Joseph Elliott Johnston papers

Abstract

The Joseph Elliott Johnston papers (dated 1964; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box) consist of original materials used for Johnston's 1964 book Life Begins at Eighty.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Joseph Elliott Johnston papers
Date
1964
Creator
Johnston, Joseph Elliott
Extent
0.23 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Poetry.
Drawing.
Authors, American -- Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Ida Sell
Preferred Citation
66m11: [identification of item], Joseph E. Johnston papers, 1964, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Joseph Elliott Johnston was an author from Kentucky born in 1875. He published a book enitled Life Begins at Eighty in 1964.
Scope and Content
The Joseph Elliott Johnston papers (dated 1964; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box) consist of original materials used for Johnston's 1964 book Life Begins at Eighty. The books contains his reminiscences, various poems, and comments on life. Besides the manuscript, the collection includes original sketches and photographs used in the book as well as letters concerning the book and masked negatives and plates of the book.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access 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 Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Letters, photographs, and sketches for manuscript, 1964

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Negatives of manuscript, 1964

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Tin plates of manuscript, circa 1964

  • Box 1, folder 3
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