xt7hx34mm21n https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7hx34mm21n/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7hx34mm21n/data/kukm1f62m_461.xml Clay family 17881929 2 reels of microfilm 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. Clay-Russell family papers, 1788-1929 Clay-Russell family papers, 1788-1929 text Clay-Russell family papers, 1788-1929 1788 2002 true xt7hx34mm21n collection false kukm1f62m_461 Guide to the Clay-Russell family papers,  1788-1929 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 Clay-Russell family papers,  1788-1929 Collection number: 1F62M-461 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. Clay-Russell family papers,  1788-1929 1F62M-461 Clay family 2 reels of microfilm None online. Must visit contributing institution. The materials are in  English. University of Kentucky Special Collections Lexington, Kentucky 40506 Simpson, Henry Clay. Loan while microfilming, 1962. Collection is open for research. Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. [Identification of item], Clay-Russell family papers, 1788-1929, 1F62M-461, Special Collections, University of Kentucky. U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. Henry Clay was a famous Kentucky statesman. Josephine Russell, daughter of William Henry Russell and granddaughter of Robert Spottswood Russell, married Clay's grandson, Eugene Erwin. Erwin died at the battle of Vicksburg in 1863. Three years later, Josephine married Clay's son, John M. Clay. These are the microfilm copies of the letters of the families of Henry Clay and Robert Spottswood Russell and their descendants. The papers that relate to Henry Clay deal primarily with agricultural interests. The are also a few letters to Clay from friends which discuss politics and several letters written by Clay to his wife, Lucretia, about family matters. The remainder of the collection consists of Russell family letters, a farm account book of Clay's, a letterbook belonging to Josephine Russell Erwin Clay, and three historical sketches written by unidentified members of the family. The latter include a biographical sketch of Lucretia Hart Clay, the history of two Russell family homes in Lexington, and reminiscences of life at Ashland. Clay, Henry, 1777-1852--Family. Clay, John Morrison, 1821-1887. Clay, Lucretia Hart, 1781-1864. Erwin, Eugene, d. 1863. Russell, William Henry. Russell, Robert Spottswood. Russell, Robert Spottswood--Family. Agriculture--Kentucky. Politicians. Account books. Reminiscences