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Job Darbin Turner Alumni Association papers, 1882-1931

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Processed by Archives Staff and rearranged by Jennifer Queen in September 2006 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Eric Weig

Title

Job Darbin Turner Alumni Association papers

Date

1882-1931

Repository

University of Kentucky Libraries, Special Collections

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by subject in folders.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

0000ua199: [identification of item], Job Darbin Turner Alumni Association papers, University of Kentucky Archives.

Extent

0.55 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Abstract

The Job Darbin Turner Alumni Association papers consist of correspondence, clippings, and records, 1882-1931.

Biography/History

Job Darbin Turner was a University of Kentucky graduate, class of 1898, who served as Alumni Association secretary from 1913-1916. Turner later served as head of the Department of Commercial Fields at the University of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station, circa 1937 and headed a project to secure a portrait of then president James K. Patterson.

Scope and Content

The Job Darbin Turner Alumni Association papers consist of correspondence, clippings, and records. The papers consist of correspondence and expense records from1898. The correspondence, along with letters and telegrams, concern various University of Kentucky class members and their activities. The expense records are comprised predominantly of receipts for expenditures made by Turner for Alumni Association activities or publications. Also included are several newspapers referencing Mr. Merry Lewis Pence, who served as a professor of Physics and is best know for his experimental work with X-rays. The newspapers in folders 6-9 are fragile and damaged.

Subjects

  • Turner, Job D, 1876-1946.
  • Pence, Merry Lewis, 1854-1938.
  • University of Kentucky. Alumni Association.
  • Lexington (Ky.)

Collection Inventory

Correspondence, 1913-1916
[box: 1, folder: 1]
Alumni Magazine Submissions, 1916
[box: 1, folder: 2]
Receipts and records, 1910-1915
[box: 1, folder: 3]
Receipts, 1913-1916
[box: 1, folder: 4]
Clippings regarding Alumni and Alumni Association, 1916
[box: 1, folder: 5]
Scientific American, April 4, 1885
[box: 1, folder: 6]
The Morning Herald, April 25, 1897 (Part I)
[box: 1, folder: 7]
The Courier Journal, April 19, 1931
[box: 1, folder: 8]
The Courier Journal, November 22, 1926
[box: 1, folder: 9]
Lexington Daily Press, June 9, 1881 (two copies)
[box: 2, folder: 1]
Weekly Courier Journal, January 30 1882
[box: 2, folder: 2]
The Daily Leader, April 5, 1896
[box: 2, folder: 3]
The Morning Herald, April 10, 1896; The Morning Herald, April 15, 1896
[box: 2, folder: 4]
The Somerset Reporter, May 7, 1896
[box: 2, folder: 5]
The Morning Herald, April 25, 1897 (Part II); The Morning Democrat, February 14, 1901
[box: 2, folder: 6]
Kentucky Kernel, May 11 1916; Kentucky Kernel, October 11, 1918
[box: 2, folder: 7]

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