Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Recently Digitized Collections Added to ExploreUK

The Bullitt-Berry-Hopson family papers (dated 1823-1988, bulk 1823-1911; 1.7 cubic feet; 4 boxes) comprise correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and family history papers that document the extended family of Dr. Owen G. and Virginia Berry Bullitt of Kentucky.

Image above: Charlotte Armstrong Hopson painted photographic portrait, undated

By Juan Francisco Escuder in 1712

Issues of The Kentucky Press, 1929-2008

The Clay Lancaster Kentucky architectural photographs (dated 1910-1990, undated; 2.3 cubic feet; 16 boxes) consists of writer and historian, Clay Lancaster's architectural photographs and negatives.

Image above: Paris, Kentucky Cemetery Gate in Bourbon County, 1939

The Nancy O'Malley collection of research and architectural drawings for the Woodford and Elizabeth Spears House (dated 1895-2018, undated; 0.5 cubic feet; 2 folders, 1 flat file folder) comprises photographs, papers, and architectural drawings that document the Woodford and Elizabeth Spears house located at 221 Stoner Avenue in Paris, Kentucky.

The James K. Patterson presidential papers consist of his personal and professional correspondence, speeches and notes, books, reports, documents and financial material associated with the Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) College along with published materials and photographs.

Image above:  A track meet at University of Kentucky, Syd Smith breaking the record for college pole vault at 9ft., 6in., June 1, 1897

The Lloyd Feller Ramsey University of Kentucky football and Somerset, Kentucky, slides (dated 1936 September-1937 April, undated; 1 box) comprise 7 rolls of black-and-white slide film (5 positive, 2 negative) depicting University of Kentucky football players and practice; University of Kentucky men's dormitory life and male students; Somerset, Kentucky, high school football practice, recreation, and Ramsey friends and family, 1936 September-1937 April; and horse races at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky (1936).

The Walker family correspondence (dated 1917-1919; 0.2 cubic feet; 1 box) comprise of letters, photographs, and newspaper clippings sent to Dallas Walker documenting his service in the Ambulance Corps during WWI, and the Walker family professional and personal activities, including the family-run tobacco manufacturing company located in Covington, Ky, I.L. Walker Tobacco Company.