Browse Collections (41 total)

Stow Family Photograph Collection


This small photographic collection documents the family of Uzziel Hayward Stow (1809-1890) and Catharine Manser Stow (1811-1899) of Switzerland…

Henry Clay Letter Collection


Henry Clay was one of Kentucky's most prominent political figures. He was born in Virginia in 1777 but moved to Lexington, Kentucky to practice law in…

Novia James White Photo Collection


The Novia James White Photograph Collection consists of two folders of black and white photographic items, one of which has been hand-tinted. The…

Bourbon Label Collections

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Henry Miller Scrapbook, 1850s (Mss. M647a): A scrapbook of samples of engravings used by Henry Miller and Co. The family name at an earlier date was…

Simmons Photograph Collection


These images are from a collection of photos donated to the Filson that in part document areas of Louisville razed by urban renewal. They focus on the…

Camp Zachary Taylor Collection

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In 1917, nearly three thousand acres of farmland and open fields outside of the city of Louisville, Kentucky were transformed into an active military…

Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston Mountain Photograph Collection, 1882-1905


The Mountain Photograph Collection consists primarily of photographs taken by Rogers Clark Ballard Thruston in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky,…

Presidential Elections

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Materials from the Filson's collections concerning Presidential elections

Baptist Orphan Home Records. Correspondence, ca. 1873-1910.

Correspondence, 1873-1910, to Mary A. Hollingsworth, matron, and others about the placement of orphan children, the occasional return of the same to…

Old Louisville Women's Walking Tour