Maye Combs Morrison scrapbooks

Abstract

The Maye Combs Morrison scrapbooks (dated 1935-1965; 2 cubic feet; 11 items) consists of eleven scrapbooks of Lexington, Kentucky newspaper clippings.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Maye Combs Morrison scrapbooks
Date
1935-1965 (inclusive)
Creator
Morrison, Maye Combs
Extent
2 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Local history.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Lincoln Boykin
Preferred Citation
2019ms023: [identification of item], Maye Combs Morrison scrapbooks, 1935-1965, University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collection Research Center
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Maye Combs Morrison, born circa 1890, lived in Lexington, Kentucky. She was married to W. Wendell Morrison and for a time lived at 150 E. Bell Court in Lexington.
Scope and Content
The Maye Combs Morrison scrapbooks (dated 1935-1965; 2 cubic feet; 11 items) consists of eleven scrapbooks of Lexington, Kentucky newspaper clippings. The scrapbooks are labeled in a numeral sequence with the exception of scrapbook 9. There is not a scrapbook 9 in the collection. The scrapbooks consist of newspaper clippings. These newspaper clippings, many of which came from the "Lexington Herald" or the "Lexington Leader", detail weddings, obituaries, birth notices, crime reports, social events, politics, and other local issues. Pasted in the backs of the scrapbooks are clippings regarding African-Americans in Lexington. Most of these clippings concern the Charles Haggard funeral home and several legal issues regarding the funeral home.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the material in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

No. 1, 1936-1942

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No. 2, 1942-1946,1950

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No. 3, 1945-1947

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No. 4, 1947

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No. 5, 1948-1950, 1952

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No. 6, 1949-1952,1954

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No. 7, 1948-1949

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No. 8, 1953-1960,1964-1965

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No. 10, 1951-1962

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No. 11, 1938

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No. 12, 1935-1947,1951

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