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Bullock-Pettit family papers, 1885-1968

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Title

Bullock-Pettit family papers

Date

1885-1968

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Organized into sections, one under each of three individuals; Waller Overton Bullock, Minnie Pettit Bullock, and Katherine Rebecca Pettit. Also, a section of audio-visuals. Arranged thereunder into broad categories.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Bullock-Pettit family papers, 1885-1968, 87m26, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

5.85 Cubic feet

13 boxes; 1 flat box

Creator

Bullock-Pettit family.

Biography/History

Dr. Waller O. Bullock, born in Frankfort, Ky. November 28, 1875, attended Transylvania University (Lexington, Ky.) and graduated from the University of Virginia in 1896. After graduation he interned at Philadelphia's Polyclinic Hospital and in 1899 located in Lexington where he practiced medicine until 1946. During World War I he served as a major in the Army medical corps and later helped found the Lexington Clinic with Dr. David Barrow and his son Dr. Woolfolk Barrow.

Minnie Barbee Pettit was born in 1877 and grew up on a farm outside Lexington. She was married to Dr. Waller Bullock in 1907. In 1912 the Bullocks purchased the house on Market Street where they lived for the remainder of their lives. Mrs. Bullock's interests included gardening, sewing, birdwatching, and collecting snuff bottles. Katherine Rebecca Pettit, born in 1869, was Minnie Pettit Bullock's sister. Kate Pettit, along with May Stone of Louisville, Ky., played a significant role in bringing education to Appalachia when they established the Hindman Settlement School in Knott County and the Pine Mountain Settlement School in Harlan County. Among her many interests were collecting coverlets and folk tales and ballads of the region.

Scope and Content

The Bullock-Pettit collection includes the personal papers of Dr. Waller O. Bullock, his wife, Minnie Pettit Bullock, and her sister Katherine Rebecca Pettit. The group of papers from Dr. Bullock's materials include medical articles written by Dr. Bullock, that were reprinted from medical journals, financial documents, newspaper clippings and memorabilia. Separately packaged folios contain blueprints of several retail stores in Lexington as well as the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children.

The majority of the papers associated with Minnie Pettit Bullock are of a financial nature, mostly canceled checks and bank statements. Also present are personal memorabilia such as notes on snuff bottles and gardening. In addition there are materials on the John Bradford Historical Society, of which Mrs. Bullock was a charter member, and are organized into three folders. Most of Katherine Rebecca Pettit's materials are related to the settlement schools at Hindman and Pine Mountain (Ky.) and to Appalachia in general. Included are articles written by Ms. Pettit and others, notes, reports and correspondence.

The Audio-visual section includes glass slides used for medical lectures, lantern slides, photographs of the renovation of the Ephraim McDowell House, Danville, Ky. and various other photographs.

Subjects

  • Hindman Settlement School.
  • John Bradford Society (Lexington, Ky.)
  • Pine Mountain Settlement School (Pine Mountain, Ky.)
  • Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children (Lexington, Ky.)
  • Transylvania University.
  • Articles
  • Appalachian Region, Southern.
  • Hindman (Ky.)
  • Lexington (Ky.)
  • Pine Mountain (Ky.)
  • Bullock, Minnie Pettit, 1877-1970
  • Bullock, Waller Overton, 1875-1953
  • Pettit, Katherine Rebecca, 1869-1936
  • Blueprints.
  • Bodley-Bullock House (Lexington, Ky.)
  • Business records--Kentucky--Lexington.
  • Education, Rural--Kentucky.
  • Ephraim McDowell House (Danville, Ky.)
  • Gardening--Kentucky--Lexington--History.
  • Medical literature--20th century.
  • Medicine--Practice--Kentucky.
  • Schools--Kentucky.
  • Snuff boxes and bottles.

Collection Inventory

Waller Overton Bullock
Articles Written by Dr. Bullock
[Box: 1, Folder: 1-10]
A Case of Intestinal Obstruction Due to Impaction with Lubricoids; Operation; Death, 1903 January 31
[Box: 1, Folder: 1]
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted From American Medicine, Volume V, No. 5, p. 170.

The Matas Treatment of Aneurysms, with report of a case, 1903 August 29
[Box: 1, Folder: 2]
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted from American Medicine, Volume VI, No. 9 pp. 364-366.

A Case of Bilateral Tic Douloureux treated by Removal of the Right Gasserion Ganglion and Excision of the Left Inferior Dental Nerve, 1905 February 25
[Box: 1, Folder: 3]
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted fom the Lancet-Clinic.

Intrasaccular Suture of Aneurisms, 1906 September 29
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted from The Journal of the American Medical Association, Volume xlvii, pp. 1017-1019.

