xt7fj678sv2d https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7fj678sv2d/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7fj678sv2d/data/47m83.dao.xml Thompson, May Ringo, 1868-1940 17801940 0.23 Cubic Feet 1 box and 1 folder collections 47m83 English University of Kentucky The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.  Contact the Special Collections Research Center for information regarding rights and use of this collection. May Ringo Thompson papers Photoprints. May Ringo Thompson papers text May Ringo Thompson papers 1780 2017 true xt7fj678sv2d collection false 47m83 Guide to the May Ringo Thompson papers, 1780-1940, bulk 1816-1918  47m83 Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center Special Collections Research Center University of Kentucky Libraries Margaret I. King Library Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039 URL:  This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on  2017-08-29 17:03:17 -0400 . Description is in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard 2017 August 29 Inventory added and description updated by Megan Mummey 
   
     
       English 
     
     
       University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center 
     
     May Ringo Thompson papers 
     
       Thompson, May Ringo, 1868-1940 
     
     47m83 
     508 
     
       0.23 Cubic Feet 
       1 box and 1 folder 
     
     1780-1940 
     1816-1918 
     Housed with multiple collections. 
     The May Ringo Thompson papers (dated 1780-1940, bulk 1816-1918; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box and 1 folder) consist of the genealogical papers of May Ringo Thompson and her family. 
   
   
     Conditions Governing Access 
 Collection is open to researchers by appointment.    
   
     Conditions Governing Use 
 The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.    
   
     Preferred Citation 
 47M83: [identification of item], May Ringo Thompson papers, 1780-1940, bulk 816-1918, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.    
   
     Biographical note 
 Hospital superintendent, club member. May Ringo Thompson was born in Fleming County, Ky. and attended what became the University of Kentucky. After receiving medical training at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, she served as superintendent of Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, Ky. Thompson also served as an officer in the Lexington, state, and national organizations of the Daughters of the American Revolution.    
   
     Scope and Contents 
 The May Ringo Thompson papers (dated 1780-1940, bulk 1816-1918; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box and 1 folder) consist of the genealogical papers of May Ringo Thompson and her family. The earliest papers belonged to the Ringo family and include deeds, land grants, stock certificates, fragments of court cases, the will of Jonathan Pollitt (1816), bills, and receipts. Correspondence from family members discussing family life, social activities, slaves, and state politics is included. Prominent among the letters are those from Robert J. Lewis, a state legislator and member of the 1851 state constitutional convention. Thompson's personal papers include programs from DAR meetings, photographs of DAR members, and a papers prepared by Thompson about the first Kentucky legislature.    
   
     Arrangement 
 Collection is arranged chronologically.Arrangement is chronological.    
   
     Kentucky -- Politics and government. 
     Photoprints. 
     Thompson, May Ringo, 1868-1940 
     Pollitt, Jonathan 
     Ringo family 
     Daughters of the American Revolution 
     Lewis, Robert J. 
   
   1780-1834 1 1 1841-1849 1 2 1851-1890 1 3 1911-1918 1 4 1922-1940 1 5 Undated 1 6 Notes undated 1 7 Photographs and reproductions undated 1 8 Daughters of the American Republic (DAR) ribbons undated 1 9 Land grant and certificates 1849, 1911-1915 OS-20 1