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Name South Union, KY
Archives Entries 87
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Image of Papers - Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995

Papers - Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995

Correspondence, speeches, and writings of Shaker scholar and English professor, Mary Julia Neal, a native of Auburn, Kentucky. Neal served as director of the Kentucky Library & Museum at Western Kentucky University from 1964 to 1972. Includes photos and correspondence with twentieth century eastern Shakers.

Image of Papers - Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995

Papers - Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995

Correspondence, speeches, and writings of Shaker scholar and English professor, Mary Julia Neal, a native of Auburn, Kentucky. Neal served as director of the Kentucky Library & Museum at Western Kentucky University from 1964 to 1972. Includes photos and correspondence with twentieth century eastern Shakers.

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Typescripts of Felts's 1817 will, 1825 estate inventory, and family Bible record. Also includes articles about Felts's grandson Daniel Boler, who became an elder of the Mount Lebanon, New York Shaker community.

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Papers - Leach, Rebecca

Research notes on the departure and readmission of members at the South Union, Kentucky Shaker community, 1812-1892. Some material was copied from journals kept by Harvey Lauderdale Eads. People with multiple admissions were often referred to as "Winter Shakers."

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Holographic copy of "The Constitution or Covenant of the Church at South Union, Jasper Valley, Kentucky, 1830"

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Papers - Tackett, Kenneth W.

Correspondence related to a 1992 article on Shakers in the WKU Alumni Magazine in which Tackett explains about growing up in Shakertown, not as a Shaker but after the Shakers were gone from South Union and a 1977 note from retired WKU art professor, Ivan Wilson.

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Papers - Cook, Matthew Allen

Drawings of some architectural elements of the Centre Family Dwelling, South Union, Kentucky. Inlcudes dimensions and details of fireplaces, doors, windows, built-in cupboards, chair rails, and peg rails; also floor plans

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Papers - Moore, Nancy Elam, 1807-1889

Letter written by Nancy Elam Moore, a Shaker at South Union, Kentucky, to her brother James Moore. She discusses her father's estate, particularly a piece of property located in Warren County, Ohio.

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Papers - Watkins, Dianne (Winkler), b. 1941

Typed biography titled "Julia Neal," which discusses the professional career of Neal (7 p.); two oral interviews with Neal conducted by Dianne Watkins which discuss Neal's career and particularly her work related to the Shakers at South Union, Kentucky; photocopy of Neal's first article on the South Union Shakers in 1926 is also included.

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Papers - Cowan, Jane, 1829?-1909

Postcard sent from Shaker Jane Cowan, Shakertown at South Union, to Alex Duvall, Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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Papers - Morrell, Prudence, 1794-1855

Travel journal kept by Shaker Prudence Morrell on a trip from New Lebanon, New York, to eight Shaker communities in New York, Ohio, and Kentucky from May 18 to October 23, 1847. The original journal is owned by the Shaker Library at Sabbathday Lake, Maine.

Image of Papers - McNulty, Sara Jane

Papers - McNulty, Sara Jane

Collection includes interviews conducted by Sara Jane McNulty relating to the South Union Shaker village in Logan County, Kentucky. McNulty interviewed several area residents, about their memories of the Shakers.

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Shakertown at South Union brochure, South Union, Ky., no date. 22.8 x 10.1 cm. (folded)

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Records - Holman, Billy - Collector

Logan County, Kentucky land entries of Ninian Edwards, 1809 (2 items), Jefferson County, Kentucky; legal brief concerning an imprisonment charge brought by a woman claiming to be free, 1829; and legal papers concerning a lawsuit brought against the Shakers at South Union, Kentucky, 1829-1830.

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Papers - Macy, Jethro

Copy of portion of a diary kept by Macy from 8 November 1847 to 2 November 1848 chiefly while residing with the Shakers at South Union, Kentucky. He engaged in carpentry work and tending cattle before moving to Newburgh, Indiana 25 July 1848. Includes 1961 letter related to the diary.

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Papers - Cumberland & Ohio Railroad Company

Correspondence and papers concerning the planning and building of the Cumberland & Ohio Railroad in Allen County, Kentucky. Chief correspondents include: Gilbert Marshall Mulligan, W. H. Dulaney, William J. McElroy, Preston Hopkins Leslie and Zachary F. Smith.

Image of Papers - Bennett, Mackie E. (Smith), 1880-1966

Papers - Bennett, Mackie E. (Smith), 1880-1966

Center Street Elementary School (Bowling Green, Kentucky) grade books and various club records kept by Mackie E. (Smith) Bennett, a Warren County, Kentucky native. Includes a large group of records related to the Sue Young Sewing Circle of Bowling Green's State Street Methodist Church, 1915-1948.

Image of Papers - Lewis & Starling Families

Papers - Lewis & Starling Families

Correspondence, Civil War military and personal papers, business papers, land records, scrapbooks, account books, clippings, and genealogical records of the Lewis-Starling families and associated families.

Image of Papers - Eades, Harvey Lauderdale, 1807-1892

Papers - Eades, Harvey Lauderdale, 1807-1892

Seven letters, 18 June 1870 to 7 October 1870, written by Eades from the Shaker communities of Pleasant Hill, and South Union, Kentucky, to John P. Morton & Co., Louisville, Kentucky, related to orders of stationery and ink supplies.

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Papers - Shakers - South Union, Ky.

Letters, 1834-51 (6), of the Shakers, chiefly of South Union, Ky., concerning the seed industry, religious affairs, economic conditions, wagon blueprint, etc., and receipts, 1868, 1870 (2).