Parrish family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
Parrish family papers
Date
1824-1887
Extent
0.68 Cubic feet
Subjects
Cattle--Breeding--Kentucky.
Cattle--Kentucky--Fayette County--Pedigrees.
Cooking, American.
Cooking--Kentucky.
Hemp--Kentucky.
Recipes.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Katie L.B. Henningsen
Preferred Citation
70M30 : [Identification of item], Parrish family papers, 1824-1887, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Parrish family lived in the central Kentucky area in the mid 19th century.
Scope and Content
The Parrish family papers are comprised mainly of account books and breeding books. The majority of the unbound material consist of receipts to Dabney W. Parrish. The volumes are account books which include expenditures of money, notes of places visited, Civil War battles, amounts of hemp broken and breeding records. Also present are separate stock breeding records, recipes for cooking foods, medical formulas and household hints.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note 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.

Contents of the Collection

Account Book, 1824-1877

  • Box 2, Folder 1
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Account Book, 1825-1887

  • Box 2, Folder 2
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Account Book notes, 1825-1887

  • Box 2, Folder 3
These were found between the pages of Account Book, 1825-1887 and removed.
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Breeding Register, 1850-1880s

  • Box 2, Folder 4
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Cattle Register, 1868-1886

  • Box 2, Folder 5
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Medicinal Recipes, 1838-1873

  • Box 2, Folder 6
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Notebook, 1847-1874

  • Box 2, Folder 7
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Receipts, 1859-1871

  • Box 2, Folder 8
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Recipes, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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