Beaty-Quisenberry familty papers, 1798-1962.

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Beatty-Quisenberry family. Beaty-Quisenberry familty papers, 1798-1962.

Beaty-Quisenberry familty papers, 1798-1962.

Papers of Adam Beatty and his descendants in the Beatty and Quisenberry families. The papers of Adam Beatty include correspondence, legal papers, and business papers detailing agriculture, politics, slavery, the Episcopal Church, and other aspects of life in Kentucky from the turn of the nineteenth century through Beatty's death in 1858. Correspondents include Robert J. Breckinridge, Leslie Combs, John J. Crittenden, Garrett Davis, Richard Hawes, Richard M. Johnson, Thomas Metcalfe, B. B. Smith, Thomas B. Stevenson, J. R. Underwood, Charles A. Wickliffe, Robert Wickliffe, and numerous other prominent political and religious figures. Letters from family members in California, Louisiana, Maryland, and Texas discuss life in those states. Also included are letters written to Beatty's wife, Sarah, mostly concerning daily life. A small group of Ormond Beatty's papers contain material related to the Civil War, Centre College, the Caldwell Institute, and real estate in Danville, Kentucky. Letters from Ormond Beatty are included in the papers of his parents. Ormond Beatty's daughter, Pattie, grew up in Danville, following the Civil War. Her papers mostly concern social life in postbellum Kentucky, although they also include references to politics and major events. Correspondence to and from Pattie Beatty describes traveling and vacationing in numerous parts of the eastern United States. She was also involved with Presbyterian missionary groups and some related material is included in the collection. In 1882, she married John A. Quisenberry. His papers relate to agriculture, politics, social life, business, and real estate in Kentucky and Texas. Thomas E. Quisenberry, the son of John A. and Pattie Quisenberry, moved to Evanston, Illinois. His papers reflect business, politics, social life, and other aspects of life in Illinois in the mid-twentieth century. Included are copies of his letters to politicians, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, offering Quisenberry's opinions on various issues. The correspondence of his wife Quinlan Hanna Quisenberry (nee Agnes Quinlan Hanna) details social life and travel.

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