Massillon Alexander Cassidy papers, 1915-1925

Descriptive Summary

Title
Massillon Alexander Cassidy papers, 1915-1925
Creator
Cassidy, M. A. (Massillon Alexander), 1856-1931.
Extent
.25 cubic ft. (202 pieces)
Subjects
Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925.
Granberry, George Folsom.
Nahm, Max B.
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
Educator. Cassidy served as superintendent of the Fayette County, Ky. school system from 1885 to 1905. During part of that time he also served as superintendent of schools from Lexington, Ky. He knew James Lane Allen from the time he wrote his first story.
Scope and Content
The papers are comprised almost entirely of letters written to Cassidy by James Lane Allen who was an old friend. Also present is correspondence from George Folsom Granberry, director of the Granberry Piano School, Carnegie Hall, New York, and another good friend of Allen's, Max B. Nahm, Citizen's National Bank, Bowling Green, Ky.

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