Kirkpatrick family papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS779
Scope and Content
This collection contains personal letters written by and to the Kirkpatrick family, mainly Nettie Kirkpatrick and her sister Keren Kirkpatrick Lindley. Also included are many death notices for the immediate Kirkpatrick family. Tax records from the 1860s are included. Bill of sales for several slaves are also included. There are several newspaper clippings on various subjects along with several books and pamphlets.
- 1778-1920, undated
- Kirkpatrick family (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
The head of the Kirkpatrick family was Judge Thomas McKee Kirkpatrick. His immediate family included his wife, Parthenia Pace, and four daughters, three of whom never married. The family had one son, but little is known about him except the few letters written to and by him during the Civil War. Brothers of Judge Kirkpatrick included one other judge adn a minister. The family was involved in farming and shipping. They owned some slaves. The four daughters traveled to Florida often and had relatives in Texas.
0.5 linear ft. (1 box; 1 oversize folder)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2014.
- Kirkpatrick family papers
- Josh Hogan
- April 2014
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.