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Keen, Douglas, 1904-1978 (Sc 2798), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2013

Keen, Douglas, 1904-1978 (Sc 2798), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2798. Letter of Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky attorney Douglas Keen, 28 October 1929, setting out his qualifications, deploring political “mud-slinging” against him, and seeking support in his electoral campaign as the Republican nominee for County Attorney.


Autographs - Political (Sc 1234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2013

Autographs - Political (Sc 1234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1234. Autographs of Robert T. Lincoln as U.S. Secretary of War and Frederickk T. Frelinghuysen as U.S. Secretary of State.


Metcalfe County, Kentucky - Elections And Election Campaigns (Sc 1268), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2013

Metcalfe County, Kentucky - Elections And Election Campaigns (Sc 1268), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1268. Unsigned letter, 5 November 1909, written to Bruce Taylor, East Fork, Kentucky, asking repayment of money loaned to Taylor for his unsuccessful political campaign.


Clinton, William Jefferson, B. 1946 (Sc 1267), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2013

Clinton, William Jefferson, B. 1946 (Sc 1267), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1267. Letter written to Bowling Green, Kentucky dentist Michael W. Howell by President Bill Clinton in response to Howell’s letter expressing concerns about Social Security.


Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 (Sc 1222), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 (Sc 1222), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1222. Letter written by Henry Clay, Ashland, Kentucky, to Henry Henion(?), Rushville, New York. Clay responds to a letter received from the Rushville Tippecanoe Club regarding his opinion of the presidential contest between Martin Van Buren and William Henry Harrison.


Powers, Caleb, 1869-1932 (Sc 2777), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Powers, Caleb, 1869-1932 (Sc 2777), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2777. Letter, 6 December 1902, from Caleb Powers to Lovin Richards, Hillsdale, Kentucky, thanking him and other Republican residents of Simpson County Precinct Number 1 for donations toward his legal expenses in connection with his retrial on a charge of complicity in the assassination of Kentucky governor William J. Goebel. Includes the list of donors and amounts contributed; also includes a letter, 25 July 1903, from J. B. Howard to the postmaster of Hickory Flat, Kentucky, requesting a house-to-house canvass for donations to defend against the same charge.


Graham, Robert Duke, 1900-1984 (Mss 473), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2013

Graham, Robert Duke, 1900-1984 (Mss 473), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 473. Correspondence and scrapbooks of Robert D. Graham, Democratic mayor of Bowling Green, Kentucky from 1960-1963 and 1968-1971. The materials mostly document his public career, but some personal papers, including those of his wife Edith, are included.


Poe Family Papers (Sc 1116), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2013

Poe Family Papers (Sc 1116), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1116. Chiefly letters to James E. Poe, a Warren County, Kentucky native, who later lived in Colorado and Washington Territory, from his family in Kentucky. They write of crops, weather, and their health. They also ask Jim to lead a sober life and consider returning home. Evidently Poe went west after a run-in with the law concerning the making of illegalalcohol. Also, data related to the collection.


Spiller, Cora Jane (Morningstar), B. 1926 - Collector (Sc 2762), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2013

Spiller, Cora Jane (Morningstar), B. 1926 - Collector (Sc 2762), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid for Manuscripts Small Collection 2762. Letter, 30 April 1898, to Colonel Robert Morningstar, Bowling Green, Kentucky, from Walter S. Forrester, Assistant Adjutant General of Kentucky, regarding the possibilities of Kentucky troops seeing combat in the Spanish-American War; letter to Mrs. T. J. Peay and notes of Jane Morningstar regarding Barbre cemetery, Warren County, Kentucky; notes of Elise Dulaney on members of the Covington and Dulaney families of Warren County, Kentucky; printed pamphlet titled “Supplement Mulkey Genealogy.” You may access the Forrester letter about Spanish-American War service by clicking on "Additional Files" below.


Natcher, William Huston, 1909-1994 (Sc 2761), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2013

Natcher, William Huston, 1909-1994 (Sc 2761), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2761. Condolence letter from U.S. Representative William Huston Natcher to Mrs. Effi Phelps, Bowling Green, Kentucky concerning the loss of her mother.


