Sesquicentennial Celebration records, 1925

Descriptive Summary

Title
Sesquicentennial Celebration records, 1925
Creator
Sesquicentennial Celebration (1925: Lexington, Ky.)
Extent
.4 cubic ft. (ca. 250 pieces)
Subjects
Maxwell, John--Monuments.
Sesquicentennial Celebration (1925: Lexington, Ky.)
Pageants--Kentucky--Lexington.
Processions--Kentucky--Lexington.
Lexington (Ky.)--History.
Lexington (Ky.)--Anniversaries, etc.
Account books.
Blueprints.
Telegrams
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Lexington, Kentucky was founded in 1775. Samuel M. Wilson, a Lexington politician and historian, gathered materials relating to the 150th anniversary celebration in 1925.
Scope and Content
This is a collection of papers relating to the sesquicentennial celebration of Lexington, Ky. It includes many materials relating to the staging of a commemorative pageant, including a typescript of the program, plans for a municipal parade, and other papers relating to the celebration. These include correspondence, an account book, telegrams, drafts of speeches, some photographs, and newspaper clippings. A related piece is 56M27, a blueprint design for a commemorative tablet which was to be erected in memory of John Maxwell, an early Lexingtonian.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

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For all other questions, contact us at: https://libraries.uky.edu/ContactSCRC.

Researchers are required to have an SCRC Researcher Account in order to request or order digital copies of materials. Research Account set-up and use instructions can be found at: http://libguides.uky.edu/SCRCaccount

If you are visiting the Breckinridge Research Room, please request materials at least 48 business hours in advance of your arrival.

For all other questions, contact us at: https://libraries.uky.edu/ContactSCRC.

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