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Mary E. Wharton papers, 1856

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1997MS138 Mary E. Wharton papers, 1856-1993 1997MS138 Finding aid prepared by Kimberly Renee McDaniel University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 May 3 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-09-15T17:31-0400 English Describing Archives: A Content Standard 2014 June 12 Unprocessed boxes added by Megan Mummey. Mary E. Wharton papers 1997MS138 University of Kentucky Special Collections 20.49 Cubic feet 52 boxes 1856-1993 The Mary E. Wharton papers (dated 1856-1993; 20.49 cubic feet; 52 boxes) consist of diaries, correspondence, notebooks, realia, photographs, and research files documenting the work of botanist Mary E. Wharton. Wharton, Mary E., 1912- Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Scope and Contents note The Mary E. Wharton papers (dated 1856-1993; 20.49 cubic feet; 52 boxes) consist of diaries, correspondence, notebooks, realia, photographs, and research files documenting the work of botanist Mary E. Wharton. Included in the Mary E. Wharton papers are family genealogical materials; the diaries of Mary's father Joseph F. Wharton and correspondence from her mother, Mary Davis Wharton, 1897-1947; publications and school papers, notebooks, a dissertation draft, etc. from Dr. Wharton's days at Hamilton College, Morehead State University, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Michigan; Dr. Wharton's personal correspondence (1936-1991); and Georgetown College lecture notes, and examinations, etc. There are also field notes examining and detailing flora and fauna and plant distribution throughout Kentucky. Also included in the collection are notes and manuscript drafts pertaining to her publications on the horse industry, the Civil War in the Bluegrass, and on the history and physical features of the Bluegrass region. Other research notes, reports, correspondence and writings in the collection reflect her activism on behalf of the Red River Gorge (1967-1976), the Kentucky River navigation and water quality, endangered or threatened species(1969-1991), the future of Coldstream farm (1985-1991), and the expansion of the Paris Pike (1975-1991). The collection contains publications and correspondence on The Nature Conservancy and the Land and Nature Trust of the Bluegrass. In addition, the collection includes several hundred family photographs, images of Mary herself, sound recordings, post cards, and realia. Finally, present are Dr. Wharton's religious writings and publications, her Colonial Dames, Daughters of the American Revolution, and United Daughters of the Confederacy files, and tour guides, maps, and notes of her trips to Great Britain (1967-1982). Biographical note Dr. Mary E. Wharton (1912-1991) was a native of Jessamine County, Kentucky and longtime Lexington resident. Wharton was a Professor of Botany and the chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at Georgetown College during the period 1947-1974. A graduate of the University of Kentucky, Dr. Wharton received her Ph.D from the University of Michigan in 1945. She was the author and coauthor of several books including A Guide to Wildflowers & Ferns of Kentucky, Trees & Shrubs of Kentucky, The Horseworld of the Blue Grass, Peach Leather and Rebel Gray, and Bluegrass Land and Life. She was also one of the original founders of the Land and Nature Trust of the Bluegrass--an organization which she served as president and chairman of the board. She was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Kentucky Chapter of The Nature Conservancy. Dr. Wharton was involved in several environmental conflicts including an attempt by the Army Corp. of Engineers to dam the Red River Gorge, and a plan by the Department of Highways to widen Paris Pike. The 278 acre Mary E. Wharton Nature Sanctuary at Flora Cliff on the Kentucky River in southern Fayette County is named in her honor. Preferred Citation note 1997MS138 : [identification of item], Mary E. Wharton papers, 1856-1993, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Arrangement note Collection is arranged by format. Conditions Governing Use note Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections. Immediate Source of Acquisition note Gift, 1992 University of Kentucky. Wharton, Mary E., 1912- Agriculture--United States--Photographs. Botany. Correspondence. Genealogy. Horse industry--Kentucky--History--19th century. Kentucky River (Ky.) Literature Memorabilia. Photographs Poems Postcards. Red River Gorge (Ky.) Women's and gender history Audio-Visual Series I. 1904-1991 Scope and Contents note The Audio-Visual series includes photographs of family members and friends, plants and landscapes for dissertation and thesis material, and home interior images. The series also contains 3 cassette tapes of Dr. Elvis