Pettit, Duncan, Gibson family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
Pettit, Duncan, Gibson family papers
Extent
124.23 Cubic feet
Subjects
Correspondence.
Families--Kentucky--History--19th century.
Horse farms--Kentucky.
Voyages and travels
Women--Societies and clubs
Women--Suffrage--United States.
World War, 1914-1918.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by family name into 19 series.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Desiree' H. Perry, Deana Thomas, and Sarah Coblentz
Preferred Citation
2009MS172: [identification of item], Pettit, Duncan, Gibson family papers, 1730-2008, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The main families in this collection, the Gibsons, Duncans, Fosters, and Pettits, were prominent in society during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The majority lived in the South, specifically Virginia and Kentucky, while the Fosters were more associated with the Washington and the Minnesota. Also included in this collection are several of the branch families, which the previous four either descended from or married into over the course of many years. Several of these families had members who participated in historical events or were involved in political or social reform, such as Col. Hart Gibson, Henry T. Duncan, Elizabeth Dunster (Gibson) Foster, Laura Clay, Desha Breckinridge and Frederick von Engelken.
Scope and Content
The Pettit, Duncan, Gibson family papers (dated 1730-2008, undated; 124.23 cubic feet; 323 boxes) contain the personal papers of members of the Gibson, Duncan, Foster, Pettit families, as well as several of the branch families, from the mid-nineteenth century through the twentieth century. The majority of the collection is comprised of correspondence: letters exchanged among family members, friends and acquaintances, or business associates. Some particular letters of interest include Julia Schoepf’s letters to Mary D. Gibson, concerning Hart Gibson’s imprisonment at Fort Delaware during the Civil War, letters addressed to Henry T. Duncan from Jared Sparks, George Bancroft, Hamilton Fish, and Allen G. Thurman. Also contained within the collection are material pertaining to the women’s suffrage movement. Laura Clay and Elizabeth D. Foster’s papers both include articles, correspondence, speeches, and amendments which relate to their work on women’s suffrage; the collection also contains Elizabeth D. Foster’s suffrage sash. Other materials include: genealogical research, diaries, financial documents, such as accounts, bills of sale, indentures, and leases, as well as photographs of family members and their estate, Ingleside.
Additionally, the papers contain the political papers of H. Foster Pettit (1930-2014) who served as a two term mayor for the city of Lexington in the 1970s. The materials consists Comprised of correspondence, clippings/newspapers, awards, photographic material and other assorted material from his time as Kentucky State Representative (1964-1970) and two mayoral terms (1971-1972 and 1973-1977).

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
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.

Contents of the Collection

Breckinridge family, 1853-1904

The Breckinridge family series contains newspaper clippings concerning the family, as well as letters from Robert J. Breckinridge, and Gen. John C. Breckinridge to Henry T. Duncan, a letter from Col. William C. P. Breckinridge to Col. Hart Gibson, and a letter from the manager of the Kentucky Joint Stock Land Bank to Desha Breckinridge concerning a piece of congressional legislation dealing with tax exempt securities. There are also copies of obituary clippings concerning Colonel William C. P. Breckinridge.

Breckinridge family clippings, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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Robert Jefferson Breckinridge letter to Henry T. Duncan, 1853 July 10

  • Box 1, Folder 4
This letter concerns the publication of a speech which R. J. Breckinridge was hoping to circulate among his friends.
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John C. Breckinridge letter to Henry T. Duncan, 1854 February 25

  • Box 1, Folder 5
This letter mentions receipt of a prior note from Henry Duncan, as well as congratulations on the Henry Clay monument, which Duncan was instrumental in organizing.
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Col. William C. P. Breckinridge obituary clippings, undated, 1904

  • Box 1, Folder 6
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Col. William C. P. Breckinridge letter to Hart Gibson, 1893 December 13

  • Box 1, Folder 7
This letter, addressed to Hart Gibson, contains information on the progress of a bill to purchase G.P.A. Healey's portrait of Henry Clay.
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Bank letter to Desha Breckinridge, 1923

  • Box 1, Folder 8
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Clay family, 1777-1984

The Clay family series contains the papers of Henry Clay, Brutus J. Clay, Laura Clay, and Susan Clay Sawitzky. Henry Clay's papers include newspaper clippings about Henry Clay's portrait (painted by George P. A. Healy), and copies of two letters - one from Henry Clay to his son, Thomas Clay, while the other is addressed to Henry T. Duncan concerning business matters. For Brutus J. Clay, there is a copy of a newspaper clipping concerning the wedding of Thomas Clay McDowell and Mary Mann Goodloe, as well as a letter from Brutus Clay to Henry T. Duncan. Laura Clay's papers are comprised of short biographical notes on her life and work, two copies of The Democratic Women's Journal, an essay on Laura Clay written by Nancy Lewis Greene, a copy of Laura Clay's speech on the Child Labor Amendment, a letter to the public concerning the Anthony sufferage amendment, a proposed amendment from the Southern States Woman Suffrage Conference, and many copies of newspaper clippings about Laura Clay's life and work, including her obituaries. Susan (Clay) Sawitzky's papers include a typed paper by Gwen Curry and Lindsey Apple about paternalism in Susan Sawitzky's poems, as well as copies of her poems and a letter from Lindsey Apple to Mrs. Pettit.

Brutus J. Clay clipping and letter, 1864, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 16
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Address of Cassius Marcellus Clay...Before the Alumni of Yale University , 1887 June 28

  • Box 192, Folder 33
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Henry Clay letter and clipping, 1777, 1837

  • Box 1, Folder 14
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Henry Clay letter to Henry T. Duncan, 1840 May 19

  • Box 1, Folder 15
The letter concerns Clay's personal property in Natchez and Port Gibson.
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Laura Clay papers, 1920-1941

  • Box 1, Folder 17
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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1862-1864

  • Box 192, Folder 33
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Susan (Clay) Sawitzky papers and poems, undated, 1984

  • Box 1, Folder 18
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Duncan family, 1801-1939, undated

The Duncan family series comprises the personal papers of Daniel and Mary T. Duncan, as well as their relatives and ancestors. These relations include: Stephen Duncan, Henry T. Duncan and Elizabeth Pyke, Henry T. Duncan Jr., Lily Duncan, and Kinkead H. Duncan. The majority of the series is correspondence and business papers, though there is also information on family history and genealogy.

General, 1827-1939, undated

Newspapers clippings, 1870-1916, undated

1870-1904

  • Box 291, Folder 23
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circa 1890s-1900

  • Box 182, Folder 12
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1907-1916

  • Box 304, Folder 1
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undated

  • Box 291, Folder 24
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Lily B. Duncan (Mrs. Henry T. Duncan II) obituary, 1881

  • Box 305, Folder 4
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Related to General George B. Duncan, undated

  • Box 199a, Folder 16
  • Box 290, Folder 8
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General correspondence, 1918, 1936

  • Box 182, Folder 15
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General notes and clippings, undated

  • Box 19, Folder 4
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Genealogy, 1929

  • Box 19, Folder 5
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Invitations, 1939, undated

  • Box 182, Folder 16
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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1827-1837, 1859

  • Box 192, Folder 31
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Philotechnian Society, Sayre Female Institute program, 1880

  • Box 182, Folder 14
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Pyke-Duncan lineage, undated

  • Box 182, Folder 13
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Horse related clippings, 1904, undated

  • Box 338, folder 55
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Horse related materials, 1892-1897

  • Box 338, folder 56
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Daniel and Mary Duncan, 1801-1838

The Daniel and Mary Duncan subseries contains correspondence, legal documents, financial papers, and an account book detailing the cash amounts and notes receivable to the estate of Daniel Duncan. The letters are all from friends of Daniel Duncan, one of which is a man named Robert Barr. The hotel registry book is blank and undated.

Correspondence and legal documents, 1807-1832

  • Box 19, Folder 7
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Accounts, notes, and receipts, 1801-1838

1801-1829

  • Box 19, Folder 8
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1830-1838

  • Box 19, Folder 9
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Estate account book, 1833

  • Box 19, Folder 10
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Hotel registry, undated

  • Box 20, Folder 1
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Henry Timberlake Duncan, 1815-1892, undated

The Henry T. Duncan subseries includes correspondence with his family, business associates and friends. In addition there are letters from prominant figures of the time as well as papers documenting his household accounts, business transactions; including, an act which incorporated the Frankfort, Georgetown, and Paris Turnpike Road Company, a land sale between J. R. Curry and Henry Duncan, documents associated with Okaw Farm, a property which Henry Duncan owned in Illinois, and documents concerning Duncan's expenses during the Civil War.

Accounts, notes, and receipts, 1815-1891, undated

1815-1823, undated

  • Box 21, Folder 3
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1824-1829

  • Box 21, Folder 4
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1830-1831

  • Box 21, Folder 5
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1832

  • Box 21, Folder 6
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1833

  • Box 21, Folder 7
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1834

  • Box 22, Folder 1
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1835-1836

  • Box 22, Folder 2
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1837-1842

  • Box 22, Folder 3
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1856-1861

  • Box 22, Folder 4
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1862

  • Box 22, Folder 5-6
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1863

  • Box 22, Folder 7
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1864-1865

  • Box 23, Folder 1
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1866-1891

  • Box 23, Folder 2
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The African Repository, vol. XXXIX, no. III and XI, 1863

  • Box 192, Folder 27
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Cancelled checks, 1862-1867

1862-1863

  • Box 23, Folder 4
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1864

  • Box 23, Folder 5
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1865

  • Box 24, Folder 1
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1866

  • Box 24, Folder 2-3
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1867

  • Box 24, Folder 4
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Checkbook, 1863-1865

  • Box 21, Folder 1
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Checkbook, undated

  • Box 21, Folder 2
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Checks, 1832-1862

  • Box 23, Folder 3
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Civil War papers, 1862-1863

  • Box 24, Folder 10
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Correspondence, 1823-1892, undated

1831-1881

  • Box 20, Folder 3
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Stephen Duncan Letter to Henry T. Duncan, 1850 December 31

  • Box 19, Folder 6
This letter is mostly small talk, with an inquiry for a good pair of Jacks for a friend of Stephen Duncan's.
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1824, 1830-1836

  • Box 20, Folder 4
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1837-1862

  • Box 20, Folder 5
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1855-1866

  • Box 182, Folder 4
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1863-1887

  • Box 20, Folder 6
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Allen Granberry Thurman letter, 1864 April 18

  • Box 20, Folder 19
This letter contains friendly greetings to Henry Duncan and his family.
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Garrett Davis letter, 1863 July 15

  • Box 20, Folder 18
This letter to Henry T. Duncan concerns the political climate of the U.S. He writes mostly about President Lincoln, the effect of the war on the cotton trade, and what ought to occur to end the war.
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George Bancroft letters, 1859 August 17, 1859 August 30, 1859 October 11, 1863 September 16

  • Box 20, Folder 14
George Bancroft sent three letters to Henry T. Duncan in the year 1859 that concerned matters such as how Henry T. Duncan Jr.'s visit went, how much George Bancroft enjoyed Mr. and Mrs. Hart Gibson's visit, and how Henry Duncan was purchasing a horse for George Bancroft's use. The fourth letter was sent in 1863 and requests news of Henry T. Duncan and his view on how the civil war will turn out.
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Hamilton Fish letter, 1862 April 19

  • Box 20, Folder 16
This letter touches briefly on the issue of slavery, and discusses the prospects of the Civil War.
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Henry and Eliza Duncan family correspondence, 1823-1892

  • Box 20, Folder 7
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Henry Saltonstall letter, 1862 May 23

  • Box 20, Folder 17
Henry Saltonstall wrote this letter informing Henry Duncan of how he let the Boston Courier reprint a portion of Duncan's letter, since it spoke out against the Radicals in Congress. A copy of the clipping is included with the letter.
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J. Russell Hawkins letter, 1866 February 9

  • Box 20, Folder 20
This letter concerns the charge of getting a bill copied by the Secretary of State.
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James B. Clark letter, 1841 March 22

  • Box 20, Folder 9
This letter, addressed to Henry T. Duncan, is a thank-you letter for his stay at Duncan's home, and it also contains some information concerning the politics of James Clark's town and the state of the economy.
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Jared Sparks letters, 1855 April 18, 1862 May 13

  • Box 20, Folder 12
Jared Spark's letters to Henry T. Duncan are social in nature; the first one thanks Henry Duncan for the gifts he sent, while the second one is a response to an invitation to visit.
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Larz Anderson letters, 1861 August 9, 1862 May 11

  • Box 20, Folder 15
The first letter talks about a package which Anderson forwarded to Duncan, as well as congratulations on the results of Henry T. Duncan's election, while the second concerns mostly inconsequential greetings, but there is a brief mention of the progress of the Civil War.
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Mary M. Finley letter, 1841 June 1

  • Box 20, Folder 10
This letter from Mary Finley, a cousin of the Duncans, is a thank-you letter for his aid in their financial situation.
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Miscellaneous, undated

  • Box 182, Folder 2
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T.A. Marshall letter, 1857 November 11

  • Box 20, Folder 13
This letter concerns some property, which Marshall wished to sell, to either Henry Duncan, or someone he recommended.
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W. H. Pope letter, 1850 January 16

  • Box 20, Folder 11
This letter concerns the hog business of W. H. Pope's son-in-law, Mr. Atkinson. Pope wrote to request a favor, since Henry Duncan had a high position at the Northern Bank.
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W. W. Hall letter, 1838 January 2

  • Box 20, Folder 8
This letter was sent by W.W. Hall, an agent representing the interests of Hannah Pyke, who was Henry T. Duncan's mother-in-law. The letter has to do with Hannah Pyke's and Henry Duncan's interest in the Bagging Speculation, and how Duncan was authorized to make the same arrangments for Hannah Pyke's portion as his own.
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Diary/memorandum, 1866

  • Box 25, Folder 4
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Envelopes, undated

  • Box 20, Folder 21
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Finances, 1853, undated

Fragments, undated

  • Box 25, Folder 5
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Frankfort, Georgetown, and Paris Turnpike Road Company, undated

  • Box 24, Folder 7
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Funeral notices, 1880

  • Box 182, Folder 3
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General papers, 1841, 1866

  • Box 20, Folder 2
This folder contains a brief biography on Grey Eagle, a horse bred and owned by Henry T. Duncan around 1935. This biography also includes a picture of the painting, by Edward Troye, of Grey Eagle.
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Invitation to railroad opening, 1859

  • Box 192, Folder 26
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John Rodes receipts, undated, 1862

  • Box 24, Folder 6
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Legal documents, undated, 1824-1881

  • Box 25, Folder 1
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Letter from Joel T. Hart, 1857

  • Box 192, Folder 28
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Lock of hair, undated

  • Box 94, Folder 16
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Journal, 1839-1863

  • Item 3
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J.R. Curry business correspondence, undated, 1836

  • Box 24, Folder 8
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Ledger, 1841

  • Item 1
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Ledger, 1863, 1866-1867

  • Item 2
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Memo book, circa 1862

  • Box 25, Folder 2
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Memorandum book, 1863-1865

  • Box 25, Folder 3
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Notes paid, 1861-1867

  • Box 24, Folder 5
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Okaw Farm (Illinois), 1835-1867

  • Box 24, Folder 9
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Elizabeth (Pyke) Duncan, 1837-1893

The Elizabeth (Pyke) Duncan subseries includes letters to her husband, and daughter, Mary Gibson, as well as a few from friends. There are school essays, sunday school notes, a copy of part three of Paradise Lost and a pamphlet titled A Series of Questions on the Scriptures and Religious Subjects. Also included are copies of newspaper clippings which contain poems, and general articles, as well as the obituaries for her sister, Amelia Pyke, and herself.

