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James H. Polsgrove papers, 1894-1942

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Title

James H. Polsgrove papers

Date

1894-1942

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

No discernible arrangement.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], James H. Polsgrove papers, 1894-1942, 1F57M-125, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 reel of microfilm (5 volumes)

Biography/History

Lawyer, judge, politician. James H. Polsgrove was elected Franklin County (Ky.) attorney in 1894 and 1897; he served as county judge from 1901 to 1909, and was elected mayor of Frankfort, Ky. in 1910. He was elected county judge again in 1924 and 1928.

Scope and Content

These are five scrapbooks and some miscellaneous papers collected by James H. Polsgrove. The scrapbooks contain clippings about political events, particularly in Franklin County, Ky. in the 1890's and early 1900's. Many of the clippings concern Judge Polsgrove's career.

Subjects

  • Polsgrove, James H.
  • Judges.
  • Politicians.
  • Franklin County (Ky.)--Politics and government.
  • Kentucky--Politics and government--1865-1950.
  • Clippings.
  • Scrapbooks