Berkshire family papers

Abstract

The Berkshire family papers (dated 1820-1892; 0.23 cubic feet; 3 folders) contain deeds, indentures, receipts, checks, stock policies, land surveys, home insurance policies, and tax receipts belonging to John G. Gaines, James N. Early, and William C. Berkshire.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Berkshire family papers
Date
1820-1892 (inclusive)
Creator
Berkshire family
Extent
0.23 Cubic feet
Subjects
Checks.
Deeds--Kentucky.
Insurance policies.
Receipts (Acknowledgments)
Stock certificates.
Tax returns.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve
Preferred Citation
59m50 : [identification of item], Berkshire family papers, 1820-1892, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Berkshire family papers document the Gaines, Early, and Berkshire families, who resided in Boone County, Kentucky, during the nineteenth century.
Scope and Content
The Berkshire family papers (dated 1820-1892; 0.23 cubic feet; 3 folders) contain deeds, indentures, receipts, checks, stock policies, land surveys, home insurance policies, and tax receipts belonging to John G. Gaines, James N. Early, and William C. Berkshire.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Legal and financial records, 1820-1892

  • Box 1, Folder 1-3
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