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John Fox letters, 1895-1902, 1895

Part of John Fox letters, 1895-1902

kukm1m51w22Guide to the John Fox letters, 1895-1902Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the John Fox letters, 1895-1902Collection number: 1M51W22Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.John Fox letters, 1895-19021M51W22Fox, John, 1863-1919.17 pieces.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Wilson, Samuel M., estate. Gift, Dec. 10, 1946.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], John Fox letters, 1895-1902, 1M51W22, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Author, journalist. John Fox, Jr. was born at Stony Point, Ky. His father was a schoolteacher who taught John at home until he was fifteen. John attended Transylvania and Harvard, then embarked on a brief journalistic career. He returned to Kentucky in 1885 due to poor health, and participated in some mining ventures with his father and brother. This exposure to life in the mountains greatly influenced Fox's writing career. He is best known for two novels, THE LITTLE SHEPHERD OF KINGDOM COME and THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINE. Fox served as a foreign correspondent during the Spanish-American and Russo- Japanese wars. He died in 1919.This is a collection of some of the personal letters of John Fox. All but four of these letters were written to George H. Yenowine, of Lexington, Ky. These letters discuss Fox's experiences on the lecture circuit and the sales of his books. The other four letters are also of a personal nature.Arrangement is chronological.Fox, John, 1863-1919.Yenowine, George H.Lectures and lecturing.Authors.John Fox letters, 1895-1902