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William Kinkead Shelby papers
1890-1900, 1899-1900 (bulk dates)
University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506
Collection is open for research.
[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.
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.