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Arbuckle Family Papers


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Arbuckle Family Papers, 1868-1964 | Eastern Kentucky University - Special Collections and Archives

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Title: Arbuckle Family Papers, 1868-1964Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Date Acquired: 06/24/2009. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Arbuckle family., Estill family., Great Depression.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes letters written to Myrtle Arbuckle and other individuals about the Arbuckle family history. Typescripts and photocopies of wills, estate records, obituaries, and deed indexes as well as a notebook compiled by Myrtle Arbuckle documents the Arbuckle and Estill families. Also included are funeral notices and bible records for the Estills, Arbuckles, Sullengers and related families. A short family history by the donor describes how the family members mentioned in the materials fit together.

One letter of interest describes the writer's living conditions during the Great Depression.

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Arbuckle family.
Estill family.
Great Depression.

Administrative Information

Repository: Eastern Kentucky University - Special Collections and Archives

Accruals: The correspondence and typescripts of court records were dropped without documentation before August 2013.

Acquisition Source: Forderhase, R.E.

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Series 1: Bible Records, 1839-1972Add to your cart.
Records from two family Bibles, one beginning with the family of John H. Estill and Sally Ann Sullenger, the other beginning with the family of Andrew A. Arbuckle and Mary Ann Right Arbuckle.
Series 2: Correspondence, 1923-1964Add to your cart.
Correspondence with various individuals about the Arbuckle family including a letter from the Judge J.D. Goodloe of the Richmond Exchange Club. One letter also talks about the writer's life during the Great Depression.
Series 3: Documents, 1868Add to your cart.
A document announcing the curfew for lodgers of the D.W. Bright store building.
Series 4: Funeral Notices, 1859-1885Add to your cart.
John Sullenger, Elizabeth Sullenger and May Green.
Series 5: Genealogy NotesAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Children of Andrew and Rightie ArbuckleAdd to your cart.
One page document created by Eugene Forderhase showing the family of "Rightie Estill."
Item 2: Family History, 1916Add to your cart.
Notebook written by Myrtle Arbuckle dictated to her by her father, Andrew Alexander Arbuckle.
Item 3: Genealogy Notes and DocumentsAdd to your cart.
Handwritten notes about the Arbuckle family as well as copies of documents and indexes.
Series 6: News Clippings, 1915-1929Add to your cart.
News articles and obituaries relating to various members of the Arbuckle and Estill families.
Series 7: Photographs, circa 1905Add to your cart.
Item 1: Arbuckle Sisters, circa 1905Add to your cart.
Rightie, Myrtle, Sallie, Bettie, Virginia, Mary, Estelle, and Ann Maud Arbuckle
Wade's Art Gallery
Item 2: Righty EstillAdd to your cart.
Copy print of a photo.
Item 3: Matthew ArbuckleAdd to your cart.
Photograph of a wood cut.

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