Mary Verhoeff Papers,1907-1960

Descriptive Summary

Title
Mary Verhoeff Papers,1907-1960
Creator
Verhoeff, Mary, ca. 1871-1962
Extent
5.33 cubic ft.
Subjects
American newspapers-- Kentucky-- History.
Inland water transportation-- Kentucky-- History.
Rivers-- Kentucky-- History.
Canals-- Kentucky-- History.
Canals-- Ohio-- History.
Mines and mineral resources-- Kentucky-- History.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Historian, writer, and vice-president of the Filson Club. Papers include correspondence, 1907-1960, discussing Verhoeff's research interests; club memberships; and miscellaneous material. The bulk of the collection is composed of her articles, essays, and speeches regarding early Louisville, Portland, and Shippingport; Louisville newspapers; canal companies; shipping on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers; ships and shipbuilding; salt production; and coal mining. Card index in repository