Dr. Samuel Davis Martin papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
Dr. Samuel Davis Martin papers
Date
1834-1868
Creator
Martin, Samuel Davis, 1791-1882
Extent
0.26 Cubic feet
Subjects
Agriculture--Kentucky--Clark County.
Cattle--Pedigrees.
Farmers.
Medical records.
Physicians
Swine--Pedigrees.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
46m151: [identification of item], Dr. Samuel Davis Martin papers, 1834-1868, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Samuel Davis Martin was a physician and farmer in Clark County, Kentucky.
Scope and Content
The Dr. Samuel Davis Martin papers (dated 1834-1868; 0.26 cubic feet; 1 box and 1 item) consist of a herd book, an account book, and a diary, documenting Martin's farm and medical practice in Clark County, Kentucky. The herd book includes pedigrees of cattle and swine as well as data concerning the sale of Martin's stock. The account book contains information relating to his medical practice, such as diagnoses, medicines prescribed, and a drug inventory. The diary records the weather, observations on crops, and a monthly summary of public affairs, covering the years 1862-1868. The papers include a digital copy of the diary on CDs.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Herd book, 1834-1850

  • Item 1
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Account book, 1857-1867

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Diary, 1862-1868

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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CDs with digital version of diary, 1862-1868

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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For all other questions, contact us at: https://libraries.uky.edu/ContactSCRC.

Researchers are required to have an SCRC Researcher Account in order to request or order digital copies of materials. Research Account set-up and use instructions can be found at: http://libguides.uky.edu/SCRCaccount

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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