Garnett, Joseph Fauntleroy, 1901-1973 (Sc 1106), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2013

Garnett, Joseph Fauntleroy, 1901-1973 (Sc 1106), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1106. Holographic copy of a radio speech, [1934?], delivered by Democrat Joseph Fauntleroy Garnett, Hopkinsville, Kentucky, seeking his party’s nomination as a candidate for the Kentucky state senate representing Christian and Hopkins Counties. Also, another radio speech [1934?], typed with holographic changes. Includes 14 June 1933 document from the Secretary of State acknowledging his declaration as a candidate, and receipt for printing 500 placards, 1935.


Stanley, John Hart, 1808 - 1976? - Relating To (Sc 1091), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2013

Stanley, John Hart, 1808 - 1976? - Relating To (Sc 1091), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1091. Holographic copy of memorial comments related to the death of John Hart Stanley, a Henderson County, Kentucky, farmer, who represented the 5th District in the state legislature. He was a state senator when he died, having been elected in 1875. Also, a holographic copy of a campaign flyer used in his senatorial race.


Huddleston, Walter Darlington "Dee," B. 1926 (Sc 1083), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2013

Huddleston, Walter Darlington "Dee," B. 1926 (Sc 1083), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1083. Letter, 11 July 1980, from Kentucky Senator Walter Darlington Huddleston, Washington, D.C., to Virginia P. DeVries, Bowling Green. He thanks her for her letter and details his views on immigration limits and comments on President Carter’s proposal to reinstate the military draft.


Cooper, John Robert, 1864-1937 (Sc 2747), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2013

Cooper, John Robert, 1864-1937 (Sc 2747), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2747. Letter, 5 September 1900, of J.R. Cooper, Todds Point, Kentucky, to Miss Pricie Rodgers, Shelbyville, Kentucky, asking her to use her “influence with the young men” to promote a slate of local election candidates and praising their personal qualities. A second letter of 17 September asks to call on her.


World War I, 1914-1918 - Patriotic Speech (Sc 2745), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2013

World War I, 1914-1918 - Patriotic Speech (Sc 2745), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2745. Patriotic speech by an unknown writer titled “Why We Are at War with Germany” in which he explains the reasons for the United States’ entry in the war and why it must be a leader in the settlement after the war is over. He makes illusions to the planned League of Nations.


Thompson, Thala E. (Layne), 1907-2003 - Collector (Sc 2744), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2013

Thompson, Thala E. (Layne), 1907-2003 - Collector (Sc 2744), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2744. Record book for the Hadley Homemaker Club, 1991-1992; postcard send by Thompson from China, 1987; election return receipt for Warren County, Kentucky, 1956; and a birthday card sent from President and Mrs. Bill Clinton to Thompson.


Hodges, Ida Leighton, 1885-1949 (Sc 1025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Hodges, Ida Leighton, 1885-1949 (Sc 1025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1028. Letters commending Hodges for a variety of civic activities, including her work as coordinator of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration and Civil Works Administration in Bowling Green, Kentucky during the 1930s.


Carter, Tim Lee, 1910-1987 (Mss 80), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Carter, Tim Lee, 1910-1987 (Mss 80), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 80. Correspondence, photographs, audiotapes, film, clippings, general office files, and records of legislative proceedings relating to the political career of Tim Lee Carter, U.S. Representative (Republican) for Kentucky's Fifth Congressional District, 1965-1981.


Talbott, John Daniel, 1883-1950 (Sc 2707), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Talbott, John Daniel, 1883-1950 (Sc 2707), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2707. Letter, 27 October 1939, from J. Dan Talbott to “All Employees of the Commonwealth of Kentucky,” with lists of duties to be performed before and on Election Day, 7 November, including letter-writing, personal contacts, providing transportation to the polls, and handing out sample ballots. The letter urges every employee to “do his duty” to ensure election of the Democratic ticket in the state.


Parks, Sherman, B. 1890? (Sc 1006), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Parks, Sherman, B. 1890? (Sc 1006), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1006. Letters, 1933 (2), written by Sherman Parks, Madisonville, Kentucky, to Joseph F. Garnett, Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Parks, as an officer in the Hopkins County and Kentucky Colored Independent Voters Leagues, requests assistance, including monetary aid to promote the recruitment of African- Americans to Kentucky’s Democratic Party.


