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Carlos B. Embry papers, 1946

Part of Carlos B. Embry papers

65m143Embry, Carlos B. papersGuide to the Carlos B. Embry papers, 1946-1964, undated 65m143Ida SellUniversity of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center2011 June 3Special Collections Research CenterUniversity of Kentucky LibrariesMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky 40506-0039URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2017-06-13 09:51:31 -0400.Description is in English.Describing Archives: A Content Standard2017 March 28EAD and description updated by Megan Mummey English University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center Carlos B. Embry papers Embry, Carlos B., 1906- 65m143 0.96 Cubic Feet 2 boxes 1946-1964, undated The Carlos B. Embry papers (dated 1946-1964; 0.96 cubic feet; 2 boxes) contains political correspondence, a manuscript copy of America's Concentration Camps, and correspondence and clippings relating to the publication of the book. Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. Preferred Citation 65m143: [Identification of item], Carlos B. Embry papers, 1946-1964, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center. Biographical note Carlos Embry was born in Baizetown, Ky, and attended Western State College in Bowling Green, graduating with a Bachelors in 1929. The next year he became owner and editor of the Ohio County Messenger, in Beaver Dam, Ky. In 1935, he founded Embry Newspapers, Inc., which published newspapers in seven western Kentucky counties. Embry was a 10th district Republican state senator from 1946-1950. His book, America's Concentration Camps, an examination of the legal, political and socioeconomic status of American Indians, was published in 1956. Scope and Contents The Carlos B. Embry papers (dated 1946-1964; 0.96 cubic feet; 2 boxes) contains political correspondence, a manuscript copy of America's Concentration Camps, and correspondence and clippings relating to the publication of the book. The political files cover the dates 1945-1964, and include correspondence with state and local officials as well as political figures. Principal subjects include patronage positions and road construction projects in Embry's district. Frequent correspondents were Kentucky Commissioner of Highways J. Stephen Watkins and Deputy Commissioner of Welfare Harry H. Wilson. Correspondence with Republican Party officials is also included.Also included in the collection is a photocopied manuscript draft of America's Concentration Camps and correspondence relating to Embry's research and to the publication of the book, along with a scrapbook of reviews (1956). The correspondence dates from 1953-1964 and includes letters to Indian spokespersons, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and others contacted in the course of Embry's research. Also included is correspondence with book and magazine publishers contacted by Embry or his literary agent, Barthold Fles, including the David McKay company, which accepted the book for publication. Subsequent correspondence with that firm details the editorial process. Immediate Source of Acquisition Gift, 1965 Arrangement Collection is arranged by format. Indians of North America -- Government relations. Indian reservations. Indians of North America -- Social conditions. Indians, Treatment of -- United States. Patronage, Political -- Kentucky. Manuscripts. Cooper, John Sherman, 1901-1991 Clements, Earle Chester (Earle Chester), 1896-1985 Fles, Barthold, 1902-1989 Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 Watkins, J. Stephen Republican Party (Ky.) Morton, Thruston B. (Thruston Ballard), 1907-1982 Embry, Carlos B., 1906- Kentucky State Senate correspondence1946-194711Kentucky State Senate correspondence1947-195312Letters from Barry Goldwater1952-195319Existence and Location of OriginalsOriginals in safe - drawer 3Research for America's Concentration Camps1947-195313Research for America's Concentration Camps1954-195614Research for America's Concentration Camps1957-196415Photographs for America's Concentration Camps1951-195216Portrait photograph of Embry for American's Concentration Campsundated17Biography of Embry for America's Concentration Camps195818America's Concentration Camps manuscript pages 1-150circa 195621America's Concentration Camps manuscript pages 151-350, appendix and bibliographycirca 195622America's Concentration Camps editing notescirca 195623Personal scrapbook relating to Native Americanscirca 195624