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Maude Ward Lafferty papers, 1775

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72M20 Maude Ward Lafferty papers, 1775-1958 72M20 Finding aid prepared by Julie Williams University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 December 6 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-07-30T13:45-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Maude Ward Lafferty papers 72M20 University of Kentucky Special Collections 3.42 Cubic feet 5 boxes, 9 items 1775-1958 Lafferty, Maude Ward, 1869-1962 Biographical note Historian Maude Ward Lafferty was born in 1869 and graduated from high school in Cynthiana, Kentucky. She continued her education by attending a Paris, Kentucky, convent. She married 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 to 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, serving as their first president. Additionally, she was the first president of the Woman's Club of Central Kentucky from 1914 to 1916 and the 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. She died on January 11, 1962. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by format. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Scope and Contents note The Maude Ward Lafferty papers contain the correspondence of Judge A.H. Ward, some of which discuss the Civil War in Kentucky. The papers also include Lafferty's general correspondence and Lafferty's writings, such as a newspaper series, a radio broadcast script, and several typewritten manuscripts and rough drafts by Lafferty on specific subjects (the Botanic Gardens in Lexington, the University of Kentucky, Henry Clay, Harrodsburg, and early Kentucky history). Additionally, the papers contain notes and source material for Mrs. Lafferty's writings as well as nine scrapbooks. The first scrapbook contains some of Lafferty's correspondence. Scrapbooks two through six comprise newspaper clippings and articles on Kentucky history. Scrapbook seven includes clippings and pamphlets collected during World War One. Scrapbook eight and nine document Harrodsburg's Sesquicentennial celebration and Lexington's Sesquicentennial celebration. Preferred Citation note 72M20: [identification of item], Maude Ward Lafferty papers, 1775-1958, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 University of Kentucky. Ward, Andrew Harrison, 1815-1904. Harrodsburg (Ky.)--History. Historians--Correspondence. Historians--Kentucky. Kentucky--History. Scrapbooks--United States. United States--History--World War, 1914-1918 Judge A.H. Ward, correspondence 1 1 1858-1905 Correspondence 1 2 1893-1922 Correspondence 1 3 1924-1929 Correspondence 1 4 1930-1932 Correspondence 1 5 1933-1936 Correspondence 1 6 1940-1949 Correspondence 1 7 1951-1958 Correspondence 1 8 undated Club publications 1 9 1930-1959 Miscellaneous letters 1 10 1822 November 24, 1844 July 13 Newspaper series 1 11 1937 November 29-1938 March 21 Radio broadcasts 1 12 1932, 1934 Typewritten manuscripts and rough drafts - Botanic Gardens 2 1 undated Typewritten manuscripts and rough drafts: Early Kentucky History 2 2-4 undated Typewritten manuscripts and rough drafts: Harrodsburg 2 5 undated Typewritten manuscripts and rough drafts: Henry Clay 2 6 1951 March 1 Typewritten manuscripts and rough drafts: University of Kentucky 2 7 undated History of The University of Kentucky (book) 2 8 1931 Pagents 3 1 1924 Works of other authors: Bradford 3 2 undated Works of other authors, A-C 3 3 undated Works of other authors, D-M 3 4 undated Works of other authors, R-S 3 5 undated General: writings 3 6 undated Scope and Contents note This general file contains various typewritten manuscripts. Newspaper and magazine articles 3 7 1921-1935 Notes and source material 4 1-2 1775 Notes and source material 4 3 1776-1787 Notes and source material 4 4 1787-1800 Notes and source material 4 5 1800-1878 Notes and source material 5 1 1827-1865 Notes and source material 5 2 1875 Pictures, pamphlets, maps, postcards 5 3 1932, 1948 Railroads 5 4 1915-1929 Scrapbook No. 1: Correspondence 1 1918-1942 Scrapbook No. 2: Newspaper Clippings 2 1900-1920 Scrapbook No. 3: Newspaper Clippings 3 1908-1916 Scrapbook No. 4: Newspaper Clippings 4 1916-1919 Scrapbook No. 5: Newspaper Clippings 5 1916-1921 Scrapbook No. 6: Newspaper Clippings 6 1920-1924 Scrapbook No. 7: World War One Clippings and pamphlets 7 1914-1918 Scrapbook No. 8: Newspaper Clippings, Harrodsburg Sesquicentennial 8 1924 Scrapbook No. 9: Newspaper Clippings, Lexington Sesquicentennial 9 1925 Maude Ward Lafferty papers