Walter Herbert Rankins papers, 1828-1954, 1828-1906 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Walter Herbert Rankins papers, 1828-1954, 1828-1906 (bulk dates)
Creator
Rankins, Walter Herbert, 1882-
Extent
1 reel of microfilm.
Subjects
Rankins, Alberta.
Rankins, Walter Herbert, 1882-
Weimer, John, b. 1836.
Augusta College (Augusta, Ky.)
Jefferson Literary Society (Augusta, Ky.)
United States.--Army.--Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, 18th.
Historians.
Cincinnati (Ohio)--Social life and customs.
Lexington (Ky.)--Social life and customs.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations.
Diaries.
Minutes.
Muster rolls.
Scrapbooks.
Manuscripts (for publication)
Arrangement
Arrangement undiscernible.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Weimer, John. The diary of a Union soldier, Published: Frankfort, Ky.: Roberts Print. Co, 1952.
Scope and Content
These are microfilmed copies of a variety of materials gathered by Walter Rankins in his capacities as a writer, editor and college professor. The papers include: muster rolls and supply lists for the 18th Kentucky Volunteers, United States Army (1861-1865); scrapbooks of musical programs in Cincinnati and Lexington (1889-1906) compiled by Alberta Rankins, a piano teacher; a typescript of a work Rankin edited, THE DIARY OF A UNION SOLDIER, by John Weimer, a member of the U.S. Navy (1864-1866); the minutes of the Jefferson Literary Society (1828-1849); and the minutes of the Union Literary Society of Augusta College, Augusta, Ky. (1846-1849).

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