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Cassius Marcellus Clay photostat of extracts from personal scrapbook, 1870-1913

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Title

Cassius Marcellus Clay photostat of extracts from personal scrapbook

Date

1870-1913

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arrangement roughly chronological.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Cassius Marcellus Clay photostat of extracts from personal scrapbook, 1870-1913, 1M47M79, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 volume.

Biography/History

Agriculturalist, Politician. Cassius M. Clay, Jr, the youngest son of Brutus Clay, was born in 1846. Like his namesake, the younger Cassius attended Yale University, graduating in the class of 1866. He served in both houses of the Kentucky General Assembly in the 1870's and 1880's. He presided at the convention held in the 1890 and 1891 which drew up a new state constitution.

Scope and Content

Photostat of a personal scrapbook kept by Cassius M. Clay Jr. It includes text of speeches, campaign documents, handbills, and clippings of articles written by C. M. Clay, Jr. from Lexington, Ky. and Washington newspapers (many unidentified).

Subjects

  • Goebel, William, 1856-1900.
  • Breckinridge, W. C. P. (William Campbell Preston) 1837-1904.
  • Agriculturists
  • Politicians.
  • Kentucky--Politics and government.
  • Scrapbooks

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