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William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript, 1960

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60m115 William Henry Towsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript, 1960 June 14 60m115 Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 March 7 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-07-15T12:51-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript 60m115 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1 0.4 Cubic feet 1 box 1960 June 14 William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript holds the original galley proofs. Housed with multiple collections. Townsend, William H., (William Henry), 1890-1964 Preferred Citation note 60M115 : [identification of item], William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrasss manuscript, 1960 June 14, University of Kentucky Special Collections. General note Housed with multiple collections. Arrangement note The manuscript is arranged numerically by page number. 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. Biographical/Historical note 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. Scope and Contents note 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. Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Authors. Manuscripts. Presidents--United States--History. Proofs (Printing)