Moxley-Offutt Family Papers, 1818-1978 (bulk 1860-1912)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Moxley-Offutt Family Papers, 1818-1978 (bulk 1860-1912)
Creator
Moxley-Offutt Family
Extent
1 cubic foot
Subjects
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850.
Hawes, R. (Richard), 1797-1877.
Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864.
Haag Drug Company (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Afro-Americans-- History-- To 1863.
Antisemitism-- United States.
ASthma.
Balls (Parties)-- Kentucky.
Cholera.
Clothing and dress.
Farms-- Kentucky.
Farms-- Maryland.
Greeting cards-- Kentucky.
Hemp-- Kentucky.
Mourning customs-- Kentucky.
Pharmaceutical industry-- Indiana.
Railroads-- United States.
Revivals-- United States.
Roads-- Kentucky.
Slaves-- Kentucky.
Stock certificates-- Kentucky.
Women-- Education.
Women-- Social conditions.
Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Kentucky-- History-- 19th century.
Kentucky-- Social life and customs.
Maryland-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Natural Bridge State Park (Ky.)
Shelby County (Ky.)-- History.
Southern states-- History-- 1865-1877.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Destruction and pillage.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- health aspects.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Participation, Afro-American.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Public opinion.
Virginia-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Finding Aid Author
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
S.B. Moxley married Sallie Offutt in the 1860s and the family lived on a farm in Shelby County, Kentucky. Collection includes the legal and land papers, correspondence, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous papers of the Moxley family. Letters from William White to Sallie Offutt tell of the attitudes in a border state during the Civil War. Letters of S. B. Moxley describe the daily and social life on a prosperous farm in Shelby County, Ky. Finding aids are available in repository