May 13, 1862 - DS - Officers Commission - a commission for Henderson F. Donnely, as a First Lieutenant in the Fourth Infantry Regiment of the Virginia Volunteers, in the service of the United States. The commission was issued by the Unionist faction in the portion of Virginia, which became the state of West Virginia in 1863. It is signed by F. H. (Francis Harrison) Pierpont as Governor. Additional information concerning this document, but not part of this collection, can be obtained from the Curator. Preprinted document with filled in blanks.
Photographic images of Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church (1851-1900), Fort Thomas, Kentucky. This church and congregation were predecessors of the Highland United Methodist Church (see Folder 72).
Items pertaining to the Highland United Methodist Church, Fort Thomas, Kentucky.
Church related records. Notebook. 20 pages extant plus remnants indicating last 2 pages removed.
Heavy paper cover.
Church related records 1861 - 1864 - page 1-12
No church name given.
W.H. Winter, Pastor
List of members - 1861 page 2-6
List of members - revised 1864 page 7-12
Pages 13 - 20 and inside back cover contain records of payments received by W. R. Taliaferro from Frank Wunnen. Includes rent and payment on notes. Does not appear to be related to church records.
Guest Book - approximately 6 inches x 5 inches. 12 sheets plus heavy paper cover. Each recto page has month name or abbreviation along left edge. Cover is hand decorated and booklet is secured with a ribbon. Names of ladies who visited are written on the first two months only. n.d.
April 20, 1846 - Deed - handwritten on deed form between John Doxon and his wife and Mary Meacham.
Documents pertaining to Military Land Warrant No. 4766.
Envelope - Addressed to:
Mr. William D. James
Puddler - (occupation - one who puddles iron or clay)
Globe Rolling Mill
Postmarked May 10, 1870
Three pence English postage cancelled and intact.
December 16, 1888 - ALS - 1 sheet, 1 page. From "Papa" in Lake Howell, Florida to "Walter". Appears to be letter from grandfather, uncle or father to a child.
Stock certificates. Two stock certificates for the Higgins Manufacturing Company of Newport, Kentucky.
June 30, 1930 - Speech - 2 sheets, 2 pages - Presentation of Commission as Colonel on the Staff of Governor Flen D. Sampson of Kentucky ("Kentucky Colonel") made to Ralph H. Quinn, Business Manager of The Cincinnati Post by Colonel Elmer H. Dressman. Presentation made at Coney Island Amusement Park, Cincinnati, Ohio. Includes preservation photocopy.
February 16, 1971 - TM - 1 sheet, 1 page essay concerning the author's experiences in an earthquake, which occurred on February 9, 1971. Author is apparently in California. Author and precise location are not included. Connection of author to this collection is unknown.
Christmas Card - from Julie Caroline O'Hara (cousin) to Ernestine (Taliaferro). Dated Christmas 1943. Includes poem attributed in print to sender clipped identified as clipped from Cincinnati Times Star on July 30, 1943.
December 8, 1939 - Plat of Survey - 1 sheet black on white and 1 sheet blueprint. Survey of Lot 25 and Pt. Lot 26 of E. Williams Subdivision, Fort Thomas, Kentucky.
Plat book page of Wm. R. Taliaferro Subdivision. n.d. No street names. Printed on cloth material.
Composition style notebook. Contains handwritten Christmas poems of unknown authorship and other poems. No dates. Handwriting appears juvenile. Inserted in back of the composition book is page of Cincinnati Post newspaper, believed to date from March or April either 1939 or 1940.
1 sheet printed photograph of Samuel Woodfill. Samuel Woodfill was a World War I veteran from northern Kentucky who received the Medal of Honor.
Small print of Lincoln's Birthplace cut from a book or possibly a card.
Christmas Card - from the Morris'. n.d.
Cancelled U.S. stamps on paper
February 20, 1981 - Newspaper Page - The Falmouth Outlook. Page 18. Artcle: "Campbell County History 1795 - 1978". Preservation photocopies included.
Pamphlet - Proposed Amendments to the Charter of the District of the Highlands, Campbell County, Ky. 16 pages. n.d.
June 22, 1921 - Program for 27th Annual Commencement of Highlands High School, Fort Thomas Kentucky. Graduates include Cassandra Taliaferro.
July 10, 1957 - TLS- 4 sheets, 4 pages- photocopy. From Harry (?) McGinness address given Kensington, Maryland, but some connection to Northern Kentucky based on letter to Mrs. Ross. Letter includes much personal reminiscence, mostly in answer to questions concerning the Fort Thomas Schools and the author's father's involvement with them.
Items related to the Fort Thomas Bellevue Bank
Pages from small notebook containing minutes of meetings of the North Fort Thomas Welfare Association. Pages were ripped from notebook and much writing near the edge has been lost. Dates appear to be in either 1913 or 1915. Also included is envelope in which pages were found. Envelope has preprinted return address of E.K. Taliaferro, Nursuryman.
August 16, 1926 - Stock certificate for The Fort Thomas Community House. 10 Shares.
Annual Report 1970 - The City of Fort Thomas, Kentucky. 12 pages including cover.
Photograph of Watertower Monument, Fort Thomas, Kentucky attached to paper. Torn from card or brochure.
Fort Thomas Centennial - Special Events List. 3 fold brochure. List of events for June 25 to July 1, no year given but believed to be 1967.