Young Ewing Allison : papers, 1878-1943.


Young Ewing Allison : papers, 1878-1943.

Correspondence, pictures, legal documents, manuscript and printed copies of the works of Y.E. Allison, much of it collected by Otto A. Rothert to be used in the Select Works of Young E. Allison. Allison's works include song lyrics, opera scores, biographical sketches, editorials and news stories, historical treatises, essays on insurance topics, speeches, humorous sketches, writings on miscellaneous topics, and bibliographies of his works. Two unbound copies of Select Works of Young E. Allison, edited by Young E. Allison, Jr., William Fortune, and J. Christian Bay with the assistance of Otto A. Rothert; announcements of the Young E. Allison Commemoration Committee of The Filson Club; proof sheets and prints of pictures used in Select Works; subscriptions, mailing lists, bills and receipts, and correspondence pertaining to Select Works; record of the Allison Memorial Meeting, Henderson, Ky., June, 1933; and the unveiling of a bronze tablet dedicated to Y.E. Allison, Henderson, Ky., Nov. 1934 are also included. In addition there are separate correspondence files of Y.E. Allison, Jr., and Otto A. Rothert; small separate files of letters and correspondence of Henry A. Sampson, Madge Rowan Frost, Old Kentucky Home Commission, Samuel J. Boldrick, Phillip Allison, Frank M. Drake, Gustave A. Breaux, and William Fortune; two letterbooks, three miscellaneous notebooks of Y.E. Allison; and miscellaneous notes of Y.E. Allison and Otto A. Rothert. Material about Allison- biographical sketches, announcements, and tributes; material about other members of the Allison family and friends; material written by Henry Watterson and Henry A. Sampson; material concerning the work of the Old Kentucky Home Commission; and miscellaneous material complete the collection.

6 cubic ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7608244

The Filson Historical Society

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Fortune, William, 1863-1942 (person)

Indianapolis businessman, civic leader, and journalist. Fortune organized the Indianapolis Commercial Club with Col. Eli Lilly, and was a director of Eli Lilly and Company, 1916-1927. Fortune's civic and philanthropic activities included the local and national Red Cross, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the American Peace Society, memorial committees for Nancy Hanks Lincoln and George Rogers Clark, and the donation of land for an Indianapolis V.A. Hospital. From the description of Paper...

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Rothert, Otto Arthur, 1871-1956 (person)

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Boldrick, Samuel J. (person)

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Frost, Madge Rowan. (person)

Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921 (person)

Journalist, author, and politician. From the description of Papers of Henry Watterson, 1857-1983, (bulk 1882-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071676 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Louisville, KY, to Hon. D. A. Wells, 1887 Oct. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660897 Watterson was the editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal. From the description of Autograph letters signed from Henry Watters...

Breaux, Gustave Aurelian, 1869-1953. (person)

Louisville (Ky.) businessman and civic leader. From the description of Papers, 1888-1964. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46729037 ...

Sampson, Henry A. (person)

Bay, J. Christian (Jens Christian), 1871-1962 (person)

J. Christian Bay was an author. From the description of Introduction, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122548708 Author. From the description of J. Christian Bay papers, 1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123540299 ...

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Allison, Young Ewing, 1853-1932 (person)

Writer, editor, poet, insurance executive of Louisville, Kentucky. From the description of Young Ewing Allison : papers, 1878-1943. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49419335 Young Ewing Allison was born in Henderson, Kentucky and began his journalism career there at age nineteen by founding the county's first daily newspaper, the HENDERSON CHRONICLE. He later served as city editor of the EVANSVILLE JOURNAL and the LOUISVILLE COURIER-JOURNAL. After 1901 h...

Allison Memorial Meeting (1933 : Henderson, Ky.) (corporateBody)

My Old Kentucky Home Commission. (corporateBody)