Bruce Family Papers MS-40

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.
This finding aid provides information about the Bruce Family Papers MS-040: their content, creator and organizational structure. Additionally, staff created a Bruce Family Genealogy and partial? index to documents related to the Civil War which are also found here.
Cataloging of archival materials, Bruce Family, Covington (Ky,)
MS-40 Bruce Family Papers Finding Aid, Eva G. Farris Special Collections, W. Frank Steely Library, Northern Kentucky University