Gray-Milliken Family Papers, 1885-1945.


Gray-Milliken Family Papers, 1885-1945.

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, a land deed, and official documents of the Gray, Lewis, and Milliken families. Some items discuss the status of the Louisville, Ky. branch of Bundles for Britain, Inc. Also included are the commissions of Henry S. Gray as an officer in the Kentucky State Guard. A land deed concerns the purchase of land in Middletown, Jefferson County, Ky. Three images of Lewis family members were transferred to the Filson's photographic collection.

28 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 8003476

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