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Perry County historical papers
University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Perry County historical papers, 1921-1922, 1M51W56, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.
These papers contain materials about the centennial celebration held in 1921 to mark the anniversary of the founding of Perry County, Kentucky. The papers, collected by Judge Samuel M. Wilson, include portions of the address he delivered at the celebration and notes for a county history he authored. There is also Wilson's correspondence dealing with the centennial and his history of the county, as well as clippings and a few printed maps. The correspondents include Bailey P. Wootton, Willard Rouse Jillson, and Otto Rothert. Also present are balance sheets for Kentucky River Coal Corporation.