Genealogical Treasures in the Archives Eastern Kentucky University
Account Books <ul><li>Samuel Davis Carpenter </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. W. L. Hockaday </li></ul><ul><li>Walker Store Ledgers <...
Church Records <ul><li>Christ Church Episcopal (1886-1981) </li></ul><ul><li>First Christian Church (1844-1857, 1893-1976)...
Court Records <ul><li>Madison County Circuit Court Complete Records </li></ul><ul><li>Madison County Circuit Court Suits <...
Family Bibles <ul><li>Edward Hall Family </li></ul><ul><li>Warfield Family </li></ul><ul><li>Oldham Family </li></ul><ul><...
Family Files <ul><li>Over 600 files on families living in Madison and surrounding counties </li></ul>
Manuscript Collections <ul><li>Amos Bargdoll Goldrush Diary </li></ul><ul><li>Pearl Buchanan Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Manuscript Collections <ul><li>Annette Davidson Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Richard A. Edwards Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E...
Manuscript Collections <ul><li>Warren Lambert Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lambert and Harrison families </li></ul></ul><u...
Manuscript Collections <ul><li>Goebel Newsome Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information on many Eastern Kentucky families <...
Obituaries <ul><li>1810-1961, 1987-1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Over 60 volumes </li></ul><ul><li>Pulled from Berea, Madison Cou...
Oral Histories <ul><li>The collection includes over 3000 interviews covering a wide range of topics including family histo...
Organizational Records <ul><li>Kirksville Masonic Lodge </li></ul><ul><li>Kentucky High School Athletic Association </li><...
Photographs <ul><li>Jimmy Taylor Collection </li></ul><ul><li>University Photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Manuscript Collecti...
Scrapbooks <ul><li>Spurlin Family </li></ul><ul><li>Curtis Family </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Birth Notices </li></ul></ul><ul><...
University Records <ul><li>Central University Biographies of Alumni </li></ul><ul><li>Yearbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Correspo...
Contact Information <ul><li>Web: www.library.eku.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 859...
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  1. 1. Genealogical Treasures in the Archives Eastern Kentucky University
  2. 2. Account Books <ul><li>Samuel Davis Carpenter </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. W. L. Hockaday </li></ul><ul><li>Walker Store Ledgers </li></ul><ul><li>Potts Garage Ledgers </li></ul>
  3. 3. Church Records <ul><li>Christ Church Episcopal (1886-1981) </li></ul><ul><li>First Christian Church (1844-1857, 1893-1976) </li></ul><ul><li>First Presbyterian Church of Richmond (1790-1907) </li></ul><ul><li>First United Methodist Church (1873-1990s) </li></ul><ul><li>Kirksville Christian Church (1849-1996) </li></ul><ul><li>Kirksville Presbyterian Church </li></ul><ul><li>Old Cane Springs Baptist Church (1803-1992) </li></ul><ul><li>Tates Creek Baptist </li></ul><ul><li>White Oak Pond Christian </li></ul>
  4. 4. Court Records <ul><li>Madison County Circuit Court Complete Records </li></ul><ul><li>Madison County Circuit Court Suits </li></ul><ul><li>Microfilm for Madison and surrounding counties </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marriages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Settlements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tax Lists </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Family Bibles <ul><li>Edward Hall Family </li></ul><ul><li>Warfield Family </li></ul><ul><li>Oldham Family </li></ul><ul><li>Green Family </li></ul><ul><li>Lander Family </li></ul>
  6. 6. Family Files <ul><li>Over 600 files on families living in Madison and surrounding counties </li></ul>
  7. 7. Manuscript Collections <ul><li>Amos Bargdoll Goldrush Diary </li></ul><ul><li>Pearl Buchanan Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buchanan family of Virginia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Burnam/Caperton Family Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brockman, Burnam, Caperton, Cobb, Crosthwaite, Dillingham, Estill, Field, Green, Harris, Mills, Oldham, Park, Phelps, Reed, Rodes, Simmons, Shelton, Taylor, Walker, White and Woods families of Madison County, Kentucky </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Samuel Davis Carpenter Account Book </li></ul><ul><li>Chenault Family Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copies of Madison and Estill County marriages performed, receipts naming slaves, Mitchell family information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Crooke Family Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Crook family and Madison County land surveys from 1783-1884 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Manuscript Collections <ul><li>Annette Davidson Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Richard A. Edwards Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Edwards, Gatewood and Cook families as well as a scrapbook with marriage, birth and death notices </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Doctor Thomas Ferrel Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lewis family </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Green/Fife/White Family Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Green, Fife and White families of Madison County </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Henry Hill Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hill family and many other collateral families from Madison and Garrard Counties </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Anna Kadlec Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Much information about the families enrolled in the Settlement School of Southside Chicago including many photographs </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Manuscript Collections <ul><li>Warren Lambert Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lambert and Harrison families </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lilly Family Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Austin, Dabney, Dudley, Floyd, Fontaine, Lilly, McCorkle, McFarland, McGinn, Montgomery, Mosby, Povall, Sheppard, Tracy, Valentine, Winston and Woodson families </li></ul></ul><ul><li>McCready/Bolton Family </li></ul><ul><ul><li>McCready, Bolton, French and Moore families </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Maupin Collection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. W.L. Hockaday account book </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Miller Family Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Miller, Maupin, Harris and many other Madison County families </li></ul></ul><ul><li>William J. Moore Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brandenburg, Smith and Moore families </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jennie Dale Morton Scrapbook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Morton family </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Manuscript Collections <ul><li>Goebel Newsome Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information on many Eastern Kentucky families </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rice Family Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Richards Family Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>McKinney, Griggs, Davis and other families of Madison and Clark counties </li></ul></ul><ul><li>William Rodes Shackelford Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clay, Irvine and Shackelford families </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Olin Prather Sory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prather family </li></ul></ul><ul><li>French Tipton Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Turley-Noland Family Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Walkup Family Letters </li></ul><ul><li>William Wallace Papers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Luxon, Neal and Wallace families </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Obituaries <ul><li>1810-1961, 1987-1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Over 60 volumes </li></ul><ul><li>Pulled from Berea, Madison County and Richmond Newspapers </li></ul>
  12. 12. Oral Histories <ul><li>The collection includes over 3000 interviews covering a wide range of topics including family histories. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Organizational Records <ul><li>Kirksville Masonic Lodge </li></ul><ul><li>Kentucky High School Athletic Association </li></ul><ul><li>Richmond League of Women Voters </li></ul><ul><li>Richmond Chamber of Commerce </li></ul>
  14. 14. Photographs <ul><li>Jimmy Taylor Collection </li></ul><ul><li>University Photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Manuscript Collections </li></ul><ul><li>Online access to images </li></ul>
  15. 15. Scrapbooks <ul><li>Spurlin Family </li></ul><ul><li>Curtis Family </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Birth Notices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marriage Notices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Death notices/obituaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Correspondence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locks of hair from family members </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. University Records <ul><li>Central University Biographies of Alumni </li></ul><ul><li>Yearbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Correspondence </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty Vita </li></ul>
  17. 17. Contact Information <ul><li>Web: www.library.eku.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 859-622-1792 </li></ul><ul><li>Address: Eastern Kentucky University Library 126 521 Lancaster Ave. </li></ul><ul><li> Richmond, KY 40475 </li></ul>

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