United Daughters of the Confederacy - Calloway County Chapter
Collection Title: United Daughters of the Confederacy – Calloway County
Series Number: MS86-03
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Sheree Wise on September 13, 2010.
Date Listed: September 20, 2010
Date Span: 1863-1987 (Bulk, 1903-1976)
Size of Collection: 10.0 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 7 legal size document cases and 6 oversized boxes.
Type of Material: Correspondence, financial records, organizational minutes, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia and ephemera.
Condition of Material: Fair with some tears, foxing and fading due to improper storage.
Arrangement: Organized into series by format of material; Chronological arrangement.
Biographical / Historical Information: The Calloway County Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy was organized on May 24, 1904 at Murray, Kentucky as the J. N. Williams Chapter. The chapter was chartered by the Kentucky Division of the organization on July 7, 1904. The chapter was responsible for the construction of the Confederate monument on the grounds of the Calloway County Courthouse. The chapter remains active to the present day.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records and reports related to the United Daughters of the Confederacy of Calloway County, Kentucky from 1903 to 1976. The collection contains a record ledger of the Confederate Veterans Association, Camp H. B. Lyon, no. 1259 (1903-1921), membership applications for “Cross of Honor” certificates and various awards received or issued by the organization. Included with the records are scrapbooks, photograph albums, programs, newspaper clippings, memorabilia and ephemera associated with the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
United Daughters of the Confederacy. Kentucky Division. Calloway County Chapter.
Kentucky – History – Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States – History – Civil War, 1861-1865.
Calloway County (Ky.) – History.
War memorials – Kentucky – Calloway County.
Veterans – Kentucky – Calloway County.
Collection Inventory for MS86-03
Inventory of Collection
United Daughters of the Confederacy
By Sheree Wise
September 13, 2010
Bank records, 1935-1964
Certificate of membership, 1974-1984
Children of the Confederacy applications A-G
Children of the Confederacy applications H-P
Children of the Confederacy applications Q-Z
Children of the Confederacy papers
Commission on Benjamin Gillent, 1863
Committee on patriotic activities and civilian defense, 1943
Confederate flag information
Confederate pin from A.P. Hill
Confederate Veterans in Calloway County
Confederate Veterans living in home, 1933
Confederate soldier letter, 1864
Court of appeals, Captain W.J.Stone, 1913
Correspondence before 1941
Correspondence, 1974- 1985
Correspondence, Not Dated
Cross of Honor Eligibility Certificate, A-I
Cross of Honor Eligibility Certificate, J-S
Cross of Honor Eligibility Certificate, T-Z
Cross of Honor recipient lists
Cross of Honor rules
Crosses of Military Service Information
CSA Roll of Honor Application, 1905
Education Committee, 1934,1973
General F.B. Harris
Historic 9th Calvary
Historical Evening Program, 1974
Inventory lists, 1985
J. H. Williams Chapter awards, 1973-1974
K.Y. Division Constitution, 1925
Kentucky Division Minutes,1968-1970
Letter from Confederate soldier
Meeting Minutes, 1948-1950
Members list, 1944-1945
Membership applications, G-M
Membership applications, N-Z
Materials relating to Livesay Presidency
Member Names and Addresses
Memorials; Swann, Greif and Owen
Miscellaneous - Chapter information
Miscellaneous - Genealogical information
Miscellaneous - Papers
Miscellaneous - Soldier information
New Member Blank, 1976-1977
Petitioner and Ancestor list
Photo Album, 1961-1965
Photo album, loose pictures
Presidents Report, 1934-1941
Chapter Programs, 1904-1934
Chapter Programs, 1936-1949
Record Book, 1903-1921
Registrars Annual Report; List of members, 1926-1953