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Willard Rouse Jillson A Bibliography of Powell County Kentucky, 1960-1961

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve

Title

Willard Rouse Jillson

A Bibliography of Powell County Kentucky

Date

1960-1961

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by format.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

61M277 : [identificatino of item], Willard Rouse Jillson A Bibliography of Powell County Kentucky, 1960-1961, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.23 Cubic feet

1 box

Abstract

The Willard Rouse Jillson A Bibliography of Powell County Kentucky collection contains a manuscript, and a typescript copy.

Biography/History

Willard Rouse Jillson (May 28, 1890 – October 4, 1975) was a Kentucky historian academic, and geologist who authored numerous books on Kentucky politicians and geology matters pertaining to the State. Jillson taught geology in Lexington at the University of Kentucky in 1918 and later at Transylvania University in 1947. He served in various government positions, notably as Kentucky State Geologist and director of the Sixth Kentucky Geological Survey. He died in 1975 and was buried in the Frankfort Cemetery in Frankfort, Kentucky.

"Willard Rouse Jillson." Wikipediea: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 18 January 2011. Web 5 April 2011.

Scope and Content

The Willard Rouse Jillson A Bibliography of Powell County Kentucky collection contains a manuscript, and a typescript copy. The manuscript is hand written and glued onto proof pages. The entries have been removed from the pages. The typescript copy has been annotated.

Subjects

  • Typescript.
  • Powell County (Ky.)--Bibliography.
  • Authors, American--Kentucky.
  • Manuscripts--Kentucky.

Collection Inventory

Manuscript, 1960
[Box: 1, Folder: 1]
Typescript, 1961
[Box: 1, Folder: 2]