Correspondence, undated, 1837-1893

  • Box 25, Folder 6
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Correspondence, 1864-1867

  • Box 182, Folder 8
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Clippings, undated

  • Box 182, Folder 7
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Copybook, 1820

  • Box 182, Folder 6
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Devotional papers and clippings, undated

  • Box 25, Folder 7
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Obituary clippings, undated

  • Box 25, Folder 8
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Henry T. Duncan Jr., 1840-1912, undated

The Henry T. Duncan Jr. subseries contains letters to his father and sister, telegrams, a deed concerning a property sale, copies of newspaper clippings pertaining to his mother's death and his political career. The financial papers are an assortment of accounts, notes, receipts, and bills.

Accounts, notes, and receipts, 1863-1867

1863-1864

  • Box 25, Folder 11
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1865

  • Box 26, Folder 1
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1866

  • Box 26, Folder 2-3
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1867

  • Box 26, Folder 4
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Address of Henry T. Duncan Jr. at the Lexington Opera House , 1911

  • Box 192, Folder 29
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General papers, 1855-1912, undated

  • Box 25, Folder 9
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Letter to father (Henry T. Duncan), 1862 March 12

  • Box 25, Folder 10
This letter contains information such as how Mrs. Lincoln is rumored to be a secessionist, and how President Lincoln wishes to send Henry Duncan on a mission to Russia.
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Letter from Henry Clay, 1840

  • Box 338, folder 54
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Elizabeth Dunster Lily Duncan, 1806-1929, undated

The Lily Duncan subseries contains correspondence almost exclusively addressed to her niece, Elizabeth Mitty Foster and financial documents which are an assortment of accounts, receipts, and bank loan slips. The last items are a copy of her obituary which appeared in the newspaper, and an indenture.

Newspaper clippings, 1926

  • Box 199a, Folder 17
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Correspondence, 1855-1926, undated

1855-1889, undated

  • Box 26, Folder 6
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1890-1906

  • Box 27, Folder 1
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1907-1926

  • Box 27, Folder 2
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1889-1922

  • Box 182, Folder 9
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Financial documents, 1903-1919

  • Box 182, Folder 10
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Financial documents, 1806-1929, undated

  • Box 27, Folder 3
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General papers, 1867, 1929

  • Box 26, Folder 5
The general papers include a shipping receipt and some dance cards.
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Obituary and indenture, 1878, undated

  • Box 27, Folder 4
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Wallet and contents, undated

  • Box 182, Folder 11
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Kinkead H. Duncan accounts and receipts, 1866-1867

  • Box 27, Folder 5
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Floyd family, 1830-1843

The Floyd Family series contains the copy of a letter written by Mrs. Letitia Floyd to her son, Coloniel Rush Floyd in 1843 as well as a copy of a paper with handwritten notes on the Preston and Floyd families. The letter concerns the early beginnings of the Floyd, Preston, and Breckinridge families during the 1770's. The notes begin with Col. James Patton and gives a brief sketch of family members all the way to about 1830.

Early history of the Floyd, Preston, and Breckenridge families, 1843

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Floyd family genealogy, 1830

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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Foster family, 1789-1976, undated

Primarily consists of correspondence, business papers, genealogical papers, diaries, and military related papers dated [xxxx-xxxx]. The bulk of the series consists of the personal papers of Elizabeth D. G. Foster, Addison G. Foster II, Hart G. Foster, and Harrison G. Foster with most of the papers dated between [xxxx]-[1960s]. Included in the series is a large amount of correspondence between Harrison G. Foster and his sons, Addison G. Foster II and Hart G. Foster, particularly when related to their joint business ventures. Moreover, there is also a large amount of correspondence between Addison G. Foster II and his second wife, Sara “Sally” Foster, as he wrote to her on a nearly daily basis particularly when he was working abroad in Europe. In Hart G. Foster’s subseries, there is a significant amount of military related material from his involvement in the the Reserve Officers’ Association and American Legion. Also among his military related papers is a photograph of the Bird of Paradise plane, which in 1927 made the first flight over the Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii.

Genealogy, 1789-1949

The Genealogy subseries contains informaion about the the Foster family, correspondence among members of the Foster clan, and a book titled Ancestral Tablets, which contains genealogical charts.

Genealogy, 1789-1928

  • Box 27, Folder 8
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Correspondence, undated, 1937-1949

  • Box 27, Folder 9
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Ancestral Tablets , circa 1900

  • Box 27, Folder 10
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Genealogical clippings, circa 1915

  • Box 27, Folder 11
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Geneaology, undated

  • Box 338, folder 51
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Foster family clippings, undated

  • Box 27, Folder 12
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General, 1878-1967, undated

1903 trip to the Orient- postcards and pamphlets, circa 1903

  • Box 181, Folder 13
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Assorted invitations, 1900-1908

  • Box 193, Folder 3
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Assorted artifacts, undated

  • Box 313
  • Box 319

1/2 toned plate for Harrison G. Foster, undated

  • Box 319, Image 8225
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B.T.U. Gas Co., 1917-1933, undated

1920-1927

  • Box 181, Folder 14
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Correspondence [includes photographs], 1919-1922

  • Box 181, Folder 16
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Financial, 1921-1924, 1933

  • Box 181, Folder 15
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Finances, taxes, etc., 1919-1924

  • Box 180, Folder 1
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Stock book, 1919

  • Box 180, Folder 2
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Leasebook, 1917-1927

  • Box 180, Folder 3
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Leases and contracts, 1918-1920

  • Box 180, Folder 4
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The Black Cat magazine, 1897 May

  • Box 180, Folder 6
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Department of Agriculture Farmers Bulletins, 1916-1927

  • Box 180, Folder 5
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Executive Mansion card signed by President William McKinley, circa 1897-1901

  • Box 193, Folder 2
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Gibson Foster scrapbook, undated

  • Box 336, Folder 2
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Mr. and Mrs. Addison G. Foster II, 1926-1957, undated

Correspondence, 1946-1957, undated

1946

  • Box 198, Folder 1
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1947

  • Box 198, Folder 2
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1949

  • Box 198, Folder 3
Includes photographs.
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1950

  • Box 198, Folder 4
Includes photographs.
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1951

  • Box 198, Folder 5
Includes photographs.
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1952

  • Box 198, Folder 6
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1953

  • Box 198, Folder 7
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1954

  • Box 198, Folder 8
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1955

  • Box 198, Folder 9
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1956

  • Box 179, Folder 1
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1956

  • Box 198, Folder 10
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1957

  • Box 198, Folder 11
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undated

  • Box 198, Folder 12
Includes photographs.
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Postcards, 1946-1955

  • Box 198, Folder 13
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Invitation for their wedding, 1926

  • Box 198, Folder 14
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Name plates, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 6
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Mr. and Mrs. Harrison G. Foster, undated

  • Box 199b, Folder 24
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Newspapers and newspaper clippings, 1878-1967

1878-1919

  • Box 291, Folder 30
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1894, 1908-1910

  • Box 199a, Folder 11
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1896-1919

  • Box 291, Folder 27
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1897-1917

  • Box 291, Folder 29
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circa 1900-1910

  • Box 199a, Folder 12
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1908-1909

  • Box 199a, Folder 13
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1926, 1950-1967

  • Box 291, Folder 28
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Pamphlets, 1907-1931

  • Box 180, Folder 7
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The Pioneer Press Cartoon Book for 1906 , 1907

Stone from Boonesborough, Ky. when Nathianl Hart was killed by the Indians July 1732 , undated

  • Box 310, Folder 1
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Valuable papers- book and contents, 1924-1929

  • Box 180, Folder 9
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World War I, 1914-1918

  • Box 180, Folder 10
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Written account of members of the Foster family settling in Wisconsin, undated

  • Box 199b, Folder 27
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First floor blueprint for Ingleside, undated

  • Case 4, drawer 11
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Samuel and Mary (Walker) Foster correspondence, 1847-1896

  • Box 28, Folder 1
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Samuel W. Foster correspondence, 1908-1909

  • Box 28, Folder 2
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Everett W. Foster, 1889-1934, undated

The Everett W. Foster subseries contains correspondence with members of the family, including brother, Addison G. Foster, and nephew, Harrison G. Foster, as well as other nieces and nephews.

Correspondence, 1889-1912, undated

  • Box 34, Folder 1
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Correspondence, 1913-1934

  • Box 34, Folder 2
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Clippings and obituary, 1933, undated

  • Box 34, Folder 3
Clippings relate to Foster's military career.
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Everett W. Foster, 1907, undated

  • Box 338, folder 50
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The American Ancestors of Everett W. Foster , 1918

  • Box 34, Folder 4-7
The American Ancestors of Everett W. Foster is a typed genealogical manuscript which Foster researched and wrote. There are two copies of this manuscript, one of which he sent to his nephew, Harrison G. Foster, along with a letter talking about his research (dated 1918).
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Addison G. Foster, 1861-1933, undated

The Addison G. Foster subseries contains his personal papers and correspondence. The majority of the correspondence is addressed to his son, Harrison G. Foster, though there are also some letters addressed to his daughter-in-law, Elizabeth D.G. Foster. The letters addressed to himself are from friends, or business associates. Also included in his papers are contracts, stock certificates related to Foster's business interests, directories of the US Senate, political correspondence, copies of speeches he made, multiple copies of a printed portrait of himself, as well as some blank senate stationary. There are also a number of notebooks and pocket diaries.

Address/calendar book, 1897

  • Box 199b, Folder 10
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Autograph book, circa 1904

  • Box 192, Folder 39
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Business and financial, 1864-1917

Lumber business, 1891-1910

  • Box 29, Folder 2
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Financial papers, 1864-1917

  • Box 29, Folder 3
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Business papers, 1896-1906

  • Box 29, Folder 4
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Legal documents, 1870-1882

  • Box 29, Folder 5
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Certificate from the Masons, 1877

  • Box 199b, Folder 13
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Newspaper clippings, 1899, 1917, undated

Newspaper clippings from wallet, undated

  • Box 29, Folder 9
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1899, undated

  • Box 29, Folder 10
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Obituary clippings, 1917

  • Box 29, Folder 11
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1899

  • Box 199b, Folder 4
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1899

  • Box 291, Folder 21
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Correspondence, 1870-1933

1880-1894

  • Box 28, Folder 4
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1896-1901

  • Box 28, Folder 5
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1901-1915

  • Box 199b, Folder 3
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1902-1903

  • Box 28, Folder 6
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1904-1907

  • Box 28, Folder 7
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1908-1933

  • Box 28, Folder 8
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1870-1913

  • Box 29, Folder 1
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From his brother (Samuel W. Foster), 1909

  • Box 199b, Folder 1
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From his sister (Mary L. Foster), 1910

  • Box 199b, Folder 2
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Letter to Fitzhugh Lee, 1905

  • Box 192, Folder 36
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Letter from John Hay, 1900

  • Box 192, Folder 38
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Correspondence related to his trip to Japan, 1906

  • Box 199b, Folder 5
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General papers, 1861-1913

  • Box 28, Folder 3
This folder contains railroad tickets, holiday cards and calling cards, invitations to personal as well as official functions, and a certificate of appointment to the office of county surveyor.
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Miscellaneous writings, undated

  • Box 199b, Folder 11
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Notebooks and pocket diaries, 1863-1915, undated

Notebooks and pocket diaries, 1863, undated

  • Box 29, Folder 12
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Notebooks and pocket diaries, 1866, 1868-1869

  • Box 29, Folder 13
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Pocket diary, 1871

  • Box 30, Folder 1
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Pocket diaries, 1893, 1900-1902, 1904-1907

  • Box 30, Folder 2
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Pocket diaries, 1906-1908

  • Box 30, Folder 3
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Pocket diaries, 1909-1911

  • Box 30, Folder 4
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Pocket diaries, 1914-1915

  • Box 30, Folder 5
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Leather wallet, undated

  • Box 97, Folder 2
"A. G. Foster" and "St. Paul, Minn." are inscribed on the inside flap.
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Political papers, 1898-1909

  • Box 29, Folder 6
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Political related materials, 1899-1901

  • Box 199b, Folder 12
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Portraits, undated

  • Box 29, Folder 8
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Railroad, steamboat, and other travel passes, 1881-1912

  • Box 199b, Folder 6
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St. Paul Dramatic Club programme, 1881

  • Box 199b, Folder 9
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Senate stationary (blank), undated

  • Box 29, Folder 7
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U.S. Senate stationary, undated

  • Box 199b, Folder 8
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White House invitations, 1904

  • Box 192, Folder 37
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Writings commemorating his life, 1917

  • Box 199b, Folder 7
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Golden wedding card, 1913

  • Box 338, folder 26
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Washington State Legislature manual, 1905

  • Box 338, folder 27
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Memo-books and diaries, 1869, 1907

  • Box 338, folder 28
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Martha (Wetherbee) Foster, 1881-1923, undated

The Martha (Wetherbee) Foster subseries includes assorted cards, some from Japan, and her obituary clippings; correspondence addressed mainly to her son, Harrison G. Foster; papers received on her trip to Japan, such as invitations, cards (in Japanese), and clippings about her group's trip; personal household accounts; and condolence letters sent her sons, Harrison G. Foster, and Charles A. Foster when she died.

