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Hite Family Papers,1783-1930

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Title

Hite Family Papers

Date

1783-1930

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Hite Family Papers, 1783-1930, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

0.33 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

Farmers and businessmen of Jefferson County, Ky., and pioneer family of Ky. Included is correspondence, 1839-1888, financial papers, 1814-1876, land papers, 1783-1862, legal papers, 1792-1853, a few miscellaneous papers, Bible records of the Hite family, and two scrapbooks, ca. 1853 -1872, and 1899-1930. The correspondence concerns land, financial and family matters, and brief political news. The land papers include entries, surveys, deeds, plats, indentures of sale, and lists of land owned by the Hites. Card index in repository

Subjects

  • Fishback Family.
  • Frontier and pioneer life-- Kentucky-- Sources.
  • Gano, John Allen, 1805-1887.
  • Greenville Institute (Harrodsburg, Ky.)
  • Herr Family.
  • Hite, Isaac, 1721-1795.
  • Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Kentucky-- Politics and government-- Sources.
  • Land use, Rural-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1876.
  • Presidents-- United States-- Election-- 1840.
  • Slavery-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Women-- Education-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.

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