Hickman family papers, 1781-1917

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hickman family papers, 1781-1917
Creator
Hickman family.
Extent
1 reel of microfilm (partial)
Subjects
Hickman, James L.--Diaries.
Hickman family.
Clarksville (Tenn.)--History.
Frankfort (Ky.)--History.
Contracts.
Journals (notebooks)
Surveys (land)
Arrangement
No discernible arrangement.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
A branch of the Hickman family is known to have lived in Frankfort, Kentucky, and another branch, near Clarksville, Tennessee.
Scope and Content
This is a microfilmed copy of the personal papers of the Hickman family. Included are family letters, surveys, and contracts relating to several generations of the family. There is also a journal which belonged to James L. Hickman, in which he recorded information about the weather and family events during 1850 to 1855.

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