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Baptist Orphans Home Records,1871-1910

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Title

Baptist Orphans Home Records

Date

1871-1910

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Arrangement

Collection is arranged alphabetically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Baptist Orphans Home Records, 1871-1910, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

0.66 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, 1873-1910, to Mary A. Hollingsworth, matron, and others about the placement of orphan children, the occasional return of the same to the home, recommendations for foster parents, descriptions of children, medical treatment, accomplishments, etc. Also, miscellaneous bills and receipts, arranged alphabetically, 1871-1897, from Kentucky businesses concerning payment for food, fuel, repairs, equipment, etc., plus a few listings of donations from various churches and others. Card index in repository

Subjects

  • Baptists-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Hollingsworth, Mary A.
  • Orphanages-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- Archives.
  • Orphans-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Weller, William LaRue, ca. 1826-1899.

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