Carter, Chillon Conway, 1830-1891 (Mss 112), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Carter, Chillon Conway, 1830-1891 (Mss 112), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and typescripts of selected material for Manuscripts Collection 112. Correspondence, chiefly written by Monroe County, Kentucky native Chillon Conway Carter, to his wife, Lucinda E. and his two daughters Nancy G. and Louisa A., during the Civil War. Also includes letters written to Carter by his brother, John B. Carter, who lived in White County, Illinois.


Natcher, William Huston, 1909-1994 (Sc 938), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Natcher, William Huston, 1909-1994 (Sc 938), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 938. Letters, 1986, 1987 (2), written by William Huston Natcher, Washington D.C., to Dr. and Mrs. William R. McCormack, Bowling Green, Kentucky; photocopy of letter from Ann Landers to Natcher, 1988; photocopies of letters Natcher wrote to his grandsons 1985-1987; and newspaper clippings, 1987-1988.


Underwood, Henry Louis, 1848-1925 - Collector (Sc 936), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Underwood, Henry Louis, 1848-1925 - Collector (Sc 936), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 936. Letters kept by Henry Louis Underwood, 1848-1925, a Bowling Green, Kentucky native, which include an 1800 letter of Henry Clay written to Robert Craddock; an 1875 letter of Jefferson Davis addressed to Underwood; an 1894 letter of Theodore Roosevelt addressed to C.R. Breckinridge; letters, 1885 (15), pertaining to a National Soldiers Reunion and Encampment; and miscellaneous items.


Women's Monumental Fund (Sc 2694), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Women's Monumental Fund (Sc 2694), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2694. Certificate of The Women’s Monumental Fund Fund (no recipient named) acknowledging a contribution for the erection of a monument in Frankfort, Kentucky honoring Governor William J. Goebel. The monument was dedicated in 1910.


Hallam, Theodore F. (Sc 955), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Hallam, Theodore F. (Sc 955), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 955. Letter written by Theodore F. Hallam, Covington, Kentucky, wherein he asserts that this is a true record of the facts concerning the gun battle between William Goebel and John Leathers Sanford, which resulted in Sanford’s death in Covington, 1895.


King, Stephen Lynn, B. 1954 (Sc 920), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

King, Stephen Lynn, B. 1954 (Sc 920), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 920. Photocopy of letter Stephen King, Bowling Green, Kentucky, wrote as a high school student to former President Truman, Truman’s 11 January 1972 reply and letter 24 July 1981 related to the authentication of Truman’s signature. Also, 20 July 1981 letter from the office of former President Carter, Atlanta, Georgia, in answer to a previous letter from King, and an autographed card from Omar N. Bradley.


Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 (Sc 685), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 (Sc 685), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 685. Letter written from Sea Girt, New Jersey, by Woodrow Wilson, to John A. Turpin, Bowling Green, Kentucky, expressing thanks for Turpin’s letter and check for $1.00.


Hubbard, Sam R., 1906-1973 (Sc 683), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Hubbard, Sam R., 1906-1973 (Sc 683), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 683. Papers of Sam R. Hubbard, State Senator from Russell Springs, Kentucky, in which the writers seek his support relating to issues and bills that will come before the state legislature. Includes letters from individuals and organizations, draft legislation, and a brochure with a pictorial roster of the 1960 General Assembly.


Elections And Election Campaigns - Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Sc 676), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Elections And Election Campaigns - Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Sc 676), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 676. Certified election return of the Rosemead Precinct, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, showing candidates and number of votes received in the election held on 8 November 1892.


Cleveland, Frances (Folsom), 1864-1947 (Sc 671), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Cleveland, Frances (Folsom), 1864-1947 (Sc 671), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 671. Letter written by Frances (Folsom) Cleveland, from the White House, Washington, D.C., to Henry J. Payne, Morganfield, Kentucky, expressing her appreciation for a gift and the good wishes Mr. Payne had sent to her and President Grover Cleveland.