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Percy Haly scrapbook, 1900-1937

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Percy Haly scrapbook




University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506


Organized: Photographs; Rules of the Democratic Party; Woodson Speech; Clippings and photos. The clippings are arranged roughly chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Percy Haly scrapbook, 1900-1937, 1F54M-137, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.


1 reel of microfilm (15 ft.)


Politician. Haly was at one time Adjutant-General of the Kentucky State Guards. He was also a prominent figure in the state's Democratic Party and active in flood relief work in Louisville during the 1937 flood. He died of pneumonia in February 1937.

Scope and Content

The microfilm copy of the scrapbook contains clippings, photographs and other materials about Haly, his career, and his family. It also contains clippings about the Goebel-Taylor contest for governor in 1900 and a copy of Urey Woodson's June, 1931 speech before the Kentucky Press Association, entitled, "The Good Old Days."


  • Haly, Percy (William Purcelle Dennis), 1875-1937.
  • Goebel, William, 1856-1900.
  • Goebel, William, 1856-1900--Assassination.
  • Taylor, William S. (William Sylvester), 1853-1928.
  • Woodson, Urey, 1859-1939.
  • Assassination--Kentucky.
  • Speeches, addresses, etc.
  • Politicians--Kentucky.
  • Governors--Kentucky--Election, 1900.
  • Kentucky--Politics and government.
  • Louisville (Ky.)--Flood, 1937.
  • Scrapbook.
  • Speeches
  • Photoprints

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