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Belknap Family Papers,1856-1904

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Title

Belknap Family Papers

Date

1856-1904

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Belknap Family Papers, 1856-1904, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

0.33 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

Prominent business family of Louisville, Ky. Included are letters from family members and friends to William Burke Belknap (1811-1889) and his son William Richardson Belknap (1849 -1914) discussing activities, education, proper behavior, money management, and news; records, 1880-1904, of the Salmagundi Club retained by William R. Belknap due to his membership in that organization; and a typescript of Isaac F. Stone's memoir of the years 1830-1840 discussing travel by ship and railroad, religion, and moving his family from Connecticut to Louisville. Correspondents include James Freeman Clarke, Dr. Samuel D. Gross, General Irvin McDowell, and Henry Watterson

Subjects

  • Brown, John Mason, 1837-1890.
  • Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888-- Correspondence.
  • Gross, Samuel D. (Samuel David), 1805-1884-- Correspondence.
  • McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885-- Correspondence.
  • Richardson, T.G. (Tobias Gibson), 1827-1892-- Correspondence.
  • Salmagundi Club-- Archives.
  • Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921-- Correspondence.
  • Belknap, Morris B., 1856-1910.
  • Belknap, William Burke, 1811-1889.
  • Belknap, William Richardson, 1849-1914.

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