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Lansdowne family papers,, 1830

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kukm1m58m4 Lansdowne family papers, 1830-1920 58M4 Finding aid prepared by Alison Sperry 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 1 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-04-29T10:52-0400 Description is in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard Lansdowne family papers, 58M4 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.4 Cubic feet 2 boxes 1830-1920 The Lansdowne family papers consist of materials which document the Lansdowne family of Carter County, Ky. and Charles W. Osenton, a West Virginia politician who was a descendent of the Lansdownes. Lansdown family. Custodial History note Fowler, Nolan. Gift, Sept. 25, 1957. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Preferred Citation note 58M4 : [Identification of item], Lansdowne family papers, 1830-1920, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note The Landsdowne family was active in Kentucky and West Virginia politics. The family was from Carter County, Ky. Scope and Contents note The Lansdowne family papers consist of materials which document the Lansdowne family of Carter County, Ky. and Charles W. Osenton, a West Virginia politician who was a descendent of the Lansdownes. The collection consists of two distinct groups. One consists of land titles and business receipts which belonged to the Lansdownes, and dates from 1830 to 1880. The other group of papers relates to Charles W. Osenton's political activities and his career as a criminal lawyer and prosecuting attorney. A scrapbook contains letters and clippings about his career. Several of the letters are from Champ Clark, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and runner-up for the 1912 Democratic nomination for President, concerning his unsuccessful bid against Woodrow Wilson at the Baltimore convention. There are also a number of political broadsides from Kentucky and West Virginia in the collection. Arrangement note Collection is arranged chronologically. Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 Clark, Champ, 1850-1921 Democratic Party. (U.S.) Lansdowne, Andrew J. Lansdowne, Mary Hord Osenton, Charles W. Osenton, Daisy Lansdowne Powers, Frank, 1852- Powers, Juliet Lansdowne, 1852- Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 Broadsides. Carter County (Ky.)--History. Land titles. Presidential candidates--United States. United States--Politics and government--1909-1913. West Virginia--Politics and government. Correspondence and receipts, 1 5 1 6 1 7 1 8 1838-1876 Scrapbook, 1 11 1883 July 29 -1906 July 31 Separated Materials note This scrapbook contained a photograph of C.W. Osenton at age 21 which has been stored in Box 2 of this collection. Photograph of C.W. Osenton, 2 1 1889 Broadsides, 1 2 1899-1920 Badges, pins, ribbons and cards, 1 1 circa 1900 Invitations, programs and newsletters, 1 10 1900-1912 C.W. Osenton letters to his mother, 1 9 1900 November 10 -1913 July 12 Letters to C.W. Osenton and family, 2 1 1912 March 1 -1913 June 25 General correspondence, 1 3 undated C.W. Osenton newspaper clippings, 1 4 undated