Andrew Jackson Ballard Papers,1848-1896

Descriptive Summary

Title
Andrew Jackson Ballard Papers,1848-1896
Creator
Ballard, Andrew Jackson, 1815-1885
Extent
2 cubic ft.
Subjects
Ballard, Abby Churchill, 1853-1874.
Ballard, Frances, 1826-1896.
Ballard, James, 1763-1848.
Christ Church Cathedral (Louisville, Ky.)
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
Commercial Hotel (Louisville, Ky.)
Craik, Charles Ewell, 1851-1929.
Fugitive slaves-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Magill, Charles, 1760-1827.
Mines and mineral resources-- Colorado-- Rosita-- History-- Sources.
Schools-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company (Louisville, Ky.)
Thruston, R. C. Ballard.
Finding Aid Author
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Louisville lawyer, Kentucky state legislator, and U.S. circuit and district court clerk. Included are Ballard's letters to Frances Thruston during their courtship; business records; land papers; estate papers for various family members; family correspondence; household accounts; and tax records. Card index in repository