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Elise Shackleford papers, 1845

Part of Elise Shackleford papers

kukm1m58m47 Elise Shackleford papers, 1845-1952 58M47 Finding aid prepared by Ida Sell University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 16 Feb 2011 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-07-15T12:19-0400 Description is in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard Elise Shackleford papers 58M47 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.23 Cubic feet 1 box 1845-1991 The Elise Shackleford papers include the letters (one from Henry Clay), essays, and the Oath of Allegiance to the Union by the Shackleford family. Also included are the records of pedigree horses maintained by the Shackleford family, as well as political World War II and Cold War pamphlets. Shackleford, Elise, d. 1957 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 58M47 : [Identification of item], Elise Shackleford papers, 1845-1952, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note Elise Shackleford was active in breeding and raising horses in Lexington, Kentucky. She was a stockholder and member of the Board of Directors of the Thoroughbred Record Inc. Her father, James Shackleford, was a Maysville doctor. Scope and Contents note The Elise Shackleford papers include records of pedigrees of the horses which Shackleford worked with from 1916 to 1930, essays, clippings, correspondence, and a collection of propaganda leaflets from Germany during World War II. The essays were written by Elise's father, James Shackleford, when he was a schoolboy. They concern such subjects as temperance, education, and patriotism. The correspondence includes an 1845 letter signed by Henry Clay. Also included are news clippings related to the history of the Lexington area, the horse breeding industry, and social life in Lexington. Related Archival Materials note Photographs related to the collection are located in the University of Kentucky Special Collections, PA58M47. Arrangement note The collection is arranged chronologically. Camden, Johnson N. Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 Daingerfield, Elizabeth Education, Secondary--Kentucky. Essays. Horse racing--Kentucky. Horses--Breeding--Kentucky. Livestock breeders. Maysville (Ky.)--Social life and customs. Pamphlets. Patriotism--United States. Students. Temperance. Women in horse racing. World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Propaganda. Henry Clay letter to Robert Walsh, and Henry Clay's Memorial Card 1 1 1845 May 14 James Shackleford Essays 1 2 1850 Oath of Allegiance to the Union 1 3 1862 August 19 Correspondence related to death notices and horse breeding 1 4 1872-1952 Horse Pedigree Records 1 5 1916-1930 Kentucky Derby, city of Lexington, Irish free sweepstakes materials 1 6 1921-1951 World War II and Cold War Propaganda leafleats 1 7 [1939-1991] Foxhall A. Dangerfield essay by Beil Newman 1 8 1940 Elise Shackleford papers