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Willard Rouse Jillson A Bibliography of the Cumberland River Valley, 1960

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve

Title

Willard Rouse Jillson

A Bibliography of the Cumberland River Valley

Date

1960

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Arranged by material type.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

61M82 : [identification of item], Willard Rouse Jillson A Bibliography of the Cumberland River Valley, 1960, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.23 Cubic feet

1 box

Abstract

Willard Rouse Jillson A Bibliography of the Cumberland River Valley contains rough drafts and galley proofs of this book.

Biography/History

Willard Rouse Jillson (May 28, 1890 – October 4, 1975) was a Kentucky historian academic, and geologist who authored numerous books on Kentucky politicians and geology matters pertaining to the State. Jillson taught geology in Lexington at the University of Kentucky in 1918 and later at Transylvania University in 1947. He served in various government positions, notably as Kentucky State Geologist and director of the Sixth Kentucky Geological Survey. He died in 1975 and was buried in the Frankfort Cemetery in Frankfort, Kentucky.

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Scope and Content

Willard Rouse Jillson A Bibliography of the Cumberland River Valley contains rough drafts and galley proofs of this book. There is an annotated typescript, rough draft galley proofs with hand written entries taped to the pages, a printed galley proof, and German newspapers that came from the Willard Rouse Jillson personal library.

Subjects

  • Cumberland River Valley (Ky. and Tenn.)--Bibliography.
  • Cumberland River Valley (Ky. and Tenn.)--Description and travel.
  • Cumberland River Valley (Ky. and Tenn.)--Maps.
  • Authors, American--Kentucky.
  • Proofs (Printing)

Collection Inventory

Typescript, 1960
[Box: 1, Folder: 1]
Galley proofs rough draft, 1960
[Box: 1, Folder: 2]
Galley proofs, 1960
[Box: 1, Folder: 3]
German newspapers, 1960 December
[Box: 1, Folder: 4]