Clinton M. Harbison Papers,1919-1941

Descriptive Summary

Title
Clinton M. Harbison Papers,1919-1941
Creator
Harbison, Clinton M., 1886-1980.
Extent
2 cubic ft.
Subjects
Harbison, Clinton M., 1886-1980
Wilson, Samuel M. (Samuel Mackay), 1871-1946
Transylvania University. Board of Curators
Transylvania University -- Endowments
College trustees -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Endowments -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Historians -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Lawyers -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Universities and colleges -- Kentucky -- Lexington
United States -- Centennial celebrations, etc. -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Daybooks
Women -- Education (Higher) -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Women's colleges -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Women's colleges -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Alumni and alumnae
Women's colleges -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Faculty
Women's colleges -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Finance
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Bonnie Cox
Repository
Transylvania University

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Clinton M. Harbison was born in Lexington, Kentucky. He graduated from Kentucky (Transylvania) University in 1906 and studied law at Harvard University. He was a partner in the Lexington law firm of Harbison, Kessinger, Lisle, and Bush. He served on the Transylvania University Board of Curators for fifty years.
Scope and Content
These are papers of Clinton M. Harbison relating to his tenure on the Transylvania University Board of Curators, endowments at the university, and celebrations of the United States sesquicentennial in 1926. The collection also includes the daybooks (1941-1946) of noted Lexington attorney and historian, Samuel M. Wilson.