Yandell family papers, 1823-1877.


Yandell family papers, 1823-1877.

The papers primarily consist of correspondence, diaries, and medical notes. Most of the letters were written by Wilson Yandell, Lunsford Pitts Yandell, Susan Wendell Yandell, and Lunsford Pitts Yandell, Jr. The letters consist mostly of family news but also contain information relating to a variety of other topics, including medical practice, physicians of Ky., medical politics at Transylvania and the Louisville Medical Institute, state politics and economic conditions in Ky. and Tenn., references to important citizens in Louisville and Lexington, the career of David W. Yandell, disease, slavery, the secession crisis, and the Civil War. In addition to correspondence, the collection also includes lectures of Lunsford P. Yandell, material about his father Wilson Yandell, notes for medical biographies, diaries of Lunsford P. Yandell, and a scrapbook. Correspondents include Elisha Bartlett, Charles Caldwell, Daniel Drake, Austin Flint, Timothy Flint, Samuel D. Gross, Philip Lindsley, Henry Miller, and Benjamin Rush.

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Foote, Henry S. (Henry Stuart), 1804-1880

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United States Senator and Governor of Mississippi. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., to the President, 1878 Jun. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538122 American political leader. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Horace H. Harrison : [n.p.], to President, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270519281 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705256...

Flint, Austin, 1812-1886

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Born in Petersham, Mass. Graduated from Harvard Medical College in 1833; practiced medicine in Massachusetts, then moved to Buffalo, N.Y. in 1836. A founder of the Buffalo Medical College and the Buffalo Medical Journal. Appointed professor of medicine at Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York City, in 1861. From the description of Letter : Buffalo, to My dear Doctor, 1856. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57196432 Physician of New York. From th...

Overton, John, 1766-1833

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John Overton was a Tennessee lawyer and politician. From the description of John Overton papers, 1827-1830 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 23294706 John Overton was an early Tennessee jurist, who served on the Tennessee Supreme Court. Also, he was a founder of Memphis, Tennessee. From the description of Letter, dated 1808 February 19, Nashville, Tennessee, to Return J. Meigs. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 47091540 John Ove...

Cobb, Jedediah.

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Speed, John, 1772-1840.

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Speed, James, 1812-1887

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James Speed was a friend and advisor to Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln appointed him attorney general in 1864 and he supported Lincoln's moderate treatment of the southern states until Lincoln's death. He then became a radical republican who was a critic of Andrew Johnson. From the description of Speed, James 1812-1887 1863-1876 Papers. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49236177 Louisville lawyer, state legislator, politician, and U.S. attorney general. ...

Shreve, Leven Lawrence, 1793-1864.

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Blackburn, Churchill Jones, 1792-1868.

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Bayless, George Wood, 1817-1873.

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Bullock, W. F. (William Fontaine), 1807-1889

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Eberle, John, 1787-1838

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Physician and professor at Jefferson Medical College. From the description of Letter, 1826, Mar. 1 : Philadelphia. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35059995 ...

Sneed, William, 1812-1862.

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Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864

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Bishop in the Protestant Episcopal Church and Confederate general. From the description of Letter to Mrs. Banger, n.y. October 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 68116515 Polk, an Episcopal bishop, served as a major general in the Confederate army until he was killed by a cannon shot at Pine Mountain, Georgia, June 14, 1864. From the description of Letter, November 28, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 650825874 ...

Lind, Jenny

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Swedish singer. From the description of Autograph letters signed : Oak Lea, Wimbledon Park, S.W., to Arthur Sullivan, 1883 Feb. 11, and 9 incompletely dated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125245 Swedish soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Mannheim Dec. 7 1846, to an unidentified recipient, 1846 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270667419 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London Apr. 27 1874, t...

Cowling, Richard Oswald, 1839-1881

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Yandell family.

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Garvin, James, 1817-1859.

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Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851

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Charleston and Georgetown, S.C. attorney, plantation owner, and politician. Poinsett served as the U.S. Secretary of War under President Martin Van Buren from 1837 to 1841. From the description of Letters, 1837-1839. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522812 U.S. diplomat and secretary of war. An amateur of natural history, he imported and cultivated the Mexican flower named in his honor, and was one of the founders in 1840 of the National Institu...

Louisville Medical College

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Garvin, William, 1795-1868.

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Stephens, Ann S. (Ann Sophia), 1810-1886

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Novelist. From the description of Letters, [1864?]-1880. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39100609 Stephens was an American author and editor. From the description of Collection, 1839-1871, n.d. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122471375 American novelist and magazine editor; noted author of "Dime novels." From the description of Ann S. Stephens letter to John M. [Burt?] [manuscript], 1860 February 28. (...

Shumard, B. F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1820-1869

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Bozeman, Nathan, 1825-1903

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Alabama surgeon. From the description of Correspondence, 1849. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154271489 From the description of Correspondence, 1849. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31421675 ...

Holley, Horace, 1781-1827

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Sample family

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Bartlett, Elisha, 1804-1855

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New England physician. From the description of Elisha Bartlett letters, 1839-1841. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34837883 Elisha Bartlett was a physician, professor of medicine, and author. He lectured at various medical schools including Transylvania University and the University of Louisville. Bartlett was a leading authority on typhoid fever. He was also the first mayor of Lowell, Massachusetts. From the description of Elisha Bartlett papers, 1821-193...

Yandell, Wilson, 1774-1827.

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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

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Andrew Johnson (b. December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina-d. July 31, 1875, Carter's Station, Tennessee) became the seventeenth president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1808. He began his political career in Greenville, Tennessee in 1828. At the time of this letter he was the Democratic senator from Tennessee. Emerson Etheridge was born in Carrituck County, North Carolina. As a representative of Tennes...

Hindman, Thomas Carmichael, 1828-1868

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Carter, John A., 1822-1894.

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Bradford, Joshua Taylor, 1818-1871.

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Cooke, John Esten, 1783-1853

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Pillow, Gideon Johnson, 1806-1878

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Gideon Johnson Pillow (1806-1878) was born in Williamson County, Tennessee. He practiced law with James Knox Polk (1795-1849), the 11th presdient of the United States. Pillow was appointed Brigadier General of the U.S. Volunteers in 1846 and later promoted to Major General because of his friendship with President Polk. He served during the Mexican War (1846-1848) and fought during the battles of Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo, Contreras, and Chapultepec. He was appointed Senior Major General of the Prov...

Davidge, John B. (John Beale), 1768-1829

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Surgeons. From the description of John B. Davidge and James Cocke account book, 1810-1821. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015557 ...

Casseday, Samuel, 1795-1876.

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Brown, Aaron V. (Aaron Venable), 1795-1859

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U.S. postmaster general, U.S. representative and governor of Tennessee. From the description of Aaron V. Brown correspondence, 1841-1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451766 ...

Declary, John P., d. 1834.

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Blair, John, 1790-1863

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Bullitt family.

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Pope, Curran, 1813-1862.

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