Oration in Surgery; Drainage, 1906 November
[Box: 1]
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted from the Kentucky Medical Journal.

Carbuncle of the Upper Lip with Special Reference to the Prevention of Caverous Sinus Thrombosis, 1912 February
[Box: 1, Folder: 6]
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted from Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics.

Speech typescript: Aphasia, 1920 March 9
[Box: 1, Folder: 7]
Scope and Content Note:

Presented to the Fayette Medical Society.

Cancer of the Breast: A New Incision with a Review of the Technique, 1934 May
[Box: 1, Folder: 8]
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted from the American Journal of Surgery, New Series Volume xxiv, No. 2, pp. 396-416.

The Ultimate Phase of Life as it Relates to Wounds of the Heart, 1936 May
[Box: 1, Folder: 9]
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted from Annals of Surgery, Volume 103, No.5, pp. 696-697.

The Ephraim McDowall House
[Box: 1, Folder: 10]
Scope and Content Note:

The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Vol. 50, No. 173.

Articles Owned by Dr. Bullock
Publications by Dr. Rudolpd Matas: The Gall Bladder and Biliary Tract An Available Therapeutic Route to the Upper Bowel, 1911 October
[Box: 1 , Folder: 11]
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted from New Orleans Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 64, No.4, 19p.

The Surgical Treatment of Elephantiasis and Elephantoid States Dependent Upon Chronic Obstruction of the Lymphatic and Venous Channels, 1913 July
[Box: 1, Folder: 11]
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted from the American Journal of Tropical Diseases and Preventative Medicine, Vol. I, No. 1, pp. 60-85.

Financial Documents
Scope and Content Note:

Checks and/or check stubs are listed for the following bank accounts: Account #1: First National Bank and Trust Co. Account #2: First National Bank and Trust Co. Account #3: Union Bank and Trust Co.

In 1929, he First and Third National Bank and Trust Company merged with the Phoenix and Third National Bank Company to form he First National Bank and Trust Company. Dr. Bullock continued to use old Phoenix checks until the next year. Account #2 appears to be a separate account for constructions of a building, probably the Montgomery Ward building (see blueprints, Folio 6). Account #3 is a joint account with Mrs. Bullock.

Folders 16-28 contain bank statements for the previous accounts and an additional account: Account #4: Second National Bank

Folders 17-27 contain cancelled checks for Dr. William Thompson Briggs, written on the First National Bank and Trust Company. Dr. Briggs was on the staff of the Lexington Clinic and was the son-in-law of Dr. Bullock's good friend, Dr. David Barrow. Dr. Birggs was the father of Mary (Mrs. Williams) Floyd.

Account #1
no. 22-71, 1929 January-March
[Box: 1, Folder: 12]
no. 253-372, 1929 December-1930 May
[Box: 1, Folder: 13]
no. 373-490, 1930 May-September
[Box: 1, Folder: 14]
no. 500-625, 1930 October-1931 February
[Box: 1, Folder: 15]
no. 626-680, 1931 February-March
[Box: 1, Folder: 16]
no. 681-829, 1931 March-September
[Box: 1, Folder: 17]
no. 830-902, 1931 September-December
[Box: 1, Folder: 18]
no. 903-953, 1931 December-1932 February
[Box: 1, Folder: 19]
no. 954-1000, 1932 March-April
[Box: 1, Folder: 20]
no. 1-52, 1932 April-June
[Box: 1, Folder: 21]
no. 52-104, 1932 June-September
[Box: 1, Folder: 22]
no. 105-155, 1932 September-December
[Box: 1, Folder: 23]
no. 156-293, 1932 December-August 1933
[Box: 1, Folder: 24]
no. 294-397, 1933 August-December
[Box: 1, Folder: 25]
no. 1-153, 1938 May-December
[Box: 2, Folder: 1]
no. 154-300, 1938 December-1939 July
[Box: 2, Folder: 2]
no. 301-453, 1939 August-1940 March
[Box: 2, Folder: 3]
no. 454-600, 1940 March-October
[Box: 2, Folder: 4]
no. 601-750, 1940 November-1941 August
[Box: 2, Folder: 5]
no. 751-900, 1941 August-1942 April
[Box: 2, Folder: 6]
no. 901-1005, 1942 April-September
[Box: 2, Folder: 7]
no. 1505-1651, 1945 April-1946 February
[Box: 2, Folder: 8]
no. 1652-1792, 1946 February-December
[Box: 2, Folder: 9]
no. 1793-1852, 1946 December-1947 March
[Box: 2, Folder: 10]
no. 1853-1899, 1947 March-July
[Box: 2, Folder: 11]
no. 1900-1951, 1947 July-October
[Box: 2, Folder: 12]
no. 1952-1999, 1947 October-1948 January
[Box: 2, Folder: 13]
no. 2000-2060, 1948 January-May
[Box: 2, Folder: 14]
no. 2061-2114, 1948 May-September
[Box: 2, Folder: 15]
no. 2115-2188, 1948 September-1949 February
[Box: 2, Folder: 16]
no. 2189-2255, 1949 February-June
[Box: 3, Folder: 1]
no. 2256-2312, 1949 June-August
[Box: 3, Folder: 2]
no. 2312-2399, 1949 August-December
[Box: 3, Folder: 3]
Unnumbered Checks, 1929-1949
[Box: 3, Folder: 4-11]
Bank Loan Notes, 1929-1930
[Box: 3, Folder: 12-13]
Bank Statements, 1929-1949
[Box: 3, Folder: 16-23]
Account # 2
no. 1- 62, 1929 March-1930 August
[Box: 3, Folder: 14]
Bank Statements, 1929-1931
[Box: 3, Folder: 24-26]
Account #3
Unnumber Checks, 1948
[Box: 3, Folder: 15]
Bank Statments, 1948
[Box: 3, Folder: 27]
Account #4: Bank Statements, 1933
[Box: 3, Folder: 28]
Household Receipts
For Miss Bullock, 1922
[Box: 4, Folder: 1]
Scope and Content Note:

