Hallam family papers, 1858-1951, 1873-1940 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hallam family papers, 1858-1951, 1873-1940 (bulk dates)
Creator
Hallam family.
Extent
6 cubic ft. (ca. 1,500 pieces)
Subjects
Hallam family.
Hallam, Theodore Frelinghuysen, 1844-1905.
Hallam, Bettie Stevenson, d. 1906.
Hallam, Alice Stevenson, 1879-
Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury), 1876-1944.
Stephenson family.
Practice of law--Kentucky.
Law--Kentucky--Cases.
Photographs.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Lawyers.
Politicians.
Covington (Ky.)--History
Arrangement
Organized by individuals' names and by type; correspondence arranged chronologically, legal papers arranged alphabetically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Theodore Frelinghuysen Hallam, former Confederate officer, lawyer, state senator, orator, and wit, was very active in Democratic party politics in northern Kentucky in the late nineteenth century. He was noted for leading the faction within the party which opposed William Goebel in the 1890's. In 1875, Hallam married Bettie Stevenson, of Covington, Ky. They had one daughter, Alice Stevenson Hallam.
Scope and Content
This is a heterogenous collection of the personal and business papers of the Hallam family, of Covington, Kentucky. It includes Hallam's legal correspondence for the years 1873 to 1905, legal briefs, family letters and financial papers. It does not include many of his political papers. Mrs. Hallam's correspondence with her family, dating from 1858 to 1904, a scrapbook, clippings, and photographs of the Stevenson family are included. Alice Hallam's social and family correspondence from 1891 to 1951, which contains several letters from Irvin S. Cobb, is included, as are manuscripts of her essays and poems, journals, clippings, photographs, and the unpublished biography of her father which she wrote in the early 1900's.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
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