Job Darbin Turner Alumni Association papers, 1882-1931

Abstract

The Job Darbin Turner Alumni Association papers consist of correspondence, clippings, and records, 1882-1931.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Job Darbin Turner Alumni Association papers, 1882-1931
Creator
Alumni Association (University of Kentucky)
Extent
0.55 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Subjects
Turner, Job D, 1876-1946.
Pence, Merry Lewis, 1854-1938.
University of Kentucky. Alumni Association.
Lexington (Ky.)
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject in folders.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by Archives Staff and rearranged by Jennifer Queen in September 2006 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Job Darbin Turner was a University of Kentucky graduate, class of 1898, who served as Alumni Association secretary from 1913-1916. Turner later served as head of the Department of Commercial Fields at the University of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station, circa 1937 and headed a project to secure a portrait of then president James K. Patterson.
Scope and Content
The Job Darbin Turner Alumni Association papers consist of correspondence, clippings, and records. The papers consist of correspondence and expense records from1898. The correspondence, along with letters and telegrams, concern various University of Kentucky class members and their activities. The expense records are comprised predominantly of receipts for expenditures made by Turner for Alumni Association activities or publications. Also included are several newspapers referencing Mr. Merry Lewis Pence, who served as a professor of Physics and is best know for his experimental work with X-rays. The newspapers in folders 6-9 are fragile and damaged.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1913-1916

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Alumni Magazine Submissions, 1916.

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Receipts and records, 1910-1915

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Receipts, 1913-1916

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Clippings regarding Alumni and Alumni Association, 1916.

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Scientific American, April 4, 1885

  • Box 1, folder 6
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The Morning Herald, April 25, 1897 (Part I)

  • Box 1, folder 7
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The Courier Journal, April 19, 1931

  • Box 1, folder 8
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The Courier Journal, November 22, 1926

  • Box 1, folder 9
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Lexington Daily Press, June 9, 1881 (two copies)

  • Box 2, folder 1
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Weekly Courier Journal, January 30 1882

  • Box 2, folder 2
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The Daily Leader, April 5, 1896

  • Box 2, folder 3
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The Morning Herald, April 10, 1896; The Morning Herald, April 15, 1896

  • Box 2, folder 4
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The Somerset Reporter, May 7, 1896

  • Box 2, folder 5
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The Morning Herald, April 25, 1897 (Part II); The Morning Democrat, February 14, 1901

  • Box 2, folder 6
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Kentucky Kernel, May 11 1916; Kentucky Kernel, October 11, 1918

  • Box 2, folder 7
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