J. Stahr, a videotape regarding MEW Book, and postcards. Photographs Subseries A. 1904-1991, undated Scope and Contents note The Photographs subseries includes images of family members and friends, plants and landscapes for dissertation and thesis material, and home interior images. Dissertation and Thesis Material 6 undated Home Interior 1 undated Family 3 2 32 1 31 1 48 1 undated Kentucky - Taken by C. Burke 29 1-10 undated Peach Leather and Rebel Gray 29 11-19 undated Cover of Illustrated Sporting News 29 20 1904 October 8 Party at Govenors Mansion in Celebration of "Guide to Wildflowers & Ferns of Kentucky" 29 21-29 1971 Mary Wharton and Friends 29 30 30 1-9 1981-1991, undated Lynn Fork of Leatherwood Creek, Perry County 29 31-39 undated Houses, Farms, and Landscapes 29 40-46 1927 December 25, undated J.J. Donohue 29 47 undated Mary Luther Davis Wharton 48 2 undated Wharton/Davis Family 31 2-11 50 1-2 undated Postcards Subseries B. 1908-1990 Scope and Contents note The Postcards subseries features a variety of postcards from various regions in the United States and abroad. Arizona 33 1 undated California 33 2 undated Canada 33 3 1940 April 6 Colorado 33 4 undated England 33 5-6 1965-1990, undated Georgia 33 7 1958 France 33 8 undated Germany 33 9 undated Greece 33 10 1978 October 10 Illinois 33 11 1945 January 31 Kentucky 33 12 1908-1944, undated Massachusetts 33 13 1960 July 9 Michigan 33 14 1935-1944, undated New Mexico 33 15 1934-1940, undated New York 33 16 1913, undated North Carolina 33 17 1940 April 11 Ohio 33 18 undated Oregon 33 19 undated Pennsylvania 33 20 1913-1921, undated Scotland 33 21 1968-1984, undated Switzerland 33 22 1944-1977, undated Tennessee 33 23 1943, undated Virginia 33 24 1940-1966 Washington 33 25 undated Washington, D.C. 33 26 1940, undated Wyoming 33 27 undated Tapes Subseries C. undated Scope and Contents note The Tapes subseries contains 3 cassette tapes of Dr. Elvis J. Stahr, and a videotape regarding MEW Book. MEW Book 48 3 undated Dr. Elvis J. Stahr 32 3 items undated Academics Series II. 1930-1992 Scope and Contents note The Academics series contains college commencement programs, a variety of exams, syllabi, college research notes, school papers, and other college memorabilia such as a yearbook and college publications. University of Kentucky Commencement Exercises 18 9 1935 January 28 University of Michigan Calendar 18 10 1936 University of Michigan Commencement Program 18 11 1936 University of Michigan Honors Convocation 18 12 1938 April 29 University of Michigan Musical Society Programs 18 13 1942-1943 Sheet Music - A Toast to Michigan 18 14 undated The University of Michigan Today 18 15 1945 September 20 The Michigan Alumnus 18 16 October 2, 1948 Plants and Land Exams - Conservation of Natural Resources Exams 18 17 undated Geology Quizzes and Exams 19 7 undated Exams 20 8 19 8 undated Geological Society of Kentucky - Field Trip 20 9 1965 Research Notes 20 10 undated The Georgetown College Magazine 14 13 1971 Georgetown College Insights 14 14 1974 July Georgetown College Insights 14 15 1985-1990 Morehead State Syllabus for General Botany 15 9 1946 September Georgetown College Salary Contracts 15 10 1959-1964 Georgetown Book Club Membership List, Rules, and Meeting Schedule 15 11 1989-1992 Georgetown College - Dedications, Commencements, and Certificates 15 12 1950-1988, undated Geology Quizzes and Exams 15 13 undated Dendrology Exams 15 14 undated Geology Exams - Physical and General 15 15 undated Historical Geology Exams 15 16 undated Historical Geology Final Exams 15 17 undated Field Geology Exams 15 18 undated Biology, Natural Resources, and Genetics Exams 17 8 undated The Hamiltonian - Hamilton College 17 9 undated Hamilton College Yearbook - The Columns 17 10 1930 Scrapbook on Ancient Greece 17 11 undated School Papers 17 12 undated Correspondence Series III. 1897-1991 Scope and Contents note The Correspondence series consists of personal letters from friends and family, past students, Christmas cards, and birthday cards. Also included is correspondence between Raymond Athey and other individuals and institutions concerning the preservation of lands important for the study of plant life; correspondence regarding Helmuth Scherer's dismissal from the University of Kentucky Medical School, the financial help Scherer received with the Rural Kentucky Scholarship Fund, and Scherer's financial difficulties; correspondence pertaining to different aspects of business such as property purchases, research inquiries and requests, notices of meetings, and letters of gratitude for various contributions; and finally, correspondence regarding travel abroad such as itinerary information, upcoming events, and hotel arrangements. Personal Subseries A. 1897-1991 Scope and Contents note The Personal subseries consists of personal letters from friends and family, past students, Christmas cards, and birthday cards. 