Perhaps for Mary or Laetitia Bullock, daughters of Rev. Joe J. Bullock and Caroline Breckinridge Bullock.

1929-1952
[Box: 4, Folder: 2-15]
undated
[Box: 4, Folder: 16]
Cancelled Checks for Dr. William Thompson Briggs
no. 755-838, 1932 July-October
[Box: 4, Folder: 17]
no. 839-992, 1932 October-1933 March
[Box: 4, Folder: 18]
no. 1-18, 1933 March
[Box: 4, Folder: 19]
no. 208-346, 1933 October-1934 February
[Box: 4, Folder: 20]
no. 347-399, 1934 February-March
[Box: 4, Folder: 21]
no. 400-482, 1934 March-June
[Box: 4, Folder: 22]
no. 483-537, 1934 June-August
[Box: 4, Folder: 23]
no. 538-594, 1934 August-September
[Box: 4, Folder: 24]
no. 595-676, 1934 September-December
[Box: 4, Folder: 25]
unnumbered checks, 1933-1934
[Box: 4, Folder: 26-27]
Blank Checks for Dr. William Briggs, 1932-1934
[Box: 5, Folder: 1-3]
Personal Memorabilia
Newspaper clipping- Lexington Cheered, The Boys Broke Ranks When Barrow Unit Returned in '19, 1957
[Box: 5, Folder: 4]
Scope and Content Note:

Dr. Bullock served in the medical unit during World War I.

Obituaries (his death occurred 1953 January 23), undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 5]
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, member certificate, 1915 October 29
[Box: 5, Folder: 6]
Bookplate- Waller O. Bullock, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 7]
Antiques inventory of Mrs. Sallie Bullock (Dr. Bullock's mother), undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 8]
Promotional brochure advertising Sally Bullock Cave as a dramatic reader and lecturer, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 9]
Scope and Content Note:

Sally was Dr. Bullock's sister and she later worked in the Lexington Public Library.

Obituary- William Delbert Funkhouser, 1948 December 24
[Box: 5, Folder: 10]
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted from Science, Vol. 108, no. 2817. p. 726.

Correspondence
Postcard to Samuel A. Bullock from his brother, 1900 May 6
[Box: 5, Folder: 11]
Scope and Content Note:

Samuel was Waller's brother, but this could be from another sibling. Other brothers were Dr. Fred in New York; Joe in Lexington, a police judge; and Barry, associate editor of The Courier-Journal in Louisville.

Letter to Dr. Bullock from Ennion G. Williams, 1920 July 21
[Box: 5, Folder: 11]
Letter to Dr. Bullock from W.D. Funkhouser, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 11]
Italy Trip
Scope and Content Note:

In 1948, Dr. and Mrs. Bullock traveled to Italy along with a neighbor, Mrs. Anderson Gratz. Folders 12-18 pertain to this trip.

