xt770r9m3g99 https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt770r9m3g99/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt770r9m3g99/data/kukm1m79m2.xml Dummit, Eldon S. (Eldon Steven), 1896-1973. 19171972 3.6 cubic ft. 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. Eldon S. Dummit papers, 1917-1972 Eldon S. Dummit papers, 1917-1972 text Eldon S. Dummit papers, 1917-1972 1917 2002 true xt770r9m3g99 collection false kukm1m79m2 Guide to the Eldon S. Dummit papers,  1917-1972 Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig Special Collections Manuscripts University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 USA Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3  Copyright 2002 University 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 Eldon S. Dummit papers,  1917-1972 Collection number: 1M79M2 Contact Information Special Collections Manuscripts University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email:  sclref@lsv.uky.edu URL:  http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Processed by: Archives Staff Encoded by: Eric Weig  Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved. Eldon S. Dummit papers,  1917-1972 1M79M2 Dummit, Eldon S. (Eldon Steven), 1896-1973.  3.6 cubic ft. None online. Must visit contributing institution. The materials are in  English. University of Kentucky Special Collections Lexington, Kentucky 40506 Source unknown. Collection is open for research. Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. [Identification of item], Eldon S. Dummit papers, 1917-1972, 1M79M2, Special Collections, University of Kentucky. Lawyer, politician. Eldon Steven Dummit was born in Missouri.  After receiving a law degree from the University of Kentucky in 1921 Dummit became a prominent member of the Republican Party in Kentucky during the 1940s and 1950s, serving as state attorney general in the administration of Governor Simeon Willis (1943-1947).  He made an unsuccessful bid for governor in 1947. Dummit was active in many civic and leadership organizations, including the Optimist Club International, of which he was president in 1941/42; the Pyramid Club, the Boy Scouts of America and the American Legion. These are the papers of Eldon S. Dummit. They relate to his work as Kentucky Attorney General and his gubernatorial bid.  Included in the papers are campaign literature, speeches, political cartoons, election documents, news clippings, photographs, memorabilia and correspondence.  Among the correspondents are John Sherman Cooper, Thruston B. Morton and Kentucky governors Flem Sampson and Simeon Willis.  Much of the correspondence is from Kentucky politicians, attorneys, congressmen and judges.  There is also material related to the Republican National Committee. Organized into nine series: Correspondence, Attorney General, two gubernatorial election series, speeches, Optimist Club, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and photographs. Arrangement is chronological within each series. Dummit, Eldon S. (Eldon Steven), 1896-1973. Cooper, John Sherman, 1901- Morton, Thruston B. (Thruston Ballard), 1907-1982. Sampson, Flem D, 1875-1967. Willis, Simeon S, 1879-1965. Optimist Club International. Republican National Committee (U.S.) Campaign literature--Republican--Kentucky. Elections--Kentucky. Politicians. Lawyers. Campaign literature--Republican--Kentucky. Politicians. Lawyers_2lsch. Kentucky--Politics and government--20th century.  Speeches Clippings.  Speeches. Clippings