Preston family papers, 1836-1888

Descriptive Summary

Title
Preston family papers, 1836-1888
Creator
Preston family.
Extent
1 reel.
Subjects
Preston, Robert Wickliffe, 1850-1914.
Preston, William, 1816-1887.
Preston family.
Soldiers.
Diplomats.
Kentucky--History--19th century.
Account books
Arrangement
Organized: financial records, correspondence. No discernable arrangement.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Preston family of Kentucky included Confederate General and diplomat, William Preston (1816-1887).
Scope and Content
This is a microfilm copy of papers relating to the Preston family of Kentucky. Included are financial records and correspondence of General William Preston. Much of the correspondence is from Preston to his son, Robert Wickliffe Preston (1850-1914). Preston family genealogy is also in the collection.

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