Otto Arthur Rothert : miscellaneous papers, 1910-1921.

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Otto Arthur Rothert : miscellaneous papers, 1910-1921.

Includes correspondence primarily concerning his History of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Correspondents include Robert M. McElroy, Mrs. Simon B. Buckner, Coleman du Pont, Irvin S. Cobb, James S. Pirtle, Jennie C. Morton, Madison Cawein, John Fox, Jr., John Wilson Townsend, James Lane Allen, Credo Harris, Eliza Calvert Hall, and Willard Rouse Jillson. Mrs. Buckner's letter contains information about Governor Buckner and his family. Some letters contain additional information on Muhlenberg County and other subjects but most limit themselves to the book and its historical value.

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Jillson, Willard Rouse, 1890-1975

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Willard Rouse Jillson, geologist, was born in Syracuse, New York, May 28, 1890. He moved to Kentucky in 1917 and served as the state geologist from 1919-1932. Known as a prolific writer, he wrote on such subjects as paleontology, mining, regional history, biography, and history of Kentucky literature. He produced over sixty books and over 500 articles, brochures, and pamphlets. Jillson died Oct. 5, 1975, and was buried in Frankfort Cemetery in Kentucky. From the description of Willar...

Cawein, Madison Julius, 1865-1914

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Townsend, John Wilson, 1885-1968

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Biographical note: John Wilson Townsend, a native of Fayette County, Kentucky, was a graduate of Transylvania University and the author of "Kentucky in American Literature" (1915) and numerous other works on Kentucky history. He was employed variously as a teacher, librarian, and editor, but known chiefly as a bookseller and collector of first editions, having operated the Graceland Book Shop and the Blue Grass Book Shop in Lexington. During his lifetime sizable collections of books assembled by...

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Brank, Ephraim McClean, 1791-1875.

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Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925

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Buckner, Aylette Hartswell, 1793-1851.

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McElroy, Robert McNutt, 1872-1959

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Editor, author, and historian. From the description of Papers of Robert McNutt McElroy, circa 1909-1924 (bulk 1913-1924). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063510 Robert McNutt McElroy (1872-1959), an historian, taught at Princeton University and various universities in Great Britain and China. After teaching history at Princeton from 1898 to 1916, he became the first American exchange professor to China, lecturing on government and education from 1916 to 1917. During the 192...

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Du Pont, Bidermann, 1837-1923

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Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 1823-1914

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Simon Bolivar Buckner, governor of Kentucky during 1887-91, was born near Munfordville, Kentucky, in 1823, to Aytell Hartswell and Elizabeth Ann Buckner. He entered West Point in 1840 and saw active duty in the Mexican War after graduation. He later became head of Kentucky's state militia, then joined the Confederate Army as brigadier general at the start of the Civil War. After the war, Buckner was a journalist and businessman in New Orleans until he was allowed to return to Kentucky in 1868. I...

Obenchain, Eliza Caroline Calvert, 1856-1935.

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Rothert, Otto Arthur, 1871-1956

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Buckner, Philip, 1753-1819.

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Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury), 1876-1944

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Author, humorist. From the description of Letters, 1914-1944. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49199652 Irvin S. Cobb (1876-1944) was an American author and humorist. He was best known for his humorous stories of Kentucky life, such as in his book Old Judge Priest . From the guide to the Irvin S. Cobb Letter, 1928, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Author, and humorist. From the descript...

Young, Bennett Henderson, 1843-1919

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Pirtle, James S. (James Speed), 1840-1919

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Filson Club

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Historical society and independent research library in Louisville, Kentucky. From the description of Scrapbook, ca. 1890. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49221709 Historical society and independent research library of Louisville, Kentucky. From the description of Tornado of 1890 accounts, 1890. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49221710 Historical society and independent research library. From the des...

Fox, John, 1863-1919

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