Garry Wheeler Stone papers

Abstract

The Garry Wheeler Stone papers (1947-1993, undated; 0.68 cubic feet; 2 boxes, 3 oversize folders) comprise correspondence, plans, timelines, court proceedings related to Historic Preservation efforts in downtown Lexington during 1969-1970 as well as architectural plans and letters from and drawings by architectural historian, Clay Lancaster.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Garry Wheeler Stone papers
Creator
Stone, Garry Wheeler
Extent
0.68 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Historic preservation -- Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Ida Lucille Sell Mangum
Preferred Citation
2019ms016: [identification of item], Garry Wheeler Stone papers, 1947-1993, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Garry Wheeler Stone was born in Xenia, Ohio. He is a historical archaeologist who studied under John Cotter at the University of Pennsylvania. As of 2017, he has retired as Regional Historian for the State Park Service and Historian for the Monmouth Battlefield State Park with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
Source: Huey, P.R. An Interview with Garry Wheeler Stone. Hist Arch 53, 226–235 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41636-019-00173-z
Scope and Content
The Garry Wheeler Stone papers (1947-1993, undated; 0.68 cubic feet; 2 boxes, 3 oversize folders) comprise correspondence, plans, timelines, court proceedings related to historic preservation efforts in downtown Lexington during 1969-1970 as well as architectural plans and letters from and drawings by architectural historian, Clay Lancaster. The papers primarily relate to historic preservation efforts made by the South Hill Neighborhood Association.

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

Papers and photographs, 1947-1993, undated

The Papers and photographs series includes correspondence, plans, timelines, court proceedings, newspaper clippings and research notes and articles relating to the South Hill Neighborhood Association historic preservation efforts in 1969-1970. The photographs show building sites after demolition during the preservation efforts. The series also contains letters and research materials authored by Clay Lancaster and two college papers about nineteenth century Lexington history by Garry Wheeler Stone.

Exploding the Myths of Urban Renewal by Martin Anderson, Reader's Digest, 1965 April

  • Box 1, folder 1
To top

Henry Clay Law Office archeology correspondence and report by Stone, 1968-1970

  • Box 1, folder 2
To top

Henry Clay Law Office correspondence with Clay Lancaster , 1968-1970

  • Box 1, folder 3
To top

High Street newspaper clippings, 1969-1970

  • Box 1, folder 4
To top

High Street, Urban Renewal Agency correspondence, 1969

  • Box 1, folder 5
To top

Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) correspondence and notes, 1969-1970

  • Box 1, folder 6
To top

Historic Lexington, Inc. data reports, 1969

  • Box 1, folder 7
To top

Historic preservation reports, Lexington, 1968-1970

  • Box 1, folder 8
To top

Historic preservation notecards, Lexington, 1969-1970

  • Box 1, folder 9
To top

Historic views of Lexington postcards, undated

  • Box 1, folder 10
To top

Lancaster, Clay bibliography, 1987

  • Box 1, folder 11
To top

Lancaster, Clay cards, undated

  • Box 1, folder 12
To top

Lancaster, Clay correspondence, 1969-1981

  • Box 1, folder 13
To top

Lancaster, Clay drawings, circa 1968

  • Box 1, folder 14
To top

Lancaster, Clay journal and magazine articles, 1947-1975

  • Box 1, folder 15-16
To top

Leadership in Lexington, Kentucky, 1810-1820 paper by Garry Wheeler Stone, 1966 March 30

  • Box 1, folder 17
To top

Lexington archaeology clippings, 1981-1982

  • Box 1, folder 18
To top

Lexington demolition photographs, circa 1970

  • Box 1, folder 19
To top

Railroad track removal and Urban Renewal Agency resume of events and reports, 1964-1967, 1967

  • Box 1, folder 20
To top

The Negro in the County Court of Fayette County, 1803-1818, paper by Garry Wheeler Stone, American Civilization 600, University of Pennsylvania, 1967 May 5

  • Box 2, folder 1
To top

The Urban Renewal Program in Lexington pamphlet, circa 1963

  • Box 2, folder 2
To top

Water Supply and the Early Settlement of Lexington by Gary O'Dell, Filson Club History Quarterly, 1993 October

  • Box 2, folder 3
To top

Lancaster, Clay letter re: Liberty Hall kitchen, 1981 February 25

  • Box 2, folder 4
To top

Architectural drawings and plans, 1968-1980, undated

The Architectural drawings series contains architectural plans for a Kentucky housing project in Hodgenville, two central Kentucky homes, and kitchen renovation plans for Liberty Hall Historic Site. Also included are drawings of streets in Lexington and Nantucket, Massachusetts by Clay Lancaster.

Plans, Elevations, and Section for Restoring the Henry Clay Law Office, Clay Lancaster, 1970 May 11

  • Tube 1, item 1
To top

Elevation of Buildings on the North Side of High Street, Lexington, Kentucky. Each appropriately restored by Clay Lancaster, 1968 June 30

  • Tube 1, item 2
To top

Hodgenville Municipal Housing Commission, Hodgenville Housing Project, Number S3-1, circa 1970

  • Folder 1, item 1
To top

Liberty Hall Restoration blueprints, Harry M. Sparks, Architect, 1980 July 21

  • Folder 2, item 1
To top

Nantucket, Massachusetts, Sketch of the Northside of Lower Main and Federal Street to the Atheneum showing buildings after the Great Fire of 1846, undated

  • Folder 2, item 2
To top

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Caldwell residence, Danville, Kentucky, undated

  • Folder 3, item 1
To top

Mr. and Mrs. Wolcott, Lexington Avenue, Winchester, Kentucky , undated

  • Folder 3, item 2
To top

UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center is open by appointment only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Materials must be requested at least 5 days before your appointment.

Researchers must have an SCRC Researcher Account to request materials. View account set-up and use instructions here.

Questions? Contact SCRC via our Contact Form.

You may come across language in UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center collections and online resources that you find harmful or offensive. SCRC collects materials from different cultures and time periods to preserve and make available the historical record. These materials document the time period when they were created and the view of their creator. As a result, some may demonstrate racist and offensive views that do not reflect the values of UK Libraries.

If you find description with problematic language that you think SCRC should review, please contact us at SCRC@uky.edu.

UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center is open by appointment only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Materials must be requested at least 5 days before your appointment.

Researchers must have an SCRC Researcher Account to request materials. View account set-up and use instructions here.

Questions? Contact SCRC via our Contact Form.

Requests

No items have been requested.



  1. Schedule an appointment. Properly fitting masks are required.

  2. Submit a request for SCRC materials.



You may come across language in UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center collections and online resources that you find harmful or offensive. SCRC collects materials from different cultures and time periods to preserve and make available the historical record. These materials document the time period when they were created and the view of their creator. As a result, some may demonstrate racist and offensive views that do not reflect the values of UK Libraries.

If you find description with problematic language that you think SCRC should review, please contact us at SCRC@uky.edu.