4 1 1897-1923 4 2 1936-1959 4 3 1960-1966 4 4 1967-1970 4 5 1971-1974 4 6 1975-1979 4 7 1980-1985 4 8 1986-1987 4 9 1988 5 3 1989 5 4 1990-1991 5 5 undated Raymond Athey 5 6 1974 Helmuth Scherer 5 7 1963-1964 Business Subseries B. 1923-1991 Scope and Contents note The Business subseries includes correspondence pertaining to different aspects of business such as property purchases, research inquiries and requests, botany research and work, notices of meetings, and letters of gratitude for various contributions. 5 8 1923-1982 5 9 1986-1989 5 10 1990-1991 Travel Abroad Subseries C. 1965-1985 Scope and Contents note The Travel Abroad subseries contains correspondence regarding travel abroad such as itinerary information, upcoming events, and hotel arrangements. 5 11 1965-1968 5 12 1983-1985 Literary Works Series IV. 1873-1990 Scope and Contents note The Literary Works series consists of works written by Mary Wharton and/or members of the Wharton/Davis family, including poems, stories, and article. Included are two books written by Mary Wharton, one which focuses on the wildlife and land in the state of Kentucky, and the other focuses on life in Kentucky during the Civil War. General Subseries A. 1873-1990 Scope and Contents note The General subseries consists of poems, stories, and articles written mainly by Mary Wharton. Additional poems and stories are written by members of the Wharton/Davis family. Poems and Stories by Wharton/Davis family 13 1 1947; undated "Recollections of Twenty-Seven Years on the Georgetown College Faculty" 13 2 undated "To Meet Life's Problems and Live Victoriously" 13 3 undated Articles 13 4 1986-1990 Poems and Quips 13 5 1932-1943; undated Book of Poems, Pressed Plants 13 6 1873 Bibliography 13 7 1961, 1978, undated "Epilogue" (regarding horse farms) 13 8 1941-1979 "The Flora of Woodford County, Kentucky" by Ellwood J. Carr 25 1 undated "The Literature of Botany: A Selective Bibliography" by George H.M. Lawrence 25 2 June 1968 "Micro-Evolution of Canada Mayflower by Climatic Change as Shown by Geographic Distribution Indicating Post-Glacial Prairie Extension" by David F. Grether 25 3 undated "A Preliminary Bibliography of Kentucky Botany" by H.T. Shacklette 25 4 undated Preliminary Drafts of Dissertation 25 5 undated "The Spontaneous Vascular Flora of Bernheim Forest, Bullitt County, Kentucky" by Max E. Medley 25 6 January 1984 "The Labiatae in Michigan" 25 7 1936 "The Appearance of the Kentucky Flora 150 Years Ago Quotations from Michaux" 25 8 undated "Man, God, & Nature" - Research Notes and Drafts 27 1 25 9-10 undated "Series III. Evergreen Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines" 27 2 undated Big Sink Testimony 27 3 March 24, 1975; undated "One Christian's Walk" 27 4 1989; undated "One Christian's Walk" Incomplete Draft 27 5 undated "One Christian's Walk" New Draft Copy 27 6 undated Book Promotional Material 27 7 undated "Trees & Shrubs in Kentucky" and "Peach Leather and Rebel Gray" - Announcements & Reviews 27 8 1973-1974; undated "A Guide To The Wildflowers & Ferns of Kentucky" - Reviews 27 9 1971-1974 "Evolution" - Outline and Article 27 10 1951; undated "Science that is Christian" 27 11 March 29, 1951 Bluegrass Land & Life Subseries B. 1984-1988 Scope and Contents note Bluegrass Land & Life is a book written by Mary Wharton that examines the plants, animals, and land character within the inner region of Kentucky. Original Copy 7 1 undated Animals & Species, draft 7 6 1987 Annotated List of Plants with Distribution Maps 9 1 undated Annotated List of Vascular Plants 10 3 7 2 undated Annotated List of Vertebrate Animals 9 2 undated Book Publishing Fund & Readers Report 10 6 October 16, 1985; undated Chapter 8, draft 8 5 undated Chapter 8, draft with corrections 8 3 undated Chapter 8, draft with Corrections & Notes 8 6 undated Chapter 8, with Corrections & Notes 8 4 undated Distribution Maps 10 7 undated Draft & Photo List 10 2 undated Draft of Bibliography & Appendix 9 4 undated Draft with Corrections 8 1-2 10 4 undated Draft with Notes 10 1 undated Introduction-Part I 7 4 undated Maps & Figures 9 5 undated Notes 8 7 1984; undated Notes 7 5 undated Part I & Part II, draft 7 3 July 19, 1985 Part II, draft 8 8 undated Plant Communities 9 3 undated Suggested Changes & Notes 10 5 October 13, 1988; undated The Horse World Of The Bluegrass Subseries C. 1980 Scope and Contents note Mary Wharton was the associate editor of the book, The Horse World Of The Bluegrass, about the horse industry in Kentucky from past to present. Outline and Draft 27 7 37 1 undated Bound Copy 37 2 1980 Unbound Draft 37 3 1980 Biographical Information & Announcements 37 4 undated Research Notes and Maps 37 5 undated Peach Leather & Rebel Gray Subseries D. 1984-1985 Scope and Contents note Peach Leather & Rebel Gray was a book edited by Mary Wharton and Ellen F. Williams, which examines life in Kentucky during