Luther C. Jeffries papers, 1848-1891

Descriptive Summary

Title
Luther C. Jeffries papers, 1848-1891
Creator
Jeffries, Luther C.
Extent
2 reels of microfilm.
Subjects
Jeffries, Luther C,--Family.
Jeffries, Luther C.
O'Hara, Theodore, 1820-1867.
Kentucky--Genealogy.
Kentucky--Elections.
Montgomery County (Ky.)--History.
Texas--Genealogy.
United States--Presidents--Election--1876.
Clippings.
Diaries.
Poems
Arrangement
Organized: (Reel 1) Correspondence 1848-1889, Diaries 1856-1869; (reel 2) Diaries 1870-1891. Arranged chronologically within each group.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Jeffries family lived in Montgomery County, Ky. and then moved to Denton County, Texas in the mid 1800's.
Scope and Content
This collection is a microfilm copy of correspondence and diaries kept by the Jeffries family, which was headed by Luther C. Jeffries. It includes envelopes and stamps with the correspondence, as well as, clippings, poems (frequently Theodore O'Hara's), and political memorabilia on the 1876 presidential election and several elections in Kentucky.

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