Hart family papers

Abstract

The Hart family papers deal with Dr. R.S. Hart, who was a Woodford County physician, and the Wasan family. In addition to Hart's daybooks, correspondence, and account books, the collection contains a description of cattle and hog pedigrees.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hart family papers
Date
1797-1927
Creator
Hart, R. S., Dr.
Extent
1.13 Cubic feet
Subjects
Case histories.
Cattle breeds.
Land use surveys.
Medical records--Kentucky--Woodford County.
Physicians--Kentucky.
Swine breeds.
Arrangement
The Hart family papers are arranged by material type.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Greg Seltzer
Preferred Citation
60m196 : [identification of item], Hart family papers, 1797-1927, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Dr. R.S. Hart practiced medicine in the Pisgah community of Woodford and Fayette counties in Kentucky from the later nineteenth century through the first decades of the twentieth century.
Scope and Content
The Hart family papers deal with Dr. R.S. Hart, who was a Woodford County physician, and the Wasan family. In addition to Hart's daybooks, correspondence, and account books, this collection contains a description of cattle and hog pedigrees. The Wasan family material, dated 1835-1856, consists of medical case histories and directions for making simple medical remedies. Early surveys, land indentures, and other materials in the papers carry the names of John Fowler, George and Robert Moffet, and Moses McIlvain, all early settlers, and James Wilkinson, who figured in the Spanish Conspiracy of the early eighteenth century.

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

Deeds and surveys, 1797-1844

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Wasan family volumes, 1835-1856

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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Deeds and surveys, 1853-1874

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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Holy Bible, 1858

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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Correspondence and account statements, 1875-1919

  • Box 1, Folder 6
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Pedigrees and memoranda of cattle and hogs, 1884

  • Box 2, Folder 3
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Bank account records, 1891-1927

  • Box 2, Folder 6
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Dr. R.S. Hart ledger, 1887-1890

  • Box 2, Folder 4
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Dr. R.S. Hart account book, 1880-1883

  • Box 2, Folder 1
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Dr. R.S. Hart account book, 1883-1886

  • Box 2, Folder 2
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Dr. R.S. Hart daybooks, 1874-1890

  • Box 1, Folder 5
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Dr. R.S. Hart daybooks, 1891-1894

  • Box 2, Folder 5
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Dr. R.S. Hart daybooks, 1894-1900

  • Box 2, Folder 7
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Dr. R.S. Hart daybooks, 1900-1902

  • Box 3, Folder 1
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Dr. R.S. Hart daybooks, 1903-1907

  • Box 3, Folder 2
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Dr. R.S. Hart daybooks, 1909-1912

  • Box 3, Folder 3
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Dr. R.S. Hart daybooks, 1913-1915

  • Box 3, Folder 4
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scrapbook, undated

  • Box 3, Folder 5-6
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