Pirtle Family Papers and scrapbooks, 1875-1910

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Pirtle Family 

Title:  Papers and scrapbooks, 1875-1910 

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 P672c 

Scope and Content Note 

Papers include correspondence, 1879-1880, to Judge Henry Pirtle and his wife, Jane Ann, from family and friends, regarding their fiftieth wedding anniversary, family news, and routine matters; and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, programs, and pictures presented for their anniversary by Ashley P. and William L. Chalfant (daughter and son-in-law). 

Folder List 

Box 1 

1 Correspondence, 1879 Jan. 5-Apr. 28.

2 Correspondence, 1879 May 16-June 29.

3 Correspondence, 1879 Sept. 21-Nov.

4 Correspondence, 1879 Dec. 9-30.

5 Correspondence, 1880 Jan. 1-Sept. 17.

6 Correspondence, 1880 Oct. 10-22 and n.d.

7 Correspondence, 1900 Apr. 20-1909 July.

8 Printed prayer books, 1875-1877.Pittsburgh Library Loan Exhibition, 1879.

9 Wedding invitations, 1879-1910.

10 List of books in William L.Chalfant’s private library, 1885. 2 v. 

11 Miscellaneous, 1880-1905.

12 University of Louisville-Law and Liberal Arts catalogs for 1907-1908.

13 Gag carnival/picnic advertisement, n.d.

14 Photographs, 1882-1899 and n.d.

pkg. 15 Scrapbook kept by Judge Henry and Jane Ann Pirtle, 1879-1880 and n.d.