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Frankfort Chronicle Papers,1876-1889

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Title

Frankfort Chronicle Papers

Date

1876-1889

Repository

Kentucky Historical Society. Special Collections & Archives. Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1931

Conditions Governing Access note

Access at KHS only. Use microfilm, transcriptions or images when available.

For microfilmed copies see Clift number(s): 0347

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Frankfort Chronicle Papers, 1876-1889, 89M03,Library Special Collections and Archives, Kentucky Historical Society, Frankfort.

Extent

2 boxes, 1 c.f.

Biography/History

The Lyceum was a literary society in Frankfort during the late nineteenth century. It is considered an antecedent of the revived Kentucky Historical Society and many of the group's members later were Society members or staff.

Scope and Content

This collection contains copies of the newsletter or other papers of the Frankfort Lyceum. These manuscripts contain essays and poetry submitted by the editors and/or club members.

Arrangement: Chronological

County: Franklin

Variant Name: Variant names for the papers were the LYCEUM CHRONICLE, the CASTALIAN CHRONICLE, and FRANKFORT LYCEUM CHRONICLE. Jennie Chinn Morton was the editor for most of the issues. Other editors named are J. Roland Day, May Gibbons, Sallie Jackson, J. Stoddard Johnston, Julia W. Rodman, Mrs. Thomas Rodman, Sr., Willoughby Rodman, Henry T. Stanton, and Ada S. Wilmore.

Materials Form: Newsletters or literary manuscripts

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