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William Jason Fields scrapbook, 1911

Part of William Jason Fields scrapbook

59m19Fields, William Jason scrapbookGuide to the William Jason Fields scrapbook, 1911-1923 59m19Desiree' H PerryUniversity of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center2011 September 1Special Collections Research CenterUniversity of Kentucky LibrariesMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky 40506-0039URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-12-18 15:46:24 -0500.Description is in English.Describing Archives: A Content Standard2016 July 11Finding aid updated due to digitization by Megan Mummey. English University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center William Jason Fields scrapbook 59m19 0.6 Cubic Feet 1 box, 1 item 1911-1923 The William Jason Fields scrapbook (dated 1911-1923; 0.6 cubic feet; 1 box, 1 item) contains materials he collected during his years in the United States House of Representatives. Conditions Governing Access Access to the original scrapbook is restricted due to preservation concerns. Digitized images of the scrapbook have been provided for patron access and use. Conditions Governing Use The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. Preferred Citation 59m19: [Identification of item], William Jason Fields scrapbook, 1911-1923, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. Biographical note William Jason Fields was a United States congressman and governor of Kentucky. Fields was born in Carter County, Kentucky. After attending local schools and the University of Kentucky, he farmed and sold real estate in Olive Hill, Kentucky. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1911 to 1923, resigning his seat to take office as governor. In the 1930s he served as Commonwealth's Attorney for the 37th district of Kentucky. Scope and Contents The William Jason Fields scrapbook (dated 1911-1923; 0.6 cubic feet; 1 box, 1 item) contains materials he collected during his years in the United States House of Representatives. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, printed booklets and a small amount of correspondence, most of it dealing with issues then before Congress. Included are several articles in favor of prohibition of the sale of alcoholic beverages, items both in favor of and opposing woman suffrage, and clippings from 1915 and 1916 opposing American intervention in World War I. Immediate Source of Acquisition Gift, 1958 Processing Information During digitization loose items were removed from the scrapbook, sleeved, and placed in a separate box. The sleeves note the page numbers where the item was originally kept. The loose items were digitized in place. Women -- Suffrage Governors -- Kentucky -- History. World War, 1914-1918 -- Public opinion. Prohibition Scrapbooks -- United States. United States. Congress. House Fields, William Jason, 1874-1954 William Jason Fields scrapbook1911-19231Items removed from scrapbook1911-19231 William Jason Fields scrapbook