Farnsley family papers, 1889-1948

Descriptive Summary

Title
Farnsley family papers, 1889-1948
Creator
Farnsley family.
Extent
1 reel of microfilm.
Subjects
Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903.
Farley, James Aloysius, 1888-1976.
Farnsley, Alexander P, 1832-1896.
Farnsley, B. H.
Farnsley family.
A. PH. Stitzel, Inc.
Manual Training High School (Louisville, Ky.)
Business records--Kentucky--Louisville.
Businessmen--Kentucky--Political activity.
Vocational education--Kentucky--Louisville.
Kentucky--Genealogy
Arrangement
Arrangement not apparent.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This is a collection on microfilm of papers associated with the Farnsley family, of Louisville, Ky. Some of the letters are business letters written to Alexander P. Farnsley, including one written by the famous Kentucky emancipationist, Cassius M. Clay, in 1891. There are also letters to the family from James A. Farley, chairman of the Democratic National Campaign Committee. These letters date from the 1930's. Also included is an 1892-1893 school catalogue issued by Manual Training High School in Louisville, a balance sheet dated April 1935 for A. PH. Stitzel, Inc, of Louisville, and a brief family sketch copied from the FARMER'S HOME JOURNAL of Jan. 29, 1887, and another family sketch dictated by Judge B. H. Farnsley.

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