Accounts, 1907, 1913-1923

  • Box 33, Folder 6
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Clipping, telegram, and Colonial Dames of America Constitution, 1910-1920

  • Box 181, Folder 12
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Condolences on death of Martha W. Foster, 1923

  • Box 33, Folder 7
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Correspondence, 1881-1922, undated

1881, undated

  • Box 30, Folder 7
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1882

  • Box 30, Folder 8
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1883

  • Box 31, Folder 1
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1885-1887

  • Box 31, Folder 2
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1888-1889

  • Box 31, Folder 3
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1890-1891, 1893

  • Box 31, Folder 4
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1894-1899

  • Box 31, Folder 5
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1896, 1915

  • Box 199b, Folder 14
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1900-1901

  • Box 31, Folder 6
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1902

  • Box 32, Folder 1-2
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1903

  • Box 32, Folder 3
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1904-1905

  • Box 32, Folder 4
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1906

  • Box 32, Folder 5
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1907-1908

  • Box 32, Folder 6
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1909

  • Box 33, Folder 1
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1910-1911

  • Box 33, Folder 2
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1915-1920

  • Box 33, Folder 3
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1921-1922

  • Box 33, Folder 4
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Daughters of the American Revolution certificate, 1903

  • Box 306, Folder 1
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General papers, undated, 1905, 1923

  • Box 30, Folder 6
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John Hay letter to the Diplomatic and Consular Officers of the United States, 1903

  • Box 192, Folder 40
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Trip to Japan, 1903

  • Box 33, Folder 5
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Charles A. Foster correspondence, 1894-1940, undated

The Charles A. Foster subseries contains correspondence, primarily addressed to his brother, Harrison G. Foster, as well as to his sister-in-law, Elizabeth D.G. Foster, and his nephews and niece. Also included are letters addressed to Charles A. Foster from friends and acquaintances.

1894-1905, undated

  • Box 34, Folder 9
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1906-1919

  • Box 35, Folder 1
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1921-1924

  • Box 35, Folder 2
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1926-1932

  • Box 35, Folder 3
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1933

  • Box 35, Folder 4
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1934

  • Box 35, Folder 5
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1935

  • Box 35, Folder 6
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1936-1940

  • Box 35, Folder 7
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Gertrude (Childs) Foster correspondence, 1906, 1940, undated

  • Box 34, Folder 8
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Everett J. Foster correspondence, 1929-1935

  • Box 36, Folder 1
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Harrison G. Foster, 1855-1940, undated

The Harrison G. Foster subseries consists primarily of correspondence and business related papers . Included is a substantial amount of correspondence between his family particularly his wife, Elizabeth D.G. Foster, his brother, Charles A. Foster, and his children, Hart, Addison, and Elizabeth. Also included are papers related to B.T.U. Gas Co. which he ran with his two sons and his lumber business in Tacoma, Washington. There are also materials related to his family trip to various European cities in 1923.

Family European trip, 1923

General, 1923

  • Box 48, Folder 5
  • Box 152, folder 11
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Postcard booklets, 1923

  • Box 147, Folder 1
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Travel related materials, 1923

  • Box 147, Folder 2
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Postcards, 1923

  • Box 147, Folder 3
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12 photographs of Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Scotland, 1923

  • Box 147, Folder 4
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12 photographs of Holyrod in Edinburgh, Scotland, 1923

  • Box 147, Folder 5
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Printed materials, 1923

  • Box 147, Folder 6-9
  • Box 148, folder 1
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Address books, notebooks, and diaries, 1875-1940, undated

This subseries contains diaries, notebooks, address books, and memo books kept by Harrison G. Foster.

Address book, circa 1920

  • Box 48, Folder 12
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Address book, undated

  • Box 49, Folder 1
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Address book and empty wallet, undated

  • Box 151, Folder 10
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Diaries, 1875-1940

1875

  • Box 49, Folder 2
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1900

  • Box 49, Folder 3
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1919

  • Box 49, Folder 6
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1926

  • Box 49, Folder 7
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1885-1887

  • Box 152, Folder 7
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1894

  • Box 152, Folder 8
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Pocket diaries (6 diaries), 1921-1936

  • Box 152, Folder 9
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1940

  • Box 152, Folder 10
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Notebooks and pocket diaries, 1910-1911, 1924, 1938

  • Box 49, Folder 4
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Notebook, 1881-1882

  • Box 153, Folder 16
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Notebook holders and blank pocket notebook (3 items), undated

  • Box 153, Folder 17
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Memo books and pocket diaries, undated, 1913, 1915

  • Box 49, Folder 5
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Pocket diaries, memo books, and autograph book, circa 1880, 1919, 1937, 1939

  • Box 48, Folder 10
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Pocket notebooks and diaries (4 items), 1891-1912

  • Box 154, Folder 1
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Foster guest book, undated

  • Box 50, Folder 5
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Guest book for The Willows, 1906-1911

  • Box 50, Folder 6
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Business, 1885-1939, undated

The Business subseries includes financial documents and contracts related to Harrison G. Foster's professional and personal ventures; these include income tax returns, accounts, receipts, and stock certificates. The ledgers are associated with the Thomas-Hammond Machinery Co. and one was also used for Harrison Foster's Natural Development Co. accounts; these accounts are organized by lot number.

Account book, 1906-1908

  • Box 47, Folder 7
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Account book, 1917

  • Box 151, Folder 11
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Account and memo book, 1886-1894

  • Box 151, Folder 12
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Accounts and receipts, 1885-1924, undated

  • Box 47, Folder 4
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Accounts and receipts, 1924-1931

  • Box 47, Folder 5
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Accounts and receipts, 1935-1939

  • Box 47, Folder 6
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Bank statements, 1932-1934, 1939

  • Box 47, Folder 8
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Bank records, 1937-1939

  • Box 152, Folder 1
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Business card, undated

  • Box 152, Folder 2
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Check and deposit register, 1908-1911

  • Box 153, Folder 2
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Check and memo books, 1920-1939

  • Box 152, Folder 4
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Financial documents and contracts, 1889-1933

  • Box 45, Folder 1
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General financial, 1919-1934

  • Box 153, Folder 1
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Income tax returns, undated, 1911-1934

  • Box 45, Folder 2
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Legal documents related to Golf View Estates property (formerly Ingelside), 1930-1933

  • Box 153, Folder 6
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Lumber business, 1890-1913, undated

undated

  • Box 45, Folder 3-4
The lumber business records contain advertisments, measurement converters, clippings, lists of merchandise, letters and business planners.
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1892-1912

  • Box 45, Folder 5
The lumber business records contain advertisments, measurement converters, clippings, lists of merchandise, letters and business planners.
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1890-1900

  • Box 153, Folder 7
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1896-1913

  • Box 153, Folder 8
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Lumber business (planners), 1900, 1906, undated

  • Box 45, Folder 6
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Lumber company stationary, undated

  • Box 45, Folder 7
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Lumber business related materials, undated

  • Box 153, Folder 10
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Thomas-Hammond Machinery Co., 1914-1916, undated

  • Box 46, Folder 1
The Thomas-Hammond Machinery Co. file includes contracts and an affidavit for creditors, accounts, lists of inventory, and correspondence.
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B.T.U. Gas Company, undated, 1918-1921

  • Box 46, Folder 2
The B.T.U. Gas Company papers include pictures of company property, accounts, business correspondence, land titles/leases, and stock certificates.
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B.T.U. Gas Company, 1920-1921

  • Box 46, Folder 3
The B.T.U. Gas Company papers include pictures of company property, accounts, business correspondence, land titles/leases, and stock certificates.
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Natural Development Co., 1929-1935, 1937-1939

  • Box 46, Folder 4
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Natural Development Co., circa 1930

  • Box 46, Folder 5
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Natural Development Co. business records, undated

  • Box 46, Folder 6
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Natural Development Co. journal, 1929

  • Box 47, Folder 1
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Stock certificates, 1891-1898, 1905, 1924

  • Box 47, Folder 3
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Ingleside checkbook, 1925-1926

  • Box 50, Folder 1
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Ledger and wallet, 1915-1916

  • Box 50, Folder 2
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Ledger, 1915-1930

  • Item 4
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Family correspondence, 1883-1940

1883-1934

  • Box 40, Folder 4
The family letters are from nieces, nephews, aunts, and cousins; quite a few of these are from Charles Arlie Foster, his nephew.
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1935-1940

  • Box 40, Folder 5
The family letters are from nieces, nephews, aunts, and cousins; quite a few of these are from Charles Arlie Foster, his nephew.
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Condolences on the death of Mrs. Foster, 1926

  • Box 42, Folder 6
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Condolences on the death of Martha A. Foster, 1923

  • Box 43, Folder 2
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WWI correspondence with son (Hart G. Foster), 1917

  • Box 43, Folder 3
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WWI correspondence with son (Hart G. Foster), 1918-1919

  • Box 43, Folder 4
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Correspondence from his mother (Martha W. Foster), 1892-1901

  • Box 148, Folder 2
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From his brother (Charles A. Foster), 1879-1939

1904-1927

  • Box 148, Folder 3
Includes photographs.
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1879, 1908-1939

  • Box 148, Folder 4
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1906-1939

  • Box 148, Folder 5
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1903-1919

  • Box 148, Folder 6
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From his uncle (Everett W. Foster), 1909-1931

  • Box 148, Folder 7
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From his aunt ( Fannie Smith), 1909-1930

  • Box 148, Folder 8
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From his grandmother (Mary W. Foster), 1894

  • Box 148, Folder 9
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From his wife (Elizabeth D. G. Foster), 1888-1917

1888-1895

  • Box 149, Folder 1
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1909-1917

  • Box 149, Folder 2
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1888

  • Box 149, Folder 3-5
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1889

  • Box 149, Folder 6
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1895, 1897

  • Box 149, Folder 7
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1895-1899

  • Box 149, Folder 8
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1897

  • Box 150, Folder 1
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1900-1905

  • Box 150, Folder 2
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From his son (Hart G. Foster), 1901, 1912-1927

  • Box 150, Folder 3
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From his son (Addison G. Foster II), 1904-1933

1915, 1920-1933

  • Box 150, Folder 4
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1904, 1910-1922

  • Box 150, Folder 5
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1912, 1921-1931

  • Box 150, Folder 6
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From daughter-in-law (Sara Sally Foster), 1926-1939

  • Box 150, Folder 7
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From his daughter (Elizabeth Dunster Foster Pettit), 1915-1938

1915-1926

  • Box 150, Folder 8
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1920-1938

  • Box 150, Folder 9
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To his sons, 1902

  • Box 151, Folder 1
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From his children, 1932-1939

  • Box 151, Folder 2
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Correspondence from his son, Hart G. Foster, 1938

  • Box 338, folder 44
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Friends and acquaintances correspondence, 1880-1940, undated

1880-1884, undated

  • Box 41, Folder 1
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1886-1894

  • Box 41, Folder 2
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1895-1910

  • Box 41, Folder 3
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1911-1924

  • Box 41, Folder 4
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1925-1931

  • Box 41, Folder 5
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1932-1934

  • Box 42, Folder 1
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1935-1936

  • Box 42, Folder 2
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1937-1938

  • Box 42, Folder 3
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1939-1940

  • Box 42, Folder 4
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General, 1855-1940, undated

The General subseries contains Glee Club concert programs, business labels and stamps, papers from a family trip to Europe in 1923 (passenger lists, reciepts, etc.), poetry Foster collected, clippings, his will, death certificate and obituaries.

Assorted cards, 1884

  • Box 151, Folder 13
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Blueprints of proposed Golf View Estates in Lexington, Kentucky, 1923-1932

  • Tube 1, Item 1-4
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Newspaper clippings, 1873-1914, undated

1909, undated

  • Box 50, Folder 7
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1873-1904

  • Box 152, Folder 4
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1914, undated

  • Box 152, Folder 5
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From an unknown scrapbook, undated

  • Box 152, Folder 6
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Lumber related, 1903, undated

  • Box 305, Folder 3
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Yale College/University related clippings, 1889-1898

  • Box 290, Folder 10
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Contents of a wallet, undated

  • Box 48, Folder 8
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Hopkins Grammar School, 1882, 1896, 1924

  • Box 44, Folder 6
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Hopkins school, 1886

  • Box 153, Folder 3
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Invitations and announcements, 1888-1939, undated

1888, 1904-1916

  • Box 44, Folder 4
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1918-1939

  • Box 44, Folder 5
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undated

  • Box 44, Folder 3
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James Thomas' patents for concrete pipe related creations, 1909

  • Box 153, Folder 5
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List of items in storage, undated

  • Box 48, Folder 9
  • Box 153, folder 4
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Map of Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota, 1880

  • Box 153, Folder 9
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Masonic membership wallet, undated

  • Box 50, Folder 3
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Membership application for the Society of Colonial Wars, undated

  • Box 153, Folder 11
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Memobook, undated

  • Box 153, Folder 12
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Miscellaneous, undated

  • Box 153, Folder 13
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Miscellaneous cards and writings, undated

  • Box 153, Folder 14
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Miscellaneous writings, 1911

  • Box 153, Folder 15
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Nancy Lewis Greene papers, 1929-1939, undated

  • Box 48, Folder 4
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Order of dances, 1881, 1888

  • Box 153, Folder 18
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Poetry, undated, 1935-1939

  • Box 48, Folder 3
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Post cares, 1918, undated

  • Box 154, Folder 2
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Postage stamps, undated

  • Box 48, Folder 1
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President William McKinley's 2nd Inauguration materials, 1901

  • Box 192, Folder 46
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Printed materials, 1882-1935, undated

Assorted, 1897, 1906, 1917

  • Box 96, Folder 1
The Kentucky Farmer and Breeder (July 27, 1906), Town Topics: the Journal of Society (January 18, 1917), and Souvenir: 5th Legislature, State of WA (1897), all belonging to Harrison G. Foster
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Alumni Weekly , 1902-1915, 1935

  • Box 154, Folder 9
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The Critic, vol. XII, no. 2, 1882

  • Box 154, Folder 10
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Youth and Yale , 1900

  • Box 154, Folder 11
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Customized booklet of essays, undated

  • Box 154, Folder 12
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Programs, menus, and dance cards, 1882-1932, undated

  • Box 47, Folder 10
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Railroad passes and admission tickets, 1880-1915, undated

  • Box 48, Folder 2
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Railroad, steamship, etc. passes, 1879-1904

