kukm1f63m_481Guide to the C. H. Ashton scrapbook, 1808-1889, 1851-1889 (bulk dates)Processed 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: email@example.comURL: 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 C. H. Ashton scrapbook, 1808-1889, 1851-1889 (bulk dates)Collection number: 1F63M-481Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgURL: 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.C. H. Ashton scrapbook, 1808-1889, 1851-1889 (bulk dates)1F63M-481Ashton, C. H.1 reel microfilm.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], C. H. Ashton scrapbook, 1808-1889, 1851-1889 (bulk dates), 1F63M-481, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Journalist C.H. Ashton was the editor and sole proprietor of the Flemingsburg DEMOCRAT. He was also clerk of the circuit court.The reel of microfilm contains a copy of a scrapbook kept by C.H. Aston about politics in the United States and Kentucky in the late nineteenth century. Also there are some correspondence and legal documents The volume has newspaper clippings from the Flemingsburg DEMOCRAT. Louisville COURIER- JOURNAL, the Maysville EAGLE, and other papers concerning the politics of Kentucky, and newspaper biographical sketches (including portraits) of prominent Kentuckians. There are also poems published in newspapers. Among the articles are obituaries of Joshua Fry Bell, one-time gubernatorial candidate and U.S. Congressman who died in 1870, and Judge John M. Elliott, who was murdered in 1879. A portion of the scrapbook has numerous signatures. The clippings appear to be pasted over a record book of the Fleming County Sheriff. A letter from Henry Clay Dean of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa to D. K. Weis about a political barbecue is also located in the scrapbook.No apparent arrangement.Bell, J. F. (Joshua Fry), 1811-1870.Dean, Henry Clay.Elliott, John M, Judge, d. 1879.Assassination--Kentucky.Politicians.United States--Politics and government--19th century.Kentucky--Politics and government.Flemingsburg(Ky.)--History.