John Owen Suter papers, 1833-1929

Descriptive Summary

Title
John Owen Suter papers, 1833-1929
Creator
Suter, John Owen, 1918-
Extent
1 reel
Subjects
Minish, William, Jr.
Minish, William, Sr.
Wilson, Robert Burns, 1850-1916.
River steamers--Kentucky.
Steamboats--Kentucky.
Gratz (Ky.)
Kentucky River--History.
Broadsides
Clippings
Photoprints
Arrangement
Organized according to record type. Arrangement is somewhat chronological.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Pharmacists. William R. Minish, Sr. and his son were pharmacists in Gratz, Kentucky. William R. Minish, Jr. was also postmaster, and vice president of the Gratz Deposit Bank. John Owen Suter is the great-grandson of William Minish, Sr.
Scope and Content
The materials in this collection are from a scrapbook containing primarily information related to river transportation in Kentucky. Compiled by Gratz, Kentucky druggist, William R. Minish, the scrapbook contains bills of landing and receipts for goods shipped by steamer (1833-1895); several lists of landing points on the Kentucky River; lists of steamboats on the Kentucky River (1820-1873); annual reports of the chief of the Army Corps of Engineers; and a pamphlet entitled AMERICA'S WONDERFUL CLIFF REGION, which describes the Kentucky River canyon. Miscellaneous material includes clippings about Kentucky poet and artist, Robert Burns Wilson, broadsides, photographs, and printed matter.

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