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William Kinkead Shelby papers, 1890-1900, 1899-1900 (bulk dates)

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William Kinkead Shelby papers


1890-1900, 1899-1900 (bulk dates)


University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506


Arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], William Kinkead Shelby papers 1890-1900, 1899-1900 (bulk dates), 1VF62M167, AAN6464LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.


1 volume; 3 pieces.


Educator. William Kinkead Shelby, a great grandson of Isaac Shelby, was the principal of the Johnson School in Lexington, Kentucky for a short period of time.

Scope and Content

The material is comprised of a memorandum book and correspondence concerning a land transaction. The memorandum book, kept as a daily journal of the events in the school, lists such things as enrollment numbers, visitors to the school, disciplinary actions, and daily happenings. The correspondence (1890-1894) concerns a land transaction in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.


  • Shelby, William Kinkead, 1861-1900.
  • Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826.
  • Johnson School (Lexington, Ky.)
  • Education, Elementary--Kentucky.
  • Right of property--Records and correspondence--Virginia--Big Stone Gap.
  • Educators--Correspondence.
  • Lexington (Ky.).
  • Correspondence
  • Logbooks

User Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.