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Watterson Club Minutes, 1892-1897, 1892

Part of Watterson Club Minutes, 1892-1897

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kukm95m8Guide to the Watterson Club Minutes, 1892-1897Processed 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 Watterson Club Minutes, 1892-1897Collection number: 95M8Contact 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.Watterson Club Minutes, 1892-189795M8Watterson Club (Louisville, Ky.).Minutebook: 1 v.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Clark, Thomas D. Gift, 1988.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Watterson Club Minutes, 1892-1897, 95M8, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.The Watterson Democratic Club was founded in Louisville in 1892. Henry Watterson, for whom the club was named, was invited to join by the original members. Active in supporting the Democratic Party, it provided music for the 1892 Democratic convention in Louisville and raised money to send its members to Chicago for the national convention that year. By 1896, interest in the club had waned. Disagreements in the Democratic Party, and the club's indebtedness resulted in the suspension of club activity in 1897.A minutebook of the Watterson Democratic Club of Louisville, Kentucky. Lists the members and officers of the club including its charter members. Contains the by-laws and constitution of the club. Records the financial activity of the club; especially its efforts to raise money for a permanent headquarters and for attendance at the 1896 Democratic State and National Conventions. Contains reports of the activities of the club and other Democratic clubs. Records the election results for club officers and obituaries of club members. Contains speeches and correspondence from important Democrats including Adlai Stevenson and Helm Bruce.Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921.Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1835-1914.Bruce, Helm, 1860-1927.Watterson Club (Louisville, Ky.)Kentucky State League of Democratic ClubsNational Association of Democratic ClubsDemocratic Party (Ky.).--State Convention (1892: Louisville, Ky.)Democratic National Convention (1892: Chicago, Ill.)Political Clubs--Kentucky--LouisvilleMinutebook