Breckinridge, Desha, 1867-1935

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Desha Breckinridge, born in 1867 to W.C.P. and Issa (Desha) Breckinridge in Lexington, Kentucky, was a newspaper editor, horseman, and leader of the Progressive movement in Kentucky. Samuel MacKay Wilson, lawyer and historian, was born in 1871 in Louisville. He was a meticulous scholar who assembled a major collection of books, pamphlets, manuscripts, newspapers, and public documents relating to the westward movement in American history, especially the Ohio Valley and Kentucky.

From the description of Desha Breckinridge-Samuel Wilson letters, 1930. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 39509999

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referencedIn Family papers, 1853-1954. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Long, Breckinridge, 1881-1958. Breckinridge Long papers, 1486-1948 (bulk 1910-1948). Library of Congress
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Woolley, Robert Wickliffe, 1871-1958. Robert Wickliffe Woolley papers, 1842-1956 (bulk 1912-1921). Library of Congress
referencedIn Morgan family. Morgan family papers, 1856-1940. University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Underwood, Thomas R. (Thomas Rust), 1898-1956. Thomas R. Underwood papers, 1896-1956, 1923-1935. University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Breckinridge Family Papers, 1752-1965 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Wilson, Samuel M. (Samuel Mackay), 1871-1946. Samuel M. Wilson chronological file, 1774-1959 1900-1946 (bulk dates). University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Breckinridge Long Papers, 1486-1948, (bulk 1910-1948) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Robert Wickliffe Woolley Papers, 1842-1956, (bulk 1912-1921) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Breckinridge, Clifton Rodes, 1846-1932. Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965. Library of Congress
referencedIn Scrapbook concerning the death of W.C.P. Breckinridge, and Desha Breckinridge letter, 1904-1922, 1904 (bulk date). University of Kentucky Libraries
creatorOf Breckinridge, Desha, 1867-1935. Desha Breckinridge-Samuel Wilson letters, 1930. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1846-1913. Cassius Marcellus Clay papers, 1863-1913, 1885-1889 (Bulk dates). University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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associatedWith Breckinridge family family
associatedWith Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1846-1913. person
correspondedWith Cole, Corinne Robinson Alsop, 1886-1971 person
correspondedWith Long, Breckinridge, 1881-1958. person
associatedWith Morgan family. family
associatedWith Preston, William C. (William Campbell), 1794-1860. person
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Underwood, Thomas R. (Thomas Rust), 1898-1956. person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
correspondedWith Wilson, Samuel M. (Samuel Mackay), 1871-1946 person
correspondedWith Woolley, Robert Wickliffe, 1871-1958. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Kentucky--Fayette County
Kentucky--Jefferson County
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Lawyers
Newspaper editors
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Birth 1867

Death 1935

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