Correspondence with Travel Agency, Thomas Cook and Son of New York
[Box: 5, Folder: 12]
General Travel Information
Information for Prospective Travelers to Europe in Connection with Cook's Escorted or Independent Tours, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 13]
Essential Requirements when Making Application for United States Passport, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 13]
Visa Information, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 13]
Letters for Certifying Smallpox Vaccinations, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 13]
Visa and Passport Applications, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 13]
Travel Itinerary and Map of Route in Italy, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 14]
Boarding Procedures and Receipts for the ship's passage from New york to Italy and return, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 15]
Meal and Hotel Receipts, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 16]
Purchase Reciepts, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 17]
Business Cards, Brochures, and Postcards, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 18]
Train Schedule- Canadian National Railways, 1944 June 25
[Box: 5, Folder: 19]
Sketch of Sewer System of Bullock House, 200 Market Street, Lexington, Ky; McElhone and Maloney, Plumbers, undated
[Box: 5, Folder: 20]
Folios
Scope and Content Note:

Folios are large oversize material, and are stored outside the boxes. The folios in this collecion are numbered in consecutive order.

Hitler Caricature by Grover Page, 1939 March 10
[Folio: 1]
The America Legion Certificate of Merit, undated
[Folio: 2]
Overton Family Tree- orignally owned by Mrs. Swope (Nancy) Loughride, undated
[Folio: 3]
Blueprints
Lexington Out-Fall Sewers Through Louisville and Nashville Yards, 1916 March
[Folio: 4]
A Garden Wall- Architect- Robert W. McMeekin, 1936 April 13
[Folio: 5]
Montgomery Ward Company (11p.), 1928 December 12
[Folio: 6]
Plot Plan of the Property Occupied by Montgomery Ward and Company (1p.), 1934 July 10
[Folio: 6]
Plot Plan of the block (1p., 2 copies), 1929 March
[Folio: 6]
Specifications of the Retail Store Building (50p.), 1929 April 3
[Folio: 6]
Specifications of the Mechanical Equipment of Retail Store Building (1 copy- 10p.; 1 copy- 13p.), 1929 April 3
[Folio: 6]
Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children (11p.), 1925 September
[Folio: 7]
Specifications of the building (59p.)
[Folio: 7]
Minnie Pettit Bullock
Financial Documents
Scope and Content Note:

The following folders contain Mrs. Bullock's canceled checks and/or check stubs, written on Security and Trust Company. Checks are arranged in numerical order; however Mrs. Bullock did not write her checks chronological in numerical order. Those folders containing checks out of chronological order are noted.

no. 1-52, 1945 June-January 1946
[Box: 5, Folder: 21]
no. 101-250, 1946 November- 1947 July
[Box: 5, Folder: 22]
no. 251-394, 1948 April-1949 April and other dates
[Box: 5, Folder: 23]
no. 401-541, 1947 July- April 1948
[Box: 5, Folder: 24]
no. 501-555, 1949 December-1950 March
[Box: 5, Folder: 25]
no. 556-619, 1950 April-July
[Box: 5, Folder: 26]
no. 621-687, 1950 July-October and other dates
[Box: 5, Folder: 27]
no. 688-750, 1950 October-1951 January
[Box: 5, Folder: 28]
no. 751-800, 1951 January-February and other dates
[Box: 5, Folder: 29]
no. 801-918, 1949 March-July
[Box: 5, Folder: 30]
no. 859-918, 1949 July- November
[Box: 6, Folder: 1]
no. 919-950, 1949 November and other dates
[Box: 6, Folder: 2]
no. 1-57, 1951 March- June
[Box: 6, Folder: 3]
no. 58-118, 1951 June- September
[Box: 6, Folder: 4]
no. 119-182, 1951 October-November and other dates
[Box: 6, Folder: 5]
no. 183-273, 1951 December-1952 April and other dates
[Box: 6, Folder: 6]
no. 290-299, 1951 October-December
[Box: 6, Folder: 7]
no. 1-66, 1952 October-1953 March
[Box: 6, Folder: 8]
no. 68-147, 1953 March-May and other dates
[Box: 6, Folder: 9]
no. 148-216, 1952 April-July
[Box: 6, Folder: 10]
no. 217-253, 1952 July-September and other dates
[Box: 6, Folder: 11]
no. 254-297, 1952 September-October and other dates
[Box: 6, Folder: 12]
no. 503-562, 1954 September-November
[Box: 6, Folder: 13]
no. 640- 699, 1954 and other dates
[Box: 6, Folder: 14]
no. 701-799, 1953 September-1954 January and other dates
[Box: 6, Folder: 15]
no. 800-898, 1954 January-June
[Box: 6, Folder: 16]
no. 900-950, 1954 July-August and other dates
[Box: 6, Folder: 17]
no. 288-297, 1956 January-February
[Box: 6, Folder: 18]
no. 73-120, 1956 December-January
[Box: 6, Folder: 19]
no. 550-559, 1958 January-March
[Box: 7, Folder: 1]
no. 605-698, 1958 April-July
[Box: 7, Folder: 2]
no. 700-780, 1958 July-November
[Box: 7, Folder: 3]
no. 936-937, 1958 August
[Box: 7, Folder: 4]
no. 1034-1066, 1968 March-April and other dates
[Box: 7, Folder: 5]
unnumbered checks, 1949-1958
[Box: 7 , Folder: 6-10]
Bank Statements, 1948-1958, 1968
[Box: 7, Folder: 11-21]
Household Reciepts, 1942-1968, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 1-9, Box: 8, Folder: 1-9, Box: 7 , Folder: 22-29]
Personal Memorabilia
Scope and Content Note:

