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Name Daviess County, KY
Archives Entries 93
Library Entries 10
Object Entries 0
Photograph Entries 4

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Owensboro Water Works Co. Stock Certificate -

$1000 denomination is in brown in center. There are several ink stamps that have been used on this piece. In the bottom left corner is a gold seal featuring an eagle with talons clutching an olive branch and arrows. The certificate is signed by Samuel A. Miller, president of the Owensboro Water Works Co. This is certificate no. 228. The 228 is stamped with red ink. White paper with black and brown ink. Decorative brown border. 33 x 23.8 cm.

Image of Papers - Little, Brenda (Bailey)

Papers - Little, Brenda (Bailey)

Photocopy of a detailed memory book (178 p.) created about the life of Jefferson Davis Bailey, who lived most of his life in Owensboro, Kentucky. The book was compiled by his daughter, Brenda (Bailey) Little, Hartford, Kentucky.

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Papers - Newton, Jesse

Letters to James Newton, Ohio County, Kentucky, from his brother Jesse Newton in Louisville, Kentucky concerning their milling business in Ohio County. Includes legal papers related to the division of Newton's land following his death. Also 1816 will of William Newton, James Newton's father, and undated will of James Newton.

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Honorable discharge certificate and other documents related to James Ernest Bristow's World War I service

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Papers - Heckel, Blanche

Letter, 15 February 1921, from a Sister Ethel Freda, at St. Angela's Home, Louisville, Kentucky to a relative, Blanche Heckel, Vinita, Oklahoma. She discusses her family and her community life at Mount St. Joseph's convent in Daviess County, Kentucky.

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Papers - Rash, Otway Watkins, Jr., 1876-1966

Medical diplomas and business papers of Owensboro physician, Otway Watkins Rash, Jr. Includes Daviess County deed, U.S. Internal Revenue inventory form for opium and other narcotics, U.S. Treasury Department still registry form, stock certificate for European Electric Corporation Limited, and letters to Mrs. Grace Rash containing genealogical information.

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Papers - Green Family

Correspondence of the Green family, Falls of Rough, Kentucky, including business papers and account books, and correspondence of several generations of the Robert Wilmot Scott family, originally of Frankfort, Kentucky.

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Papers - Bullington, Mose

Paper: "Personal Narratives Related to Natural Disasters" written by Mose Bullington for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class. (MSS)

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Records - Pleasant Grove Baptist Church

Minute books of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Daviess County, Knetucky. Inlcudes minutes of meetings 1838-1959, membership lists, and histories of the church.

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Papers - Eans, Kevin

Paper: "The Use of Mussel Shells in Decorating Graves in Daviess and McLean Counties" written by Kevin Eans. Documents the use of shells to beautify and mark graves. Includes photographs.

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Papers - Eans, Kevin

["Highland" - Owensboro.] History of "Highland" house built in the 1890s by the Monarch family of Owensboro, Ky. This Queen Anne style house was placed on the National Register for Historic Places in 1986.

Image of Records - Sugar Grove Baptist Church - Daviess County, Kentucky

Records - Sugar Grove Baptist Church - Daviess County, Kentucky

Minute book of Sugar Grove Baptist Church, Daviess County, Kentucky. Includes articles of faith, rules of decorum, minutes of church meetings, and membership lists.

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Certain Cure Company Certain Chill Cure trade card -

Certain Cure Company Certain Chill Cure trade card, for sale by Harrison Bros., Habit, KY, no date. Manufactured by Certain Cure Co., Evansville, IN. Illustration of a young girl standing on a chair playing with a dog and a cat on the front. 11.2 x 7.5 cm.

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Papers - Bogle, Amy Lyn

Paper: "A Conflict Between Academic and Folk Medicine" wirtten by Amy Lyn Bogle for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.

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Papers - Sharp, James W., d. 1975

World War II letter, 19 January 1943, from James W. Sharp, San Francisco, California to his parents in Utica, Daviess County, Kentucky. Also, two associated 1943 letters to his parents.

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Papers - Hawes family

Materials relating to the Hawes family of Daviess County, Kentucky. Includes wills, Bible and cemetery records, and biographical data. Also includes a speech by Richard Hawes, Confederate Governor of Kentucky, and recollections of Maria (Southgate) Hawes, who followed her husband, James Morrison Hawes, through Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Texas during his service in the Confederate Army.

Image of Papers - Robertson, Gabrielle, 1889-1970

Papers - Robertson, Gabrielle, 1889-1970

Chiefly letters to Gabrielle Robertson, History Department faculty member, Western Kentucky University, 1916 to 1960. Of particular interest are those letters from former students serving in the military during World War II. Also includes genealogical materials and family photographs.

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Papers - McElroy, Clarence Underwood, 1790-1927

Correspondence, legal and business papers, speeches and travelogs of Bowling Green, Kentucky attorney Clarence Underwood McElroy. Also includes papers of law partner, Daniel Webster Wright; Skiles and Underwood families of Warren County, Kentucky; the Trigg family of Barren County, Kentucky; and some Warren County, Kentucky court records.

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Records - Stowers-Shaw Family

Deeds for land in Daviess County, Kentucky, 1839, 1840. Receipts, two letters, etc. related to the Stowers and Shaw families, 1839-1905.

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Green River -

An advertisement for Green River Whiskey printed on a blotter which includes picture of the firm's famous ad "She was bred in old Kentucky," and "blots out all your troubles." The firm was owned by J. W. McCulloch of Owensboro, KY. The advertisement features an African American man holding the reins of a horse. 10.2 x 24.1 cm.