The Kentucky Library & Museum’s Manuscripts and Folklife Archives have processed and opened several new collections to researchers during the past two months. The collections include:
MSS 141 Bowling Green Ministerial Association – records keps from 1919 to 1953 including minute books, and project records.
SC 1462 Banks, Edgar James – scraps of a report signed by Banks in which he verifieds the authenticity of some Babylonian tablets.
SC 1468 Warren County Court Records – Typescript of selected entries, 1797-1820, from Warren County Circuit Court records copied by John B. Rodes.
SC 1465 Drake, William R. – 1826 deed to property in Edmonson County.
SC 1451 Hess, Nelson Irvin – 1856 Slavery obligation bond issued to N.I. Hess and L.B. Gilchrist in Gibson County, Tennessee.
SC 1466 Dulaney Family – 1855 letter written by Annie Elziabeth Dulaney Barclay in which she describes her daily life while at school; 1909 letter written by Edward Ludlow Hines outlining the Civil War experiences of Hiram W. Dulaney.
SC 1467 Greenwood & Massey’s Mill Turnpike Co. – Minute book for the Warren County company dating from 1886 to 1909. Last 2 pages contain a plat and records for the Plano Cemetery.
SC 1455 Adams, Daisy – Autograph album kept from 1886 to 1888 in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
SC 1461 Peyton, Richard E. – 1904 marriage license issued in Hopkins County, Kentucky, to Peyton. He married Leaman F. Dunbar.
SC 1456 Fountain Run Missionary Baptist Church – Monroe County court case involving factions of the Church, 1936.
SC 1464 Skaggs, Linda – Reminiscence about Skaggs’ grandfather, James Henderson Gross, and the Kyrock community in Edmonson County. Includes photographs of the Kyrock plant and the company’s baseball team.
SC 1463 Orr, S.H. – Report card from a school in Grayson County, Texas illustrated with leaves filled with quotations, 1875.
SC 1454 Cherry, Thomas Crittenden – Bowling Green superitendent’s report on Margaret Calvert, 190?
MSS 161 Cox Family Collection – consists of letters written to John H. Cox, Sr. of Hart County, Kentucky. The letters were written chiefly by his children. The letters exhibit the effects of World War II on a rural family, 1919-1945.
MSS 162 Beasley, Robert, Sr. – Correspondence between Beasley and his wife Louise (Buckles) Beasley during World War II. Beasley served in Germany and his wife was in Caneyville, Kentucky.
MSS 163 Schenck, Martin B. – records, photos, training materials, etc. related to the military career of Schenck who served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam, 1934-2001.
MSS 164 Love Family Papers – Chiefly correspondence of the George Matthew and Nora (Sullivan) Love family, including their children Ruel, Margaret, and George Marshall Love, Sr., 1894-1959.