trans79Guide to the Niels Henry Sonne Collection, 1936-1942Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Bonnie CoxSpecial CollectionsJ. Douglas Gay Jr./Frances Carrick Thomas Library Transylvania University Lexington, Kentucky 40508 USAPhone: (859) 233-8225 Email: email@example.comURL: http://www.transy.edu/ Copyright 2000 Transylvania University Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from DBase.Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Niels Henry Sonne Collection, 1936-1942Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsJ. Douglas Gay Jr./Frances Carrick Thomas Library Transylvania University Lexington, Kentucky40508 USAPhone: (859) 233-8225Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgURL: http://www.transy.edu/Processed by: StaffEncoded by: Bonnie Cox Copyright 2000 Transylvania University. All Rights Reserved. Niels Henry Sonne Collection,1936-1942MSC 46Sonne, Niels H. (Niels Henry), 1907-.3 cubic ftNo online items. Must visit contributing institution.Transylvania University Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40508 USAOpen to researchers. Copyright has not been assigned to Transylvania University.[Identification of item], Niels Henry Sonne Collection, 1936-1942, MSC 46,Special Collections, Transylvania University, Lexington.Norton, Elizabeth, 1871-1946.Sonne, Niels H. (Niels Henry), 1907-Transylvania University -- History.Transylvania University -- LibrariesLiberal Kentucky.Universities and colleges -- Kentucky -- LexingtonManuscripts for publicationTheses.Niels Henry Sonne, a native of New York City, received his bachelor's degree from Columbia University in 1930, and his doctorate in 1939. LIBERAL KENTUCKY, originally written as Sonne's Ph.D. thesis, was published by Columbia University Press in 1939, and reprinted by the University Press of Kentucky in 1968. The book deals with the development of liberal thought in Kentucky and relates particularly to the growth of Transylvania University in Lexington. Sonne was employed for most of his career as a rare book librarian at the General Theological Seminary in New York City.This collection consist of a typed draft of Niels Henry Sonne's LIBERAL KENTUCKY, 1780-1828, along with correspondence relating to research undertaken for the work using manuscript resources of the Transylvania University Library. The manuscript includes handwritten changes apparently made by Sonne and the printer. Much of the correspondence is between Sonne and Elizabeth Norton, librarian at Transylvania University.