the Civil War and how the war effected the people of Kentucky. Draft of Contract 11 1 December 16, 1985 Research Notes 11 2-4 undated CSA Service Record of Willis Jones 11 5 undated Maps 11 6 undated Draft of Preface-Antebellum Life 11 7 undated Rough Draft 11 8 undated "Kentuckians Divided, 1861" 11 9 undated "Volunteering for the Confederacy in Union-Controlled Kentucky, 1862" 11 10 undated "A Confederate Wife in a Union State, 1863" 11 11 undated "Danger at Home-Tragedy at the Front, 1864" 11 12 undated "At the End of the War, 1865" 11 13 undated Tech. Ref. Copy 11 14 undated Draft 12 1 undated Draft of "1860-1865 In the Bluegrass" 12 2 undated Draft of "Live on the Bluegrass Farm, 1860-1865" 12 3 undated Outline, Draft of "Life on a Bluegrass Farm, 1860-1865" 12 4 June 21, 1984 Organizations Series V. 1934-1993 Scope and Contents note The Organizations series consists of materials regarding various professional and social organizations, fraternities, and societies. Bluegrass Trust For Historic Preservation 36 1 1990 Kentucky Society of Natural History 36 2 1985-1989, undated Newsletter of Newsanthus Rafinesqull Chapter of Phi Epsilon Phi Botanical Fraternity 36 3 1934-1935 Phi Beta Kappa 36 4 1934-1935 Membership Cards 36 5 undated Daughters of the Confederacy 36 6 1964-1993, undated Daughters of the American Revolution 36 7 1976-1987, undated The National Society of Magna Charta Dames 36 8 1965-1987, undated Sigma Xi Society 36 9 1937-1954 National Society of United States Daughters of 1812 36 10 1972 July 21 The Kentucky Society of the Colonial Dames of the XVII Century 36 11 9 9 1967, undated National Society Daughters of Colonial Wars 36 12 undated The Society Daughters of Colonial Wars in the Commonwealth of Kentucky 9 8 1980-1983 Red River Gorge Series VI. 1954-1976 Scope and Contents note The Red River Gorge series includes statements, reports, proposals, and correspondence regarding the Red River Gorge and issues such as the environmental quality of the area, flood control, general recreation, water supply, and fish and wildlife recreation. Also contains proposals, testimony, maps, brochures, and petitions concerning Red River Gorge. Red River Reconnaissance Study 42 4 1968 March Report of the Panel on Ecology and the Environment to the National Water Commission 42 5 1969 Red River Gorge Management Direction 42 6 1972 January Final Environmental Impact Statement 42 7 1974 January Response to Comments by the Council on Environmental Quality, Volumes I and II 43 1 1974 Final Environmental Statement For Management of the Red River Gorge Unit 43 2 1974 May Council on Environmental Quality 43 3 1975 January 24 Special Report Water Supply Alternatives to Red River Lake 43 4 1976 Reports by the Water Pollution Control Commission 43 5 undated American Association for the Advancement of Science Council Material 43 6 1967-1969, undated Statements and Reports Opposing the Construction of the Red River Dam 43 8 1967-1974, undated Statements and Reports 43 9 1973-1975, undated Senate Hearing Correspondence 43 10 1968-1969 Correspondence 43 11 1968-1972, undated Statement Presented to the Senate Subcommittee on Public Works Appropriations Concerning Red River Dam 44 1 1968-1975, undated Brochures for Workshops and Field Trips 44 2 1968-1969 A Preliminary Survey of the Vascular Flora of the Red River Gorge of Kentucky - A Thesis by Paul Daniel Higgins 44 3 1970 August A List of Exterminated, Rare and Endangered Plant Species of the Red River Gorge 44 4 undated Brochures 44 5 1954, undated Maps 44 6 undated Research Series VII. 1877-1993 Scope and Contents note The Research series contains Mary Wharton's research on genealogy, the horse industry, Kentucky, and botany. General Subseries A. 1928-1991, undated Scope and Contents note The General subseries includes Wharton's research on miscellaneous topics. Evolution and Religion research notes 11 15 1950-1990, undated Lace research notes 10 16 undated Research notes 13 10-11 undated List of Books Used for Research 34 1 undated Articles and Research notes 34 6 1978 September, undated Research notes and Papers 34 13-14 undated Your Bird Friends and How to Win Them 7 7 1928 Transactions of the Kentucky Academy of Science 9 6 1974-1991 Bios 9 7 1975-1976 Genealogy Subseries B. 1953-1990 Scope and Contents note The Genealogy subseries contains charts, family trees, notes and correspondence regarding genealogical research, which traces several different family lines from overseas and the United States. Boston and Hufford Family 40 1 1970-1979, undated British Line-Family Pages 40 2 undated British Line-Douglas and Chilton Families 40 3 1965 July 22, undated British Line-Morgan and Somerset Families 40 4 1971 September 12, undated British Line-Charts and Genealogical Tables 40 5 1966, undated British Line-Research Notes 40 6 1976, undated Books and Genealogical Sources 40 7 1965-1983, undated