Folders 10-12 (from box 11) contain account books for the John Bradford Historical Socierty, founded in 1916 as a memorial to the publisher of the Kentucky Gazette. Mrs. Bullock was one of the 50 charter members. The Society was active until the 1950s, then was reorganized in 1963 by Dr. Thomas D. Clark.

Legal Documents
Lexington Industrial School Agreement with Security Trust Company, 1936 February 25
[Box: 8, Folder: 10]
Petition to the City Manager, 1938 May 10
[Box: 8, Folder: 10]
Will Bequest to Mrs. Maudie Hedges (Mrs. Bullock's nurse), undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 10]
Stationary- monogramed noted paper, pre-addressed paper and envelopes, Christmas cards, postcards depicting the house, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 11]
Correspondence
Donation acknowledgement from National Women's Christian Temperance Union, 1940 July 10
[Box: 8, Folder: 12]
Postcard to her sister, Mrs. Higgins Lewis, 1946 May 20
[Box: 8, Folder: 12]
Letter from Beulah Crowe, 1953 April 19
[Box: 8, Folder: 12]
Letter from (illegible), 1949 April 14
[Box: 8, Folder: 12]
Letter from W. Atlee Burpee Co, 1956 February 20
[Box: 8, Folder: 12]
Letter from Lee Stewert, 1957 July 3
[Box: 8, Folder: 12]
Letter ordering cheese gift, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 12]
Christmas Cards received by the Bullocks, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 13]
Christmas Card name list in Mrs. Bullock's handwriting, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 13]
Membership Card
Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 14]
Charter Individual, 1968 April 1
[Box: 8, Folder: 14]
Miscellaneous from Mrs. Bullock's desk
Notes of phone numbers, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 15]
Postcard of Boston, Massachusetts, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 15]
Notecard of Transylvania University, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 15]
Postcard to Mrs. C. W. (Mabel) Mason from Bob, 1928 October 2
[Box: 8, Folder: 15]
Little Willie- a poem by Eugene Field, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 15]
Snuff Bottles (collection remains at the Bodley-Bullock House)
Purchase Receipts, 1942-1951, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 16]
Business cards, sales promotion letters from dealers, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 16]
Note written by Mrs. Bullock, listing 75 snuff bottles in cabinet, 1945 November
[Box: 8, Folder: 17]
Handwritten inventory fom Wolff's in Atlantic City, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 17]
Being a Documentary Account of the Strange Case of the Personable John William Francis McClarty (the story of a snuff bottle theft), 1949
[Box: 8, Folder: 17]
Descriptive articles, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 18]
Genealogy
Note in Mrs. Bullock's handwriting regarding John (Bradford?), undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 19]
Note in Mrs. Bullock's handwriting regarding he Overton family, undated
[Box: 8, Folder: 19]
Letter regarding Barbee coat-of-arms
[Box: 8, Folder: 19]
Scope and Content Note:

See Folio 0 for rendering of the coat-of-arms. See also Box 8, Folder 12 for letter from Beulah Crowe, regarding the Barbee family.

Greeting Card Scrapbook, undated
[Box: 9]
Gardening
Gardening Scrapbook, 1925 October
[Box: 10]
List of Ferns at Pine Mountain School, undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 1]
Cultural Directions for Gloriosa Rothschildiana, undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 1]
Noted on shrubs and vines, undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 1]
Newspaper clippings, undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 2]
Brochures, undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 3]
Birds- Five booklets, undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 4]
Publications about historical houses
Map- Open House in Kentucky, 1950
[Box: 11, Folder: 5]
Brochure- Old homes of the Bluegrass, undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 5]
Map of Kentucky Highways, 1941
[Box: 11, Folder: 6]
Newspaper clippings
Kentucky subjects, undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 7]
Obituraries
John Whitney, undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 8]
Benjamin F. Pettit, 1890 January 25
[Box: 11, Folder: 8]
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted from Lexington Gazette.

James L. Kraft, New york Herald Tribune, 1953 February 17
[Box: 11, Folder: 8]
Miscellaneous, undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 9]
Account Books for John Bradford Historical Society
Scope and Content Note:

Folders 10-12 (from box 11) contain account books for the John Bradford Historical Socierty, founded in 1916 as a memorial to the publisher of the Kentucky Gazette. Mrs. Bullock was one of the 50 charter members. The Society was active until the 1950s, then was reorganized in 1963 by Dr. Thomas D. Clark.

