xt7gqn5z6g1b https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7gqn5z6g1b/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7gqn5z6g1b/data/50w29.dao.xml Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County (Ky.) 19101945 0.68 Cubic Feet 2 boxes collections 50w29 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. Mary Shelby Wilson Woman's Democratic Club papers Women -- Kentucky -- Societies and clubs Women -- Suffrage Women -- Political activity -- Kentucky. Mary Shelby Wilson Woman's Democratic Club papers text Mary Shelby Wilson Woman's Democratic Club papers 1910 2016 true xt7gqn5z6g1b collection true 50w29 50w29 Wilson, Mary Shelby, Woman's Democratic Club papers Mary Shelby Wilson Woman's Democratic Club papers, 1910-1950, bulk  1920-1932  50W29 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  2016-11-30 17:35:23 -0500 . Description is in English. Describing Archives: A Content Standard 2016 October 6 Inventory added and description updated by Megan Mummey. 
   
     
       English 
     
     
       University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center 
     
     Mary Shelby Wilson Woman's Democratic Club papers 
     
       Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County (Ky.) 
     
     50W29 
     
       0.68 Cubic Feet 
       2 boxes 
     
     1910-1945 
     1920-1932 
     Mary Shelby Wilson Woman's Democratic Club papers (dated 1910-1950, bulk 1920-1932; 0.68 cubic feet; 2 boxes) comprises the correspondence of Mary Shelby Wilson related to the development of the Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County, Kentucky, during the 1920s. 
   
   
     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 
 50W29: [Identification of item], Mary Shelby Wilson Woman's Democratic Club papers, 1910-1950, bulk 1920-1932 (bulk dates), University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.    
   
     Biographical/Historical note 
 Mary Shelby Wilson, the wife of Samuel M. Wilson, a Lexington, Kentucky, attorney very active in the Democratic Party of Kentucky, was herself involved in Democratic Party women's activities. She played a role in the formation of the Women's Democratic League in Lexington in 1916, and in the founding of the Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County in 1920, later serving as its chairman.    
   
     Scope and Contents note 
 Mary Shelby Wilson Woman's Democratic Club papers (dated 1910-1950, bulk 1920-1932; 0.68 cubic feet; 2 boxes) comprises the correspondence of Mary Shelby Wilson related to the development of the Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County, Kentucky, during the 1920s. As a local organizer, she corresponded with the Democratic National Committee, with candidates for office, with other women political leaders in Kentucky, such as Laura Clay, Madeline Breckinridge, and Alice Lloyd of Maysville, and with women active on the national scene. Also included are bulletins, reports, newspaper clippings, and publications of the Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County as well as of other women's groups active in the 1920s.    
   
     Arrangement 
 Collection is arranged chronologically.    
   
     Immediate Source of Acquisition 
 Gift, 1946    
   
     Women -- Kentucky -- Societies and clubs 
     Women -- Suffrage 
     Women -- Political activity -- Kentucky. 
     Breckinridge, Madeline McDowell, 1872-1920 
     Clay, Laura 
     Democratic Party (Ky.) 
     Lloyd, Alice 
     Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County (Ky.) 
     Wilson, Mary Bullock Shelby, 1876-1959 
     Wilson, Samuel M. (Samuel Mackay), 1871-1946 
   
   1910 1 1 1916 1 2 1920 1 3 1921 1 4 1922 1 5-6 1923 1 7 Women's Democratic Campaign Manual 1924 1 8 1924 1 9 1925 1 10 1926 1 11 1927 1 12 1928 1 13 1929 1 14 1930 1 15 1931 1 16 1932 1 17 1933-1934 1 18 1935-1950 2 1 undated 2 2 Broadsides undated 2 3