Mrs. George F. Eaton papers, 1850-1949, 1850-1869 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Mrs. George F. Eaton papers, 1850-1949, 1850-1869 (bulk dates)
Creator
Eaton, George, Mrs.
Extent
1 reel of microfilm (ca. 10 ft.)
Subjects
Eaton, George, Mrs.
Bristow, Mary B.
Bristol family.
Fort Mitchell (Ky.)--History.
Orange County (Va.)--Description and travel.
Kentucky--Genealogy.
Diaries.
Arrangement
Arrangement is chronological.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The diarist in these papers appears to have been Mary B. Bristow of Ft. Mitchell, Ky. Mrs. Eaton was apparently involved in genealogical research.
Scope and Content
This is a copy on microfilm of diaries and letters from the papers of Mrs. George F. Eaton, of Ft. Mitchell, Ky. Included are: a description of a trip from Kentucky to Orange county, Virginia, letters to relatives, genealogical notes on the James Bristow family, and letters written to Mrs. Eaton on genealogical matters.

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