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Sperry-Gathright Family Collection, ca. 1850-1958

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Sperry-Gathright Family Collection


ca. 1850-1958


The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Sperry-Gathright Family Collection, ca. 1850-1958, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


57 items

Scope and Content

Photographs of members of the Sperry and Gathright families of Ky. and Ohio. Identified persons include David Baldwin Sperry, Sallie Gathright Sperry (Mrs. David B. Sperry), John T. Gathright, William P. Gathright, Owen Gathright, Sr., Eliza Ann Austin Gathright (Mrs. Owen Gathright, Sr.), Minnie Gathright Cook, Edward Skene, Arthur Skene, and other family members. Cased images include an ambrotype of Owen Gathright, Sr., and several photographs in excellent examples of union cases. Group photographs include the fiftieth anniversary of Civil War veterans of the Fourth Indiana Battery, a group of Gathright and Sperry family members photographed at French Lick Springs, Ind., in 1889, and a Sperry family photograph taken in Ohio in 1881


  • Gathright family-- Pictorial works.
  • Sperry family-- Pictorial works.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Veterans-- Indiana.

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