Cassius Marcellus Clay papers, 1863-1913, 1885-1889 (Bulk dates).


Cassius Marcellus Clay papers, 1863-1913, 1885-1889 (Bulk dates).

These are the political, personal and business papers of C.M. Clay.

7.8 cubic ft. (4 boxes and wrapped items)


SNAC Resource ID: 6819239

University of Kentucky Libraries

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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. In 1891 he became a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor, but was defeated by th...

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Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921 (person)

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Suffragist, social reformer. Laura Clay, daughter of emancipationist Cassius M. Clay and his first wife, Mary Jane Warfield Clay, was born at the family estate, White Hall, in 1849. As a result of her parents' divorce and the inequitable property settlement which followed, Miss Clay decided to devote herself to improving "the unworthy position of women." She was a founder of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association and was recognized as a national leader in the women's suff...

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Breckinridge, Robert J. (Robert Jefferson), 1834-1915. (person)

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Breckinridge, William Campbell Preston, 1837-1904 (person)

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