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Ballard Family Papers,1840-1899, 1840

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Knt000120Guide to the Ballard Family Papers, 1840-1899Processed by: Processed by; machine-readable finding aid created by:Encoded bySpecial CollectionsThe Filson Historical Society 1310 South Third Street Louisville, KY 40208 Phone: (502) 635-5083Fax: (502) 635-5086 Email: holmberg@filsonhistorical.orgURL: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/ Copyright 2001 The Filson Historical SocietyLibraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC DatabaseDate of source: Date completedDescription is in English.Guide to the Ballard Family Papers, 1840-1899Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsThe Filson Historical Society 1310 South Third Street Louisville, Kentucky40208 USAPhone: (502) 635-5083Fax: (502) 635-5086 Email: holmberg@filsonhistorical.orgURL: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/Processed by: StaffDate Completed: n.d.Encoded by: M. Plarr Copyright 2001 The Filson Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.Ballard Family Papers,1840-1899 N/ABallard Family37 itemsNo items online. Must visit contributing institution.The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USAOpen to researchers.[Identification of item], Ballard Family Papers, 1840-1899, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.Ballard, Charles Thruston, 1850-1918.Ballard, Frances, 1826-1896.Ballard, Mary H., 1850-1928.Clark, Frances Eleanor, 1773-1825.Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891.Fugitive slaves-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.Louisville (Ky.)-- Social life and customs.Thruston, R. C. Ballard.Prominent Louisville (Ky.) family. Papers relating to Frances Thruston Ballard's (1826-1896) reign as Queen of the May in 1840; letters, 1852-1859, from Frances Thruston to her runaway slave Cecilia J. Larrison living in Canada, relating news about their family and friends, letters, 1896-1899, from Cecilia to R.C. Ballard Thruston requesting financial assistance after her move back to Louisville, and Thruston's 1899 memoir of Cecilia, her family, and his family's association with her; two letters, 1883 -1884, from Lyman C. Draper to Frances T. Ballard requesting information on George Rogers Clark and his slave Kitt; and invitations received by the family. Card index in repository

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