Kentucky ancestors 40 8 1970-1983, undated Genealogical notes and charts 40 9 1975-1990, undated Genealogical notes 40 10 41 1-2 1970-1971, undated The Virginia Clevelands and their descendants 41 3 undated Cleveland family 41 4 1974 January 22, undated Copy of Letter Written by Oliver Cleveland regarding family and ancestry 41 5 undated William Cleveland and Margaret Wilson descendants 41 6 undated Levi Cleveland's descendants 41 7 undated George Cleveland line 41 8 undated Eva Cleveland Snelson letter concerning ancestry 41 9 undated John Cleveland of Harrison County and Sarah Cleveland of Boston 41 10 undated George and John Cleveland-Relationship and Ancestry 41 11 undated John Hazelrigg and Anne Cleveland descendants 41 12 1973 George Cleveland descendants 41 13 1973 August 3 Moses Cleveland family line 41 14 undated Eli Cleveland descendants and property 41 15 1981 August 1 Eli Cleveland and Joseph and Jeremiah Rogers 41 16 1989 July 22, undated Family Name of Wharton 41 17 1971 January 26, undated Cleveland Ancestor Chart and Research notes 41 18 1980 August 21, undated Dearinger descendants 41 19 1980-1983, undated Yowell and Chilton families 42 1 undated Family Trees and Research notes 42 2 1953-1979, undated Lindsay family line 42 3 1970-1971, undated Horse Industry Subseries C. 1943-1981 Scope and Contents note The Horse Industry subseries contains research notes, records, statistics, articles, and reports on the horse industry, various types of horses, and horse farms. Included is information on the history of the horse industry and horse farms in Kentucky. Records, Tables, and Statistics 38 1 undated Trotters, General Withers, etc., research notes 38 2 undated Horse Farm Preservation Committee Member Lists, Reports, and Articles 38 3 1964-1975, undated Spring Hill, Pin Oak, etc., research notes 38 4 1980, undated Linden Lane House, research notes 38 5 1981, undated History of Castleton Farm 38 6 1978, undated Breckinridge family and Early History of Cabell's Dale and Castleton 38 7 undated Research notes 38 8 undated Robert Alexander, research notes 38 9 undated Calumet Farm, research notes 38 10 1978, undated Russell Cave Pike Farms, research notes 38 11 undated Walnut Hall, research notes 38 11 1978 June 26, undated Mill on Elkhorn (Paris Pike), research notes 38 12 undated Paris Pike farms and families 38 13 undated Paris Pike families, research notes 38 14 1981 April 18, undated Clay families, research notes 38 15 undated Henry Knight and family, research notes 38 16 undated John Howard, research notes 38 17 undated Paris Pike farms, research notes 39 1 undated Bourbon and Woodford County Horse Farms, research notes 39 2 undated Horses, research notes 39 3 undated 20th Century Horses and Horsemen 39 4 undated Saddle Horses, research notes 39 5 undated Early Kentucky Horses and Horsemen, research notes 39 6 1943, undated Horses and Livestock in Kentucky, research notes 39 7 undated Kentucky Horses and Horse Farms, research notes 39 8 undated Paris Pike, research notes 39 9 1977 March 8, undated Kentucky Horses, research notes 39 10 undated Horses and Farms, research notes 39 11 undated Thoroughbred Industry in Kentucky, research notes 39 12 undated Spendthrift Farm, research notes 39 13 undated The Saddlebred 7 12 undated Kentucky Horse Farms 7 13 1976 April Gainesway Stallions 7 14 1980 Leslie Combs II Spendthrift 8 9 1979 Stoner Creek Stud 8 10 1980 A Fact Book on the Kentucky Thoroughbred Industry 8 11 1989 Kentucky Subseries D. 1877-1993 Scope and Contents note The Kentucky subseries includes documents such as research notes, reports, and statements on environmental, developmental, and conservation issues in Kentucky. Also included are reports, surveys, and maps pertaining to a group called Bluegrass Tomorrow. There are reports and studies regarding the Kentucky River and Paris Pike. Included are Kentucky maps, brochures, and an atlas of Woodford County. General Subseries i. 1877-1991, undated Scope and Contents note The General subseries contains research notes ranging from Kentucky architecture, and the Civil War to cattle and stockmen. There are research notes, reports, and statements on various environmental, developmental, and conservation issues in Kentucky as well as reports and statements regarding various industries in the Kentucky area such as the Toyota Plant. Also contains Kentucky maps, brochures, and an atlas of the Woodford County area. Draft Environmental Statement for Management fo the Beaver Creek Unit 44 7 1974 July 12 Woodford County Atlas 44 8 1877-1969 Geological Implications of Development in the North Elkhorn Drainage Basin 44 9 1976 The Flora and Vegetation of the River Bars of the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River in McCreary County, Kentucky 44 10 1979 November 2 Research Report on Groundwater in the Inner Bluegrass 44 11 1982 August Kentucky Groundwater Protection