38 search results for: The First American West

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38 search results for: The First American West


Denhardt, Henry H. (1876-1937) Papers, 1907-1931

…v. Hendrick, et al Folder 175: Lawsuits – West v. West Folder 176: Lawsuits – West v. West, Correspondence and Miscellaneous Folder 177: Lawsuits – Miscellaneous Folder 178: Legislature Folder…


Smith-Love Family Papers, 1821-1901

…Agriculture – United States – 19th century American fiction – 19th century American fiction – Women authors Autographs Banks and banking – United States Booksellers and bookselling Buckner, Simon Bolivar,…


Singleton family Papers, 1907-1983

…Headings A. M. Buford Real Estate Company. Administrative assistants. Adoption. African American children – Education. African American churches. African American singers. African Americans. African Americans – Education – Kentucky. African…


Schmidt Family Papers, 1858-1895

…Regiment, 15th (1861-1865) United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 37th (1861-1865) Vicksburg (Miss.) – History – Civil War, 1861-1865 War poetry, American West Virginia – History – Civil War, 1861-1865…


Cheek, Martha Butt (1892-1987) Collection, 1825-2004

…letters, 1975 Folder 12: Handy, Riley (Western Univ.) Bowling Green, 1977-1978 Folder 13: Willis, Dr. Paul, UK Library, letter re documents lent U.K. for Xeroxing, 1978 Folder 14: Marshall letter…


Lampton-Lynch Family Papers, 1842-1930

…Lexington, Kentucky, and later Bethany, West Virginia. Ferguson attended the Kentucky University at Lexington, where he studied theology with the intention of becoming a preacher. The letters largely concern Ferguson’s…


Rapp-Idleman Family Papers, 1861-1883

…Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 82nd (1861-1865) United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 121st (1862-1865) Virginia – History – Civil War, 1861-1865 War poetry, American West Virginia – History – Civil…

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