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.