Thruston, R. C. Ballard

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Louisville geological engineer, researcher, historian, collector, and president and benefactor of The Filson Club.

From the description of Correspondence, 1940-1942. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324775

From the description of R.C. Ballard Thruston : papers, 1885-1945. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324781

From the description of Report, [18--?]. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324782

From the description of Correspondence, 1933-1941. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324772

From the description of R.C. Ballard Thruston : miscellaneous papers, 1866-1945. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324780

R.C. Ballard Thruston, a native of Louisville, was a scientist, geologist, historian, and president and benefactor of the Filson Club. He was also an accomplished amateur photographer who recorded family and friends, scenes across Ky. and in many other states, and scenes of his foreign travels. He photographed historic sites, people at work and play, children, and events which he witnessed.

From the description of Photograph collection, 1880-1942. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324778

Historian and author, of Kentucky; b. Rogers Clark Ballard, 1858; d. 1946.

From the description of Photographs of letters of the signers of the Declaration of Independence in the J.S.H. Fogg collection at the Maine Historical Society, ca. 1925. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 74985516

Historian, and benefactor and president of the Filson Club.

From the description of Mountain collection, 1880-1904. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324776

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referencedIn Thruston, Charles William, 1796-1865. Charles William Thruston : miscellaneous papers, 1823-1855. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn O'Fallon, John, 1791-1865. John O'Fallon : papers, 1809-1850. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Anderson, William Pope, 1874-1951,. Anderson Family : papers, 1805-1911. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Thruston, R. C. Ballard. Papers, 1916, 1933, 1936, 1942. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Thruston, R. C. Ballard. Papers, 1908 April 10. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Gwathmey family. Gwathmey family : miscellaneous papers, 1825-1943. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Thruston, R. C. Ballard. Correspondence, 1933-1941. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Bodley family. Bodley family papers, 1773-1939. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Kentucky. Sesquicentennial commission. Sesquicentennial Commission : records, 1937-1943. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Weaks, Mabel Clare, 1883-. Mabel Clare Weaks : miscellaneous papers, 1918-1946. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. Letters, 1896-1910. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Filson Club. Filson Club records, 1890-1893. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Reade, Philip Hildreth, 1844-1919. Philip Hildreth Reade : papers, 1915-1919. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Fox, John, 1863-1919. John Fox : miscellaneous papers, 1883-1909. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Breaux, Gustave Aurelian, 1869-1953. Papers, 1888-1964. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Bodley, Temple, 1852-1940. Letters, 1915-1916. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Ballard, Andrew Jackson, 1815-1885. Andrew Jackson Ballard : Papers, 1848-1896. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Thruston, R. C. Ballard. Correspondence, 1940-1942. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. Miscellaneous papers, 1921-1960. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Pirtle, Alfred, b. 1837. Alfred Pirtle Papers, 1847-1924. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Thruston, R. C. Ballard. Report, [18--?]. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Thruston, R. C. Ballard. Photograph collection, 1880-1942. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Thruston, R. C. Ballard. R.C. Ballard Thruston : papers, 1885-1945. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Thruston, R. C. Ballard. R.C. Ballard Thruston : miscellaneous papers, 1866-1945. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Bodley, Temple, 1852-1940. Papers concerning George Rogers Clark, 1614-1888, 1906-1927. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1963. Archibald Henderson : papers, 1927-1956. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Thruston, R. C. Ballard,. Photographs of letters of the signers of the Declaration of Independence in the J.S.H. Fogg collection at the Maine Historical Society, ca. 1925. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Thruston, R. C. Ballard. Mountain collection, 1880-1904. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Ballard family. Ballard Family : papers, 1840-1899. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Seelbach, Otto, d. 1933. Letters, 1916. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Allison, Young Ewing, 1853-1932. Young Ewing Allison : miscellaneous papers, 1910-1927. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Henry Hamilton papers, 1768-1933. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Allison, Young Ewing, 1853-1932. person
