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Farnsley family papers, 1889-1948

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Title

Farnsley family papers

Date

1889-1948

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arrangement not apparent.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Farnsley family papers, 1889-1948, 1F60M-313, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 reel of microfilm.

Scope and Content

This is a collection on microfilm of papers associated with the Farnsley family, of Louisville, Ky. Some of the letters are business letters written to Alexander P. Farnsley, including one written by the famous Kentucky emancipationist, Cassius M. Clay, in 1891. There are also letters to the family from James A. Farley, chairman of the Democratic National Campaign Committee. These letters date from the 1930's. Also included is an 1892-1893 school catalogue issued by Manual Training High School in Louisville, a balance sheet dated April 1935 for A. PH. Stitzel, Inc, of Louisville, and a brief family sketch copied from the FARMER'S HOME JOURNAL of Jan. 29, 1887, and another family sketch dictated by Judge B. H. Farnsley.

Subjects

  • Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903.
  • Farley, James Aloysius, 1888-1976.
  • Farnsley, Alexander P, 1832-1896.
  • Farnsley, B. H.
  • Farnsley family.
  • A. PH. Stitzel, Inc.
  • Manual Training High School (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Business records--Kentucky--Louisville.
  • Businessmen--Kentucky--Political activity.
  • Vocational education--Kentucky--Louisville.
  • Kentucky--Genealogy

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