Medley Shelton papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
Medley Shelton papers
Date
1830-1874
Creator
Shelton, Medley
Extent
0.47 Cubic feet
Subjects
Business records--Kentucky--Versailles.
Taverns (Inns)--Kentucky--Versailles.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Heather J. Burke
Preferred Citation
53M9: [Identification of item], Medley Shelton papers, 1830-1874, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Colonel Medley Shelton was a popular innkeeper and politician in Versailles, Kentucky. He was the Woodford County representative in the Kentucky Legislature in 1842, and entertained such prominent figures as Henry Clay and the Breckinridges at his establishment.
Railey, William Edward. History of Woodford County, Kentucky. Baltimore: Regional Pub., 1975.
Scope and Content
The Medley Shelton papers contain records from the Shelton Tavern in Versailles, Kentucky. The materials include an account book with entries from 1830 to 1832 and an indexed accounts ledger dating from 1846 to 1874 which includes a hotel register from the Shelton Tavern.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note 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.

Contents of the Collection

General, 1840-1874, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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Account Book, 1830-1832

  • Item 1
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Hotel Register and Account Ledger, 1846-1874

  • Item 2
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