associatedWith Anderson, William Pope, 1874-1951, person
associatedWith Ballard and Ballard Co. (Louisville, Ky.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ballard, Andrew Jackson, 1815-1885. person
associatedWith Ballard, Bland, 1700-1791. person
associatedWith Ballard, Bland, 1735-1788. person
associatedWith Ballard, Bland Williams, 1759-1783. person
associatedWith Ballard, Boswell. person
associatedWith Ballard, Edmond. person
associatedWith Ballard family. family
associatedWith Ballard family. family
associatedWith Ballard, Frances, 1826-1896. person
associatedWith Ballard, James, 1763-1848. person
associatedWith Beale, Lucy Brown. person
associatedWith Bloom, Isadore Nathan. person
associatedWith Bodley family. family
associatedWith Bodley, Temple, 1852-1940. person
associatedWith Boos, John E. person
associatedWith Bramlette, Thomas Elliott, 1817-1875. person
associatedWith Breaux, Gustave Aurelian, 1869-1953. person
associatedWith Brown, Original, fl. 1697 person
associatedWith Bushrod family. family
associatedWith Churchill, Armistead, 1753-1795. person
associatedWith Clark family. family
associatedWith Clark family. family
associatedWith Connolly, John, 1750?-1813. person
associatedWith Croghan, George. person
associatedWith Filson Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Filson, John, 1747-1788. person
associatedWith Fogg, J. S. H. (John Samuel Hill), 1826-1893. person
associatedWith Fox, John, 1863-1919. person
associatedWith Gwathmey family. family
associatedWith Hamilton, Henry, d. 1796 person
associatedWith Harrodsburg Historical Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Henderson, Archibald, 1877-1963. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Hutton, Daniel Mac-Hir, 1879?-1951. person
associatedWith Johnson, Keen, 1896- person
associatedWith Kentucky. Sesquicentennial commission. corporateBody
associatedWith LaBree, Benjamin, 1856-1935. person
associatedWith Lee family. family
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 person
associatedWith Lisson family. family
associatedWith Maine Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Marshall family. family
associatedWith McLeod family. family
associatedWith O'Fallon, John, 1791-1865. person
associatedWith Oldham family. family
associatedWith Oldham, William, 1746-1825. person
associatedWith Pirtle, Alfred, b. 1837. person
associatedWith Pope family. family
associatedWith Pope, Nathaniel, fl. 1659 person
associatedWith Pope, William, 1745-1825. person
associatedWith Quaife, Milo Milton, 1880-1959. person
correspondedWith Reade, Philip Hildreth, 1844-1919. person
associatedWith Richards family. family
associatedWith Richards family. family
associatedWith Robinson, William, 1759-1835. person
associatedWith Rogers family. family
associatedWith Rogers family. family
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919. person
associatedWith Schooley family. family
associatedWith Schooley, John, 1761-1834. person
associatedWith Schooley, Nathaniel, 1787-1847. person
associatedWith Seelbach, Otto, d. 1933. person
associatedWith Sons of the American Revolution. corporateBody
associatedWith Thruston, Charles M. (Charles Mynn), 1738-1812. person
associatedWith Thruston, Charles William, 1796-1865. person
associatedWith Thruston family family
associatedWith Thruston family. family
associatedWith Tuley, Philip Speed, 1868-1943. person
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921. person
associatedWith Weaks, Mabel Clare, 1883- person
associatedWith Wilson family. family
Place Name Admin Code Country
Japan
Louisville (Ky.)
Kentucky--Frankfort
China
Manila (Philippines)
Kentucky
Kentucky
Europe
Wise County (Va.)
Virginia
Europe
Egypt
Virginia
Kentucky--Louisville
North America
Kentucky
Kentucky--Louisville
Asia
Scotland
Kentucky
United States
United States
Subject
Coal--History--Sources
Public buildings--History--Sources
Historic buildings
History--Societies, etc
Floods--History--20th century
Patriotic societies--History--Sources
Historic sites
Floods--History--Sources
Flags
Parks--History--Sources
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Birth 1858

Death 1946

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