William Goodell Frost Personal Papers,1854-1939 (bulk 1893-1939)

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Goodell Frost Personal Papers,1854-1939 (bulk 1893-1939)
Creator
Frost, William Goodell
Extent
1.2 lin. ft.
Subjects
Madison County, Kentucky -- Family life
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
Repository
Berea College

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Materials consist of correspondence, family documents and notes, obituary clippings, and miscellaneous other papers relating to Frost's private affairs and those of his family.
Included are letters (.4 l.f.) written by Frost to his wife, Eleanor Marsh Frost. These relate details of Frost's fund raising trips to Ohio, New York, Massachusetts, and in Kentucky, and reflect the Frosts' personal relationships. Other correspondence includes letters (1890 - 1898) to Frost's mother Maria Goodell Frost; the Frosts' sons (1918); other relatives; and to miscellaneous friends. Typed extracts from Frost's correspondence (1892 - 1918) are also present.
Family papers and documents include fragmentary correspondence; genealogical notes and a family tree; miscellaneous licenses and diplomas issued Frost; a fragment of a diary (1898) belonging to one of his sons; family financial records and legal documents; biographical clippings; and published material.
Unpublished guide.