James M. Richardson papers, 1881-1919, 1896-1897 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
James M. Richardson papers, 1881-1919, 1896-1897 (bulk dates)
Creator
Richardson, James M., 1858-
Extent
1 reel of microfilm (38 ALS & postcards; 10 ft.)
Subjects
Richardson, James M, 1858-
Kentucky.--General Assembly.
Legislators--Correspondence.
Kentucky--Politics and government--1865-1950.
Barren County (Ky.)--Social life and customs.
Postcards
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
State legislator. Richardson represented Barren County, Ky. in the state legislature.
Scope and Content
This is a microfilmed copy of the letters and postcards of James M. Richardson, written while he was serving in the Kentucky state legislature in Frankfort. The letters mostly deal with daily and personal matters, although he often mentions the local political issues of the time. For the most part, these present a good picture of the day-to-day activities of a state legislator.

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