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Foster-Eades Family Papers

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Eades Family

Foster Family Correspondence

Foster Family - Financial Records

Foster Family - Pamphlets

Foster Family - Negatives and Photographs

Foster Family - Advertisements

Reference File



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Foster-Eades Family Papers, 1887-1941 | Eastern Kentucky University - Special Collections and Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Foster-Eades Family Papers, 1887-1941Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Extent: 7.0 Folders

Date Acquired: 01/13/1984

Subjects: Agriculture--Kentucky., Patent medicines.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers of the Foster family of Madison County, KY contain several series of personal letters, most of which belong to Jennie Million or Malcom Morris. Also included are a series of store receipts and tobacco sales records covering several years around 1900. The Eades family papers consist mainly of deeds and land contracts between the family and various other locals between 1869 and 1935. There are also a small number of fliers and pamphlets that offer an interesting look into the day to day concerns of people during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Collection Historical Note

Wilson Eads, b. 1852 - d. 2 December 1932, lived in Madison County, Kentucky. Son of Thomas Eades and Amanda Shearer. Married Sallie White. Children: J W Eades, Everett Eades, Vernon Eades, S D Eades, Cora Eades, S L Powell, and A T Cosby. Siblings include John Eades, W L D Eades, Lewis Eades, Samuel Eades, Wilson Eades, Mariam Eades, and Mary Eades.

Ira Foster, b. ~1864 - d. 12 August 1918, lived in Madison County, Kentucky. Son of William Foster and Susan Masters. Siblings include: Elzira Foster and Levi Foster.

Jennie Million Foster, b. 1877 - d. 1962, lived in Madison County, Kentucky. Daughter of George and Nancy Million. Married Ira Foster. Siblings include: Woodson Million, Lyman Million, Etta Million, Townsend Million, Thomas Million, Myrtle Million, Fanny Million, Norah Million, George Million, McCreary Million.

Malcom Morris, b. ~1903 - d. 1991, lived in McKee, Jackson County, Kentucky. Son of John Morris and Minnie Ledford. Married Mattie Morris. Siblings include: Johnnie Morris, Leroy Morris, and Maud Morris.

Subject/Index Terms

Agriculture--Kentucky.
Patent medicines.

Administrative Information

Repository: Eastern Kentucky University - Special Collections and Archives

Acquisition Source: Barclay, Russell


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[Folder 1: Eades Family, 1869 - 1935],
[Folder 2: Foster Family Correspondence, 1898 - 1943],
[Folder 3: Foster Family - Financial Records, 1899 - 1918],
[Folder 4: Foster Family - Pamphlets],
[Folder 5: Foster Family - Negatives and Photographs],
[Folder 6: Foster Family - Advertisements],
[Folder 7: Reference File],
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Folder 3: Foster Family - Financial Records, 1899 - 1918Add to your cart.
Consists of Ira Fosters account receipts from local vendors and some tobacco sales receipts as well as small account books.
Barcode: 31234013924889

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[Folder 1: Eades Family, 1869 - 1935],
[Folder 2: Foster Family Correspondence, 1898 - 1943],
[Folder 3: Foster Family - Financial Records, 1899 - 1918],
[Folder 4: Foster Family - Pamphlets],
[Folder 5: Foster Family - Negatives and Photographs],
[Folder 6: Foster Family - Advertisements],
[Folder 7: Reference File],
[All]


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