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William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript, 1960 June 14

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Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve

Title

William Henry Townsend

Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript

Date

1960 June 14

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

The manuscript is arranged numerically by page number.

Location note

Housed with multiple collections.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

60M115 : [identification of item], William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrasss manuscript, 1960 June 14, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.4 Cubic feet

1 box

Abstract

William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript holds the original galley proofs.

Biography/History

William Henry Townsend was born May 31, 1890 in Glensboro, Kentucky. He lived his whole life in Lexington, Kentucky. He was a historian and author. He graduated from the University of Kentucky Law School in 1912. He was a Lincoln collector, scholar, and author. His best known books are Lincoln and His Wife's Home Town, Lincoln and the Bluegrass, and Hundred Proof. He died July 25, 1964 in Lexington, Kentucky.

Scope and Content

The William Henry Townsend Lincoln and the Bluegrass manuscript collection contains the original galley proofs of William Henry Townsend's book Lincoln and Bluegrass. The proofs are annotated by the author.

Subjects

  • Manuscripts.
  • Authors.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Presidents--United States--History.
  • Proofs (Printing)

Collection Inventory

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