Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve
William Henry Townsend
Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript
1960 June 14
University of Kentucky Special Collections
The manuscript is arranged numerically by page number.
Housed with multiple collections.
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
60M115 : [identification of item], William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrasss manuscript, 1960 June 14, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
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William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript holds the original galley proofs.
William Henry Townsend was born May 31, 1890 in Glensboro, Kentucky. He lived his whole life in Lexington, Kentucky. He was a historian and author. He graduated from the University of Kentucky Law School in 1912. He was a Lincoln collector, scholar, and author. His best known books are Lincoln and His Wife's Home Town, Lincoln and the Bluegrass, and Hundred Proof. He died July 25, 1964 in Lexington, Kentucky.
The William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript collection contains the original galley proofs of William Henry Townsend's book Lincoln and Bluegrass. The proofs are annotated by the author.