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Clay-Russell family papers, 1788-1929, 1788

Part of Clay-Russell family papers, 1788-1929

kukm1f62m_461Guide to the Clay-Russell family papers, 1788-1929Processed 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 Clay-Russell family papers, 1788-1929Collection number: 1F62M-461Contact 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.Clay-Russell family papers, 1788-19291F62M-461Clay family2 reels of microfilmNone online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Simpson, Henry Clay. Loan while microfilming, 1962.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Clay-Russell family papers, 1788-1929, 1F62M-461, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. Henry Clay was a famous Kentucky statesman. Josephine Russell, daughter of William Henry Russell and granddaughter of Robert Spottswood Russell, married Clay's grandson, Eugene Erwin. Erwin died at the battle of Vicksburg in 1863. Three years later, Josephine married Clay's son, John M. Clay.These are the microfilm copies of the letters of the families of Henry Clay and Robert Spottswood Russell and their descendants. The papers that relate to Henry Clay deal primarily with agricultural interests. The are also a few letters to Clay from friends which discuss politics and several letters written by Clay to his wife, Lucretia, about family matters. The remainder of the collection consists of Russell family letters, a farm account book of Clay's, a letterbook belonging to Josephine Russell Erwin Clay, and three historical sketches written by unidentified members of the family. The latter include a biographical sketch of Lucretia Hart Clay, the history of two Russell family homes in Lexington, and reminiscences of life at Ashland.Clay, Henry, 1777-1852--Family.Clay, John Morrison, 1821-1887.Clay, Lucretia Hart, 1781-1864.Erwin, Eugene, d. 1863.Russell, William Henry.Russell, Robert Spottswood.Russell, Robert Spottswood--Family.Agriculture--Kentucky.Politicians.Account books.ReminiscencesClay-Russell family papers, 1788-1929