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Reuben T. Durrett Collection on Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley (University of Chicago. Library)

Overview
Works: 240 works in 396 publications in 1 language and 394 library holdings
Genres: History  Diaries  Newspapers 
Classifications: F517, 917.7
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Most widely held works about Reuben T. Durrett Collection on Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley (University of Chicago. Library)
 
Most widely held works by Reuben T. Durrett Collection on Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley (University of Chicago. Library)
Autobiography of Isaac Shelby, the first governor of Kentucky : by Isaac Shelby( )

4 editions published in 1818 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arithmetic exercise book : by James H Boggs( )

4 editions published between 1809 and 1815 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript, signed by James Boggs
Journal : by James McAfee( )

4 editions published between 1773 and 1801 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handwritten transcript of James McAfee's account of a journey down the Ohio River. Also includes manuscript copies of John Butler's letter to the gentlemen settlers below the mouth of the Scioto (1773 June 10), Captain Bullitt's speech to the chiefs of the Shaw[nee]Nation (Chilicothe, 1773 June 9), and the answer of Chief Cornstalk the next morning
The life and times of Robert B. McAfee and his family connections : by Robert B McAfee( )

3 editions published in 1845 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handwritten transcript of autobiography that was later printed in the "Register of Kentucky State Historical Society," vol. 25
Kentucky : its original state and first population : by Robert H Collins( )

3 editions published in 1872 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript of "Brief Mem[oranda] of a voluminous MS work of Gen. Robert B. McAfee, written Jan. 1804 to Ap. 1807, entitled General and Natural History of Kentucky." Collins rewrote "the whole of [McAfee's manuscript], embodied every idea and fact about the General History, but omitted much of the Natural History."
Memorandum of the voige [i.e. voyage] by land from Fort Smith to the Rocky Mountains : manuscript copy by Jacob Fowler( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handwritten transcript of Major Jacob Fowler's account of his trip to the West
Journal : by Robert McAfee( )

2 editions published in 1773 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typed transcript of an account of a journey down the Ohio and up the Kentucky Rivers. Also includes typescript copies of Captain Bullitt's speech to the chiefs of the Shaw[nee] Nation (Chilicothe, 1773. June 9), the answer of Chief Cornstalk (next morning), and Richard Butler's letter to the gentlemen settlers below the mouth of the Scioto
Todd family :( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript of the Todd family history. Contains a copy of the family's coat of arms
Account of the society of Dunkards in Pennsylvania : communicated by a British officer to the editor of the Edinburg magazine :( )

2 editions published in 1786 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typed transcript of an article about the Dunkards of Ephrata, Pennsylvania. The article appeared in "American Museum" (vol. 6, no. 35)
James H. Bell's estate : by Robert C Boggs( )

2 editions published in 1830 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript of the account of the estate of James H. Bell, deceased, by Robert C. Boggs, his executor
Battle of the Blue Licks : by Robert Patterson( )

2 editions published in 1782 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handwritten transcript of an account of the Battle of Blue Licks
The journal and relation of a new discovery made behind the Apuleian Mountains to the west of Virginia : by Thomas Batts( )

2 editions published in 1671 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handwritten transcript
The earthquake of 1811 :( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript copy of a description of the earthquake of 1811. Also includes typescript copies of The Meteoric Shower and A Shower of Fire, articles that appeared in the Louisville Daily Herald and Commercial Gazette, 1833 Nov. 22
Sketch of the life of Major Zachary Taylor of the United States Army :( )

2 editions published in 1820 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typed transcript of an article published in Western Review and Miscellaneous Magazine (vol. 1, p.36)
Journal of George Croghan : who was sent, after the peace of 1763, by the government to explore the country adjacent to the Ohio River, and to conciliate the Indian nations who had hitherto acted with the French by George Croghan( )

2 editions published in 1765 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handwritten transcript of Croghan's journal describing a trip on the Ohio River and in the Old Northwest
To the patrons of the Kentucky gazette : on the occasion of enlarging the paper : by John Bradford( )

2 editions published in 1797 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript copy
Some particulars relative to the soil, situation, production, etc. of Kentucky : extracted from the manuscript journal of a gentleman not long since returned from those parts :( )

2 editions published in 1788 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript copy of article published in American Museum (vol. 2, p.1). Also includes typescript copy of A brief account of Kentucke, extracted from a letter of Isaac Monison, Esquire, to the Rev. Jordan Dodge, at Sturbridge: dated at Nelson County, Kentucke, January 11, 1788 (American Museum: vol. 5, p. 57)
Drummer boy of the colored batallion :( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manuscript copy
Narrative of an adventure in Kentucky : by Felix Walker( )

2 editions published in 1775 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handwritten transcript of an account of early explorations of Kentucky and the founding of Boonesborough. Copied from "Western Journal and Civilian" (vol. 11, p. 393)
Petition : by James Kincaid( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handwritten transcript of a petition to the Governor and Council of the State of Virginia by the heirs of Joseph Kincaid. Petition seeks land bounty and money as compensation for Kincaid's military service during the Revolution
 
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Durrett Collection on Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley (University of Chicago. Library)

University of Chicago. Library. Reuben T. Durrett Collection on Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley

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