Dudley Family Papers,1861-1971

Descriptive Summary

Title
Dudley Family Papers,1861-1971
Creator
Dudley Family
Extent
0.66 cubic ft.
Subjects
Afro-Americans-- Social life and customs-- Sources.
Afro-Americans-- Kentucky.
Baseball-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Bingham, Robert Worth, 1871-1937.
Bruce Family.
Courier-journal (Louisville, Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
Dudley, Bruce, 1891-1964.
Bruce, Charles Lee, 1845-1939.
Dudley, Joseph, c. 1864.
Dudley, Lula W. Kenner, 1850-1923.
Europe-- Description and travel.
Ewen, Carrie Douglas Dudley, 1894-1982.
Fleming County (Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
Grand Army of the Republic-- Records and correspondence.
Louisville Colonels (Baseball team)
Mayors-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Quin, Huston, 1876-1938.
Reese, Pee Wee, 1919-
Religious thought-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Slavery-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Temperance-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Typhoid fever-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Prominent family of Flemingsburg, Kentucky. Papers include family letters written by Joseph and Charles Dudley while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War, by Carrie Dudley Ewen while traveling in Europe in 1927-1928, letters regarding Bruce Dudley's career as sports editor for the Courier-Journal and president of the Louisville Baseball Club and Louisville Colonels; three diaries and a scrapbook kept by Lula Kenner Dudley; Civil War muster rolls and army records; Grand Army of the Republic records; and a memoir of slavery days