John Howard Henderson papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
John Howard Henderson papers
Date
1939, 1944
Creator
Henderson, John Howard, 1894-1945.
Extent
0.45 Cubic feet
Subjects
Journalism--Kentucky
Journalists--Correspondence
Arrangement
The collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
64M76: [identification of item], John Howard Henderson papers, 1939, 1944, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Journalist John Howard Henderson was a native of Ballard County, Kentucky. He served on the staff of the Louisville Courier-Journal from 1923 until his death in 1945. From 1926 to 1940 he was chief of the Courier-Journal news bureau at Frankfort, Kentucky.
Scope and Content
The John Howard Henderson papers consist of two letters to Henderson and a draft of an editorial. The 1939 letter discusses Henderson's relationship with the newspaper, while the 1944 letter was sent to Henderson by a reader.

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.

Contents of the Collection

Letters,, 1939, 1944

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Editorial draft,, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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