Bruce Family Papers MS-040

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This collection discusses the life of a large, 19th century slave owning Covington, KY family involved in business, banking, agriculture and the Roebling Bridge construction. Discusses aspects of slavery, the Civil War, health including cholera outbreaks. Includes several early pencil drawings by Mary Bruce Sharon. Additional research materials, both analog and digital, can be discovered through the collection finding aid here These additional materials can be accessed by visiting the Special Collections and University Archives, 106 Steely Library, Monday - Friday 1-4 pm or by appointment.


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