Mohr family papers

Abstract

Mohr family papers (dated 1870-1889, bulk 1889; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 folder) comprise letters concerning German colonization enterprises in Lincoln and Simpson counties in Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Mohr family papers
Date
1870-1889 (inclusive)
1889 (bulk)
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Vouchers
German Americans.
Agricultural colonies -- Kentucky.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
54m65: [identification of item], Mohr family papers, 1870-1889, bulk 1889, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
In the late nineteenth century, German and Swiss "colonies" were established at Ottenheim, Highland, and Crab Orchard in Lincoln County, Ky. and near Franklin in Simpson County.
Scope and Content
Mohr family papers (dated 1870-1889, bulk 1889; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 folder) comprise letters concerning German colonization enterprises in Lincoln and Simpson counties in Kentucky. In addition to the Mohr family's correspondence, there are a few blank vouchers of the Lincoln Land Company. The originals are in German. Some have been translated into English.

Restrictions on Access and Use

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

Contents of the Collection

Mohr family papers, 1870-1889

  • Box VF-11, folder 1
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