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Forging A Bluegrass Commonwealth: The Kentucky Statehood Movement And The Politics Of The Trans-Appalachian West, 1783–1792, Christopher L. Leadingham Jan 2017

Forging A Bluegrass Commonwealth: The Kentucky Statehood Movement And The Politics Of The Trans-Appalachian West, 1783–1792, Christopher L. Leadingham

Theses, Dissertations and Capstones

In 1893 historian Frederick Jackson Turner first presented his frontier thesis to a group of historians at the World’s Columbian Exposition, a fair honoring the four-hundredth anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ expedition, in Chicago, Illinois. Since then, scholars have long debated the role that the frontier played in shaping the development of the United States. The Kentucky statehood movement emerged at a critical juncture in the early republic’s history, and, when viewed in a transatlantic context, becomes much more important to the development of the United States and larger Atlantic world than what has generally been recognized. Kentuckians found ...


0610: Kentucky Birth, Marriage, And Death Records [Microfilm], 1852-1910, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1995

0610: Kentucky Birth, Marriage, And Death Records [Microfilm], 1852-1910, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

This collection is composed microfilm copies of birth, marriage, and death records for selected counties in Kentucky between 1852 to 1910. Due to the nature of these records, completeness of the documents on the roll is uncertain.


0113: Jesse Stuart Papers, 1929-1986, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1974

0113: Jesse Stuart Papers, 1929-1986, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

The Jesse Stuart Collection consists primarily of magazines given by Mr. Stuart which contain articles, stories, or poems written by him or about him. Approximately half of these items are in the original publication; the others are photoreproductions of originals lent by Mr. Stuart.

Another significant part of the collection was purchased from International Bookfinders, Inc., of Pacific Palisades, California, and includes first editions of Mr. Stuart’s works, galley proofs, and some manuscript material.

A third group of material is comprised of articles, stories, or poems written by or concerning Mr. Stuart which have been located and added to ...


Sparks From A Busy Anvil, John R. Gilpin Jan 1937

Sparks From A Busy Anvil, John R. Gilpin

Gilpin, John R., 1905-1974

According to the February 4, 1939 issue of The Baptist Examiner, Gilpin had "two radio programs each Sunday signing on the station every Sunday morning and signing it off every Sunday night" (p. 1). Sparks is a collection of 13 radio sermons, preached on station WCMI between May 30 and August 22, 1937.