Benjamin F. Goode record books

Abstract

The Benjamin F. Goode record books (dated 1866-1896; 0.68 cubic feet; 2 boxes) primarily comprise toll gate record books for the toll gates at Turnersville, Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Benjamin F. Goode record books
Date
1866-1896 (inclusive)
Creator
Goode, Benjamin Franklin, 1831-1914
Extent
0.68 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Blacksmithing
Toll roads -- Kentucky.
Transportation -- Kentucky
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2020ms079: [identification of item], Benjamin F. Goode record books, 1866-1896, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Benjamin Franklin Goode (1831-1914), son of state legislator Lorenzo Dow Goode, was a farmer and businessman in Turnersville, Kentucky. He owned the general store, the blacksmith shop, and both toll gates at Turnersville. He was not involved in the toll road company, the Turnersville, McKinney Station and Coffey's Mill Turnpike.
Scope and Content
The Benjamin F. Goode record books (dated 1866-1896; 0.68 cubic feet; 2 boxes) primarily comprise toll gate record books for the toll gates at Turnersville, Kentucky. The record books document who came through the gate, their mode of transportation, and how much they paid. Additionally, the collection includes one of Benjamin F. Goode's personal account books and a ledger for the Turnersville blacksmith shop.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Toll gate number 2 record book, 1881-1882

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Toll gate number 2 record book, 1887-1888

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Toll gate record book, 1888-1889

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Toll gate record book, 1888-1890

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Toll gate record book, 1890-1896

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Toll gate record book, 1892-1893

  • Box 2, folder 1
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Toll gate record book, 1895-1896

  • Box 2, folder 2
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Benjamin F. Goode personal account book, 1883-1887

  • Box 2, folder 3
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Benjamin F. Goode blacksmith ledger, 1866-1872, 1880

  • Box 2, folder 4
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