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Kentucky Historical Society

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Works: 5,807 works in 6,738 publications in 1 language and 12,948 library holdings
Genres: History  Genealogy  Periodicals  Lists  Biography  Bibliography  Sources  Interviews  Catalogs  Local history 
Roles: Composer, Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: F450, 976.9
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The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society by Kentucky Historical Society( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Register is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal which provides ongoing scholars/hip on the history of Kentucky as well as an extensive book review section that covers all recent scholarship on Kentucky and its surrounding region as well as the major monographs on U.S. history generally
Kentucky marriages, 1797-1865 by Kentucky Historical Society( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The marriage notices following were taken from the Lexington, Kentucky, Public Library's 1787-1865 files of Lexington newspapers." -- Intro
Early Kentucky tax records : from The register of the Kentucky Historical Society : with an index by Carol Lee Ford by Kentucky Historical Society( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kentucky ancestors( )

in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master index, Virginia surveys and grants, 1774-1791 by Joan Brookes-Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Register of Kentucky State Historical Society( )

in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kentucky : decades of discord, 1865-1900 by Hambleton Tapp( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The public papers of Governor Edward T. Breathitt, 1963-1967 by Edward T Breathitt( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Thompson Breathitt Jr. served as governor of Kentucky from December 12, 1967. The Breathitt administration was notable for its close ties with the national administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson and with Johnson's Great Society programs. Governor Breathitt led successful campaigns for economic and industrial development, civil rights legislation, increased support for education, and expansion and improvement of the state highway and park systems. His most significant defeat was the rejection in 1966 of a new state constitution. His administration won several national awards, incl
Index for old Kentucky surveys & grants : microfilmed by Kentucky Historical Society by Kentucky Historical Society( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tellico claims covered Cherokee lands extending into Southeast Kentucky
Kentucky's last cavalier : General William Preston, 1816-1887 by Peter J Sehlinger( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"William Preston - politician, diplomat, and Confederate general - was the epitome of the antebellum southern landed aristocracy. Born to a well-to-do, well-connected Louisville family, the son of a Revolutionary War veteran, he was educated at Yale and Harvard and married the daughter of Kentucky's largest slaveholder."
Community memories : a glimpse of African American life in Frankfort, Kentucky by Winona L Fletcher( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To be sure, these photos and oral history excerpts offer only a brief glimpse into the everyday life of the African American community. There are undoubtedly aspects of that community that are not included at all; however, five main themes emerged in both the interviews and the images and became the subjects of distinct chapters within the book - the elusive concept of community is the overarching theme; the importance of family, and the significance of employment, religion, and education are the threads that combine to form the sense of community, togetherness, and belonging. Within these often-intertwined webs of social interaction, reside the stories, celebrations, songs, meeting places, and lore of Black residents in the Frankfort area."
The Boone narrative; the story of the origin and discovery coupled with the reproduction in facsimile of a rare item of early Kentuckiana by Willard Rouse Jillson( Book )

2 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to the manuscripts of the Kentucky Historical Society by Kentucky Historical Society( Book )

4 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to Kentucky historical highway markers by Kentucky Historical Society( Book )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1983 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Court records by Kentucky( )

in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This record group includes miscellaneous circuit court records arranged alphabetically by surname. Examples of records to be found in this group include probate, indentures, settlement of accounts, guardianship records, account statements, and land sales
An oration delivered on the occasion of the centennial commemoration of the battle of the Blue Licks, 19th August, 1882 by John Mason Brown( Book )

10 editions published between 1882 and 1969 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harrod's old fort, 1791, as described and platted in Benjamin Van Cleve's manuscript biographical memorandum dating from the year 1773 by Benjamin Van Cleve( Book )

5 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kentucky in the War of 1812 by Anderson Chenault Quisenberry( Book )

4 editions published between 1915 and 1996 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The newspapers and periodicals of Frankfort, Kentucky, 1795-1945 by Willard Rouse Jillson( Book )

3 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary haunts and personalities of old Frankfort, 1791-1941 by Willard Rouse Jillson( Book )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Kentucky : decades of discord, 1865-1900
Alternative Names

controlled identityKentucky State Historical Society

Historical Society

Historical Society Kentucky, Kentucky Historical Society

Kentucky Folklife Society

KHS

Languages
English (208)

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The public papers of Governor Edward T. Breathitt, 1963-1967Kentucky's last cavalier : General William Preston, 1816-1887Community memories : a glimpse of African American life in Frankfort, Kentucky