xt71rn303c26 https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt71rn303c26/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt71rn303c26/data/73m3.dao.xml Townsend, John Wilson, 1885-1968 19081951 0.5 Cubic feet 1 box, 1 item collections English University of Kentucky This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed.  Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically.  Physical rights are retained by the owning repository.  Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.  For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center. John Wilson Townsend papers Historians--Correspondence. Historians. John Wilson Townsend papers text John Wilson Townsend papers 1908 2012 true xt71rn303c26 collection false 
     
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                 John Wilson Townsend papers, 1908-1951
                     73M3 
                 
                 Finding aid prepared by Laura A. Hess 
             
             
                 
                     
                 
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
                 
                     Special Collections 
                     Margaret I. King Building, North 
                     Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 
                     (859) 257-8611 
                     SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 
                 
                 2012 January 12 
             
         
         
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             John Wilson Townsend papers 
             73M3 
             
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
             
             
                 
             
             
                 0.5 Cubic feet 
                 1 box, 1 item 
             
             1908-1951 
             
                 Townsend, John Wilson, 1885-1968 
             
         
         
             Conditions Governing Access note 
             Collection is open to researchers by appointment. 
         
         
             Conditions Governing Use note 
             The physical rights to the materials in this collection belong to the University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Preferred Citation note 
             73M3: [identification of item], John Wilson Townsend papers, 1908-1915, University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Biographical note 
             John Wilson Townsend was born November 2, 1885. He graduated from the Kentucky University, now Transylvania College, in 1906, before continuing his education at Harvard University. Residing in Lexington, Townsend began writing books and articles about Kentucky history. His most well-known book is an anthology of Kentucky literature titled 
                 Kentucky in American Letters.  His second wife was Grace Cole. 
             Stokdyk, Jonathan. 
                 John Wilson Townsend Papers, 1840-1980.  2005. Web. Accessed 12 January 2012. 
         
         
             Scope and Contents note 
             The John Wilson Townsend papers consist of letters from Townsend to his second wife, Grace Cole, during their courtship. It also contains a typed manuscript draft of a biography of Irvin S. Cobb; drafts and galleys of a reprinting of the 
                 Knickerbocker  article from the 
                 Idleberg Papers  by Ambrose Barbour; and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding events in Townsend's life, the functions of the Lexington Filson Club, the life of author James Lane Allen, and memorabilia relating to William 
                 King  Solomon and the 1833 cholera epidemic in Lexington, Kentucky. 
         
         
             Arrangement note 
             Collection is arranged by format. 
         
         
             Related Archival Materials note 
             72M3, John S. Van E. Kohn letters to John Wilson Townsend, 1946-1965, University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925 
             Barbour, Ambrose, 1822-1852 
             Cobb, Irvin S.,  (Irvin Shrewsbury), 1876-1944 
             Solomon, William, 1775-1854 
             Historians--Correspondence. 
             Historians. 
             Kentucky--History. 
             Manuscripts. 
         
         
             
                 
                     Townsend letters to Grace Cole 
                     1 
                     1 
                     1915 July-September 
                 
             
             
                 
                     Townsend letters to Calverton, Irvin S. Cobb manuscript 
                     1 
                     2 
                     1928, 1931 
                 
             
             
                 
                     Cobb manuscript 
                     1 
                     3 
                     1928 
                 
             
             
                 
                     Ambrose Barbour and the 
                         Idleberg Papers , 
                         The Knickerbocker  article 
                     1 
                     4 
                     undated 
                 
             
             
                 
                     Townsend notes on Ambrose Barbour and the 
                         Idleberg Papers 
                     1 
                     5 
                     1950-1951 
                 
             
             
                 
                     Ambrose Barbour and the 
                         Idleberg Papers , galley 
                     1 
                     6 
                     1951 
                 
             
             
                 
                     Scrapbook 
                     1 
                     1908-1910