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Carl Theodore Schwartz Journal,1854-1871

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Title

Carl Theodore Schwartz Journal

Date

1854-1871

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Carl Theodore Schwartz Journal, 1854-1871, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 v.

Scope and Content

Louisville businessman and gentleman farmer. Entitled "Chronicle of Syke. Jefferson County, Ky.," Schwartz intended to confine his journal to matters concerning his country estate Syke, but became more general as time went on. He kept the journal in a part retrospective, part current style. Throughout, he details his agricultural plans and activities, expansion of house and grounds, and health of family and friends. He discusses local events and effects of the Civil War; economic conditions; travel; the "short line" railroad connection in Louisville; and gives an ongoing account of the Franco-Prussian War. The journal stops abruptly 28 Feb. 1871 and there is one loose, undated memo summarizing the rest of the year. Card index in repository

Subjects

  • Funk, Rudolph, fl. 1854.
  • Grant, U. S. (Ulysses S.), 1822-1885.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
  • Schwartz Family.
  • Masonic Widows and Orphans Home (Louisville, Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
  • Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)-- History-- 19th century.
  • Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate)-- History-- Sources.
  • Theodore Schwartz & Co. (Louisville, Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
  • Unitarian Churches-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 19th century.
  • Unitarian Churches-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Agricultural machinery-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- 19th century.
  • Agricultural machinery-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- Sources.
  • Agriculture-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- 19th century.
  • Agriculture-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- Sources.
  • Children-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- 19th century.
  • Children-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- Sources.
  • Cholera-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- 19th century.
  • Cholera-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- Sources.
  • Diplomatic and consular service, Austrian-- United States-- History-- 19th century.
  • Diplomatic and consular service, Austrian-- United States-- History-- Sources.
  • Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871.
  • Gardening-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- 19th century.
  • Gardening-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- Sources.
  • Horses-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- 19th century.
  • Horses-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- Sources.
  • Railroads-- Kentucky-- History-- 19th century.
  • Railroads-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Scarlatina-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- 19th century.
  • Scarlatina-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- Sources.
  • Slaves-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- 19th century.
  • Slaves-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- Sources.
  • Streets-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- 19th century.
  • Streets-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- Sources.
  • Transportation-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 19th century.
  • Transportation-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Vineyards-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- 19th century.
  • Vineyards-- Kentucky-- Jefferson County-- History-- Sources.
  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
  • Kentucky-- Politics and government-- Sources.
  • Kentucky-- Race relations.
  • Louisville (Ky.)-- Social life and customs.

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