ExploreUK is getting a new design. Try the beta site!

UK HOME

ExploreUK home

Collections: 
0-9 | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

May Ringo Thompson papers, 1780

Part of May Ringo Thompson papers

47m83Guide to the May Ringo Thompson papers, 1780-1940, bulk 1816-1918 47m83Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigUniversity of Kentucky Special Collections Research CenterSpecial Collections Research CenterUniversity of Kentucky LibrariesMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky 40506-0039URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-08-29 17:03:17 -0400.Description is in English.Describing Archives: A Content Standard2017 August 29Inventory added and description updated by Megan Mummey English University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center May Ringo Thompson papers Thompson, May Ringo, 1868-1940 47m83 508 0.23 Cubic Feet 1 box and 1 folder 1780-1940 1816-1918 Housed with multiple collections. The May Ringo Thompson papers (dated 1780-1940, bulk 1816-1918; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box and 1 folder) consist of the genealogical papers of May Ringo Thompson and her family. Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment. 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 47M83: [identification of item], May Ringo Thompson papers, 1780-1940, bulk 816-1918, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. Biographical note Hospital superintendent, club member. May Ringo Thompson was born in Fleming County, Ky. and attended what became the University of Kentucky. After receiving medical training at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, she served as superintendent of Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, Ky. Thompson also served as an officer in the Lexington, state, and national organizations of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Scope and Contents The May Ringo Thompson papers (dated 1780-1940, bulk 1816-1918; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box and 1 folder) consist of the genealogical papers of May Ringo Thompson and her family. The earliest papers belonged to the Ringo family and include deeds, land grants, stock certificates, fragments of court cases, the will of Jonathan Pollitt (1816), bills, and receipts. Correspondence from family members discussing family life, social activities, slaves, and state politics is included. Prominent among the letters are those from Robert J. Lewis, a state legislator and member of the 1851 state constitutional convention. Thompson's personal papers include programs from DAR meetings, photographs of DAR members, and a papers prepared by Thompson about the first Kentucky legislature. Arrangement Collection is arranged chronologically.Arrangement is chronological. Kentucky -- Politics and government. Photoprints. Thompson, May Ringo, 1868-1940 Pollitt, Jonathan Ringo family Daughters of the American Revolution Lewis, Robert J. 1780-1834111841-1849121851-1890131911-1918141922-194015Undated16Notesundated17Photographs and reproductionsundated18Daughters of the American Republic (DAR) ribbonsundated19Land grant and certificates1849, 1911-1915OS-201 May Ringo Thompson papers