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Edna Talbott Whitley scrapbook, 1953-1972, 1957-1964 (bulk dates)

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Title

Edna Talbott Whitley scrapbook

Date

1953-1972, 1957-1964 (bulk dates)

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Edna Talbott Whitley scrapbook, 1953-1972, 1957-1964 (bulk dates), 176M-777, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 reel of microfilm

Scope and Content

This collection primarily contains clippings of newspaper articles from Edna Talbott Whitley's series, "Footnotes to Local History" which appeared in the KENTUCKIAN CITIZEN (Paris, Kentucky) from February 15, 1957 to May 7, 1964. The 108 articles in this series deal with Kentucky and Bourbon County history, and include such subjects as the social and cultural life of early settlers. In addition, there are a few miscellaneous newspaper articles written by Edna Talbott Whitley, Wade Hampton Whitley and others. A brief topical index prepared by Mrs. Whitley is also included.

Subjects

  • Whitley, Edna Talbott.
  • Whitley, Wade Hampton.
  • Kentuckian Citizen (Paris, Ky.).
  • Distilleries--History--Kentucky.
  • Slavery--History.
  • Pioneers--Kentucky.
  • Indians of North America--Kentucky.
  • Church history--Kentucky.
  • Historians.
  • Journalists.
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Kentucky--History.
  • Bourbon County (Ky.)--Social life and customs.
  • Paris (Ky.)--History.
  • Articles.
  • Clippings

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