  • Box 154, Folder 3
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Real estate taxes, 1922

  • Box 154, Folder 13
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St. Paul, Minnesota related materials, undated

  • Box 154, Folder 4
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School notebook, circa 1870s

  • Box 154, Folder 5
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University Glee Club, 1891-1892

  • Box 47, Folder 9
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University Club membership book, 1915

  • Box 48, Folder 11
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Unofficial stamps and labels, undated

  • Box 47, Folder 11
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U.S. Trade Commission clippings, undated

  • Box 47, Folder 2
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U.S. Naval Institute, 1927

  • Box 154, Folder 14
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Wallet (with contents), undated

  • Box 48, Folder 6-7
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Will, death certificate, and obituaries, 1917, 1940

  • Box 50, Folder 8
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Yale class statistics, 1883

  • Box 154, Folder 6
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Yale College/University clippings, 1855, 1880

  • Box 154, Folder 7
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Yale College/University related materials, 1887-1905, 1933

  • Box 154, Folder 8
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Certificate from the masons, undated

  • Box 292, folder 14
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An unidentified article Travels of a Lumberman, undated

  • Box 338, folder 39
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Photographic card, undated

  • Box 338, folder 40
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Certificate and membership cards, 1886-1911

  • Box 338, folder 41
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Pocket memorandum booklet, 1917

  • Box 338, folder 42
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Newspaper clippings, undated

  • Box 338, folder 43
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General correspondence, 1869-1940, undated

The Correspondence subseries contains personal and professional correspondence with Harrison G. Foster's family, friends, and acquaintances.

undated

  • Box 36, Folder 2-3
The General correspondence contains blank family stationary, tickets, membership cards, advertisments, a sale brochure for Ingleside, a Dictionary of Chinook Jargon, a list of questions for the National Cyclopedia of American Biography, club programs, a marriage announcement for Elizabeth Dunster Foster Pettit, and holiday cards with a printed photograph of himself and his three grandsons.
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1869-1933

  • Box 36, Folder 4
The General correspondence contains blank family stationary, tickets, membership cards, advertisments, a sale brochure for Ingleside, a Dictionary of Chinook Jargon, a list of questions for the National Cyclopedia of American Biography, club programs, a marriage announcement for Elizabeth Dunster Foster Pettit, and holiday cards with a printed photograph of himself and his three grandsons.
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undated

  • Box 36, Folder 5
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1888-1900

  • Box 36, Folder 6
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1901

  • Box 36, Folder 7
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1902

  • Box 37, Folder 1-2
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1903

  • Box 37, Folder 3-5
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1904

  • Box 38, Folder 1
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1905

  • Box 38, Folder 2
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1906

  • Box 38, Folder 3
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1907-1908

  • Box 38, Folder 4
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1909-1910

  • Box 38, Folder 5
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1911-1912

  • Box 39, Folder 1
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1913

  • Box 39, Folder 2
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1914-1915

  • Box 39, Folder 3
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1916-1917

  • Box 39, Folder 4
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1918-1920

  • Box 39, Folder 5
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1921-1922

  • Box 40, Folder 1
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1923

  • Box 40, Folder 2
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1924-1933

  • Box 40, Folder 3
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Congratulations on Senator Foster's election, 1899

  • Box 42, Folder 5
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Condolences on the death of Addison G. Foster I, 1916-1917

  • Box 43, Folder 1
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Yale correspondence, 1914-1936, undated

  • Box 43, Folder 5
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Yale correspondence, 1937-1940

  • Box 43, Folder 6
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Cards, 1916-1932, undated

  • Box 43, Folder 7
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Cards, 1933-1935

  • Box 44, Folder 1
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Cards, 1936-1939

  • Box 44, Folder 2
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Envelopes, undated

  • Box 50, Folder 9
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Telegram book, undated

  • Box 50, Folder 4
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1891-1899

  • Box 151, Folder 3
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1900-1908

  • Box 151, Folder 4
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1912, 1915

  • Box 151, Folder 5
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1922-1929

  • Box 151, Folder 6
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1930-1935

  • Box 151, Folder 7
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1930-1940

  • Box 151, Folder 8
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undated

  • Box 151, Folder 9
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Correspondence related to getting Harrison G. Foster for the Trade Commission, 1915

  • Box 192, Folder 45
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Correspondence, undated

  • Box 338, folder 45
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1920-1939

  • Box 338, folder 46
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1905-1908

  • Box 338, folder 47
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1889-1893

  • Box 338, folder 48
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Elizabeth Dunster (Gibson) Foster, 1871-1932, undated

The Elizabeth D.G. Foster subseries consists of an extensive amount of personal correspondence with her family and friends, financial documents, her invovlement in civic and social activities. The bulk of the subseries is primarily correspondence. In the family correspondence there are approximately 2,500 letters, postcards, and telegrams. There is a substanial amount of letters from her husband, Harrison G. Foster, who wrote to her very frequently especially when he was away on business. Moreover, there is a substantial amount of correspondence from her mother, Mary (Duncan) Gibson as well as other family members. Correspondence in this subseries generally focuses on family, social and buiness activities. Other topics of interest are The Chicago World's Fair (1893), social life of Washington D.C. (circa 1890s-1900s), and the sale of Ingelside (1924-1925). Other topics of interest in the subseries, primarly related to her involvement in social clubs, are the Colonial Dames, Daughters of the American Revolution, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Moreover, there is a large amount of material related to her involvement in the Women's suffrage movement in America. Included are correspondence and other papers related to her membership in the National Council of Women Voters and the Lexington chapter of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association.

General, 1871-1927, undated

The General subseries includes printed material from Southern Magazine and Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, as well as bulletins and pamphlets, a diary, copybook, two address books, an inventory of items at Ingleside, calling cards, and an assortment of newspaper clippings.

Address book, undated

  • Box 69, Folder 3-4
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Assorted writings, undated

  • Box 161, Folder 15
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Blue scrapbook, 1892-1898

Loose items from a blue scrapbook, 1892-1897

  • Box 159, Folder 2
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Clippings from a blue scrapbook, 1893-1898

  • Box 304, Folder 6
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Calling cards, undated

  • Box 69, Folder 8
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Carnival of Roses, 1896

  • Box 162, Folder 4
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Certificate ornating Elizabeth D.G. Foster Countess of Lexington, 1888

  • Box 199b, Folder 33
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Newspaper clippings, 1866-1926, undated

1866-1900

  • Box 291, Folder 25
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1878-1920

  • Box 159, Folder 7
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1883-1889

  • Box 291, Folder 26
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1893-1898

  • Box 291, Folder 31
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1896-1922

  • Box 159, Folder 5
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circa 1900

  • Box 70, Folder 5
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circa 1904-1913

  • Box 291, Folder 33
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1904-1914

  • Box 304, Folder 8
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1909

  • Box 304, Folder 2
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1909-1913

  • Box 304, Folder 3
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1916-1920

  • Box 304, Folder 4
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1921-1923

  • Box 159, Folder 6
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1922-1923

  • Box 304, Folder 5
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undated

  • Box 70, Folder 4
  • Box 159, folder 10
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Confederate war clippings, undated

  • Box 70, Folder 3
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The New York Times , 1914 November

  • Box 291, Folder 32
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Political clippings, circa 1916

  • Box 291, Folder 22
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Obituary clippings, 1926

  • Box 70, Folder 8
  • Box 159, folder 9
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Tacoma clippings, undated

  • Box 70, Folder 2
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Copybook, 1881

  • Box 69, Folder 5
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Diary, 1906

  • Box 69, Folder 6
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Empty envelopes, 1904-1924

  • Box 160, Folder 4
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European trip, 1923

  • Box 68, Folder 6
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European trip printed materials, 1923

  • Box 199b, Folder 26
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Inventory, undated

  • Box 69, Folder 7
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Invitations, 1906-1926

  • Box 160, Folder 7
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Lock of hair, undated

  • Box 97, Folder 5
Foster sent the lock of hair to her husband, Harrison G. Foster.
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Mattie D. Gibson scrapbook clippings, undated

  • Box 304, Folder 7
  • Box 160, Folder 8
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Mattie D. Gibson scrapbook loose items, undated

  • Box 160, Folder 9
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Memorandum book, 1914

  • Box 160, Folder 10
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Miscellaneous, undated

  • Box 160, Folder 11
  • Box 162, folder 7
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Miscellaneous writings and cards, undated

  • Box 160, Folder 12
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Music printings and programs, 1884, 1890-1900

  • Box 162, Folder 1
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Music printings and programs, 1895, 1910-1920

  • Box 162, Folder 2
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Music related programs, 1898-1900

  • Box 162, Folder 8
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Printed material, 1871-1927, undated

undated, 1871

  • Box 68, Folder 7
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1895, 1903, 1927

  • Box 68, Folder 8
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1873, 1897

  • Box 69, Folder 1
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Colonel William Crawford, by James H. Anderson, undated

  • Box 192, Folder 42
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Logan's Parliamentary Rules Made Easy , 1910

  • Box 310, Folder 8
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Publications and bulletins, undated, 1905, 1918, 1923-1925

  • Box 69, Folder 2
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Printed sentiment cards, undated

  • Box 161, Folder 3
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Program from Carlyle House, undated

  • Box 159, Folder 4
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Grand Opera Libretto: Rheingold, Siegfried, and Walkyre (all by Mr. Maurice Grau), undated

  • Box 162, Folder 3
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Red datebook, 1914

  • Box 159, Folder 14
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Loose items from red date book, 1917-1923

  • Box 159, Folder 15
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Ribbons, undated, 1906

  • Box 97, Folder 4
Ribbons include: one United Daughters of the Confederacy ribbon; four ribbons associated with the Daughters of the American Revolution - one with George Washington's face, one with "Vice-President General," a third from the Mary Ball Chapter in Tacoma, WA, and the fourth from the Kentucky chapter; a ribbon from the Navy League, given to Foster while in St. Paul in 1906; and a black ribbon with "S.S. President Roosevelt."
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Sympathy telegrams, 1926

  • Box 161, Folder 6
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Various cards, 1900

  • Box 162, Folder 9
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White House invitation, 1903

  • Box 192, Folder 41
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Will, 1895

  • Box 70, Folder 7
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World War I news release, 1914

  • Box 51, Folder 5
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National Genealogical Society Certificate, 1923

  • Box 336, folder 3
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Framed quote by [Elizabeth] Dunster Gibson Foster, undated

  • Box 336, folder 7
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Correspondence, 1873-1926, undated

The Correspondence subseries contains letters to and from Foster's immediate members, the majority of which is addressed to her husband, Harrison G. Foster, and friends and acquaintances. In addition, the subseries contains invitations to events, a thank-you letter from Julia Schoep and correspondence with politicians. a thank-you note from the secretary of the President; a nwes release for WWI, when Germany declared war on Russia; suffrage papers which detail her involvment with the National Council of Women Voters, some statements typed by Laura Clay, her handwritten notes on meetings, a copy of the Woman's Journal, correspondence, clippings, and pamphlets on female suffrage; her political papers which include entrance tickets to the Senate Chamber, invitations to the Missouri Women's Woodrow Wilson Democratic Club, a thank-you note from the President's secretary, a resume of her work and club affiliations, a program from the Democratic Conference, and congratulations on being appointed a delegate for the Democratic National Convention. ; a general assortment of other papers concerning various war efforts, with clippings and correspondence; correspondence concerning her work with the Civic League; an informational packet concerning the Mother's Memorial Foundation and their work; correspondence and organization papers detailing the rules and regulations of the Pocahontas Memorial group. Other clubs and interests include papers from: the Ladies Musical Club, such as programs and clippings; the Aloha Club, such as concert programs, clippings, and some correspondence; concert programs from the St. Cecilia Club; two registers from the Kentucky Historical Society; programs and correspondence concerning the Federation of Women's Clubs; a program from the Minnesota Boat Club; Mrs. Foster's personal writings, such as essays, poems, and articles; some printed material including Southern Magazine, and Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, as well as various other bulletins and pamphlets; a diary; a copybook; two address books; an inventory of items at Ingleside; calling cards; wedding invitations to her wedding to Harrison G. Foster; a general assortment of newspaper clippings; photographs and an invitation to York Hall; her will and some empty envelopes.

1873-1889

  • Box 158, Folder 2
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circa 1880s

  • Box 158, Folder 1
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1881-1887

  • Box 51, Folder 7
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1881-1890, 1898

  • Box 162, Folder 1
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1888

  • Box 51, Folder 8
  • Box 52, Folder 1
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1889

  • Box 52, Folder 2-4
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1890-1891

  • Box 52, Folder 5
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1892

  • Box 53, Folder 1
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1893

  • Box 53, Folder 2-3
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1894

  • Box 53, Folder 4
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1894-1900

  • Box 158, Folder 3
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1895

  • Box 53, Folder 5-6
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1896-1897

  • Box 54, Folder 1
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1898

  • Box 199b, Folder 25
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1898-1899

  • Box 54, Folder 2
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1900

  • Box 54, Folder 3
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1900-1904

  • Box 158, Folder 4
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1901

  • Box 54, Folder 4
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1902

  • Box 54, Folder 5-6
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1903

  • Box 55, Folder 1-2
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1904

  • Box 55, Folder 3-4
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1905

  • Box 158, Folder 5
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1905-1906

  • Box 55, Folder 5
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1906-1909

  • Box 158, Folder 6
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1907-1908

  • Box 56, Folder 1
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1909

  • Box 56, Folder 2
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1910-1911

  • Box 56, Folder 3
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1910-1919

  • Box 158, Folder 7
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1912

  • Box 56, Folder 4-5
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1913

  • Box 56, Folder 6
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1914-1915

  • Box 57, Folder 1
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1916-1918

  • Box 57, Folder 2
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1919-1920

  • Box 57, Folder 3
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1920-1924

  • Box 158, Folder 8
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1921

  • Box 57, Folder 4-6
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1922

  • Box 58, Folder 1-2
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1923

  • Box 58, Folder 3
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1924-1926

  • Box 58, Folder 4
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1925-1926

undated

  • Box 51, Folder 6
  • Box 158, folder 10
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Assorted correspondence, 1898, 1909-1910

  • Box 192, Folder 43
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Assorted correspondence, 1887-1920, 1931

  • Box 192, Folder 43
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Correspondence with Robert Burns Wilson, undated

  • Box 192, Folder 43
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Correspondence with Julia Schoepf, 1911

  • Box 51, Folder 3
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Correspondence with Pearl, undated, 1881-1896

