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Young Ewing Allison papers,, 1914

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63m203 Young Ewing Allison papers, 1914-1933 63M203 Finding aid prepared by Sarah K. Piester University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 April 27 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-07-30T10:49-0400 English Describing Archives: A Content Standard Young Ewing Allison papers, 63M203 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1.24 Cubic feet 1 box and 7 items 1914-1933 The Young Ewing Allison papers consist of scrapbooks containing letters, manuscripts, clippings, and ephemera by or about Young Ewing Allison. Allison, Young Ewing, 1853-1932 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. Preferred Citation note 63M203: [identification of item], Young Ewing Allison papers, 1914-1933, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note Young Ewing Allison was a journalist and one time member of the editorial staffs of the Evansville, Indiana Journal and of the Louisville, Kentucky, Commercial, Courier-Journal, and the Herald. Allison wrote widely on literary and artistic matters. He is particularly known for The Men's Long, the pirate ballad associated with Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island. Allison devoted the last three decades of his life to editorial responsibilities on the Insurance Field, a trade publication he founded in the late nineteenth century of which he was proprietor and editor. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by material type. Scope and Contents note The Young Ewing Allison papers consist of scrapbooks containing letters, manuscripts, clippings, and ephemera by or about Young Ewing Allison. The majority of letters were sent to Jens Christian Bay. However, several letters were received from Jennie Flexner, a librarian, and Edward M. Brecht, Abbot of Gethsemani, Trappist, Kentucky, as well as by members of the Bay and Allison families. Included are a short biography of Allison and a bibliography of his works. Many of the clippings present in the scrapbooks are articles written by Allison. Bay, J. Christian, (Jens Christian), 1871-1962 Courier-journal (Louisville, Ky.). Flexner, Jennie Maas, 1882-1944 Obrecht, Edmond, 1852-1935 Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 Insurance--United States. Journalists. Kentucky--Newspapers. Trappist (Ky.)--History. Bibliographical Survey, 1 1 undated Articles, two unidentified photographs, poems, a Filson Club program, and Henderson County Historical Society fliers celebrating Young Ewing Allison, 1 2 1926-1933 Scope and Contents note Contains articles, two unidentified photographs, poems, a Filson Club program, and Henderson County Historical Society fliers celebrating Young Ewing Allison. Will: photocopy, 1 3 1907 April 30 William Fortune, 1 4 1942 Letters, 1 5 1893 January 6-1933 June 14 Photograph, 1 6 undated Scrapbook, 1 1916-1923 Scope and Contents note Contains clippings, photographs, and letters compiled by Young Ewing Allison. Acta Allisoniana: Book I, 2 1914-1915 Scope and Contents note Contains clippings, photographs, and letters compiled by Young Ewing Allison. Acta Allisoniana: Book II, 3 1916 Scope and Contents note Contains clippings, photographs, and letters compiled by Young Ewing Allison. Acta Allisoniana: Book III, 4 1917 Scope and Contents note Contains clippings, photographs, and letters compiled by Young Ewing Allison. Acta Allisoniana: Book IV, 5 1918 Scope and Contents note Contains clippings, photographs, and letters compiled by Young Ewing Allison. Acta Allisoniana: Book V, 6 1919-1921 Scope and Contents note Contains clippings, photographs, and letters compiled by Young Ewing Allison. Acta Allisoniana: Book VI, 7 1922-1932 Scope and Contents note Contains clippings, photographs, and letters compiled by Young Ewing Allison.