Crum/Dale family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
Crum/Dale family papers
Date
1870-1909
Creator
Crum, G. S.
Extent
0.15 Cubic feet
Subjects
Agriculture--California.
California--History.
Correspondence.
Family archives--Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2012MS017: [identification of item], Crum/Dale family papers, 1870-1909, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Crum family was originally from Eminence, Kentucky. G. S. Crum and Mary E. Crum Dale's father was J. Crum; they had four other siblings. G. S. Crum moved to California prior to 1870 to work as a farmer.
Scope and Content
Letters and a legal document comprise the Crum/Dale family papers and primarily document the family's relationship with G. S. Crum, a relative in California. G. S. Crum wrote the letters to his sister Mary E. Dale, his nephews, and his father J. Crum. The content of his letters describe his struggles as a farmer in California. The legal document is a 1902 copy of J. Crum's 1897 will.

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

Letters,, 1870-1883

  • Box 1, Folder 19
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Letters,, 1884-1909

  • Box 1, Folder 20
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Copy of J. Crum's 1897 will,, 1902 November 19

  • Box 1, Folder 21
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