Nancy Lewis Greene correspondence

Abstract

The Nancy Lewis Greene correspondence (dated 1893-1936; 0.01 cubic feet; 4 items) consists of letters written to Kentucky author Nancy Lewis Greene from Alben Barkley, Adlai Stevenson, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Malvina Schneider, Roosevelt's secretary.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Nancy Lewis Greene correspondence
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Authors, American -- Kentucky.
Authors -- Correspondence.
Politicians -- Correspondence.
Arrangement
The collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Andrew McGraw
Preferred Citation
2011ms138 : [identification of item], Nancy Lewis Greene correspondence, 1893-1936, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Author Nancy Lewis Greene was born in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1882. Her father, Francis M. Greene, was a doctor and her mother, Theodosia Greene, was a homemaker. Nancy Lewis Greene attended Sayre School for Girls in Lexington and later wrote a history of the school. Greene frequently wrote about Shakertown and Harrodsburg. Additionally, she wrote a novel called Ye Old Shaker Bells in 1930 about life in Shakertown. She co-wrote Country Estates of the Bluegrass with author Thomas A. Knight in 1904. Additionally, she wrote many short stories and newspaper editorials for the Lexington Herald. Greene was a distant cousin of Kentucky suffragist Laura Clay. Greene was never married nor did she have any children. She died in 1959 in Lexington.
Scope and Content
The Nancy Lewis Greene correspondence (dated 1893-1936; 0.01 cubic feet; 4 items) consists of letters written to Kentucky author Nancy Lewis Greene from Alben Barkley, Adlai Stevenson, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Malvina Schneider, Roosevelt's secretary. These letters were found in a copy of Greene's book Country Estates of the Bluegrass. The majority of the letters are thank you notes to Nancy Lewis Greene.

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

Adlai Stevenson letter to Nancy Lewis Greene, 1893 September 11

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Malvina Schneider, secretary to Eleanor Roosevelt, letter to Nancy Lewis Greene, 1934 November 13

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Eleanor Roosevelt letter to Nancy Lewis Greene, 1934 December 1

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Alben Barkley letter to Nancy Lewis Greene, 1936 March 12

  • Box 1, folder 1
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