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William H. Townsend, Hundred Proof manuscript,, 1964

Part of William H. Townsend, Hundred Proof manuscript,

65M1 William H. Townsend, manuscript, 1964 65m1 Finding aid prepared by Ida Sell University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 June 5 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-07-30T13:25-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard William H. Townsend, Hundred Proof manuscript, 65m1 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1 8-9 0.2 Cubic feet 1 box 1964 This collection is housed with multiple collections. Scope and Contents note The William H. Townsend, Hundred Proof manuscript contains the page proof copy of the book published by University of Kentucky Press in 1964. The book is a narrative of Townsend's life in central Kentucky as well as a popular style history of the region. Preferred Citation note 65m1: [identification of item] William H. Townsend, Hundred Proof manuscript, 1964, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Arrangement note This collection is arranged according to page number. Biographical note "William H. Townsend was a renowned scholar, raconteur, and lawyer, born in Anderson Company. Educated first in an one room school at Glensboro, he graduated from University of Kentucky Law School in 1912. Among his books was Lincoln and the Bluegrass was published in 1955. His talk on Cassius Clay, The Lion of White Hall, is now a taped classic. Townsend had the largest private collection of Lincolnania in the United States. Recognized as a leading expert on Abraham Lincoln, Townsend was a founder of the Kentucky Civil War Round Table in 1953. He served as its first president until his death. He was named posthumously to Fayette County Bar's Hall of Fame in 1966." 65m1: [1:1] William H. Townsend, Hundred Proof manuscript, 1964, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Hamilton, Holman Townsend, William H., (William Henry), 1890-1964 University Press of Kentucky. Kentcuky--Lexington--history. Manuscripts--Kentucky. Salt River (Ky.)--History. William H. Townsend, Hundred Proof manuscript,