Bruce Family Papers MS-040

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.
In addition to the MS-40 Bruce Family Papers Finding Aid, staff also created a Bruce Family Genealogy and partial? index to documents related to the Civil War which will also be found here.
Bruce Family, Covington (Ky,), Cataloging of archival materials
MS-40 Bruce Family Papers Finding Aid, Eva G. Farris Special Collections, W. Frank Steely Library, Northern Kentucky University