  • Box 58, Folder 5
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Correspondence with Miss Foster, 1890-1922, undated

  • Box 58, Folder 6
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Correspondence with N.A. Popham, 1903-1921

  • Box 58, Folder 7
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Correspondence with Ben Harwood, 1916-1920, undated

  • Box 59, Folder 1
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Correspondence with CP. H. Callahan (Scopes trial), 1925

  • Box 59, Folder 2
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Correspondence with Robert M. Collins (von Engelken scandal), 1905

  • Box 59, Folder 3
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Letter from Frank L. McVey, 1922

  • Box 192, Folder 44
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Family, 1877-1925, undated

1877-1905, undated

  • Box 59, Folder 4
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1907-1909

  • Box 59, Folder 5
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1910-1920

  • Box 59, Folder 6
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1922-1925

  • Box 59, Folder 7
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From her mother (Mary Duncan Gibson), 1877-1910

1892-1899, 1909

  • Box 155, Folder 1
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1887-1909

  • Box 155, Folder 2
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1889-1897

  • Box 155, Folder 3
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1898-1905

  • Box 155, Folder 4
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1886-1909

  • Box 155, Folder 5
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1885-1887, 1909

  • Box 155, Folder 6
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1892-1910

  • Box 155, Folder 7
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1877-1898

  • Box 155, Folder 8
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From her father (Col. Hart Gibson), 1888-1899

  • Box 156, Folder 1
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From her sister (Mary D. Gibson Gibson), 1886

  • Box 156, Folder 2
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From her sister (Louisana Gibson Maxfield Von Engelken), 1916-1917

  • Box 156, Folder 3
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From her brother (Hart Gibson Jr.), 1890

  • Box 156, Folder 4
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From her aunt (Lily Duncan), 1898-1917

1898-1909

  • Box 156, Folder 5
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1910-1917

  • Box 156, Folder 6
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From her husband (Harrison G. Foster), 1891-1923

1899-1912

  • Box 156, Folder 7
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1891-1925

  • Box 156, Folder 8
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1895-1914

  • Box 156, Folder 9
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1895-1923

  • Box 156, Folder 10
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1923

  • Box 156, Folder 11
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From her son (Hart G. Foster), 1901, 1913-1925

  • Box 157, Folder 1
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From her son (Addison G. Foster II), 1903-1925, undated

1903-1909

  • Box 157, Folder 2
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1910-1916

  • Box 157, Folder 3
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1917-1919

  • Box 157, Folder 4
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1920-1925

  • Box 157, Folder 5
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undated

  • Box 157, Folder 6
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Vance family, 1898-1906, 1918

  • Box 59, Folder 8
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Humphreys family, 1898-1911, 1922

  • Box 59, Folder 9
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Elizabeth G. Foster, 1976-1925, undated

undated

  • Box 60, Folder 1
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1876-1889

  • Box 60, Folder 2
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1893-1903

  • Box 60, Folder 3
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1904

  • Box 60, Folder 4
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1905

  • Box 60, Folder 5
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1906-1907

  • Box 60, Folder 6
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1908

  • Box 61, Folder 1
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1909

  • Box 61, Folder 2
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1910

  • Box 61, Folder 3-4
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1911-1915

  • Box 61, Folder 5
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1916

  • Box 62, Folder 1
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1917-1919

  • Box 62, Folder 2
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1920

  • Box 62, Folder 3
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1921-1922

  • Box 62, Folder 4
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1923

  • Box 62, Folder 5
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1924

  • Box 62, Folder 6
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1925

  • Box 63, Folder 1
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Invitations and wedding announcements, 1885-1925, undated

undated

  • Box 63, Folder 2
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1885-1925

  • Box 63, Folder 3
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Cards, undated

  • Box 63, Folder 4-6
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White House card, undated

  • Box 51, Folder 4
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Wedding invitations, undated, 1889

  • Box 70, Folder 1
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York Hall photographs and invitation, undated

  • Box 70, Folder 6
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Envelopes, undated

  • Box 70, Folder 9
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Financial, 1900-1932, undated

The Financial subseries documents Foster's personal accounts.

Accounts, checks, and receipts, undated, 1900-1932

  • Box 68, Folder 2
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Checkbooks, 1918-1921

  • Box 68, Folder 3
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Account books, 1918-1920, undated

  • Box 68, Folder 4
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Insurance policies, 1914-1918, 1921

  • Box 68, Folder 5
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1919-1920

  • Box 160, Folder 5
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1918-1920

  • Box 160, Folder 7
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State and County tax receipt, 1922

  • Box 161, Folder 5
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Women's suffrage and politics, 1879-1930, undated

The Papers subseries includes material related to Foster's involvement with womens' suffrage and politics. Among these are documents detailing her involvment with the National Council of Women Voters, statements typed by Laura Clay, handwritten notes on meetings, and invitations, correspondence, and clippings. In addition there are entrance tickets to the Senate Chamber, invitations to the Missouri Women's Woodrow Wilson Democratic Club, a program from the Democratic Conference, and congratulations on being appointed a delegate for the Democratic National Convention. Finally, the subseries includes Foster's personal writing in the form of essays, articles, and poems.

General, undated

  • Box 51, Folder 1
This folder contains two pictures of the Dewey Arch, given to her from her son, Hart G. Foster.
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General, undated, circa 1880-1924

  • Box 51, Folder 2
The General folder contains stamps, recipes, handwritten notes and lists,and business cards.
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General poltical papers, 1912-1924, undated

1912-1916, undated

  • Box 64, Folder 6
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1919-1922

  • Box 65, Folder 1
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1919-1924

  • Box 161, Folder 1
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Senate pass, 1915

  • Box 162, Folder 6
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Suffrage, 1906-1920, undated

undated

  • Box 64, Folder 1
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1914-1916

  • Box 161, Folder 13
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1915

  • Box 64, Folder 2
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1915-1916

  • Box 161, Folder 14
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1915-1920

  • Box 161, Folder 15
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1916

  • Box 64, Folder 3
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1917-1920

  • Box 64, Folder 4
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Newspaper clippings, 1906, 1915-1916, 1919, undated

  • Box 64, Folder 5
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Women's suffrage sash, undated

  • Box 97, Folder 3
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1915

  • Box 162, Folder 5
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Political clippings, 1916-1920

  • Box 159, Folder 11
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Political clippings, 1916

  • Box 161, Folder 2
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Political memorabila, 1916-1920

  • Box 160, Folder 14
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Essays and articles, undated, 1879-1930

  • Box 67, Folder 9
These materials were written by Elizabeth Dunster (Gibson) Foster.
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Poem and music, undated, 1887-1903

  • Box 68, Folder 1
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Democratic National Convention, 1916

General, 1916

  • Box 160, Folder 1
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Booklet, 1916

  • Box 160, Folder 2
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Booklet with list of delegates and alternatives from each state, 1916

  • Box 160, Folder 3
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Societies and Clubs, 1890-1926, undated

The Societies and Clubs subseries contains papers related to Foster's involvement with social and civic organizations.

Daughters of the American Revolution, 1893-1925, undated

1893-1902, undated

  • Box 65, Folder 2
The Daughters of the American Revolution folders include programs to events, correspondence among the members, a typed copy of the rules and regulations, invitations, a copy of the constitution and by-laws of the organization, clippings, and a membership card.
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1903-1906

  • Box 65, Folder 3
The Daughters of the American Revolution folders include programs to events, correspondence among the members, a typed copy of the rules and regulations, invitations, a copy of the constitution and by-laws of the organization, clippings, and a membership card.
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1907-1916

  • Box 65, Folder 4
The Daughters of the American Revolution folders include programs to events, correspondence among the members, a typed copy of the rules and regulations, invitations, a copy of the constitution and by-laws of the organization, clippings, and a membership card.
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1919-1925

  • Box 65, Folder 5
The Daughters of the American Revolution folders include programs to events, correspondence among the members, a typed copy of the rules and regulations, invitations, a copy of the constitution and by-laws of the organization, clippings, and a membership card.
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1894-1920

  • Box 159, Folder 16
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1914-1924

  • Box 159, Folder 17
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Colonial Dames of America, 1891-1924, undated

1906-1913, undated

  • Box 65, Folder 6
Folders on the Colonial Dames contain blank stationary, correspondence and invitations, a directory of the members, rules for admission into the society, an organization publication and society minutes.
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1904-1915

  • Box 159, Folder 12
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1914-1924

  • Box 66, Folder 1
Folders on the Colonial Dames contain blank stationary, correspondence and invitations, a directory of the members, rules for admission into the society, an organization publication and society minutes.
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Minutes, 1914

  • Box 66, Folder 2
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Publication, 1891-1913

  • Box 66, Folder 3
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Historian's report, 1914

  • Box 338, folder 49
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United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1911-1926, undated

1911-1926, undated

  • Box 66, Folder 4
The United Daughters of the Confederacy folder includes clippings, programs, a report from the President General, and correspondence among the members.
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Newspaper clippings, 1900-1913

  • Box 161, Folder 8
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undated

  • Box 161, Folder 9
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The Report of the President-General to the 27th annual convention of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1920

  • Box 161, Folder 10
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Minutes of the Kentucky Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy at the annual convention, 1920

  • Box 161, Folder 11
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Minutes of the twentieth annual convention, 1913

  • Box 161, Folder 12
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The Navy League, undated, 1917

  • Box 66, Folder 5
The Navy League folder contains correspondence and a typed letter concerning organization details.
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American War Mothers, undated, 1919-1920

  • Box 66, Folder 6
The American War Mothers folder includes clippings, correspondence, a program to an event, and a typed appeal written by Mrs. Elizabeth G. Foster.
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American War Mothers, 1919

  • Box 159, Folder 1
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Women's Auxiliary, 1920

  • Box 66, Folder 7
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War efforts, undated, 1919

  • Box 66, Folder 8
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Civic League, 1910-1911

  • Box 66, Folder 9
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The Mother's Memorial, 1924, undated

  • Box 66, Folder 10
An informational packet concerning the Mother's Memorial Foundation and their work.
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Mothers Memorial Foundation, undated

  • Box 160, Folder 13
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Pocahontas Memorial Association, 1907, 1915

  • Box 66, Folder 11
The Pocahontas Memorial Association folder contains correspondence and organizational papers detailing the rules and regulations.
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Ladies Musical Club, 1890-1895, undated

  • Box 66, Folder 12
The Ladies Musical Club folder includes programs and clippings.
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Ladies Musical Club, 1896-1899

  • Box 67, Folder 1
The Ladies Musical Club folder includes programs and clippings.
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Aloha Club, 1893-1894, undated

  • Box 67, Folder 2
The Aloha Club contains concert programs, clippings, and a small amount of correspondence.
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Aloha Club, 1895-1897, 1906

  • Box 67, Folder 3
he Aloha Club contains concert programs, clippings, and a small amount of correspondence.
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St. Cecilia Club, 1895-1901

  • Box 67, Folder 4
The St. Cecilia Club folder contains concert programs.
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Kentucky Historical Society register, 1924

  • Box 67, Folder 5
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Kentucky Historical Society register, 1925

  • Box 67, Folder 6
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Federation of Women's Clubs, 1897-1898, 1918, undated

  • Box 67, Folder 7
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The Minnesota Boat Club, 1906

  • Box 67, Folder 8
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Confederate Veterans Association program, 1917

  • Box 159, Folder 13
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Record of the various social club membership, undated

  • Box 161, Folder 4
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United Confederate Veterans, 1914

  • Box 161, Folder 7
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Hart G. Foster, 1889-1976, undated

The Hart G. Foster subseries consists of five subseries: general, correspondence, family correspondence, financial, and military. The subseries primarily consists of material related to his career and involvement in the military and military related organizations. Within the military subseries contains materials related to his membership in the Reserve Officers' Association and American Legion as well as his correspondence, orders, and publications from when he was enlisted in the United States Army. Of particular interest within the military career subseries is a photograph of the Bird of Paradise airplane, which in 1927 made the first flight over the Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii. Also included in the subseries is correspondence mainly with his family and papers related to his involvement in the B.T.U. Gas Co. which was run by his father (Harrison G. Foster), brother (Addison G. Foster II) and himself.

Correspondence, 1895-1974, undated

The Correspondence subseries contains letters to and from Foster's family, friends, and acquaintances, and as well as letters from his French teacher (which are written in French). The majority is addressed to Foster's parents, Harrison and Elizabeth Foster.

1898-1903, undated

  • Box 70, Folder 11
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1895-1930

  • Box 130, Folder 4
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1904

  • Box 70, Folder 12
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1904-1936

  • Box 130, Folder 5
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1905-1906

  • Box 71, Folder 1
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1907

  • Box 71, Folder 2-3
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1908

  • Box 71, Folder 4-5
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1909

  • Box 71, Folder 6-8
  • Box 72, Folder 1
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1910

  • Box 72, Folder 2-3
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1911

  • Box 72, Folder 4-5
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1912-1913

  • Box 73, Folder 1
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1914-1915

  • Box 73, Folder 2
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1916

  • Box 73, Folder 3
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1917-1918

  • Box 73, Folder 4
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1919

  • Box 73, Folder 5
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1919-1935

  • Box 130, Folder 6
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1920-1921

  • Box 73, Folder 6
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1922

  • Box 74, Folder 1
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1923

  • Box 74, Folder 2-3
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1924

  • Box 74, Folder 4
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1925

  • Box 74, Folder 5
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1926-1927

  • Box 74, Folder 6
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1928

  • Box 309, Folder 28
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1932-1934

  • Box 75, Folder 1
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1935

  • Box 75, Folder 2-4
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1936

  • Box 75, Folder 5-8
  • Box 76, Folder 1
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1938-1939

  • Box 76, Folder 2
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1940-1974

  • Box 76, Folder 3
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1897-1933, undated

  • Box 76, Folder 6
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WWI correspondence, 1917

  • Box 76, Folder 4
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WWI correspondence, 1918-1919

  • Box 76, Folder 5
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Business correspondence with father, 1920-1922

  • Box 78, Folder 1
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Business correspondence with father related to Concrete Pipe Co., 1915-1916

  • Box 138, Folder 6
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Business correspondence related to Concrete Pipe Co., 1915-1916

  • Box 138, Folder 7
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Correspondence, 1907-1916

  • Box 338, folder 34
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Correspondence, 1920-1929

  • Box 338, folder 36
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Correspondence, undated

  • Box 338, folder 37
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Correspondence, 1927

  • Box 338, folder 38
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Family correspondence, 1893-1933

From his mother (Elizabeth Dunster Gibson Foster), 1901-1925

1917-1924

  • Box 129, Folder 1
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1904-1925

  • Box 129, Folder 2
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1904-1925

  • Box 129, Folder 3
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1917-1925

  • Box 129, Folder 4
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1901, 1918-1925

  • Box 129, Folder 5
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From his grandmother (Mary D. Gibson), 1896-1898

  • Box 129, Folder 6
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From his great-aunt (Lily D. Gibson), undated

  • Box 129, Folder 7
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From his grandfather (Colonel Hart Gibson), 1899

  • Box 129, Folder 8
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From his brother (Addison G. Foster II), 1918-1933

  • Box 129, Folder 9
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From his brother (Addison G. Foster II), 1914-1930

  • Box 129, Folder 10
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From his grandmother (Martha A. Foster), 1903-1922

  • Box 129, Folder 11
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From his father (Harrison G. Foster), 1904-1932

  • Box 130, Folder 1
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From his father (Harrison G. Foster), 1893-1927

  • Box 130, Folder 2
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From his sister (Elizabeth Dunster Duncan Foster Pettit), 1917-1922

  • Box 130, Folder 3
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From his Grandmother (Mary D. Gibson), 1895

  • Box 338, folder 35
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Financial, 1907-1937, undated

The Financial subseries contains accounts and bank statements, papers associated with Foster's job with the B.T.U. Gas Company, and stockholders' information.

