Yandell Family Papers,1823-1877

Descriptive Summary

Title
Yandell Family Papers,1823-1877
Creator
Yandell Family
Extent
2.66 cubic ft.
Subjects
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848.
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873.
Allen, Robert, 1778-1844.
Anderson, Larz, 1803-1878.
Bartlett, Elisha, 1804-1855.
Bayless, George Wood, 1817-1873.
Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893.
Belknap Family.
Blackburn, Churchill Jones, 1792-1868.
Blair, John, 1790-1863.
Blythe, James, ca. 1765-1842.
Bozeman, Nathan, 1825-1905.
Bradford, Joshua Taylor, 1818-1871.
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875.
Breckinridge, Robert James, 1828-1867.
Brown, Aaron V. (Aaron Venable), 1795-1859.
Bryan, Daniel, fl. 1829-1831.
Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 1823-1914.
Bullitt Family.
Bullock, William Fontaine, 1807-1889.
Caldwell, Charles, 1772-1853.
Caldwell, Thomas Leaming.
Campbell, Alexander, 1788-1866.
Carter, John A., 1822-1894.
Casseday, Samuel, 1795-1876.
Chipley, William Stout, 1810-1880.
Churchill, Mary Eliza, b. 1843.
Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818.
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
Clay, Theodore Wythe, b. 1802.
Cobb, Jedediah.
Cooke, John Esten, 1783-1853.
Cowling, Richard Oswald, 1839-1881.
Crawford, William Harris, 1772-1834.
Davidge, John B. (John Beale), 1768-1829.
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.
Declany, John P., d. 1834.
Drake, Daniel, 1785-1852.
Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891.
Dudley, Benjamin W. (Benjamin Winslow), 1785-1870.
Eaton, Hezekiah Hulbert, 1809-1832.
Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856.
Eberle, John, 1787-1838.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882.
Flint, Austin, 1812-1886.
Flint, Timothy, 1780-1840.
Foote, Henry S. (Henry Stuart), 1804-1880.
Garvin, James, 1817-1859.
Garvin, William, 1795-1868.
Gross, Samuel D. (Samuel David), 1805-1884.
Grundy, Felix, 1777-1840.
Guthrie, James, 1792-1869.
Hall, William, 1775-1856.
Hardee, William Joseph, 1815-1873.
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841.
Helm, John Larue, 1802-1867.
Henderson, Isham, 1823-1876.
Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878.
Hill, Daniel Harvey, 1821-1889.
Hindman, Thomas Carmichael, 1828-1868.
Holley, Horace, 1781-1827.
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863.
Humphrey, Edward P. (Edward Porter), 1809-1897.
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845.
Jackson, John D. (John Davies), 1834-1875.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875.
Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862.
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887.
Lindsley, John Berrien, 1822-1897.
Lindsley, Philip, 1786-1855.
Metcalfe, Samuel L. (Samuel Lytler), 1798-1856.
Miller, Henry, 1800-1874.
Munsell, Luke, 1790-1852.
Overton, John, 1766-1833.
Palmer, Benjamin Rush, 1813-1866.
Penn, Shadrach, 1790-1846.
Peter, Robert, 1805-1894.
Pilcher, William Stanton, 1803-1858.
Pillow, Gideon Johnson, 1806-1878.
Pirtle, Claiborne, 1806-1853.
Pirtle, Henry, 1798-1880.
Pirtle, Jane Anne, 1808-1881.
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851.
Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849.
Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864.
Pope, Curran, 1813-1862.
Powell, Llewellyn, 1802-1871.
Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870.
Preston, William, 1816-1887.
Reagan, John H. (John Henninger), 1818-1905.
Richardson, T. G. (Tobias Gibson), 1827-1892.
Richardson, William H. (William Hall), d. 1844.
Rogers, Lewis, 1812-1875.
Rowan, John, 1773-1843.
Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813.
Sample Family.
Sayre, Lewis Allen, 1820-1900.
Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863.
