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Kendrick Family Papers,1852-1973

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Title

Kendrick Family Papers

Date

1852-1973

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Kendrick Family Papers, 1852-1973, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

0.66 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

A prominent Louisville, Ky. jewelry family. The family jewelry business was founded in 1832 by William Kendrick (Louisville's first jeweler), and continued by William C. Kendrick in 1878, George P. Kendrick in 1880, and William P. Kendrick in 1916. Collection includes family correspondence, newspaper clippings, counterfeit money, journals, miscellaneous items, diaries, a recipe book, a history of Louisville, and a fiftieth wedding anniversary book. Card index in repository

Subjects

  • Kentucky-- Genealogy.
  • Jewelers-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Voyages and travel.
  • Wedding anniversaries-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Clippings
  • Counterfeits
  • Diaries
  • Prescriptions
  • Recipes

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