1907, 1920-1934

  • Box 131, Folder 3
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1919-1934

  • Box 131, Folder 4
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1924-1934

  • Box 131, Folder 5
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General, 1923-1933, undated

  • Box 77, Folder 2
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Checkbooks, 1919-1920, 1934-1935, 1937

  • Box 77, Folder 3
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B.T.U. Gas Company financial papers, 1919-1921, undated

  • Box 77, Folder 4
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B.T.U. Gas Company financial papers, 1923-1924

  • Box 77, Folder 5
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B.T.U. Gas Company diary and memo book, 1924-1925

  • Box 77, Folder 6
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Structural elevation map of the Volga Section, undated

  • Box 96, Folder 3
A structural elevation map of the Volga section, which belonged to Hart G. Foster in relation to his work with the B. T. U. Gas Company.
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Bank book, 1920

  • Box 79, Folder 5
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Account book, 1907-1916, 1919

  • Box 79, Folder 6
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Ingleside yearbook, 1925

  • Box 80, Folder 2
The Ingleside yearbook records the payroll for servants and general upkeep at Ingleside.
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General, 1889-1976, undated

The General subseries contain Foster's school essays, reports cards and letters from the school administration; stamps; an assortment of notebooks, address books, memo books, and his baby book; and two diaries.

Census, 1933

  • Box 131, Folder 1
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Address book, circa 1910-circa 1920

  • Box 79, Folder 8
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Address book (with contents), 1911

  • Box 79, Folder 9
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Anti-communism materials, 1924-1928

  • Box 137, Folder 7
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Anti-communism printed materials, 1923-1934

  • Box 137, Folder 9
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Assorted cards, notes, and pamphlets, 1911-1920, undated

  • Box 199b, Folder 23
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B.T.U. Gas Co. [includes photographs], 1922, 1943

  • Box 131, Folder 2
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Baby book, 1892

  • Box 80, Folder 1
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Bulletin of the National Association for Constitutional Government, 1923

  • Box 137, Folder 4
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Newspapers and newspaper clippings, 1923-1976, undated

1923-1929

  • Box 199a, Folder 10
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1924-1931

  • Box 304, Folder 17
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1924, undated

  • Box 199a, Folder 9
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1925, 1976, undated

  • Box 79, Folder 1
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Political related newspapers articles, 1925-1926

  • Box 304, Folder 16
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Communism, national defense, and pacifism, 1926

  • Box 138, Folder 3
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Communism, national defense, and pacifism, 1922-1926

  • Box 138, Folder 4
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Diary, 1914-1917

  • Box 80, Folder 3
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Diary, 1924

  • Box 80, Folder 4
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Field exercise maps, 1924

  • Box 304, Folder 18
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Field exercise map, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, undated

  • Box 291, Folder 34
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Intelligence summaries, 1927

  • Box 131, Folder 6
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Invitations, 1917-1932

  • Box 131, Folder 7
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Map entitled Petit Plan de Bruxelles and Faubourgs

  • Box 290, Folder 1
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Map of Paintsville Quadrangle, undated

  • Box 304, Folder 15
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Maritime related map, undated

  • Box 288, Folder 13
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Miscellaneous, undated

  • Box 131, Folder 8
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Miscellaneous printed material, 1913-1927

  • Box 131, Folder 9
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Memo book (with contents), 1931

  • Box 79, Folder 10
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Name plates, undated

  • Box 315, Folder 2
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Notebook, undated

  • Box 79, Folder 7
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Organizations in America that promote peace, 1926

  • Box 138, Folder 2
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Papers, undated, 1890, circa 1917

  • Box 70, Folder 10
The General folder contains cards, tickets, advertisements, his birth certificate, a map of Arlington, and a map of the Mediterranean.
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Phillips Academy- order of exercises, 1910

  • Box 131, Folder 10
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Pocket diary, 1926

  • Box 131, Folder 11
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Poltical related materials, 1926-1933

  • Box 137, Folder 6
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Printed material, 1917, undated

Economic Geology of the Non-Metallics , undated

  • Box 199b, Folder 20
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American Legion Stallion Tour, undated

  • Box 199b, Folder 21
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The Phillips Bulletin, vol. XI, no. 2, 1917 January

  • Box 199b, Folder 22
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Postcards, 1920

  • Box 131, Folder 12
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School related notebooks, 1899-1910

  • Box 132, Folder 1
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School work, 1900

  • Box 132, Folder 2
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School reports and papers, undated, 1901-1911, 1942

  • Box 77, Folder 1
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Scrapbook of wedding invitations, 1889-circa 1917

  • Box 138, Folder 5
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Stamps (200 French colonies), undated

  • Box 79, Folder 4
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Stamps and empty envelopes, 1894-1926

  • Box 132, Folder 3
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Summary of allotments reserve officers to first Corps area for peace time procurement, 1927

  • Box 132, Folder 4
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Unidentified college questionaire, undated

  • Box 132, Folder 5
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World War I, 1917-1919

  • Box 132, Folder 6
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Writings and articles on military training, 1925-1927

  • Box 138, Folder 1
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Writings from various organizations, 1917-1926

  • Box 137, Folder 8
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Ye Shall Know the Truth by Fred R. Marvin, undated

  • Box 137, Folder 5
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Pocket diary, 1927

  • Box 338, folder 33
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Military, 1917-1934, undated

The Military subseries contains Foster's WWI papers, including his service record, programs for events, letters, applications, and other papers dealing with the administration of his unit; Foster's reserve officers' assocation and career papers, which cover bulletins for the 64th calvary division, constitution and by-laws of the organization, correspondence, newsletters, maps, reserve tests, data sheets, manuals, and papers from the Field Artillery School; clippings; and military training manuals.

American Legion, 1922-1933

Child Welfare Division, 1927-1932

  • Box 132, Folder 7
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American Legion of Kentucky, 1924-1932

  • Box 132, Folder 8
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1924-1933

  • Box 132, Folder 9
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1928-1932

  • Box 133, Folder 1
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1929-1932

  • Box 133, Folder 2
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Child Welfare Committee, 1922, 1930-1933

  • Box 133, Folder 3
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General military, 1917-1934, undated

1923, 1927-1932

  • Box 135, Folder 1
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1926-1932

  • Box 135, Folder 2
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1924-1926

  • Box 135, Folder 3
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1917, 1927-1933

  • Box 135, Folder 4
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1924-1928

  • Box 135, Folder 5
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1917-1927

  • Box 135, Folder 6
Includes photographs.
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Publications, 1917-1927

  • Box 135, Folder 7
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1922-1934

  • Box 136, Folder 1
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1923-1927

  • Box 136, Folder 2
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Field notebook, 1918

  • Box 136, Folder 3
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Publications, 1927-1928

  • Box 136, Folder 4
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1926-1927

  • Box 136, Folder 5
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1925-1934

  • Box 136, Folder 6
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1917-1934

  • Box 136, Folder 7
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1921-1932

  • Box 136, Folder 8
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1923-1934

  • Box 136, Folder 9
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1923-1934

  • Box 136, Folder 10
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1922-1924

  • Box 137, Folder 1
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Publications: Officers of the Army, Monthly Information Bulletin (Office of Naval Intelligence), Army List and Directory, 1927

  • Box 137, Folder 2
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Certificates and awards, 1924-1927

  • Box 137, Folder 3
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Reserve Officers' Association, 1922-1934, undated

undated

  • Box 78, Folder 3
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1923-1934

  • Box 78, Folder 4
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1924-1931

  • Box 133, Folder 4
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Publications, 1924-1932

  • Box 133, Folder 5
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1926-1931

  • Box 133, Folder 6
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1922-1932

  • Box 133, Folder 7
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1923-1928

  • Box 133, Folder 8
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1922-1933

  • Box 133, Folder 9
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Writings, 1922-1925

  • Box 134, Folder 1
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1924-1931

  • Box 134, Folder 2
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1926-1932

  • Box 134, Folder 3
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1923-1931

  • Box 134, Folder 4
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1922-1926, 1934

  • Box 134, Folder 5
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1923-1926

  • Box 134, Folder 6
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1923-1926

  • Box 134, Folder 7
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Reserve Officer career, undated

  • Box 78, Folder 5
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Reserve Officer career, 1925-1932

  • Box 78, Folder 6
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Reserve Officer career clippings, 1923-1926, undated

  • Box 78, Folder 7
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Regulations Governing the Mobilization of Man Power for Military Purposes , 1923

  • Box 79, Folder 2
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Tactical Employment of Field Artillery , 1924

  • Box 79, Folder 3
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World War I papers, 1917-1919

  • Box 78, Folder 2
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Organization chart, military intelligene division, general staff, 1926

  • Box 291, Folder 38
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Organized Reserve Units Alloted to Corps Area, 1927

  • Box 291, Folder 39
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Army and corps areas, United States army, Infantry division areas, Organized reserves, 1920

  • Case 4, drawer 12
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Training map of Fort Knox, 1928

  • Case 4, drawer 12
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Training map of Camp Henry Knox, 1928

  • Case 4, drawer 12
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Map of Fort Knox and Camp Henry Knox, undated

  • Box 338, folder 32
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Florence (Jones) Vining Foster correspondence, 1936-1967, undated

  • Box 80, Folder 5
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Addison G. Foster II, 1879-1969, undated

The Addison G. Foster II subseries consists primarily of correspondence, the majority of which is addressed to Foster's parents or his second wife Sally Foster. In addition, there are letters addressed to him from his friends and acquaintances, correspondence concerning the American Commission on Agricultural Credit as well as copies of The Southern Commercial Congress and a table plan for the Savoy Hotel. Also included are materials related to his travels in Europe as a member of the U.S. Foreign Service.

General, 1880s-1970, undated

  • Box 81, folder 1
The General folder contains business cards, a small pocket book, a typed tribute to Mrs. Foster (his mother), school tests and report cards, accounts, a program for a military funeral, a list of current Federal agencies, an ocean liner pamphlet, and a typed copy of a farewell speech given in his honor.

Account book, 1959

  • Box 143, Folder 1
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Account book, 1880s

  • Box 143, Folder 2
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Address book, undated

  • Box 143, Folder 3-4
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American Commission on Agricultural Credit correspondence, 1913

  • Box 82, Folder 5
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American Commission on Agricultural Credit, 1913

  • Box 82, Folder 6
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The American Commission, 1913

  • Box 143, Folder 5-6
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Agriculture Commission European trip, 1913

  • Box 198, Folder 15
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Baby booties, undated

  • Box 143, Folder 7
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Bank records, 1957-1965

  • Box 143, Folder 8
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Biographical information, undated

  • Box 143, Folder 9
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Biographical material, undated

  • Box 198, Folder 18
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Business papers, 1949-1966

  • Box 143, Folder 10
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Calendar, 1967

  • Box 143, Folder 11
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Charter of the S.S. Djerada, 1951

  • Box 306, Folder 10
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Checkbook, 1964-1966

  • Box 143, Folder 12
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Christmas dinner menu, 1879

  • Box 143, Folder 13
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Newspaper clippings, 1918-1956, undated

1918, 1936, undated

  • Box 199a, Folder 7
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1918, undated

  • Box 82, Folder 8
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undated

  • Box 199a, Folder 8
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European newspapers, 1956, undated

  • Box 306, Folder 12
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Contact book and notes, circa 1950s

  • Box 144, Folder 1
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Dedication of Old Morrison at Transylvania University program, 1971

  • Box 144, Folder 2
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Diary, 1915

  • Box 144, Folder 4
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Diary, 1951

  • Box 144, Folder 5
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European trip related materials, undated

  • Box 144, Folder 6
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French driving permits, 1946-1951

  • Box 144, Folder 7
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Foreign service list, 1969 May

  • Box 144, Folder 8
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Graph entitled: Major Economic Changes in the United States since 1894

  • Box 306, Folder 11
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His son's (James Campbell Foster) hair, circa 1920s

  • Box 144, Folder 9
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Invitations and programs, 1904-1920

  • Box 144, Folder 10
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Invitation from the Radio Corporaation of America and The National Broadcasting Company, 1939

  • Box 193, Folder 1
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La Truite Au Bleu menu, 1943

  • Box 288, Folder 15
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Legal documents, 1959-1965

  • Box 144, Folder 11
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Maps of various European cities, undated

  • Box 144, Folder 12
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Memory book- Addison Stories, undated

  • Box 144, Folder 12
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Military career, 1933

  • Box 144, Folder 13
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Miscellaneous notes, undated

  • Box 144, Folder 14
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Miscellaneous, undated

  • Box 144, Folder 15
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National Press Club- constitution and by-laws, undated

  • Box 199b, Folder 16
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Notes and writings, undated

  • Box 144, Folder 1
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Notebook, 1958

  • Box 145, Folder 2
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Novelty cards ( magic photos), undated

  • Box 145, Folder 3
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Notebooks (3 items), undated

  • Box 145, Folder 4
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Pocket note and account books, undated

  • Box 145, Folder 5
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Pamphlets, brochures, and booklets, 1935-1938, 1961

