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Henry Watterson Miscellaneous Papers,1868-1920

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Title

Henry Watterson Miscellaneous Papers

Date

1868-1920

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Henry Watterson Miscellaneous Papers, 1868-1920, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

32 items

Scope and Content

Confederate soldier, editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal, and U.S. congressman from Ky. Consists of correspondence and papers outlining Watterson's career as editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal; his political interests and activities; travels; and personal matters. Also included is an informal agreement (a bet) between Watterson, a Mr. Wandishott, and a Mr. Brooks on who will be appointed to James A. Garfield's cabinet; and an undated, signed photogravure print of Watterson inscribed "Back to the Constitution!" Card index in repository

Subjects

  • Allison, William B. (William Boyd), 1829-1908.
  • American newspapers-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Blaine, James Gillespie, 1830-1893.
  • Bryce, Lloyd Stephens, 1851-1917.
  • Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908.
  • Courier-journal (Louisville, Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
  • Folger, Charles James, 1818-1884.
  • Gorman, Arthur P. (Arthur Pue), 1839-1906.
  • Hensel, W. U. (William Uhler), 1851-1915.
  • Hill, David B. (David Bennett), 1843-1910.
  • Knox, Philander C. (Philander Chase), 1853-1921.
  • New, Harry S. (Harry Stewart), 1858-1937.
  • Ralph, Julian, 1853-1903.
  • Smalley, George W. (George Washburn), 1833-1916.
  • United States-- Constitution.
  • United States-- Politics and government-- 1865-1933-- Sources.
  • Winter, William, 1836-1917.
  • York, Alvin Cullum, 1887-1964.

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