Receipts and Expenditures, 1929 January-1938 December
[Box: 11, Folder: 10]
Savings account deposit book, 1932 May-1935 June
[Box: 11, Folder: 11]
Savings account deposit book, 1937 October-1940 July
[Box: 11, Folder: 12]
Folios
Scope and Content Note:

Folios are large oversize material, and are stored outside the boxes. The folios in this collection are numbered in consecutive order.

Chinese bird print, undated
[Folio: 8]
Barbee coat-of-arms, undated
[Folio: 9]
Scope and Content Note:

See box 8, folder 19 for attached letter.

Daughters of the American Revolution membership certificates, 1923 April 14
[Folio: 10]
Woman's Auxiliary of the Fayette county Medical Sociery, honorary membership certificate, 1961 December 19
[Folio: 11]
Map- Sesquincentennial of Kentucy 1792-1942 showing original 9 counties and present day counties, undated
[Folio: 12]
Katherine Rebecca Pettit
Articles Written by Kate Pettit
Typescript hardcover diary, 1885-1900
Scope and Content Note:

Diary of typescripts in hardcover form.

Extract from the Louisville Commercial (p.1-5), 1885 July 8
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
Record of the Settlement of the State Federation of Women's Clubs at hazard, Perry Co., KY, summer of 1899 and Hindman, Knott Co., KY 1900
Camp Cedar Grove at Hazard, KY summer of 1899 (p. 1-9)
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
Camp Industrial at Hindman, Knott County, Kentucky from June 12 to August 21, 1900 (p. 10-45)
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
Report of the Sewing Class (written by May Stone) (p. 46-49), undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
Cooking Class (p. 62-63), undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
Collected Folk Songs (p. 64-74), undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
Extracts from Letters of the Hindman People to us since our return (p. 75-78), undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
Expressions Heard (p. 78-81), undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
From the funeral (p. 82), undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
Lists of Members of the Sewing Class (p. 83-84), undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
Members of Kindergarten Class, undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
Members of Cooking Class, undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
Guests at Camp Industrial (p. 86-88), undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 13]
Typescript, hardcover diary, 1899-1900
Camp Cedar Grove at Hazard, Kentucky, 1899 Summer
[Box: 11, Folder: 14]
Camp Industrial at Hindman, Knott County, Kentucky, from 1900 June 12-August 31
[Box: 11, Folder: 14]
Report of the Sewing Class (written by May Stone) (p. 46-49), undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 14]
Report of the Kindergarten Work in the Kentucky Mountains (written by Eva W. Brunner) (p. 50-61), undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 14]
Scope and Content Note:

2 pages are numbered 53 followed by a blank page.

Cooking Class (p. 62-63), undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 14]
Daily record of the Social Settlement at Sassafras, Kentucky (p. 1B-57B), 1901 July-October
[Box: 11, Folder: 14]
Louisville Commercial (p. 1-3), 1885 July 8
[Box: 11, Folder: 14]
Continuation of the Daily Record of the Social Settlement at Sassafras, Kentucky (written by May Stone and Katerine R. Pettit) (p. 58B-75B), undated
[Box: 11, Folder: 14]
Letter from Mary B. Stacy (p. 76B-77B), 1902 January 7
[Box: 11, Folder: 14]
Letter from Mary B. Stacy (p.78B), 1902 February 1
[Box: 11, Folder: 14]
The Daily Record of the Social Settlement at Sassafras, Kentucky, 1901 July-October
[Box: 12, Folder: 1]
Scope and Content Note:

Written by May Stone and Katherine R. Pettit, 157 pages. Diary of typescripts in hardcover form.

Looseleaf typescripts, 1885-1900
Louisville Commerical (2 copies), 1885 July 8
[Box: 12, Folder: 2]
Report of Kindergarten Workin the Kentucky Mountains (2 copies), undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 2]
Camp Industrial at Hindman, Knott County, Kentucky, 1900 June 12-August 31
[Box: 12, Folder: 2]
Cooking Class (2 copies), undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 2]
Report of the Sewing Class, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 2]
Camp Cedar Grove at Hazard, Kentucky Summer of 1899
[Box: 12, Folder: 2]
Daily Reminder 1931
Scope and Content Note:

Diary recording Kate Pettit's trip from Santa Barbara, California to South America. She frequently mentions the Kentucky people she meets and the books she reads.

p. 1-365 top half of page, 1931 January 1- December 31
[Box: 12, Folder: 3]
p. 1-109 bottom half of the page, 1932 January 1- 1932 April 19
[Box: 12, Folder: 3]
Summary of beginning of the trip (p.366-368)
[Box: 12]
Scope and Content Note:

Starting 1930 July 10, which ook her to Yellowstone National Park, the Canadian Rockies, Alaska and then to California

Correspondence
Typed letter from Katherine Pettit to Ruth (20 pages), 1932 February
[Box: 12, Folder: 4]
Scope and Content Note:

The letter was written aboard a Japanese freighter, it recounts her trip to South America.