Shreve, Leven Lawrence, 1793-1864.
Shreve, Thomas Taliaferro, 1796-1869.
Shumard, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1820-1869.
Silliman, Benjamin, 1816-1885.
Smith, J. Lawrence (John Lawrence), 1818-1883.
Sneed, William, 1812-1862.
Speed, James, 1812-1887.
Speed, John, 1772-1840.
Stephens, Ann S. (Ann Sophia), 1810-1886.
Thruston, Charles M. (Charles Mynn), 1793-1854.
Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862.
Wendel, Benjamin F., 1826-1848.
Wickliffe, Robert, 1775-1859.
Yandell, David Wendel, 1826-1898.
Yandell, Lunsford P. (Lunsford Pitts), 1837-1884.
Yandell, Wilson, 1774-1827.
Young, Pierce Manning Butler, 1836-1896.
Zollicoffer, Felix Kirk, 1812-1862.
Abolitionists-- New York-- History-- 19th century.
Abolitionists-- New York-- History-- Sources.
Afro-Americans-- Diseases-- United States-- History-- 19th century.
Afro-Americans-- Diseases-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Baseball-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 19th century.
Baseball-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Chemistry-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Cincinnati (Ohio)-- Description and travel.
Crime-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 19th century.
Crime-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Crime-- Tennessee-- Memphis-- History-- 19th century.
Crime-- Tennessee-- Memphis-- History-- Sources.
Diseases-- United States-- History-- 19th century.
Diseases-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Eclipse (Steamboat).
Epidemics-- United States-- History-- 19th century.
Epidemics-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Electricity.
Fires-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 19th century.
Fires-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Geology.
Kentucky-- Economic conditions.
Kentucky Historical Society-- History-- Sources.
Lexington (Ky.)
Libraries-- Kentucky-- Lexington-- History-- 19th century.
Libraries-- Kentucky-- Lexington-- History-- Sources.
Louisville (Ky.)-- Description and travel.
Louisville (Ky.)-- Politics and government.
Louisville Medical College-- History-- Sources.
Medical colleges-- Kentucky-- History-- 19th century.
Medical colleges-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Medicine-- United States-- History-- 19th century.
Medicine-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Memphis (Tenn.)-- Description and travel.
Phrenology-- United States-- History-- 19th century.
Phrenology-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Physicians-- United States-- History-- 19th century.
Physicians-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Secession-- Southern States-- History-- Sources.
Shakers-- Kentucky-- Pleasant Hill-- History-- Sources.
Slavery-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Smithsonian Institute-- History-- Sources.
Steamboats-- United States-- History-- 19th century.
Steamboats-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Temperance-- United States-- History-- 19th century.
Temperance-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Tennessee-- Climate.
Tennessee-- Economic conditions.
Tennessee-- Politics and government.
Transylvania University.-- Medical Dept.-- History-- Sources.
Zoology.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Kentucky and Tenn. family of physicians. The papers primarily consist of correspondence, diaries, and medical notes. Most of the letters were written by Wilson Yandell, Lunsford Pitts Yandell, Susan Wendell Yandell, and Lunsford Pitts Yandell, Jr. The letters consist mostly of family news but also contain information relating to a variety of other topics, including medical practice, physicians of Ky., medical politics at Transylvania and the Louisville Medical Institute, state politics and economic conditions in Ky. and Tenn., references to important citizens in Louisville and Lexington, the career of David W. Yandell, disease, slavery, the secession crisis, and the Civil War. In addition to correspondence, the collection also includes lectures of Lunsford P. Yandell, material about his father Wilson Yandell, notes for medical biographies, diaries of Lunsford P. Yandell, and a scrapbook. Correspondents include Elisha Bartlett, Charles Caldwell, Daniel Drake, Austin Flint, Timothy Flint, Samuel D. Gross, Philip Lindsley, Henry Miller, and Benjamin Rush. Card index in repository. A calendar of the letters and a genealogical chart is filed with the collection