Crossman family papers

Abstract

The Crossman family papers (dated 1852-1908; 12 cubic feet; 23 boxes) primarily consists of of scrapbooks containing cartoons of the Civil War and post Civil War periods, broadside ballads of the same period, and volumes on the visits of Jenny Lind, Louis Kossuth and Edward VII to America.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Crossman family papers
Extent
12 Cubic Feet
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
51m14: [identification of item], Crossman family papers, 1852-1908, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Frederick Crossman (1867-1949) was born in Rhode Island to Andrew J. Crossman and Fannie B. Crossman. He lived and worked in Kentucky in the coal industry. He married Roberta Allen Crossman (1880-1976) in 1921.
Scope and Content
The Crossman family papers (dated 1852-1908; 12 cubic feet; 23 boxes) primarily consists of of scrapbooks containing cartoons of the Civil War and post Civil War periods, broadside ballads of the same period, and volumes on the visits of Jenny Lind, Louis Kossuth and Edward VII to America. Additionally, the papers include two volumes of family pictures; two commonplace books; and unbound material consisting of family letters and papers.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
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

Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 1-3

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 4-6

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 7-9

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 10-12

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 13-15

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 16-18

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 19-21

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 22-24

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 25-27

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 28-30

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 31-33

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 34-36

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 37-39

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 40-42

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 43-45

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 46-48

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 49-51

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: vols 52-53 plus 1 scrapbook

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Scrapbook History of the Great Rebellion: 2 vols, songs etc. (Vol. 1 is missing)

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Crossman family papers and letters

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Crossman letters and scrapbooks

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Scrapbook of Jenny Lind, Louis Kossuth, and Edward VII's visit to America

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Miscellaneous scrapbooks

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