Strategy Draft 44 12 1987 February 1990 Kentucky Report to Congress on Water Quality 44 13 1990 April 1 National Landmark Program - Elk Lick Falls 44 14 1979-1982, undated Southern Greenbelt Development Area Correspondence, Reports, and Research Notes 44 15 1980-1991, undated Research Notes and Statements Regarding Georgetown Water and Coal Gasification 45 1 1977-1978, undated Draft Environmental Impact Statement: Low Btu Coal Gasification Facility and Industrial Park 45 2 1978 April News Release, Correspondence, and Research Notes Regarding Prime Farmland 45 3 1976, undated Coldstream Small Area Plan, Maps, and Clippings 45 4 1986-1991, undated Report by the Department of the Interior; Threatened or Endangered Fauna or Flora 45 5 1975 July 1 Toyota Plant - Reports, Correspondence, Clippings 45 6 1985-1986, undated Materials for Calendar by Land and Nature Trust of the Bluegrass 45 7 undated Lexington - Fayette Urban County Growth and Preservation 45 8 1976-1989, undated The Economic Contribution of Kentucky Parks to the Kentucky Economy 45 9 1987 August Zoning Ordinance - Resolution for Lexington-Fayette Urban County, Kentucky 46 1 1975 July Conservation in Kentucky - Reports, Notes, and Brochures 46 2 1972-1987, undated Brochures on Programs, Awards, Lectures, and Symposiums 46 3 1971-1987, undated Research Notes on Kentucky's Participation in the Civil War 46 4 undated Research Notes on Cattle and Stockmen in Kentucky 46 5 1979, undated Research Notes on Kentucky Architecture 46 6 undated Scott County Historic Motor Tours 46 7 undated Kentucky Maps 46 7 undated Bluegrass Tomorrow Subseries ii. 1990-1991, undated Scope and Contents note The Bluegrass Tomorrow subseries contains reports, surveys, maps, articles, and correspondence by members, consultants, and focus groups of Bluegrass Tomorrow in which they address issues regarding future developments of Bluegrass landscape as well as its preservation. Planning for a Bluegrass Tomorrow - Draft Preliminary Reports 46 8 1991 April 4 Critical Issues Interim Report 46 9 1991 May 21 Survey 46 10 1991 May Draft of Chapter 5 Critical Issues Report 46 11 1991 June 18 Draft of Crititical Issues For The Future 46 12 undated Reports, Maps, Correspondence, Articles 46 13 1990, undated Kentucky River Subseries iii. 1975-1991, undated Scope and Contents note The Kentucky River subseries contains reports, studies, statements, and correspondence regarding Kentucky River water supply issues and needs, environmental issues pertaining to the Kentucky River, and problems and solutions dealing with pollution. Final Environmental Impact Statement Operation and Maintenance - Kentucky River Navigation Project 47 1 1975 December Kentucky River Navigation Project - Maps 47 2 undated Proceedings of the Kentucky River Conference 47 3 1986 November Kentucky River Basin Water Supply Alternatives Study 47 4 1989 December 20 Preliminary Long Range Water Supply Plan 47 5 1990 January 31 Reports, Correspondence, Studies 47 6 1987-1989, undated Proposal - Water Supply Alternatives for the Kentucky River Basin 47 7 1989 December Reports, Research Notes, Correspondence 47 8 undated Kentucky River Basin Steering Committee Minutes, Reports, and Proposals 25 12 1989, undated Technical Proposal for the Development of a Long Range Water Supply Plan (Phase 1) 27 12 1989 December Water Use In Kentucky - U.S. Geological Survey 27 13 1985 The Kentucky River Basin: An Overview 28 8 1988 November 30 Position Paper - Concerning Water Supply Needs for the Bluegrass Region and the Kentucky River Basin 28 9 undated Recommendations 28 10 undated Review of Problems With Locks and Dams 28 11 undated Article - Watering the Bluegrass 28 12 1989 Maps, Brochures, Research Notes, and Correspondence 28 13 1987-1991, undated Cliff Count 48 4 undated Paris Pike Subseries iv. 1973-1993, undated Scope and Contents note The Paris Pike subseries includes correspondence, research notes, newsletters, reports, and statements on the development of new roadways in the area and ways to improve the cultural, historical, scenic and economic resources in the area. National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form 28 14 undated Research Notes 5 13 1977, undated Correspondence 5 14 1975-1991 Newsletters 21 7 1973-1991, undated Corridor Enhancement Study 21 8 1990 March 19 Report by Joseph Passonneau 21 9 1991 June Critique of the Final Environmental Impact Statement For the Paris-Lexington Road 21 10 1975 Comments on Environmental Impact Statement by John O. Simonds 22 8 1990 April 18 Affidavit and Deposition 22 9 1977-1991, undated Paris Pike Design Task Force Minutes 22 10 1991 July Maps and Census Figures 22 11 undated Paris Pike Study Committee - Minutes, Members Lists, Reports 22 12 1990-1991, undated Statement in Opposition to the Race Track as Proposed by the Kentucky Turf Club 22 13 undated Court Notices, Motions, Hearings, and