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Adair-Hemphill Family Papers,1797-1951

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Title

Adair-Hemphill Family Papers

Date

1797-1951

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Adair-Hemphill Family Papers, 1797-1951, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society.

Extent

19 items

Scope and Content

Collection includes miscellaneous letters, 1797-1818, between the allied Adair, McCalla, and Nixon families of Ky. and S.C. discussing family, education and daily conditions. Collection also includes receipts; a poem written before the battle of New Orleans about the coming battle; a memorial to James Hemphill; a Hemphill genealogy; and an 1831 biographical sketch of John Adair.

Subjects

  • Adair family
  • Hemphill family
  • Adair, John, 1757-1840
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Kentucky -- History -- Sources
  • McCalla family
  • New Orleans (La.), Battle of, 1815
  • Nixon family
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Poetry
  • Women -- Kentucky -- History -- Sources

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