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Swigert family papers, 1872-1900, 1871-1963

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Title

Swigert family papers, 1872-1900

Date

1871-1963

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

No discernible arrangement.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Swigert family papers, 1871-1963 1872-1900, 1F65M-612, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 reel

Biography/History

Philip Swigert (1793 or 1799-1871) served as mayor of Frankfort, Kentucky for more than twenty years. His wife was Jane L. Swigert (ca. 1805-1890) and his sister was Mary Swigert Hendrick. She was married to the Reverend J. H. Swigert.

Scope and Content

This collection consists primarily of funeral announcements and newspaper clippings about members of the Swigert family of Frankfort, Kentucky. Obituaries and clippings relate to Frankfort mayor, Philip Swigert and members of his family. There are also clippings about Philip Slater Fall (1798- 1890), pastor of the First Christian Church in Frankfort. There is also a program from the Franklin County, Kentucky Fair (1963).

Subjects

  • Fall, Philip Slater, 1798-1890.
  • Swigert, Philip, 1793?-1871.
  • Swigert family.
  • First Christian Church (Frankfort, Ky.)
  • Mayors--Kentucky--Frankfort.
  • Frankfort (Ky.)--History.
  • Clippings
  • Photoprints

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