Blackerby-Stone family papers

Abstract

The Blackerby-Stone family papers (dated 1859-1923; 1.13 cubic feet; 3 boxes, 1 folder) consist primarily of correspondence, mostly to/from Nannie Blackerby, ranging in date from 1876 to 1923.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Blackerby-Stone family papers
Extent
1.13 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Correspondence.
Arrangement
Collection arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Heather J. Burke
Preferred Citation
69m48: [identification of item], Blackerby-Stone family papers,1859-1923, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Blackerby family originally came from Orange County, Virginia and moved to Lincoln County, Kentucky in 1828 when William Blackerby married Nancy Gaines. Their son Benjamin Blackerby married Catherine House of Garrard County, Kentucky, and the couple had thirteen children including Nancy Blackerby who married Lee H. Stone on October 7, 1885, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Sources:
Reuben Derrall Morgan: Information about William Blackerby. Geneology.com, 2009. Web. 7 September 2011.
Perry, Nancy House. Descendents of Matthias House, Jr. Ancestry.com. Web. 8 September 2011.
Scope and Content
The Blackerby-Stone family papers (dated 1859-1923; 1.13 cubic feet; 3 boxes, 1 folder) consist primarily of correspondence, mostly to/from Nannie Blackerby, ranging in date from 1876 to 1923. There is also undated and incomplete correspondence. In addition to the correspondence are various statements--including receipts and promissory notes,etc.-- with those dated ranging from 1859 to 1906, as well as numerous insurance papers. There are also instructions for a legal deposition in the case of George H. Showse versus James Blackerby. Among the general materials in the collection are school materials, photographs, cards, programs and other paper ephemera.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1876-1923, undated

The Correspondence series contains incomplete, undated and dated correspondence of the Blackerby and Stone families. The majority is of the Blackerby family, particularly letters to and from Nannie Blackerby.

1876 November-1883 December

  • Box 1, folder 1
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1884 January-1885 June

  • Box 1, folder 2
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1885 July-1889

  • Box 1, folder 3
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1890 January-1891 December

  • Box 1, folder 4
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1895-1923

  • Box 1, folder 5
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undated

  • Box 2, folder 1
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Letter to/from Miss Nannie Blackerby, undated

  • Box 2, folder 2
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Papers, 1859-1906, undated

The Papers series consists of various dated and undated financial statements, including receipts and promissory notes, as well as numerous insurance papers. Additionally, the series containsThere are also instructions for a legal deposition in the case of George H. Showse versus James Blackerby.

Financial statements, 1859-1879

  • Box 2, folder 3
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Financial statements, 1880-1890

  • Box 2, folder 4
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Financial statements, 1891-1906, undated

  • Box 2, folder 5
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Insurance statements, undated

  • Box 2, folder 6
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Deposition instructions for the case of George H. Showse versus James Blackerby, undated

  • Box 2, folder 7
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School materials, undated

  • Box 3, folder 1
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Assorted papers, undated

  • Box 3, folder 2
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Assorted union cards and programs, undated

  • Box 3, folder 3
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A.L.G. Field & Co.'s Operatic Minstrels poster, undated

  • Folder 1
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If you are visiting the Breckinridge Research Room, please request materials at least 48 business hours in advance of your arrival.

For all other questions, contact us at: https://libraries.uky.edu/ContactSCRC.

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