Harry Innes Todd-George Davidson Todd papers, 1823-1925.


Harry Innes Todd-George Davidson Todd papers, 1823-1925.

Harry Innes Todd's papers consist of personal correspondence, 1835-1891, including letters from his wife and his mother, Maria Innes Todd Crittenden, and other letters discussing Ky. and national politics and his son Chapman C. Todd's service in the U.S. Navy, 1878-1889; papers from his career as keeper of the Kentucky Penitentiary, 1867-1873; accounts, 1860-1890; inventory of property of Harry I. Todd, 2 Sept. 1874; legal papers; a biographical sketch of John Rodman, attorney general of Ky.; 1828 Ky. broadside giving results of the election for governor and lieutenant governor; and newspaper clippings. Also includes the papers of George Davidson Todd, mayor of Louisville, businessman and son of Harry I. Todd. Contains correspondence, 1875-1925, discussing his 1879 visit to the monastery at Gethsemani, Ky.; Sarah Cecil's grievance against the actress Mary Anderson; politics; the Spanish-American War; Otto A. Rothert's proposed biography of Harry Innes; and family history.

0.66 cubic ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7605450

The Filson Historical Society

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