Cecil Fletcher Holland papers

Abstract

The Cecil Fletcher Holland papers consist of the typescript and galley proofs of Holland's book, Morgan and His Raiders, a biography of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan, and the research materials Holland amassed to write his book.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Cecil Fletcher Holland papers
Date
1862-1951
Creator
Holland, Cecil Fletcher, 1907-
Extent
1.35 Cubic feet
Subjects
Genealogy.
Generals.
Letters.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format, then chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Laura A. Hess
Preferred Citation
73M9: [identification of item], Cecil Fletcher Holland papers, 1862-1951, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Cecil Fletcher Holland was an author and biographer in the first half of the 1900s. His one published work is Morgan and His Raiders, a biography of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan. The book was published in 1942.
Scope and Content
The Cecil Fletcher Holland papers consist of the typescript and galley proofs of Holland's book, Morgan and His Raiders, a biography of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan, and the research materials Holland amassed to write his book. These include correspondence between Holland and members of the Morgan and Basil W. Duke families, articles from history journals, photographic negatives of documents relating to Morgan, prints of photographs and portraits of Morgan family members, and transcripts of Morgan's correspondence and military directives. The collection also contains three original John Hunt Morgan broadsides from 1862.

Restrictions on Access and Use

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

Contents of the Collection

Morgan and His Raiders, 1937, undated

Scope and Contents note

The Morgan and His Raiders series includes the typescript, galley, and illustrations for Holland's book.

Morgan and His Raiders typescript, Ch. I-IX, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Morgan and His Raiders typescript, X-XIX, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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Morgan and His Raiders galley, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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Morgan and His Raiders illustrations, 1937, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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Scrapbook, reproduction of letters and photographs, 1937, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 5
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Correspondence, 1937-1940

Scope and Contents note

The Correspondence series contains letters to and from Holland about research for his book, Morgan and His Raiders. Majority of the letters are between Holland and John H. Morgan, the grandson of C.C. Morgan.

, 1937 January 1 - August 31

  • Box 2, Folder 1
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, 1937 September 2 - Decemeber 13

  • Box 2, Folder 2
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, 1938

  • Box 2, Folder 3
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, 1939

  • Box 2, Folder 4
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, 1940

  • Box 2, Folder 5
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Research, 1862, 1938, 1951, undated

Scope and Contents note

The Research series contains typed copies of papers about General Morgan and Holland's notes.

Historical papers, undated

  • Box 2, Folder 6
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Printed materials, 1938, 1951, undated

  • Box 2, Folder 7
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Notebook, undated

  • Box 2, Folder 8
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Broadsides, 1862

  • Drawer 3
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Broadsides (2), 1862

  • Drawer 3
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Copies of broadsides, undated

  • Box 2, Folder 9
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Morgans Brigade, The Vidette. Extra., broadside, 1862 August 17

  • Box OVF-25
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Williamson notebooks, undated

Scope and Contents note

The Williamson notebooks series contains transcripts of John Hunt Morgan letters, articles and stories from newspapers, and genealogical research on the Morgan family.

Notebook 1, undated

  • Box 3, Folder 1
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Notebook 2, undated

  • Box 3, Folder 2
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Notebook 3, undated

  • Box 3, Folder 3
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Notebook 4, undated

  • Box 3, Folder 4
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Notebook 5, undated

  • Box 3, Folder 5
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Notebook 6, undated

  • Box 3, Folder 6
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Notebook 7, undated

  • Box 3, Folder 7
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