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Maude Ward Lafferty papers, 1865-1955, 1865

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0000ua125 Guide to the Maude Ward Lafferty papers, 1865-1955Processed by Archives Staff and rearranged by Anthony Day in July 2006 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Eric Weig Special Collections 2005 Special Collections University Archives and Records Program University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Building Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 USA Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=298&llib_id=13 University of Kentucky Libraries. All rights reserved. Machine-readable finding aid derived from Microsoft Word. Date of source: Anthony Day in August 2006 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist. Description is in English.Guide to the Maude Ward Lafferty papers, 1865-1955Contact Information Special Collections University Archives and Records Program University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Building Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 USA Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=298&llib_id=13Processed by: Archives Staff and rearranged by Anthony Day in July 2006 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist. Finding aid completed by: Anthony Day in August 2006 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist. Encoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2007 University of Kentucky. All rights reserved. Maude Ward Lafferty papers, 1865-19550000ua125 Lafferty, Maude Ward1.2 cubic feet (5 boxes) The materials are in English. Personal, research, and biographical materials of Maude Ward Lafferty, 1865-1955.University of Kentucky Libraries, Special Collections Collection is open to researchers by appointment. The intellectual rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. 0000ua125: [identification of item], Maude Ward Lafferty papers, University of Kentucky Archives. Barker, Henry Stites, 1850-1928. Bowman, John Bryan, 1824-1891. Ward, Andrew Harrison, 1815-1904. Lafferty, Maude Ward, 1869-1962. University of Kentucky.Lexington (Ky.)Women -- Kentucky -- Lexington. Scrapbooks.Maude Ward Lafferty was noted for her research. She was born in 1869 in Cynthiana, Kentucky where she also graduated from high school. She continued her education and graduated from a Paris, Kentucky convent as well. She was the wife of Judge William Thornton Lafferty who established the University of Kentucky's College of Law. Maude Lafferty wrote The Lure of Kentucky, a historical guidebook. She served as secretary of club service in the University of Kentucky's Department of Extension from 1924-1940. She affected a bureau of information to supply source material, books, historical data, speakers for club programs, and founded the University of Kentucky Woman's Club in 1909. Maude Ward Lafferty served as the first UK Woman's Club president, was also the president of the Woman's Club of Central Kentucky from 1914-1916, and served as chairman of the board of the Kentucky Federation of Woman's Clubs. In 1924, she wrote and directed a sesquicentennial pageant for Harrodsburg and in 1925, one for Lexington. Maude Ward Lafferty gave lectures in the early 1920s on Kentucky history and raised more than 1,000 dollars for the University Student Loan Fund. She died on January 11, 1962. The Maude Ward Lafferty papers contain materials, such as biographical sketches, clippings, reports, and manuscripts used for Mrs. Lafferty's research on various topics including: the history of University of Kentucky, John B. Bowman, Choctaw Indian Academy, and Scott County (Kentucky) history. The collection also includes some of Mrs. Lafferty's writings, her correspondence, articles written about Mrs. Lafferty, and two scrapbooks containing clippings and photographs of Mrs. Lafferty and her family. There are also two boxes of note cards, which appear to be citations of articles, books, and other materials which Mrs. Lafferty used in her research. This collection is arranged by subject in folders. Container List 11Articles by or about Maude Lafferty12Biographical Sketches13John B. Bowman and UK Board of Curators, 1873-187814Correspondence between John B. Bowman and Hon. Harry Ward and Andrew Harrison Ward 15Broadsides; charts; maps; pictures16Clippings, 1922-195017State College History, 1870s-1910s 18Manuscripts: History of the College of the Bible; Professor A. R. Milligan Historical Review of Kentucky University Read at 40th Anniversary of Union with Transylvania; Personal Reminiscences by Curator Z. F. Smith19Miscellaneous 1910-1948, includes Women's Club committee reports110Meeting programs, dedications, etc.111Transylvania College materials112Choctaw Indian Academy and Scott County History21Correspondence, 1916-195522Bibliographic profiles, 1865-1882; contains some history of the University of Kentucky23University Extension Bulletin and miscellaneous24History of the University of Kentucky compiled by Maude Lafferty for the Kentucky Daughters of the American Revolution3Scrapbook 1: Includes Victory Garden and World War I, family photos, 1889-1921; Scrapbook 2: Features clippings about Mrs. Lafferty, particularly about talks she gave, 1908-19444Note cards5Note cardsMaude Ward Lafferty papers, 1865-1955