Jeremiah Strother papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
Jeremiah Strother papers
Creator
Strother, Jeremiah, Reverend, 1802-1878
Extent
0.23 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Methodist Church -- Kentucky -- Clergy.
Letters.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2010ms004: [identification of item], Jeremiah Strother papers, 1829-1839, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Reverand Jeremiah Strother (1802-1878) of Trimble County, Kentucky, was a Methodist preacher, who served as Kentucky State Representative during the early 1830s.
Scope and Content
The Jeremiah Strother papers (dated 1829-1851, undated; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box and 1 folder) consist of correspondence, a carte-de-visite, a broadside, and a commission in the Kentucky Militia, which document the career and life of the Kentucky Congressman and Methodist preacher. Reverend Jeremiah Strother (1802-1878) of Trimble County, Kentucky. The correspondece concerns his work as a Methodist preacher, including descriptions of prayer meetings, as well as local Kentucky politics during the time he served in the legislature during the early 1830s. The papers also contain a commision confirming him as the major of the of the 21st Kentucky Militia Brigade and a broadside of a bill to establish an agricultural bank in Kentucky.

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

Correspondence, 1823-1829

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Correspondence, 1830-1833

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Correspondence, 1834-1836

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Correspondence, 1837-1839, undated

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Kentucky Militia commission as Brigade Major 21st Militia, 1829 May 12

  • Box 1, folder 5
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John F. Strother carte-de-visite, undated

  • Box 1, folder 6
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A Bill to Establish the Agricultural Bank of Kentucky broadside, circa 1851

  • Box OS-17, folder 1
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