Letters written to Katherine Pettit, 1928, 1933, 1935, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 5]
Personal Memorabilia
The Law on Wolfrun by Lucy Furman, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 6]
Scope and Content Note:

From the Country Gentlemen. Handwritten note by author states, The story has for a foundation Kate's experience with Andy.

Country Gentleman, 1938 December
[Box: 12, Folder: 6]
Memorial by Samuel M. Wilson, president of the John Bradford Club, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 7]
Katherine Pettit, Pioneer Mountain Worker by Lucy Furman, 1936 September 6
[Box: 12, Folder: 7]
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted from the Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY).

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Uncle William's Reasons
Scope and Content Note:

William Creech donated 136 acres of land to found the school.

Pencil sketch by Elizabeth Felling(?) is a portrait of a young man, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 8]
Scope and Content Note:

Cover folder is labeled Uncle William Creech, Pine Mountain, Kentucky, Pine Mountain School, Duplicates of pictures in books." Since photos show Uncle William Creech to be an older, heavily bearded man when the school was settled, this sketch may be mislabeled.

Pine Mountain Settlement School, Incorporated- list of advisory board members and applications for monetary contributions, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 8]
Information for Workers and Vistors arriving at the Pine Mountain Settlement School- how to travel by rail, motor road or horseback, how to send mail and what clothing to take when visiting, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 8]
Booklets- Appalachia
Appalachia Land of the Sky Church Missions House, 281 Fourth Avenue, New York, NY, No. 1550, 11p, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 9]
Booklets- Folk Songs
Folk Songs, Chanteys and Singing Games, edited by Charles H. Farnsworth and Cecil J. Sharp; Pine Mountain Settlement School, Inc., Pine Mountain, Harlan County, Kentucky 10p, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 10]
Mountain Ballads for Social Singing, collected by James Watt Raine and Cecil J. Sharp; Berea College Press, Berea, KY, 27p, c. 1923
[Box: 12, Folder: 10]
Newspaper Clippings- folk songs and dancing, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 11]
Newspaper Clippings- weaving, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 12]
Coverlet Collection, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 13]
Scope and Content Note:

Inventory of woven coverlets collected by Kate Pettit. She presented these coverlets to the John Bradford Society in 1936. They currently (1986) are in the Bodley-Bullock House, 200 Market Street, Lexington, Kentucky. Photo negatives of the coverlets are inclueded in the audio-visual series.

The South American Handbook 1930 edited by H. Davies Trade and Travel Publications, Ltd. London, England, 746p, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 14]
Scope and Content Note:

It is a guide to the countries and resources of Mexico, Cuba, Central and South America. The map has been marked in Kate Pettit's handwriting.

Newspaper Clippings and miscellaneous that were loosely placed into The South American Handbook 1930, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 15]
The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 1]
Scope and Content Note:

A leather volume embossed with Katherine Pettit's name. Includes name of the people in Hindman, KY who gave it to her. A Christmas card dated 1919 from Cecil J. Sharp is attached to the endpaper.

Bookmark and note that had been loosely placed in The Holy Bible, undated
[Box: 12, Folder: 2]
Scope and Content Note:

It is a Chinese translation of a Bible verse

Folio
Scope and Content Note:

Folios are large oversize material, and are stored outside the boxes. The folios in this collection are numbered in consecutive order.

Map, Cumberland and Purchase Unit, 1931
[Folio: 13]
Scope and Content Note:

See Box 12, Folder 5, for attached letter.

Audio-Visual
Dr. Waller Overton Bullock
Slides- glass slides used for medical records
Eastman Lantern slide plates, brown box labeled in pencil No. 1 (7 glass plates)
Building, unlabeled, undated
Dr. Charles Wilkins Short (1794-1863), undated
Scope and Content Note:

Chairman of Materia Medica and Medical botany in Medical Department of Transylvania. His nephew, Charles Wilkins Short, lived in the Bodley-Bullock House, ca. 1900.

Dr. John Esten Cooke, undated
Men, unlabeled (4), undated
Photographic Dry Plates, maroon box, brown label, labeled in pencil No. 2
Men, unlabeled (2), undated
Dr. Lunsford P. Yandell Sr, undated
Nathan Ryno Smith, 1797-1877, undated
Dr. James Overton, undated
Dr. John Eberle, undated
Dr. Charles Caldwell, undated
Scope and Content Note:

One of the founders of the medical department at Transylvania University. His silhouette by Edouart hangs in the Bodley-Bullock House.

