Nathaniel Gray Rochester scrapbook, 1908-1912

Abstract

Scrapbook documenting the student life of Nathaniel Gray Rochester who attended the University of Kentucky from 1908-1912.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Nathaniel Gray Rochester scrapbook, 1908-1912
Creator
Rochester, Nathaniel Gray
Extent
0.2 cubic feet (1 box)
Subjects
Rochester, Nathaniel Gray, 1889-?.
University of Kentucky.
Lexington (Ky.)
College life -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Students -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Men -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Scrapbooks.
Arrangement
This collection is arranged according to its original order.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by Jennifer Queen in November 2006 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Encoded by
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Nathaniel Gray Rochester was born January 28, 1889 in Marion, Kentucky. He attended the University of Kentucky from 1908-1912 and graduated with an A.B. degree in Arts and Sciences. While attending the University, Rochester was involved with the Patterson Literary Society, of which he served as treasurer. He was also a member of the Patterson Society, the Debating Team, and Varsity Baseball (1908). He served as class representative and class orator, and was also valedictorian for his graduating class.
Scope and Content
The Nathaniel Gray Rochester scrapbook contains news clippings, photographs, programs, and personal correspondence documenting Rochester's time as a student at the University of Kentucky, 1908-1912. Rochester graduated in 1912. Subjects of the photographs include athletics, an all faculty group portrait, individual faculty portraits, and unidentified school buildings. Clippings also relate to baseball activities in which he participated.

Contents of the Collection

Scrapbook

  • Box 1
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