Bruce Family Papers

This collection of papers from several generations of Bruce family members spans from 1816 thru the 1940s. It provides a view of family, social and business activities of a local slaveholding Confederate family. Visit the Bruce Family Papers digital collection.

Civil War Diaries

This collection consists of 3 diaries kept by Civil War soldiers. Visit the Civil War Diaries Digital Collection.

  • B.F. James - 51st & 52nd Regular Tennessee Volunteers, Co. H. Diary entries from Nov, 1861- Apr, 187_?
  • A.V. Amerman - 8th Michigan Cavalry, Co. E. Diary entries from Jul, 1863 - Feb, 1864.
  • William H. Masters - 94th Illinois, Co. B. Diary entries from Nov, 1864 - Jul 1865.

Gilliam Postcards

This collection consists of approximately 250 postcards dating from the 1900s to the 1970s from sights in nearly 35 different Kentucky towns and cities and the 1915 tornado. They were collected by Berte House Gilliam (Mrs. W.D. Gilliam, Sr.) and put into albums circa 1980. Visit the Gilliam Postcards

Cyrus Reasoner Civil War Correspondence

This collection contains thirteen original letters written during the American Civil War (1861-1865) by Cyrus Reasoner and one letter from his daugher, Sarah E. Reasoner. Visit the Cyrus Reasoner Civil War Correspondence.