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Anne Smith Clay McDowell papers, 1851-1858, 1856-1858 (bulk dates), 1851

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kukm1f54m_754Guide to the Anne Smith Clay McDowell papers, 1851-1858, 1856-1858 (bulk dates)Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Anne Smith Clay McDowell papers, 1851-1858, 1856-1858 (bulk dates)Collection number: 1F54M-754Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Anne Smith Clay McDowell papers, 1851-1858, 1856-1858 (bulk dates)1F54M-754McDowell, Anne Smith Clay, 1837-1917.1 reel of microfilm (partial)None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Henry Clay Foundation. Loan for microfilming, Feb 4, 1954.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Anne Smith Clay McDowell papers, 1851-1858, 1856-1858 (bulk dates), 1F54M-754, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Anne Clay was the daughter of Henry Clay, Jr, who was considered the most promising of the famous Kentucky statesman's five sons. He graduated second in his class from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, then was killed at the battle of Buena Vista during the Mexican-American War. Anne married her cousin, Henry Clay McDowell, May 21, 1857.Originals are the property of the Henry Clay Foundation. This is a collection on microfilm of diaries and letters written by Anne Smith Clay McDowell, granddaughter of Henry Clay. The diaries date from April 21 to July 2, 1851 and from Feb. 1 through Feb 17, 1858. The letters, which are copies, date from Aug. 24, 1857 to Feb. 1, 1858. These writings are primarily about the daily events in Anne's life, including social calls. An entry in her diary for June 26, 1851 describes a journey she made with her family from their home in Louisville to her grandparents' home, Ashland, near Lexington, Ky.Chronological arrangement.Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.Clay, Henry, 1811-1847.Clay, Lucretia Hart, 1781-1864.Clay family.McDowell, Anne Smith Clay, 1837-1917.McDowell, Henry Clay, 1832-1899.Louisville (Ky.)--Social life and customs.Lexington (Ky.)--Social life and customs.Diaries

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