Dr. Daniel Drake, undated
Eastman Thin cover Glass, tan box with gold label, labeled in pencil No. 3 (4 glass plates)
Transylvania in 1785
1856 catelogue of the medical students at Transylvania
1828 catalogue of the offuces of the medical department at Transylvania
Dr. Henry Martyn Skillman
Eastman Latern Slide Plated, brown box labeled Bullock (8 slides)
Scope and Content Note:

Slides of suturing techniques labeled: Fig. 1.a; Fig. 1.b; Fig. 1.c; Fig. 2.a; Fig. 2.b; Fig. 3.a; Fig. 3.b; Fig 4.

unboxed slides (8 sildes)
unlabeled, (skin tissue?) (3), undated
Woman with enlarged breasts, undated
Statistical charts regarding breast cancer (4), undated
Photos
Dr. Waller O. Bullock, undated
Dr. and Mrs. Waller O. Bullock, passport photo, 1948
Wyak Bay on Kodiak Island, undated
Scope and Content Note:

A 100 mile ong island located in the Gulf of Alaska

Man with bear skins, undated
Bullock home, 200 Market Street, Lexington, Kentucky, undated
Scope and Content Note:

Exterior- after 1936 building of the garden wall.

Bullock home, 200 Market Street, Lexington, Kentucky, garden seen, undated
Gratz Park, Lexington, Kentucky, fountain scene in winter, undated
Photographic plates
Bullock home 200 Market Street, Lexington, Kentucky, exterior (4x6 inches), undated
Bullock home 200 Market Street, Lexington, Kentucky garden fountain (3x4 inches), undated
Scope and Content Note:

The fountain sculpture was made by Dr. Bullock and was modeled after Rosa Tucker, the daughter of their neighbor, Harry Tucker.

Minnie Pettit Bullock Photos
Unidentified group of children, undated
Minnie Barbee Pettit by Mullen, Lexington, Kentucky, undated
Photograph of a portrait of Dr. Raymond McLean
Scope and Content Note:

President of Transylvania College, Lexington, Kentucky from 1940-1951.

Bullock home, 200 Market Street, Lexington, Kentucky- exterior, undated
Photos of Ephraim McDowell House
Scope and Content Note:

The following are photos of the Ephraim Mcdowell House, Danville, Kentucky, in various stages of renovation. Mrs. Bullock was involeved in the work completed in 1954 by the Woman's Auxiliary of the Kentucky Medical Association.

Exterior views prior to renovation by the W.P.A (Works Progess Administration), undated
Door and Plaque, undated
Rear, undated
Backyard, undated
Rear porch looking to front hall, undated
Exterior view after renovation by the W.P.A, undated
Facade, undated
Door plaque, undated
Backyard, undated
Rear porch looking to front hall, undated
Well in backyard, undated
Pergola in backyard, undated
Exterior views photographed by the Lexington Herald-Leader
Rear of house and garden, 1952 August 15
Well in backyard, 1952 August 28
Well in backyard, 1952 September 23
Interior views before renovation by the W.P.A, undated
Door to living room, undated
Parlor, undated
Dining room fireplace, undated
Kitchen fireplace, undated
Kitchen entrance, undated
Front stairs and door to rear porch, undated
Bedroom above parlor, undated
Bedroom above living room, undated
Bedroom above dining room, undated
Interior views after renovation by the W.P.A, undated
Door to living room, undated
Parlor, undated
Dining room fireplace, undated
Kitchen fireplace, undated
Library, undated
Bedroom above parlor, undated
Bedroom above living room, undated
Bedroom above dining room, undated
Interior views photographed by the Lexington Herald-Leader
Bedroom, 1952 August 15
Scope and Content Note:

Note in Mrs. Bullock's handwriting: Jane Todd Crawford was operated uopn in this room.

Mrs. bullock in bedroom aboce he living room, 1952 August 15
Scope and Content Note:

Reprinted on 1954 March 10.

Kitchen, 1952 August 15
Scope and Content Note:

Includes magazine clipping showing comparison to Amstel House, New Castle, Delaware. Reprints from 1952 September 4 and 12.

Unidentified interior, 1952 August 30
Library, 1954 March 10
Library, 1954
Katherine Rebecca Pettit Photos
Labeled Katherine Pettit, Pine Mounrtain, Ky, for (illegible) porch on Big Laurel, undated
Two unidentified women, 1 on horseback laden with supplies, standing in creak near waterfall, undated
Unidentified people in a creek below a waterfall, undated
Negatives, 8 negatives showing woven coverlets from her collection

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