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Woman's Democratic Club papers, 1910-1945, 1920-1932 (bulk dates), 1920

Part of Woman's Democratic Club papers, 1910-1945, 1920-1932 (bulk dates)

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kukm1m50w29Guide to the Woman's Democratic Club papers, 1910-1945, 1920-1932 (bulk dates)Processed 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 Woman's Democratic Club papers, 1910-1945, 1920-1932 (bulk dates)Collection number: 1M50W29Contact 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.Woman's Democratic Club papers, 1910-1945, 1920-1932 (bulk dates)1M50W29Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County (Ky.).8 cubic ft. (ca. 1,000 pieces)None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Wilson, Samuel M. Estate gift, Dec. 10, 1946.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Woman's Democratic Club papers, 1910-1945, 1920-1932 (bulk dates), 1M50W29, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Mary Shelby Wilson, the wife of Samuel M. Wilson, a Lexington, Ky. attorney very active in the Democratic Party of Kentucky, was herself involved in Democratic Party women's activities. She played a role in the formation of the Women's Democratic League in Lexington in 1916, and in the founding of the Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County in 1920, later serving as its chairman. As a local organizer, she corresponded with the Democratic National Committee, with candidates for office, with other women political leaders in Kentucky, such as Laura Clay, Madeline Breckinridge, and Alice Lloyd of Maysville, and with women active on the national scene.Also known as Democratic Woman's Club papers. This collection consists largely of the correspondence of Mary Shelby Wilson related to the development of the Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County, Ky, during the 1920's. Also included are bulletins, reports, newspaper clippings, and publications of other women's groups active in the 1920's.Chronological arrangement.Wilson, Mary Bullock Shelby, 1876-1959.Wilson, Samuel M. (Samuel Mackay), 1871-1946.Lloyd, Alice, d. 1962.Clay, Laura, 1849-1941.Breckinridge, Madeline McDowell, 1872-1920.Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County (Ky.)Democratic Party (Ky.)Women--Suffrage.Women--Kentucky--Societies and clubs.Women in politics--Kentucky.Politicians.Clippings