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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Westernman, Robert - Collector (Sc 2675), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Westernman, Robert - Collector (Sc 2675), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2675. Letters relating mostly to political campaigns for U S. president, Kentucky governor, and other offices. Includes letters soliciting support for developing the Abraham Lincoln birthplace farm into a national park. Also includes several letters and documents related to political affairs in Daviess County.


Sand Hill Democratic Club - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 809), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Sand Hill Democratic Club - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 809), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 809. Notice of meeting called for 14 September 1888 to organize a Democratic club at Sand Hill, Warren County, Kentucky.