William K. Hubbell papers

Abstract

The William K. Hubbell papers (dated 1931-1938, undated; 0.33 cubic feet; 1 box and 1 item) consist of a scrapbook and published copies of writing and photographs by Lexington, Kentucky, writer William K. Hubbell.

Descriptive Summary

Title
William K. Hubbell papers
Date
1931-1938, undated (inclusive)
Extent
0.33 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Authors, American -- Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Amanda M. Reeve
Preferred Citation
58m44 : [identification of item], William K. Hubbell papers, 1931-1938, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
William Kelvey Hubbell (1915-2004) was a writer, WWII veteran, and an Episcopal priest who lived and worked in Lexington, Kentucky. Hubbell wrote poems, short stories, and one book entitled Clodia By Her Mirror (1936).
Scope and Content
The William K. Hubbell papers (dated 1931-1938, undated; 0.33 cubic feet; 1 box and 1 item) consist of a scrapbook and published copies of writing and photographs by Lexington, Kentucky, writer William K. Hubbell. The collection contains a copy of St. Nicholas, which published a photograph taken by Hubbell at age 15.The collection contains a copy of Expressions Magazine, which includes his poems I Thought I Heard You Sing, Burns' Cenotaph at Alloway, and If I Could Have but One Brief Hour. His short story Bells Across a Valley appeared in an Argosy Weekly magazine. The Lexington Leader news article concerns Hubbell's book Clodia to Her Mirror (1936). The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings from Kentucky newspapers, focusing on events in Kentucky and the development of major cities Lexington and Louisville.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

St. Nicholas, 1931 October

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Expression Magazine, 1935-1938

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Argosy Weekly, 1938 July 16

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Lexington Leader article, undated

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Scrapbook, 1933-1937

  • Item 1
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