Orders 24 12 1990-1991, undated Reports on the Environmental Impact Statement 24 13 1990-1991, undated Report of the 1992/1993 Paris Pike Committee 25 11 1993 March 8 Memorandum of Agreement from the Federal Highway Administration 28 1 1991 Agreements and Correspondence 28 2 1993 Statements, Reports, and Studies on the Lexington-Paris Road Project 28 3 1975-1990 Studies and Memorandums on Paris Pike Alternative 28 4 1991, undated Research notes 28 5 1975, undated Paris Pike Study Committee - Bluegrass Tomorrow 28 6-7 undated Botany Subseries E. 1929-1989 Scope and Contents note The Botany subseries contains a variety of documents pertaining to the study of botany and the preservation of plant species in Kentucky. Contains maps of different regions in Kentucky illustrating the plants that populate the different regions. There are educational keys that provide detailed descriptions of different plant species and what they consist of. Also there is a small collection of plant species and an Environmental Resource Inventory on a six-county area that focuses on Fayette County and lists the different plant species in the focused areas. There are also various research notes and articles regarding botany, lists of plants and endangered flora in Kentucky, notes on different publications on botany, maps, ect. General Subseries i. 1941-1989, undated Scope and Contents note Various research notes and articles regarding botany, lists of plants in Kentucky, lists of endangered flora in Kentucky, notes on different publications regarding botany, maps, ect. County Records with List of Plant Distribution 23 1 undated Scope and Contents note Soil Notes 23 2 undated List of Plants in Kentucky 23 3 undated Research Notes 23 4 undated Notes and Articles on the Geology of Kentucky 23 5 undated Current Research in Kentucky Botany and Microbiology 23 6 1979 Research Notes on Vegetation in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky 23 7 undated List of Rare, Threatened, or Endangered Flora in Kentucky 23 8 undated Research Notes on the Bluegrass Area 23 9 undated Research Notes and Blank Kentucky Maps 23 10 undated Annotated List of Vascular Plants 24 1 undated Annotated List of Vascular Plants 24 2 undated List of Kentucky Plants 24 3 1961 September 15 List of Bryophytes 24 4 1941 February 27, undated Stylosanthes Notes 24 5 undated Kentucky Floristic and Vegetation Research Notes 24 6 1958, 1977, undated Maps and Research Notes 24 7 undated Plant Physiology and Taxonomy Notes 24 8 1946 December 4, undated History of Plants 24 9 undated Draft Copy - List of Plants 24 10 undated Castanea The Journal of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Club 24 11 1973 June, 1978 March 3 Conservation Lists and List of Kentucky Wildflowers 26 1 undated Threatened and Endangered Species Research Notes and Abstracts 26 2 1975-1977, undated Raven Run - Species List 26 3 1989, undated Eastern Wilderness Classification for Kentucky 26 4 1973, undated Threatened and Endangered Species Lists and Research Notes 26 5 1975, undated Nature Preserves Systems - Statutes and Studies 26 6 1977, undated Notes of Botany Publications 26 7 undated House Bill Regarding Ginseng 26 8 1982 January 26 Reports and Articles Regarding Ginseng 26 9 1980-1982, undated Research Notes 26 10-11 undated American Journal of Botany 7 8 1964 October Journal of the Torrey Botanical Club 7 1942 November Cytophyletic Analysis of Astranthium Integrifolium 7 10 1941 December The Nature Conservancy News 7 11 1973, 1977 Maps of Plant Distribution in Kentucky Subseries ii. undated Scope and Contents note Maps of different regions in the Kentucky area, illustrating the different plants that populate the regions. Apocynaceae 14 1 undated Aquifoliaceae 14 2 undated Araceae 14 3 undated Araliaceae 14 4 undated Aristolochiaceae 14 5 undated Berberidaceae 14 6 undated Bignoniaceae 14 7 undated Caprifoliaceae 14 8 undated Clethraceae 14 9 undated Compositae A-B 14 10 undated Compositae C 14 11 undated Compositae E-G 14 12 undated Compositae H-K 15 1 undated Compositae L-R 15 2 undated Compositae S 15 3 undated Compositae T-X 15 4 undated Crassulaceae 15 5 undated Cruciferae 15 6 undated Cyperaceae A-Ca 15 7 undated Cyperaceae Cy-Z 15 8 undated Dioscoreaceae 16 1 undated Fagaceae 16 2 undated Gramineae A-E 16 3 undated Gramineae F-Pan 16 4 undated Gramineae Pas-Z 16 5 undated Guttiferae 16 6 undated Juncaceae 16 7 undated Labiatae 16 8 undated Leguminosae 16 9 undated Lilaceae 16 10 undated Linaceae 16 11 undated Onagraceae 17 1 undated Passifloraceae 17 2 undated Polemoniaceae 17 3 undated Polygalaceae 17 4 undated Portulacaceae 17 5 undated Primulaceae 17 6 undated Pteriodophyta Gymnospermde 17 7 undated Ranunculaceae 18 1 undated Rosaceae 18 2 undated Rubiaceae 18 3 undated Saururaceae 18 4 undated Solanaceae 18 5 undated Typhaceae 18 6 undated Violaceae 18 7 undated Vitaceae 18 8 undated Keys