Lyman Copeland Draper letters to Reuben Thomas Durrett

Abstract

The Lyman Copeland Draper letters to Reuben Thomas Durrett (dated 1882-1886; 0.1 cubic feet; 68 items) consists of letters from Draper to Durrett concerning their mutual interest in the settlement and early history of Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Lyman Copeland Draper letters to Reuben Thomas Durrett
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Local history.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
62m124: [identification of item], Lymand Copeland Draper letters to Reuben Thomas Durrett, 1882-1886, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Lyman Copeland Draper was a noted historian, author, and collector of manuscripts and materials related to the American pioneer era. He served as the corresponding secretary of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from 1854-1886. Reuben Thomas Durrett of Louisville, Kentucky, was the founder of the Filson Club.
Scope and Content
The Lyman Copeland Draper letters to Reuben Thomas Durrett (dated 1882-1886; 0.1 cubic feet; 68 items) consists of letters from Draper to Durrett concerning their mutual interest in the settlement and early history of Kentucky. Among subjects discussed are the settlement of Corn Island, the Boone family, and George Rogers Clark.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access 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 Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Lyman Copeland Draper letters to Reuben Thomas Durrett, 1882-1886

  • Box VF-28, folder 1
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