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Elbridge G. Walker papers, 1852-1892

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Title

Elbridge G. Walker papers

Date

1852-1892

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arrangement is chronological.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Elbridge G. Walker papers, 1852-1892, 1VF53M121, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

40 pieces

Biography/History

County clerk, merchant. Elbridge G. Walker was born in Arkansas, but his family moved to Allen County, Kentucky during his infancy. He worked in Nashville, Tennessee and Glasgow, Kentucky as a druggist's clerk, then entered the mercantile business in 1864. From 1868 to 1880 he served as Circuit Court Clerk of Allen County.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, business receipts and legal documents comprise the papers of Allen County, Kentucky county clerk, Elbridge G. Walker. The materials include several letters to Walker from his father, Dr. A. G. Walker, and other relatives and friends. There are business receipts, depositions, mortgage deeds, contracts, advertising handbills, calling cards and political fliers, including one listing Walker as a candidate for Circuit Court.

Subjects

  • Walker, A. G, Dr.
  • Walker, Elbridge G, 1834-
  • Business records--Kentucky--19th century.
  • Politicians.
  • Allen County (Ky.)--History.
  • Kentucky--Politics and government--19th century.
  • Contracts
  • Handbills

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