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Withers family papers, 1816-1935

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Julie Williams

Title

Withers family papers

Date

1816-1935

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by format.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

69M45: [Identification of item], Withers family papers, 1816-1935, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.23 Cubic feet

1 box

Creator

Withers family

Biography/History

Lewis Withers resided in Garnettsville, Meade County, Kentucky, with his sons, Warder Worth, Henry Newton, John Boyd, and David B. Withers.

Scope and Content

The Withers family papers include receipts, deeds, contracts, indentures, surveys, account books, tax receipts, stock certificates, and correspondence. Most letters deal with business matters, although a few discuss family news. Several bills for such items as groceries, lumber, and lawyers' fees are also contained. Some land deeds include property surveys.

Subjects

  • Garnettsville (Ky.)--History.
  • Kentucky--History.
  • Withers, David B.
  • Withers, Henry Newton
  • Withers, John Boyd
  • Withers, Lewis
  • Withers, Warder Worth
  • Business records--Kentucky.
  • Businessmen--Correspondence.
  • Deeds.
  • Family archives.
  • Land use surveys.
  • Real property--Kentucky.
  • Stock certificates.

Collection Inventory

General, 1828-1935
[Box: 1, Folder: 9]
Scope and Content Note:

This folder contains documents relating to the Withers family, including: 2 certificates awarding 20 shares each in the West Point Natural Gas Company to W. W. Withers; 1 pocket almanac/account book; and 1 picture of a factory.

Receipts, 1828-1869
[Box: 1, Folder: 1]
Receipts, 1870-1879
[Box: 1, Folder: 2]
Receipts, 1880-1923
[Box: 1, Folder: 3]
Scope and Content Note:

This folder contains various receipts and other documents indicating the transactions of different Withers family members. Additional documents include: a property valuation listing, a promissory note between W. Withers and M. Withers, a recording of judgment, a deed transfer, and 15 undated items.

Tax Receipts - County and Federal, 1856-1923
[Box: 1, Folder: 4]
Correspondence, 1858-1935
[Box: 1, Folder: 5]
Deeds, Contracts, Indentures, and Surveys, 1816-1869
[Box: 1, Folder: 6]
Deeds, Contracts, Indentures, and Surveys, 1870-1871
[Box: 1, Folder: 7]
Deeds, Contracts, Indentures, and Surveys, 1872-1888
[Box: 1, Folder: 8]

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