This collection includes letters written to Myrtle Arbuckle and other individuals about the Arbuckle family history. Typescripts and photocopies of wills, estate records, obituaries, and deed indexes as well as a notebook compiled by Myrtle Arbuckle documents the Arbuckle and Estill families. Also included are funeral notices and bible records for the Estills, Arbuckles, Sullengers and related families. A short family history by the donor describes how the family members mentioned in the materials fit together. One letter of interest describes the writer's living conditions during the Great Depression.
Only a portion of this collection has been digitized. See the Finding Aid for a description of the entire collection.