William Kinkead Shelby papers, 1890-1900, 1899-1900 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Kinkead Shelby papers, 1890-1900, 1899-1900 (bulk dates)
Creator
Shelby, William Kinkead, 1861-1900.
Extent
1 volume; 3 pieces.
Subjects
Shelby, William Kinkead, 1861-1900.
Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826.
Johnson School (Lexington, Ky.)
Education, Elementary--Kentucky.
Right of property--Records and correspondence--Virginia--Big Stone Gap.
Educators--Correspondence.
Lexington (Ky.).
Correspondence
Logbooks
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Educator. William Kinkead Shelby, a great grandson of Isaac Shelby, was the principal of the Johnson School in Lexington, Kentucky for a short period of time.
Scope and Content
The material is comprised of a memorandum book and correspondence concerning a land transaction. The memorandum book, kept as a daily journal of the events in the school, lists such things as enrollment numbers, visitors to the school, disciplinary actions, and daily happenings. The correspondence (1890-1894) concerns a land transaction in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.

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