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Lucia Clark Markham papers, 1901-1962

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Lucia Clark Markham papers




University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506


Organized by accession number; 54M7, 61M282 arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Lucia Clark Markham papers, 1901-1962, 1M53M93, 1VF60M116, 1VF61M282, 1VF62M83, AAM9397LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.


1.2 cubic ft.


Lucia Clark Markham, a physician and teacher in addition to being a poet, lived in Lexington, Ky. most of her life.

Scope and Content

This is a collection, the product of several accessions, of the correspondence and poetry of Lucia Clark Markham. It contains her manuscript draft of SONNETS TO THE BELOVED, a book of poetry (60M116), and MEADOW BEYOND THE MOUNTAIN, a novel told in verse (62M83). There are also a number of letters from literary and theatrical personalities, including James Lane Allen, Madison Cawein, Ronald Colman, William Dean Howells, Walter Huston, Alice Hegan Rice, Elizabeth Madox Roberts and H.G. Wells (54M7). The collection contains a volume of clippings of Ms. Markham's poetry published from 1903 to 1929 (61M282), and 12 scrapbooks about Kentucky (53M93).


  • Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925.
  • Cawein, Madison Julius, 1865-1914.
  • Colman, Ronald, 1891-1958.
  • Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920.
  • Huston, Walter, 1884-1850.
  • Markham, Lucia Clark, 1870-1967.
  • Rice, Alice Caldwell Hegan, 1870-1942.
  • Roberts, Elizabeth Madox, 1881-1941.
  • Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
  • Actors.
  • Authors.
  • Poets.
  • Drafts (preliminary versions)
  • Poems.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Kentucky author

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