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Bruce Ferguson scrapbook, 1900

Part of Bruce Ferguson scrapbook

M-133Ferguson, Bruce scrapbookGuide to the Bruce Ferguson scrapbook, 1900-1902 M-133Processed by: Archives StaffUniversity 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 2017-03-22 15:19:27 -0400.Describing Archives: A Content Standard2017 January 5EAD and description updated for digitization by Megan Mummey. English University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center Bruce Ferguson scrapbook Ferguson, Bruce Ferguson, Bruce M-133 0.1 Cubic Feet 1 reel of microfilm (15 ft.) 1900-1902 The Bruce Ferguson scrapbook (1900-1902; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 reel) was assembled by William Behringer and contains newspaper clippings about the assassination of William Goebel and subsequent political events. 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 M-133: [identification of item], Bruce Ferguson scrapbook, 1900-1902, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. Historical note Politician. The donor, Bruce Ferguson, was from Union Co, Ky. The compiler of the scrapbook, William Behringer, was from Covington. William Goebel, the subject of most of the clippings, was the Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial nominee in 1899. He was shot after the campaign. The election results were disputed between Democrats and Republicans. Scope and Contents The Bruce Ferguson scrapbook (dated 1900-1902; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 reel) was assembled by William Behringer and contains newspaper clippings about the assassination of William Goebel and subsequent political events. The clippings were mostly pulled from the Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Post and were pro-Goebel. The scrapbook also contains clippings about a Frankfort duel between Ethelbert Scott and Colonel D. G. Colson which left three dead, including Scott, and four wounded. The volume concludes with a number of engravings taken from a German language newspaper. Immediate Source of Acquisition Loan while microfilming, 1954. Assassination -- Kentucky. Dueling -- Kentucky. Engraving. Behringer, William Colson, D. G. Kentucky. General Assembly Taylor, William S. (William Sylvester) Scott, Ethelbert Goebel, William Ferguson, Bruce Scrapbook1900-19021