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Lawrence S. Thompson papers, 1914

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59m27 Lawrence S. Thompson papers, 1914-1961 59m27 Finding aid prepared by Greg Seltzer University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 March 3 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-08-18T12:42-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Lawrence S. Thompson papers 59m27 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.9 Cubic feet 2 boxes 1914-1961 The Lawrence S. Thompson papers consist of correspondence, articles, brochures, photographs, and cataloging cards. The letters typically deal with Dr. Thompson's research regarding different methods for cataloging materials. Thompson, Lawrence Sidney, 1916-1986 Preferred Citation note 59M27 : [identification of item], Lawrence S. Thompson papers, 1914-1961, University of Kentucky Special Collections Scope and Contents note The Lawrence S. Thompson papers consist of correspondence, articles, brochures, photographs, and cataloging cards. The letters typically deal with Dr. Thompson's research regarding different methods for cataloging materials. Some of the items include handwritten or typed information on the reverse side of previously used University of Kentucky vouchers. This collection contains materials written in English, German, Dutch, and French. Also included in this collection are materials from Frederick Jonker, owner of Jonker Business Machines in Maryland. Each folder's contents reflects the original categorization of the collection. Arrangement note Collection is arranged chronologically. Biographical note Dr. Lawrence S. Thompson worked at the University of Kentucky as the director of libraries and as a faculty member in the classics department. He wrote extensively on the processes of printing and publication. Dr. Thompson also researched processes for cataloging materials, frequently corresponding with European colleagues. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Jonker, Frederick University of Kentucky. Library administration. Publishers and publishing--Kentucky. Publishers and publishing--United States. Correspondence, vouchers, and articles, 1 1 1914-1958 Correspondence and reports on tropical fruits, 1 2 1948-1958 Articles, brochures, and correspondence, 1 3 1950-1958 Articles and correspondence, 1 4 1951-1958 Correspondence and articles, 1 5 1952-1958 Photographs, correspondence, and articles, 1 6 1952-1958 Article and cards, 1 7 1957 Correspondence, articles, and cards, 1 8 1957-1958 Correspondence, brochure, and Findex materials, 2 4 1957-1958 Correspondence, 1 9 1958 Correspondence and cards, 1 10-11 1958 Correspondence and brochure, 1 12 1958 Correspondence, articles, and cards, 2 1 1958 H.L. Donovan letter, 2 2 1958 Herbert A. Toops letter to Lawrence S. Thompson, 2 3 1958 Jonker Business Machines, 2 5 1958-1960 Feature cards, 2 6 1958-1960 Articles, 2 7 1961 Feature cards manuscripts, 2 8 undated