  • Box 145, Folder 6
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Personal stationary, undated

  • Box 145, Folder 7
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Remarks made by Dr. Bergemann, 1957

  • Box 145, Folder 8
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School paper- A Boy with a Conscience, undated

  • Box 145, Folder 9
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Individual tax return, 1924

  • Box 145, Folder 10
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Palma Sola Blvd. property, 1958-1959

  • Box 145, Folder 11
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Personal property tax, 1961-1964

  • Box 145, Folder 12
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Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 1916

  • Box 199b, Folder 17
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Sons of the American Revolution, 1901, 1924-1925

  • Box 83, Folder 1
This folder contains two copies of the bulletin for the Sons of the American Revolution as well as a membership application.
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Tax returns, 1936-1942

  • Box 145, Folder 13
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Tax returns, 1967-1970

  • Box 145, Folder 14
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Transportation related materials, 1943-1956

  • Box 146, Folder 1
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Transportation related materials, 1952-1957, 1967

  • Box 146, Folder 2
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Transportation related materials, 1945

  • Box 291, Folder 35
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U.S. Maritime Commission, 1942-1945

  • Box 146, Folder 3
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U.S. Maritime Commission Divison of Economics and Statistics, 1945

  • Box 306, Folder 9
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Documents related to Washington State Legislature, 1899

  • Box 146, Folder 4
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Walking on the Green (song), 1948

  • Box 146, Folder 5
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World War Record of Lineal descendants of Confederate Veterans, undated

  • Box 146, Folder 6
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European trip, 1913

  • Box 338, folder 29
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Field exercise map of Fort Hill Oaklahoma, 1923-1924

  • Box 338, folder 30
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Correspondence, 1969

  • Box 338, folder 31
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Printed materials, 1917-1967, undated

Convention for European Economic Co-Operation with related documents , 1948

  • Box 146, Folder 7
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Assorted, 1966-1967

  • Box 146, Folder 8
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Registration regulations booklet, 1917

  • Box 146, Folder 9
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Statistical Report, no. 252, 1927 May 10

  • Box 146, Folder 10
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The Transoceanic Corporation of the United States and Proposal to Establish a New American Ocean Service, 1928, undated

  • Box 146, Folder 11
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Transportation related printed materials, 1928, 1952-1957

  • Box 146, Folder 12
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Correspondence, 1899-1971, undated

1900-1903, undated

  • Box 81, Folder 2
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1900-1938

  • Box 139, Folder 1
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1903, 1956

  • Box 199b, Folder 15
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1909-1910

  • Box 81, Folder 3
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1910-1968, undated

  • Box 82, Folder 4
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1911-1920

  • Box 81, Folder 4
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1913, 1952-1968

  • Box 198, Folder 17
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1921-1922

  • Box 81, Folder 5
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1923-1924

  • Box 81, Folder 6
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1923-1925

  • Box 139, Folder 2
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1925-1926

  • Box 82, Folder 1
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1927-1930

  • Box 82, Folder 2
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1932-1962

  • Box 82, Folder 3
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1940-1947

  • Box 139, Folder 3
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1949-1956

  • Box 139, Folder 4
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1950

  • Box 139, Folder 5
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1953-1956

  • Box 139, Folder 6
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1957-1959

  • Box 139, Folder 7
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1957

  • Box 139, Folder 8
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1958

  • Box 139, Folder 9
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1959

  • Box 139, Folder 10
Includes photographs.
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1960-1962

  • Box 139, Folder 11-12
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1963

  • Box 139, Folder 13
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1964

  • Box 139, Folder 14
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1965

  • Box 140, Folder 1-2
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1966

  • Box 140, Folder 3-5
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1967

  • Box 140, Folder 6
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1968

  • Box 140, Folder 7-8
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1969

  • Box 140, Folder 9-10
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Blank postcards, undated

  • Box 142, Folder 8
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From his brother (Hart G. Foster), 1926

  • Box 198, Folder 19
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Business correspondence with father, 1919-1920

  • Box 82, Folder 7
Correspondence with Foster's father concerning his involvement in the B.T.U. Gas Company.
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Holiday cards, 1958-1971

1958-1967

  • Box 142, Folder 4
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1968

  • Box 142, Folder 5
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1969-1971

  • Box 142, Folder 6
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From Mary Louise Campbell (Foster), 1918-1939

  • Box 141, Folder 3
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From his mother (Elizabeth D.G. Foster), 1900-1926

  • Box 141, Folder 1-2
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From his sister (Elizabeth Dunster Foster Pettit), 1956

  • Box 198, Folder 20
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Loose items and miscellaneous writings found with correspondence, undated

  • Box 142, Folder 3
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Military related, 1924-1925, 1941

  • Box 141, Folder 10
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Personal correspondence, 1954-1969

1954-1956

  • Box 141, Folder 4
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1958

  • Box 141, Folder 5
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1965-1968

  • Box 141, Folder 6
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1967-1969

  • Box 141, Folder 7
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Postcards, 1950-1962

  • Box 142, Folder 7
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Related to Dr. Adolph Prussian, 1935-1947

  • Box 141, Folder 8
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Related to the Foreign Operations Administration, 1954-1957

  • Box 141, Folder 9
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undated

  • Box 142, Folder 1-2
  • Box 198, folder 16
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Stamps and empty envelopes, 1899, 1924

  • Box 142, Folder 9
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Stamps and empty envelopes, 1951-1961

  • Box 142, Folder 10
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Sara Sally (Wilkerson) Foster, 1922-1967, undated

The Sara Sally (Wilkerson) Foster subseries contains letters addressed to her father-in-law, Harrison G. Foster, and a few addressed to Elizabeth Dunster Pettit and Florence J. Foster.

Correspondence, 1926-1936, undated

  • Box 83, Folder 2
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Correspondence, 1938-1940

  • Box 83, Folder 3
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Correspondence, 1949

  • Box 181, Folder 7
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Correspondence with husband (Addison G. Foster II), 1924-1966

1924-1927

  • Box 181, Folder 1
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1925-1928

  • Box 181, folder 2
Includes photographs.
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1944-1946

  • Box 181, Folder 3
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1950-1957

  • Box 180, Folder 4
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1957

  • Box 181, Folder 5
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1960-1966

  • Box 181, Folder 6
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Diary, 1922

  • Box 181, Folder 8
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Drawing pad, undated

  • Box 181, Folder 9
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Funeral register, 1967

  • Box 198, Folder 21
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International travel document, 1946-1947

  • Box 181, Folder 10
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Transcription of tape recording related to her paintings, 1954

  • Box 181, Folder 11
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James Campbell Foster, 1928-1965, undated

The James Campbell Foster subseries contains four letters which he wrote to his grandfather, Harrison G. Foster.

Newspaper clippings, 1965, undated

  • Box 199b, Folder 18
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Correspondence, 1928-1932

  • Box 83, Folder 4
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Wedding invitation, 1945

  • Box 199b, Folder 19
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General, 1770-1981, undated

The General series contains material with no clear connection to a specific branch of the family. Included are printed materials, assorted ephemera, newspapers/clippings, and correspondence.

Advertisments and broadsides, 1859-1892, undated

  • Box 97, Folder 10
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A.M. Miller letter to Honorable Geo. Kinkead, 1892

  • Box 191, Folder 26
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Architectural drawing of an unidentified church, undated

  • Box 315, Folder 18
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Assorted artifacts, undated

  • Box 311
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Blank postcards, undated

From Cameroun [sic], undated

  • Box 114, Folder 1
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From Bermuda, undated

  • Box 114, Folder 2
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From Yellowstone National Park, 1940

  • Box 114, Folder 3
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From Japan, undated

  • Box 114, Folder 4
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From Puerto Rico, undated

  • Box 114, Folder 5
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From Panama, undated

  • Box 114, Folder 6
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With unknown origin, undated

  • Box 114, Folder 7
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From Canada, undated

  • Box 114, Folder 8
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From Asia, undated

  • Box 114, Folder 9
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Postcard booklets from Europe, undated

  • Box 114, Folder 10
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From America, undated

  • Box 114, Folder 11
  • Box 115, folder 1-2
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From Europe, undated

  • Box 115, Folder 3-5
  • Box 116, folder 1-3
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Blue Grass Trust- board of directors meeting minutes, 1965

  • Box 184, Folder 17
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Blueprint for LCI conversion, 1974 October 10

  • Box 316, Folder 2
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Blueprint for residence of Mr. H.C. [Foriter?], undated

  • Box 316, Folder 1
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Unidentified blueprint of an unknown area in Downtown Lexington, Ky., 1931

  • Box 315, Folder 27
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Assorted artifacts, undated

  • Box 322
  • Box 312
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Assorted cards, undated

  • Box 184, Folder 18
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Assorted cards, undated

  • Box 184, Folder 19
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Assorted currency and stock certificates, 1864, undated

  • Box 191, Folder 5
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Assorted letterheads and envelopes, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 8
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Assorted maps of Kentucky, 1935-1950

  • Box 290, Folder 12
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Assorted pamphlets, undated

  • Box 199b, Folder 32
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Assorted pins, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 2
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Assorted poems by James H. Mulligan, undated

  • Box 192, Folder 3
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Assorted road maps, 1935, undated

  • Box 292, Folder 3
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Assorted slave documents, 1828-1835

  • Box 192, Folder 4
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Assorted stamps, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 3
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Assorted wallets, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 4
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Assorted writings and notes, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 20
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Broadside- Lines, circa 1830

  • Box 191, Folder 29
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Campaign poster for O.M Travis Jr., undated

  • Box 316, Folder 4
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Charles W. Dabney (President of the University of Tennessee) letter to Charles D. Clay, 1893 October 4

  • Box 191, Folder 33
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Correspondence, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 2
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Correspondence related to John L. Tilton, 1888-1891

  • Box 191, Folder 27
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Correspondence related to the University of Kentucky, 1891

  • Box 191, Folder 37
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Defense Council of Lexington and Fayette County, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 1
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Empty envelopes and stamps, 1937-1941

  • Box 185, Folder 2
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Empty photo albums, undated

  • Box 323
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Ephemera

undated

  • Box 186, Folder 5, 7
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1886-1904

  • Box 186, Folder 6
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Four Years Under Marse Robert advertisement, undated

  • Box 192, Folder 7
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Garrett Davis letter to Henry T. Duncan, 1862 January 20

  • Box 191, Folder 34
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General papers, undated, 1894-1909

  • Box 97, Folder 8
This folder contains the following: blank stationary, a dinner menu for an oceanic steamship, bits of scraps and notes, cards and letters, a ticket booklet, an essay titled The Solitary Way, and a pocket book with a few handwritten notes contained in it. The owners of these items were unidentifiable, so they were placed into General Materials.
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Geometry notes, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 3
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Gibson Park map, 1926

Gunpowder essay, undated

  • Box 97, Folder 12
An essay on the early development of gunpowder.
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Hindman Settlement School printed material, 1937, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 4
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Horse and livestock farms in the Bluegrass, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 5
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House drawing, undated

  • Box 96, Folder 2
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How the shakers cook and the noted cooks of the country , 1889

  • Box 191, Folder 14
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The Husband and Wife Statue of 1894

  • Box 191, Folder 11
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Incomplete letter signed by an unidentified prisoner of war, undated

  • Box 191, Folder 8
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Ingleside estate blueprint and property maps, 1925, undated

  • Box 96, Folder 4
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Ingleside painting, undated

  • Box 96, Folder 5
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Invitation to the 2nd annual reunion of Roosevelt's Rough Riders, circa 1901

  • Box 191, Folder 12
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Invitation to the dedication and formal opening of Bowan Field in Louisville, Kentucky, 1923

  • Box 191, Folder 3
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J.W. Grisby and wife vs. R.J. Breckinridge, 1866-1867

  • Box 191, Folder 24
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John Evans letter to Col. A. Lewis or Gen. [Charles?] Scott, 1812 October 30

  • Box 191, Folder 19
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John Thomas Cassidy memorial book, 1921

  • Box 185, Folder 6
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Jefferson Davis election bill, 1861 November 6

  • Box 97, Folder 9
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Judge James H. Mulligan poem In Kentucky, undated

  • Box 192, Folder 2
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Kentucky history pamphlet, vol. I, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 7
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Kentucky Superstitions advertisement pamphlet, undated

  • Box 192, Folder 9
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Letter from James M. Tate, 1874

  • Box 191, Folder 1
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Letter to James K. Patterson from an unidentified professor, 1892

  • Box 191, Folder 16
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Lexington Opera House programs, 1912-1914

  • Box 185, Folder 9
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Lexington Opera House general, 1938, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 10
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Lucuis Desha letter, 1847 March

  • Box 191, Folder 7
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Map no. 2: Delinenation of voting precincts and various districts in the Urban Area of Lexington, undated

  • Box 316, Folder 3
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Map of Lexington, Kentucky, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 11
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Map of Lexington and suburbs, undated

  • Box 290, Folder 13
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Material related to Victor Hammer, 1954, 1981

  • Box 191, Folder 35
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Miscellaneous, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 12
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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1807-1935

1844, 1905-1928, 1935

  • Box 186, Folder 1
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1863-1892

  • Box 191, Folder 9
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1807-1809

  • Box 191, Folder 22
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Miscellaneous court documents, 1876

  • Box 192, Folder 8
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Miscellaneous ledger, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 29
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Miscellaneous writings, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 19
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Name cards, undated

  • Box 320
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Newspapers and newspaper clippings, 1770-1980, undated

1868, undated

  • Box 199a, Folder 20
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1868-1878

  • Box 291, Folder 19
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circa 1870-1880

  • Box 97, Folder 14
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1875, undated

  • Box 302, Folder 3
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1880

  • Box 291, Folder 10
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circa 1880s-1898

  • Box 291, Folder 11
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1880-1885

  • Box 291, Folder 12
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1880, 1910

  • Box 290, Folder 15
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1880-1886

  • Box 290, Folder 16
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1881, 1908-1909

  • Box 302, Folder 4
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1882, 1891, undated

  • Box 308, Folder 5
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1886-1907, 1929

  • Box 290, Folder 3
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1888-1906, undated

  • Box 308, Folder 4
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1890-1905, undated

  • Box 290, Folder 2
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circa 1890s

  • Box 291, Folder 2
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1895

  • Box 308, Folder 1
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1895, 1901-1904

  • Box 308, Folder 7
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1895-1906

  • Box 199a, Folder 21
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1896-1907

