poems, which document the personal and business interests of John Hunt Morgan (1870-1940) and his family. 
         
         
             Preferred Citation note 
             60M193: [Identification of item], Morgan family papers, 1856-1940, University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Biographical note 
             John Hunt Morgan (1870-1940) an oil businessman, was the son of Calvin Cogswell Morgan (1827-1892) and the nephew of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan (1825-1864). He lived in Lexington, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania and married Virginia Jeffrey, daughter of Rosa Vertner and Alexander Jeffrey. 
         
         
             Scope and Contents note 
             The Morgan family papers (dated 1856-1940; 3.12 cubic feet; 7 boxes) comprise correspondence, legal papers, maps, scrapbooks, and poems, which document the personal and business interests of John Hunt Morgan (1870-1940) and his family. The bulk of the papers detail lawsuits over lands claimed by the Morgan family, particularly in Menifee County, Kentucky. The correspondence contains family correspondence, John H. Morgan's business letters, letters from his boyhood friends, and letters concerning Virginia Morgan's efforts to publish her poetry. Correspondents include Calvin Cogswell Morgan, R. C. Morgan, Henrietta Hunt Morgan, James Lane Allen, John Randolph Bolling, Desha Breckinridge, General John Hunt Morgan, Robert Bridges, Claude Johnson, Rosa V.J. Rhett, Otto Arthur Rothert, Edmund Kirby Smith, Henry Watterson, and Robert Wickliffe Woolley. Additionally, the papers include Virginia Morgan's poetry and two account books used as scrapbooks. 
         
         
             Arrangement note 
             Collection is arranged by format. 
         
         
             Conditions Governing Access note 
             Collection is open to researchers by appointment. 
         
         
             Conditions Governing Use note 
             Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections. 
         
         
             Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925 
             Bolling, John Randolph. 
             Breckinridge, Desha, 1867-1935 
             Bridges, Robert, 1858-1941. 
             Johnson, Claude M, 1853-1919. 
             Kirby-Smith, Edmund, 1824-1893 
             Morgan family 
             Morgan, Calvin Cogswell, 1827-1892. 
             Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864 
             Morgan, John Hunt, 1870-1940. 
             Morgan, Virginia Jeffrey, 1876-1934. 
             Rhett, Rosa V. J. 
             Rothert, Otto Arthur, 1871-1956 
             Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921 
             Woolley, Robert Wickliffe, 1871-1958. 
             Businessmen. 
             Land titles--Kentucky--Menifee County. 
             Menifee County (Ky.)--History. 
             Poetry. 
             Women authors. 
         
         
             
                 
                     Correspondence 
                     Series I. 
                     1856-1940 
                 
                 
                     Scope and Contents note 
                     The Correspondence series consists of letters written by and to members of the Morgan family, primarily John H. Morgan and his wife Virginia. The series is arranged into two subseries: family correspondence and John Hunt Morgan correspondence. Additional correspondents include Calvin Cogswell Morgan, R. C. Morgan, Henrietta Hunt Morgan, James Lane Allen, John Randolph Bolling, Desha Breckinridge, General John Hunt Morgan, Robert Bridges, Claude Johnson, Rosa V.J. Rhett, Otto Arthur Rothert, Edmund Kirby Smith, Henry Watterson, and Robert Wickliffe Woolley. 
                 
                 
                     
                         Family correspondence 
                         Subseries A. 
                         1856-1934 
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             1 
                             1 
                             1856-1879 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             1 
                             2 
                             1888-1900 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             1 
                             3 
                             1904-1917 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Correspondence to and from John H. Morgan and Virginia (Mrs. John H.) Morgan 
                             1 
                             4 
                             1932-1934 
                         
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         John H. Morgan correspondence 
                         Subseries B. 
                         1897-1940 
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             1 
                             5 
                             1897-1913 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             1 
                             6 
                             1917-1919 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             1 
                             7 
                             1920-1921 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             1 
                             8 
                             2 
                             1 
                             1923 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             2 
                             2 
                             1924-1930 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             2 
                             3 
                             1938-1940 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             2 
                             4 
                             undated 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Correspondence regarding Indian oil lands 
                             2 
                             5 
                             1936-1937 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Correspondence regarding Texas oil lands 
                             2 
                             6 
                             1938 
                         
