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  • Description: on 1837
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    • Richard H. Menefee.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Portraits
    • Richard Hickman Menefee was born in Owingsville, Bath County, Kentucky, in 1809. He attended the public schools and graduated from Transylvania University, in Lexington, Kentucky. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1830 and commenced...
    • Richard Mentor Johnson of Kentucky.

    • Portraits; Men
    • Autographed photomechanical print of Richard Johnson wearing a vest and jacket. The portrait has some discolorations. Johnson served in both the House and Senate of the United States, and was elected Vice-President of the United States in 1837. His...
    • Old Christian church at Newburg.

    • Buildings; Architecture; Churches; Religious facilities
    • A single story rectangular building with clapboard siding and four windows on the side with open shutters located five miles south of Louisville, on Newburg Rd. According to the journals of Warren Kellar Frederick, the church was organized 22 April...
    • Judge Kirby, in Kirby Lane.

    • Houses; Dwellings; Architecture; Buildings
    • A two story Federal style brick I-house with a low gable roof and a covered portico over a central entrance. The roof of the portico has low rails and displayed on the roof is a pine tree. The front of the house has four windows on the first and...
    • Jno. H. McHenry.

    • Lawyers; Legislators; Judges; Portraits
    • John Hardin McHenry was born near Springfield, Washington County, Kentucky, in 1797. He was tutored privately, read law and was admitted to the bar in 1818, starting his practice in Leitchfield, Kentucky, where he also acted as postmaster. He was...
    • F.W. Darby.

    • Lawyers; Judges; Legislators; Portraits
    • Franklin Wyatt Darby was born in 1837 in Caldwell County. He was educated in Cumberland College in Princeton, Kentucky, and read law under E.P. Caldwell. He was admitted to the bar in 1862. In 1866, he was elected county judge in Caldwell County....
    • Wm. C. P. Breckinridge.

    • Lawyers; Newspaper editors; Portraits
    • W. C. P. Breckinridge was born in Baltimore, Md., in 1837. He was educated at Pisgah Academy in Woodford County, Kentucky, before attending Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, where he graduated in 1855. He received a law degree from the...
    • J. Barbour.

    • Lawyers; Portraits
    • James Barbour was born in Danville, Kentucky, in 1820. He graduated from Center College in 1837 and three years later received a degree in law from Transylvania College. In 1840 he was admitted to the bar and established a thriving practice in...
    • John F. Fisk.

    • Lawyers; Teachers; Legislators; Portraits
    • John Flavel Fisk was born in Genesee County, New York, in 1815, the son of a physician who settled in Kenton County, Kentucky, in 1837. He was educated at the Freeman Carey Institute, Hamilton County, Ohio, and in 1840-41 began a teaching career at...
    • J. H. Haverly.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Entertainers; Men
    • Color lithograph of Col. Jack H. (Christopher) Haverly wearing a full mustache, suit jacket, and tie. Born June 30, 1837 in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania, J. H. Haverly led a series of minstrel and operetta troupes, which performed at Macauley's...
    • General interest.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Grawemeyer Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Brigman Hall (Louisville, Ky.); Educational facilities; Signs (Notices)
    • Metal tower on the grassy area in front of Grawemeyer Hall to the east at the University of Louisville Belknap campus with Brigman Hall to the south. A sign to the left reads University of Louisville Founded 1837.
    • Collegiate Institute.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Collegiate Institute of Louisville; Educational facilities;
    • This building was the second home of Louisville Collegiate Institute, or Louisville College. Louisville Collegiate Institute was created November 14, 1837 with provisions for seven departments: Mental and Moral Science and Political Economy;...
    • Health Sciences Library and Commons, circa 1970.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries; Abstract sculpture;
    • Kornhauser Health Sciences Library and Commons building stands on the lefthand side of this image, behind the sculpture, Ad Astra. The Research Tower rises in the center of the image, and the Instructional Building can be seen on the right. The...
    • Health Sciences Library and Commons.

    • Buildings; University of Louisville--Buildings; Libraries; Ad Astra (Sculpture); Abstract sculpture; Public sculpture; Courtyards;
    • Kornhauser Health Sciences Library and Commons building with Ad Astra and the surrounding courtyard in the foreground. The Research Tower rises in the corner of the image. The Kornhauser Library has existed in various forms since its founding in...

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