  • Box 292, Folder 8
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1897-1907

  • Box 291, Folder 20
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1899-1901, undated

  • Box 308, Folder 6
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1899-1906

  • Box 292, Folder 10
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1899-1908

  • Box 292, Folder 5
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1900-1905

  • Box 291, Folder 13
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1900-1907, undated

  • Box 308, Folder 8
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circa 1900-1910

  • Box 306, Folder 13-15
  • Box 291, folder 36-37
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1900-1907

  • Box 292, Folder 7
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1900, 1938, undated

  • Box 290, Folder 6
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1901-1910

  • Box 199a, Folder 22
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1902-1906, undated

  • Box 199a, Folder 23
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1902-1907

  • Box 305, Folder 19
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1903-1905

  • Box 308, Folder 12
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1903-1909

  • Box 290, Folder 5
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circa 1904-1910

  • Box 199a, Folder 24
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1904-1909, 1928

  • Box 199a, Folder 25
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1904-1910

  • Box 305, Folder 17
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1904-1910

  • Box 291, Folder 4
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1905-1906

  • Box 305, Folder 13
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1907-1909

  • Box 291, Folder 6
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1907-1915, undated

  • Box 302, Folder 1
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1907, 1936

  • Box 292, Folder 9
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1908

  • Box 305, Folder 14
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1908-1909

  • Box 291, Folder 7
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1909

  • Box 306, Folder 16
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1909

  • Box 291, Folder 5
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1909

  • Box 291, Folder 9
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1909-1910

  • Box 291, Folder 8
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1909-1928

  • Box 199a, Folder 26
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1910, undated

  • Box 308, Folder 10
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1911-1912, undated

  • Box 184, Folder 22
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1911-1923

  • Box 291, Folder 3
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1917, 1936, undated

  • Box 184, Folder 23
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circa 1920

  • Box 97, Folder 15
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1924-1941

  • Box 292, Folder 6
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1933

  • Box 291, Folder 1
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1935, undated

  • Box 305, Folder 16
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1954, 1978, undated

  • Box 315, Folder 19
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1956

  • Box 291, Folder 16
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1956

  • Box 291, Folder 17
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1960, 1972

  • Box 199a, Folder 27
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1976-1977

  • Box 305, Folder 15
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1978

  • Box 291, Folder 14
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1978-1980

  • Box 199a, Folder 29
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1978-1980

  • Box 291, Folder 15
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undated

  • Box 97, Folder 13
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undated

  • Box 184, Folder 20
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undated

  • Box 184, Folder 26
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undated

  • Box 199a, Folder 30
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undated

  • Box 302, Folder 2
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undated

  • Box 305, Folder 5
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undated

  • Box 305, Folder 18
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undated

  • Box 306, Folder 5
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undated

  • Box 308, Folder 9
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undated

  • Box 290, Folder 11
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About Our Ancestors , 1912-1915

circa 1912-1915

  • Box 302, Folder 5
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1914, undated

  • Box 305, Folder 6
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circa 1912-1915

  • Box 305, Folder 7
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circa 1912-1915

  • Box 305, Folder 8
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circa 1912-1915

  • Box 305, Folder 9
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circa 1912-1915

  • Box 305, Folder 10
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circa 1912-1915

  • Box 305, Folder 11
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circa 1912-1915

  • Box 305, Folder 12
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circa 1914-1915

  • Box 291, Folder 3
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The Boston and Country Gazette Journal , 1770 March 12

  • Box 308, Folder 3
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Clipping book and contents, undated

  • Box 184, Folder 24
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Clipping book and contents, undated

  • Box 184, Folder 25
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Morgan's Men clippings, 1913, undated

  • Box 290, Folder 7
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Related to Marion Hale Gregory, undated

  • Box 199a, Folder 28
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Related to Robert E. Lee, circa 1925

  • Box 192, Folder 10
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Ulster County Gazette (reproduction), 1800 January 4

  • Box 308, Folder 2
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Will Rogers clippings, 1935

  • Box 292, Folder 2
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Newspaper map of Jacksonville, Florida, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 13
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Paderewski and His Art, by Henry T. Finck, 1895

  • Box 191, Folder 2
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Photocopy of a document related to Nathanial Hart, 1771

  • Box 306, Folder 2
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Pictorial Review pattern print, undated

  • Box 185, Folder 14
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Postcards, undated

  • Box 186, Folder 3
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Printed material, 1837-1981, undated

1846, 1885-1897

  • Box 307, Folder 9
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1886-1895

  • Box 316, Folder 3
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1899, 1916

  • Box 97, Folder 11
Contains, Official Report of the History Committee of the Grand Camp C. V., Department of Virginia, by Dr. Hunter McGuire, and A Pioneer Railway of the West, by Maude Ward Lafferty.
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1900-1914

  • Box 307, Folder 10
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1900-1917

  • Box 315, Folder 25
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1904-1910

  • Box 187, Folder 2
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1916-1929

  • Box 187, Folder 1
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1917, 1929

  • Box 316, Folder 2
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1922-1927

  • Box 188, Folder 2
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1922, 1932, 1977

  • Box 315, Folder 5
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1935-1961, 1984

  • Box 187, Folder 3
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1944-1976

  • Box 186, Folder 8
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1941-1942

  • Box 188, Folder 3
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1963-1981

  • Box 187, Folder 4
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1977-1979

  • Box 307, Folder 13
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undated

  • Box 187, Folder 5-6
  • Box 190, folder 18
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Army and Navy Register , 1932

  • Box 315, Folder 26
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Assorted bond and posters, 1974-1977

  • Box 288, Folder 3
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Assorted pamphlets and brochures, undated

  • Box 188, Folder 4
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A Compendium of the World's Food Production and Consumption , 1891

  • Box 188, Folder 5
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The American Monthly Review of Reviews, vol. XVI, no. 91, 1897

  • Box 188, Folder 6
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The American Soldier , 1920

  • Box 188, Folder 7
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The American University commencement program, 1965

  • Box 188, Folder 8
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The Bellman, vol. XV, no. 376, 1913

  • Box 188, Folder 9
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The Best Guide of the Ancient Monument of Athens and the Acropolis , 1952

  • Box 188, Folder 10
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The Bicentennial Polka , 1976

  • Box 188, Folder 11
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Blue and Gray: The Patriotic American Magazine, vol. IV, no. 5, 1894 November

  • Box 188, Folder 12
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Book-of-the-Month Club News, 1978

  • Box 188, Folder 13
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The Boston Budget , 1904

  • Box 307, Folder 11
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The Capital Symbol of Freedom... , circa 1961-1962

  • Box 288, Folder 7
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The Chautauquan, vol. XII, no. 6, 1891

  • Box 188, Folder 14
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Checkmate , undated

  • Box 188, Folder 15
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The Christian Observer, vol. 85, no. 49, 1897

  • Box 288, Folder 8
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Crochet magazines, 1914-1916

  • Box 188, Folder 16
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, vol. XLIX, no. 1, 1916 July

  • Box 188, Folder 17
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A Voyage to Europe diary, 1853

  • Box 188, Folder 18
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Doigts De Fee , undated

  • Box 188, Folder 19
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Eimreidin , 1904

  • Box 188, Folder 20
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Eskimo Cookbook , undated

  • Box 188, Folder 21
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First Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Kentucky) booklets, 1898, 1940-1941

  • Box 189, Folder 1
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Gilles De Claireur, 1911

  • Box 189, Folder 2
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The Goddess Sul and Heathen Rites new Bath, lecture by Rev. A.M. Downes, 1909

  • Box 199b, Folder 31
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Gold Ore Mining Company pamphlet, 1896

  • Box 189, Folder 3
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Harper's magazine, no. 278, 1873

  • Box 189, Folder 4
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, vol. XVII, no. CIV, 1859

  • Box 189, Folder 5
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Harpers' Weekly, vol. XXXVI, no. 1849, 1892

  • Box 288, Folder 10
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Illustrated Manual of Knitting and Crochet , 1894

  • Box 189, Folder 6
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Illustrated Sunday Magazine of the Courier-Journal , 1908

  • Box 315, Folder 4
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Indian History and Biography , 1837

  • Box 191, Folder 21
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Infants' and Children's Wear: Manual of Knitting and Crocheting, 1931

  • Box 189, Folder 7
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Journal d'Actualites Dramatiques , 1911

  • Box 189, Folder 8
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Kentucky Ancestors, vol. 14, no. 3, 1979

  • Box 189, Folder 9
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Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station of the State College od Kentucky, Bulletin no. 66 and no. 116, 1897, 1904

  • Box 189, Folder 10
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Kentucky Women Remembered, 1977

  • Box 189, Folder 11
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Lady's Journal, no. 104, vol. IV, 1873 November

  • Box 291, Folder 18
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The Ladies' Home Journal, vol. XIV, no. 7, 1897

  • Box 288, Folder 9
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Les Poids Et Mesures... , undated

  • Box 189, Folder 12
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Leslie's Weekly, vol. LXXX, no. 2093, 1895

  • Box 288, Folder 11
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Louisa County and the War Between the States , undated

  • Box 189, Folder 13
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The Literary Digest, vol. 51, no. 15, 1915

  • Box 189, Folder 14
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Methods of Teaching History, Vol. I, 1885

  • Box 190, Folder 16
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The Most Popular National Songs, 1907

  • Box 189, Folder 15
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Music a monthly magazine, vol. XII, no. 1, 1897

  • Box 189, Folder 16
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The Musical Courier , 1895-1898

  • Box 307, Folder 13
  • Box 288, Folder 17
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My Pipe and I or a Few Clouds of Smoke , 1888

  • Box 189, Folder 17
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National Genealogical Society Quarterly , 1924 March-June

  • Box 189, Folder 18
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New England Society of Pennsylvania- Twent Second Annual Festival, 1902

  • Box 189, Folder 19
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Nushka Club booklet, 1890

  • Box 315, Folder 1
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The Outlook, vol. 77, no. 3, 1904

  • Box 189, Folder 20
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The Pall Mall Magazine, vol. XV, no. 63, 1898 July

  • Box 189, Folder 21
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Pamphlet from Museum of Decorative Art, 1923

  • Box 188, Folder 1
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The Phillipian, Phillips Academy, 1910

  • Box 307, Folder 12
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Pocket Reference Guide Army, Navy, and Marine Corps Insignia , 1943

  • Box 190, Folder 1
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Pond's Extract , 1882

  • Box 190, Folder 2
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Postcard booklet from Athens, undated

  • Box 190, Folder 3
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Prayers offered by the Chaplain the Rev. Peter Marshall... , 1947-1949

  • Box 190, Folder 4
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Presbyterian Life, vol. 17, no. 9, 1964 May

  • Box 190, Folder 5
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The Race Problem: Historical and Philosophical Points on the Subject Stated By a Correspondent , undated

  • Box 192, Folder 1
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Related to Confederate organizations, 1903-1921

  • Box 191, Folder 17
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Romeo and Juliet , 1887

  • Box 190, Folder 6
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The Sadle and Horse Show Chronicle, vol. 6, no. 47, 1916 December 27

  • Box 302, Folder 6
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Shadows of Glory Cling to Mansion of Ingelside article from The Lexington Leader, 1932

  • Box 309, Folder 33
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The South's Part in Mongrelizing the Nation, by Earnest Sevier Cox, 1922

  • Box 191, Folder 30
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The Southern Planter and Farmer, no. 1, 1876 January

  • Box 190, Folder 7
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Souvenir program for Paul Draper and Larry Adler joint recital, undated

  • Box 190, Folder 8
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The Stage , 1892-1898

  • Box 317, Folder 1
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Statement of Major General Buell in Review of the Evidence before the Military Commission , 1862

  • Box 191, Folder 28
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Statement of the Sugar Crop Made in Louisana in 1859-60 , 1860

  • Box 191, Folder 25
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Sunday Herald-Leader , 1978 July 2

  • Box 190, Folder 9
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Time magazine, vol. XIV, no. 17, 1929 October 21

  • Box 190, Folder 10
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Time Magazine , 1965, 1981

  • Box 288, Folder 1
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Trained Motherhood: A Journal for Young Wives and Mothers, vol. VII, no. 6, 1900

  • Box 190, Folder 11
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Travel related, 1961-1966

  • Box 190, Folder 19
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Travel related, 1939, 1948-1953

  • Box 190, Folder 20
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The Two Napoleons and the Changed Face of Europe , 1916

  • Box 190, Folder 12
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University of Kentucky Library keepsakes, 1961-1962

  • Box 190, Folder 13
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University: A Princeton Quarterly, Major Challenges Facing American Higher Education Today, Summer 1977, no. 73, 1977

  • Box 190, Folder 14
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Vertical Filing , undated

  • Box 190, Folder 15
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The West Coast Trade , 1897

  • Box 288, Folder 2
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Brochures from Yellowstone National Park, 1940

  • Box 190, Folder 17
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Print of the Gettysburg Address, undated

  • Box 336, folder 1
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Printing plates, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 5
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Program for dinner to honorable William H. Taft, 1907

  • Box 192, Folder 6
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Program for the Henry Clay Memorial Foundation, 1950

  • Box 185, Folder 15
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Promotional publication for Rockcastle Springs, Kentucky, undated

  • Box 191, Folder 38
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Ribbon from president Benjamin Harrison's visit to Tacoma, Washington, 1891

  • Box 191, Folder 10
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Reports of James K. Patterson related to the University of Kentucky, undated

  • Box 191, Folder 36
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Roadmap of Kentucky, 1930

  • Box 292, Folder 4
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Letter and clippings to, Mary Cutis Lee, the daughter of Robert E. Lee, 1915

  • Box 192, Folder 32
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Untitled scrapbook I, undated

  • Box 289

Contents from page 1, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 1
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Contents from page 3, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 2
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Contents from pages 4-5, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 3
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Contents from page 6, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 4
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Contents from page 7, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 5
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Contents from page 8, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 6
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Contents from page 9, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 7
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Contents from page 11, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 8
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Contents from pages 13-15, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 9
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Contents from pages 18-21, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 10
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Contents from pages 23-27, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 11
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Contents from page 29, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 12
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Contents from page 31, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 13
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Contents from pages 32-33, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 14
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Contents from pages 35-37, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 15
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Contents from pages 41-43, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 15
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Contents from page 60, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 16
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Contents from pages 95-97, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 17
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Contents from pages 99-102, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 18
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Contents from pages 104-105, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 19
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Contents from pages 106-108, undated

  • Box 309, Folder 20
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