William H. Townsend, Hundred Proof manuscript,

Descriptive Summary

Title
William H. Townsend, Hundred Proof manuscript,
Date
1964
Extent
0.2 Cubic feet
Subjects
Kentcuky--Lexington--history.
Manuscripts--Kentucky.
Arrangement
This collection is arranged according to page number.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Ida Sell
Preferred Citation
65m1: [identification of item] William H. Townsend, Hundred Proof manuscript, 1964, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
"William H. Townsend was a renowned scholar, raconteur, and lawyer, born in Anderson Company. Educated first in an one room school at Glensboro, he graduated from University of Kentucky Law School in 1912. Among his books was Lincoln and the Bluegrass was published in 1955. His talk on Cassius Clay, The Lion of White Hall, is now a taped classic. Townsend had the largest private collection of Lincolnania in the United States. Recognized as a leading expert on Abraham Lincoln, Townsend was a founder of the Kentucky Civil War Round Table in 1953. He served as its first president until his death. He was named posthumously to Fayette County Bar's Hall of Fame in 1966."
65m1: [1:1] William H. Townsend, Hundred Proof manuscript, 1964, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Scope and Content
The William H. Townsend, Hundred Proof manuscript contains the page proof copy of the book published by University of Kentucky Press in 1964. The book is a narrative of Townsend's life in central Kentucky as well as a popular style history of the region.

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Conditions Governing Access
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