William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript

Abstract

William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript holds the original galley proofs.

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript
Date
1960 June 14
Creator
Townsend, William H., (William Henry), 1890-1964
Extent
0.4 Cubic feet
Subjects
Presidents--United States--History.
Proofs (Printing)
Arrangement
The manuscript is arranged numerically by page number.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve
Preferred Citation
60M115 : [identification of item], William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrasss manuscript, 1960 June 14, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
William Henry Townsend was born May 31, 1890 in Glensboro, Kentucky. He lived his whole life in Lexington, Kentucky. He was a historian and author. He graduated from the University of Kentucky Law School in 1912. He was a Lincoln collector, scholar, and author. His best known books are Lincoln and His Wife's Home Town, Lincoln and the Bluegrass, and Hundred Proof. He died July 25, 1964 in Lexington, Kentucky.
Scope and Content
The William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript collection contains the original galley proofs of William Henry Townsend's book Lincoln and Bluegrass. The proofs are annotated by the author.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note 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.

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