William H. P. Robertson manuscript

Abstract

The William H. P. Robertson manuscript (dated 1964; 0.8 cubic feet; 2 boxes) consists of an edited, unbound typescript draft of The History of Thoroughbred Racing in America.

Descriptive Summary

Title
William H. P. Robertson manuscript
Date
1964
Extent
0.8 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Thoroughbred horse.
Authors, American -- Kentucky.
Horse racing.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by page number.
Finding Aid Author
Alison Sperry
Preferred Citation
65m21: [identification of item], William H. P. Robertson manuscript, 1964, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
William H. P. Robertson wrote the The History of Thoroughbred Racing in America, which was published in 1964. The book covers the history of thoroughbred racing from colonial times until 1963. was written first published in 1964. The work covers the history of thoroughbred racing from colonial times to 1963. It is considered an authority on the topic.
Scope and Content
The William H. P. Robertson manuscript (dated 1964; 0.8 cubic feet; 2 boxes) consists of an edited, unbound typescript draft of The History of Thoroughbred Racing in America.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access 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 Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

The History of Thoroughbred Racing in America manuscript, 1964

  • Box 1, folder 1-8
  • Box 2, folder 1-9
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