Durrett, Reuben Thomas (1824-1913) Additional papers, 1874-1903

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Durrett, Reuben Thomas, 1824-1913 

Title:  Additional papers, 1874-1903 

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Collections Department. 

Size of Collection:  0.33 cubic feet 

Location Number:  Mss. A D965a 

Scope and Content Note 

Collection includes personal correspondence, 1901-1903, bills and receipts, 1874-1903, and correspondence in regard to the Filson Club, 1902-1903. 

Personal correspondence includes letters from J. Stoddard Johnston describing his summer in N.J.; Nancy Lewis Greene, wishing help for articles she was writing for Town and Country and other periodicals; Hanson Penn Diltz, noting that Cassius Clay left money to the Filson Club. 

The bills and receipts include stock offerings, bills for repairs on his house, and tailoring and dressmaking expenses. 

The major portion of the collection covers matters of concern to the Filson Club. There are requests for genealogical information, proposals for membership, payments of dues, announcements and ordering of Filson Club publications, and requests for support for such matters as the protection of Mammoth Cave. 

Folder List 

Box 1 

1 Correspondence, 1901-1902.

2 Correspondence, 1903 Jan.

3 Correspondence, 1903 Feb.

4 Correspondence, 1903 Mar.

5 Correspondence, 1903 Apr. 1-13.

6 Correspondence, 1903 Apr. 16-30.

7 Correspondence, 1903 May.

8 Correspondence, 1903 June.

9 Correspondence, 1903 July.

10Correspondence, 1903 Aug.-Sept.

11 Correspondence, 1903 Oct.

12 Correspondence, 1903 Nov.

13 Correspondence, 1903 Dec.

14 Correspondence, n.d.

15 Miscellaneous.

16 Receipts, 1874-1903.