Subseries iii. undated Scope and Contents note Educational keys pertaining to botany that provide a detailed description about various plants and what they consist of. Monocotyledons Family 19 1 undated Monocotyledons and Dicotyledons 19 2 undated Genera and Species of Various Families 19 3 20 5 undated Monocotyledons Genera and Species 19 4 undated Dicotyledon Families 20 1 19 5-6 undated Dicotyledon Genera and Species 20 2 undated Allium - Erythronium 20 3 undated Genera of Various Families 20 4 undated Genera of Flowers and Trees 20 6 undated Genera of Labiatae 20 7 undated Environmental Resources Inventory Subseries iv. 1975, undated Scope and Contents note An Environmental Resource Inventory on a six-county area that focuses on Fayette County and also lists the plant species in the different areas. List of Plants 1-100 21 1 1974 July 15, undated List of Plants 101-200 21 2 undated List of Plants 201-300 21 3 undated List of Plants 301-400 21 4 undated List of Plants 401-500 21 5 undated List of Plants 501-600 21 6 undated List of Plants 601-700 22 1 undated List of Plants 701-765 22 2 undated Specimens Subseries v. 1929-1987 Scope and Contents note Specimens of various plant species. Herbarium 22 3 1929-1930 22 4 1929-1930 Local Flora 22 5 1929-1930 Marine Algae 22 6 1969, undated Stewartia OVate, Stewartia Malacodeadron, Golden Club, Mountain Lover 22 7 1971, 1976, undated Columbine 22 14 1987 August 9 Realia Series VIII. undated Pins 52 2 undated Ribbons 52 3 undated Medallions 52 4 undated Card and nameplate 52 5 undated Parking token 52 6 undated Travel Series IX. 1973-1987 Scope and Contents note The Travel series contains documents from Wharton's travels abroad and in Kentucky. Included are itineraries, schedules, notes, and guides. British Tours Subseries A. 1973-1986 Scope and Contents note The British Tours subseries includes items regarding travel with the company, British Tours, including maps, proposals, invoices, and photographs. Holyroad House Photographs 35 1 1986 Maps 35 2 undated Proposals and Itineraries 35 3 1973-1985 Invoices 35 4 1983-1985, undated Notes and Schedules 35 5 1974, undated Know Your Bluegrass Region Tours Subseries B. 1982-1987 Scope and Contents note The Know Your Bluegrass Region Tours subseries contains items pertaining to tours that explored regions in Kentucky including guides, announcements, and maps. General Introduction and Maps 35 6 1982 Guides and Announcements 35 7 1982-1987 Wharton/Davis Family Series X. 1856-1993 Scope and Contents note The Wharton/Davis family series contains personal items that belonged to Mary Wharton and members of her family, including diaries, address books, monthly calendars, research notes, birth certificates, report cards, books, brochures, obituaries, and funeral notices. General Subseries A. 1856-1962 Scope and Contents note The General subseries features more broadly items belonging to members of Mary Wharton's family such as books, monthly planners and diaries, business receipts, obituaries and funeral notices, and calling cards. Shirts of Euginia Boston Wharton 35 8 1856-1873 The Christian Repository 35 9 1858 November Obituaries and Funeral Notices 35 10 1894-1962 Webster Dictionary belonging to J.F. Wharton 35 11 1895 November 28 J.F. Wharton's Agenda of International Medicine 35 12 1912 J.F. Wharton - Insurance Receipt 35 13 1913 April 1 Marquette Diary 35 14 1950 Five Year Diary 37 6 1928 Birth Certificate of Joseph Felix Wharton 37 7 1873 Mamie Wharton - Book of Quotations 36 13 1899 July 7 Calling Cards of Mrs. Mary D. Davis and Mrs. Joseph F. Wharton 36 14 undated Wharton Bros. - Receipts and Envelopes 36 15 1906, undated Biographic Outline of Dr. Warren B. Davis 36 16 undated Notes on Family and Childhood of Mary Donnohue Davis 36 17 undated Boston family bible 51 2 1842 Family bible 51 3 undated Davis family bible 51 4 1869 Wharton Bros. Grain, Coal, and Feed, etc. checkbook 52 1 1912-1914 Mary Wharton Subseries B. 1912-1993 Scope and Contents note The Mary Wharton subseries includes items that are of a personal nature such as memo books, report cards, her birth certificate, certificates and awards, and diaries. Title Bond and Agreement 10 8 1963-1966 Auction Announcement of Estate 10 9 1992 March 31 Passports and Vaccination Certificates 10 10 1967-1993, undated Personal Notes 10 11 undated Zodiac Five Year Diary 10 12 1932-1933 Contributors to the Mary E. Wharton Gift Fund 10 13 undated Certificates 13 9 49 1955-1985, undated Memo Book 34 2 undated Brochure Regarding Mary E. Wharton Appreciation Dinner 34 3 1975 November 22 Lafayette Club Courier 34 4 1987 March/April Education Land Use Award 34 5 1978 Poems and Songs 34 7 1933-1942, undated Monthly Planner 34 10 1986-1988 Monthly Planner 34 9 1989 Monthly Planner 34 8 1990 Birth Certificate 34 11 1912 October 12 Report Cards 34 12 1924-1926 Scrapbook 51 1 1934-1976 Mary E. Wharton papers