Sam Vittitow Collection, 1915-1939

Descriptive Summary

Title
Sam Vittitow Collection, 1915-1939
Creator
Vittitow, Sam
Extent
40 items, .5 c.f.
Subjects
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) -- Periodicals
Kennedy, R. C., Mrs. -- Correspondence
Smith, James M. -- Correspondence
Actions and defenses -- Cases -- Kentucky
Deeds - California; Deeds -- Kentucky
Law reports, digests, etc. -- Kentucky
Lawyers -- Kentucky -- Franklin County
Pamphlets; Receipts
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Christian Board of Publication
Fraternal Order of Eagles
Improved Order of Red Men. Blackfoot Tribe No. 67 (Kentucky)
Morris, Leslie W.
Rogers Funeral Home (Frankfort, KY)
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection consists of various booklets, letters, receipts, pamphlets, deeds, and legal briefs, dated between 1915-1939, collected by Sam Vittitow. Booklets include three issues of KENTUCKY REPORTS, "The Training of Church Members," "Uniform Lessons for Young People and Adults," and "Motor Transportation Laws of the State of Kentucky." Correspondence includes five letters between the Medical Protective Company of Fort Wayne, Indiana, the Commonwealth of Kentucky insurance commissioner, and the law offices of Franklin-Talbott & Chapman and W.E. Darragh concerning payment for service rendered to Dr. John Patterson of Frankfort, Kentucky. Others letters are between attorney Leslie Morris and Pearl Rosen concerning her divorce, Morris and Hugh Nelson concerning the case of Emma McCracken v. Algoma Block Coal, and Morris and Frank M. Drake concerning the Pepper Farms case for the April term in Franklin County (Ky.) Court. A receipt for R. Rogers and Sons, Funeral Directors and Embalmers, Frankfort, Kentucky, itemized the cost of John Polk's burial in 1922. Additionally are a Bell Tel News pamphlet; a National Tailoring Co., Chicago, advertisement; two letters from James M. Smith, Madisonville, Ohio, to an uncle and to Keen McGinnis; two letters from Nicol Garage, Frankfort, Kentucky, to the Warren Refining and chemical Co., Cleveland; receipt issued to William Russell for dues paid to Taylor Reis of the Blackfoot Tribe No. 67, I.O.R.M., Frankfort, Ky.; receiptsto William Russell, Frankfort, Ky., from Prudential Insurance and the Fraternal Order of Eagles; seven letters between Mrs. R.C. Kennedy, Nashville, Tennessee, and Dr. Joseph Barr, Frankfort, Ky., concerning a bill; notes on a law case; indenture between George L. Payne, Thomas P. Rogers, and L.F. Johnson, Trustees of the Frankfort, Maysville, and Shelbyville (Ky.) Districts Methodist Episcopal Church South, and David Davies and L.C. Isensmith, Trustees of the Covington District Methodist Episcopal Church South, and J.T. McCoun of Frankfort, Ky., who purchased the parsonage at Frankfort; a grant deed from Mary J. Morse to John B. and Susan G. Polk, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California; a quitclaim deed from Henry Brewster Karr toS.M. Batterman of Henry County, Ky.; Richard Morris v. J.C. McDonald appellee's rejoinder to appellant's reply brief, Kentucky Court of Appeals; Norman Fincel v. William and Laura Quarles, Franklin Circuit Court documents; sworn statement by Addie B. Frinney, California, notarized by Jo R. Paden; and a deed from Margaret Burckhardt to John C. and John T. Deakins, all of Frankfort, Ky.