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Frances Smith Shine papers, 1909

Part of Frances Smith Shine papers

70M22 Frances Smith Shine papers, 1909-1968 70M22 Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2012 April 4 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-11-05T10:14-0500 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Frances Smith Shine papers 70M22 University of Kentucky Special Collections 2.03 Cubic feet 6 boxes 1909-1968 Housed with multiple collections. Shine, Frances Lathrop Dugan, 1903-1977 Biographical note Writer Frances Lathrop (Smith) Dugan Shine (1903-1977) worked as an assistant archivist in Special Collections in the Margaret I. King Library of the University of Kentucky. The granddaughter of Gilbert Hinds King, Shine was an active member of the Kentucky Library Association, and served as a president of the League of Women Voters. She published several historical articles and books such as Bluegrass Craftsman: Being the Reminiscences of Ebenezer Hiram Stedman and Rainfall Harvest: Gilbert Hinds King and the Lexington Hydraulic & Manufacturing Company. Scope and Contents note The Frances Smith Shine papers comprise correspondence, material relating to two books, articles, and book reviews. Organized by subject, the papers document Shine's career as a librarian and author as well as her interest in politics. The bulk of papers include manuscripts, research files, and post publication files for two books: Bluegrass Craftsman: Being the Reminiscences of Ebenezer Hiram Stedman and Rainfall Harvest: Gilbert Hinds King and the Lexington Hydraulic & Manufacturing Company. Additionally, the papers' correspondence predominantly concerns business and politics, although it includes some personal letters. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by subject. 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. Preferred Citation note 70M22: [identification of item], Frances Smith Shine papers, 1909-1968, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Custodial History note Shine, Mrs. Hill, Lexington, Ky. Gift, 1967-Aug, 1968. Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 Clements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985 Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991 King, Gilbert Hinds. Morton, Thruston B., (Thruston Ballard), 1907-1982 Shine, Frances Lathrop Dugan, 1903-1977 Stedman, Ebenezer Hiram, 1808-1885. University of Kentucky. Libraries. Special Collections and Archives Dept. Historians--Kentucky. Kentucky--History--18th century. Kentucky--History--19th century. Librarians--Kentucky--Lexington. Libraries--Kentucky. United States--History--World War, 1939-1945 Articles I 1928-1955 Scope and Contents note The Articles series includes published copies of Frances Smith Shine's history articles, drafts of articles, and correspondence concerning the publication and composition of the articles. Additionally, the series contains several bibliographic documents listing works published by Shine. General 2 1 1928-1939 General 2 2 1949-1955 Political 2 3 1947, 1954 Bluegrass II 2 4 1948-1950 Scope and Contents note The Bluegrass series consists of material relating to the topic of bluegrass and includes correspondence, notes, a bibliography, and a draft of an article More Light on the Bluegrass?. Much of the correspondence and other materials date from after the publication of her article and concern permissions for reprinting her essay. Bluegrass Craftsman: Being the Reminiscences of Ebenezer Hiram Stedman III 1947-1963 Scope and Contents note The series, Bluegrass Craftsman: Being the Reminiscences of Ebenezer Hiram Stedman, contains manuscripts, research files, and post publication files which document the research, writing, publication, and reception of the work written by Shine and Jacqueline Bull. The Manuscripts subseries includes a galley proof, a handwritten manuscript, a typewritten manuscript, the illustrations, the preface, footnotes, and the appendix. The Research Files subseries includes separate files for individual paper mills in Kentucky, research notes, correspondence concerning the book, and financial documents. The Post Publication Files subseries contains reviews, congratulatory letters, and University of Kentucky press material. Manuscripts i 1954-1959 Form of manuscript 2 5 undated Illustration 1 7 undated Illustrations and pictures 2 6 1954-1955, undated Galley 2 7-8 3 1 1959 Manuscript of text (handwritten; incomplete) 3 2 undated Manuscript (typescript) 3 3-4 undated Preface, footnotes, appendix (Major mss.) 3 5 undated S.I.M. Major manuscripts 3 6 undated Post publication files ii 1959-1960 Congratulatory letters 3 7 1959-1960 Reviews 3 8 1959-1960 University of Kentucky press material 3 9 1959-1960 Research files iii 1947-1963 Correspondence 3 10 1953-1959 Cougler's Mill on Little Miami River (original Waldsmith) 4 1 1947 March Fayette Paper Manufacturing Co. (originally Bryan's Mill, Fayette Co.) 4 2 1951, undated Franklin County, Stedmanville Mill 4 3 undated General references 4 4 undated A History of Papermaking in Kentucky, article and correspondence 4 5 1958-1959 Isaac Yarnall's mill on Elkhorn 4 6 undated Lexington Manufacturing Co. Prentiss Mill 4 7 undated Louisville and Jefferson County mills 4 8 undated Matthew Lyon's mill on Cumberland River 4 9 undated Marginalia 4 10 undated Miscellaneous 4 11 1959, undated Poems 4 12 undated Research grant fund material 4 13 1954-1959 Scott County, Craig and Parkers' mill; Johnson's mill 4 14 1963, undated Stedman Genealogy 4 15 undated Book reviews IV 5 1 1960-1965 Scope and Contents note The Book reviews series contains copies of book reviews written by Shine. Correspondence V 1909-1968 Scope and Contents note The Correspondence series contains Frances Smith Shine's general correspondence. Letters from Kentucky politicians of the 1950s, including Alben Barkley, Earle Clements, John Sherman Cooper, and Thruston B. Morton, form a significant portion of the business correspondence. Many of the letters deal with politics, especially food relief for India and McCarthyism, however, a small portion of personal letters are included. These political letters also include letters sent to public figures by members of her family. 5 2 1909-1960 5 3 1961-1968 Kentucky Library Association VI 5 4 1948, undated Scope and Contents note The Kentucky Library Association series consists of a draft of Shine's article, The Past is Prelude, and the published version. The article appeared in the June 1948 edition of the Bulletin of the Kentucky Library Association. Libraries VII 1949-1965 Scope and Contents note The Libraries series consists of correspondence, writings, and publications, documenting Shine's career as a librarian and archivist. The series contains material relating to both foreign and general librarianship. Foreign 5 5 1956-1959 General 5 6 1949-1965 Rainfall Harvest: Gilbert Hinds King and the Lexington Hydraulic & Manufacturing Company VIII 1952-1966 Scope and Contents note The series, Rainfall Harvest: Gilbert Hinds King and the Lexington Hydraulic & Manufacturing Company, consists of manuscripts, research files, reviews, and congratulatory letters, documenting the creation of the book. Manuscripts i 1953 Galley 5 7 circa 1953 Printed copy 5 8 1953 Printer's copy 5 9 circa 1953 Typescript 5 10 circa 1953 Research files ii 1952-1954 Correspondence 5 11 1952-1954 Notes 5 12 6 1-2 undated Reviews and congratulatory letters iii 6 3 1954-1956, 1966 Signal Depots - Holabird and Lexington IX 6 4 1943-1944 Scope and Contents note The Signal Depots - Holabird and Lexington series consists of a letter, a bibliography, a poster, and a publication, documenting Shine's role in establishing the Technical Training Library at the Holabird Signal Depot in Lexington, Kentucky, during World War II. 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