                     
                 
             
             
                 
                     Legal papers 
                     Series II. 
                     1874-1911 
                 
                 
                     Scope and Contents note 
                     The Legal papers series contains witness depositions and statements; court transcripts; court filings; maps; and deeds regarding land title disputes in Menifee County, Kentucky. The series is divided three subseries: Cases, Depositions, and General. The bulk of the Case subseries concerns R.C. Morgan vs. Big Woods Lumber Company and R.C. Morgan vs. Union City Lumber Company. The Depositions subseries contains witness depositions for multiple court cases. In some instances the cases are not clearly identified and many are incomplete. The General subseries contains unidentified court records; deeds from Menifee county; maps and plats; and other case notes. 
                 
                 
                     
                         Cases 
                         Subseries A. 
                         1874-1910 
                     
                     
                         
                             Byrns-Hicks vs. Kentucky Land Supply court transcripts 
                             2 
                             7 
                             1904 September 12 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Katherine C. Forsythe vs. R.C. Morgan 
                             2 
                             8 
                             1903 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Shakelford Miller vs. Meritee Mining and Lumber Company 
                             2 
                             9 
                             1893 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             R.C. Morgan vs. Big Woods Lumber Company 
                             2 
                             10-11 
                             1909 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             R.C. Morgan vs. Big Woods Lumber Company 
                             3 
                             1 
                             1910 April 8 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             R.C. Morgan vs. Big Woods Lumber Company deposition copies 
                             3 
                             2 
                             1910 December 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             R.C. Morgan vs. Big Woods Lumber Company appeal 
                             3 
                             3 
                             1923 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             R.C. Morgan vs. Union City Lumber Company 
                             3 
                             4 
                             1899 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             R.C. Morgan vs. Union City Lumber Company 
                             3 
                             5 
                             1904-1907 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             R.C. Morgan vs. Union City Lumber Company amended petition 
                             3 
                             6 
                             1908-1909 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             P.D. Robert's heirs vs. James Ballard federal suit 
                             3 
                             7 
                             circa 1874 
                         
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Depositions 
                         Subseries B. 
                         1898-1911 
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             4 
                             1 
                             circa 1898 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             4 
                             2 
                             1907 March 14 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             4 
                             3 
                             1907-1909 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             4 
                             4 
                             1908 September 26 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             4 
                             5 
                             1909 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             4 
                             6 
                             1909 November 26 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             4 
                             7 
                             undated 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Statement of G.F. Reffitt 
                             5 
                             1 
                             1909 June 15 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Statement of Richard Watts 
                             5 
                             2 
                             1911 August 31 
                         
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         General 
                         Subseries C. 
                         1875-1909 
                     
                     
                         
                             Court records 
                             5 
                             3 
                             circa 1904 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Witness notes 
                             5 
                             4 
                             circa 1904 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Witness notes 
                             5 
                             5 
                             undated 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Menifee county land Robert deeds typescript 
                             5 
                             6 
                             undated 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Menifee county land deeds 
                             5 
                             7 
                             circa 1875 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Case notes 
                             5 
                             8 
                             undated 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Notes regarding Rober Montelle heirs 
                             5 
                             9 
                             circa 1909 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Notes regarding Waldemar Mentelle Sr. descendants 
                             5 
                             10 
                             circa 1909 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Notes regarding Pierre Dominque Robert 
                             5 
                             11 
                             undated 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Maps and plats 
                             7 
                             1 
                             undated 
                         
                     
                 
             
             
                 
                     Writings 
                     Series III. 
                     1865-1888, 1917-1921 
                 
                 
                     Scope and Contents note 
                     The Writings series contains Virginia Jeffrey Morgans published and unpublished poems; genealogical notes concerning General John Hunt Morgan; and two scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings regarding land claim disputes. 
                 
                 
                     
                         Genealogical notes on General John Hunt Morgan 
                         6 
                         1 
                         undated 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Virginia Jeffery Morgan poems 
                         6 
                         2 
                         1917-1921 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Scrapbook 
                         6 
                         3 
                         1865 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Scrapbook 
                         6 
                         4 
                         1888