Woodson Family Miscellaneous Papers,1828-1939

Descriptive Summary

Title
Woodson Family Miscellaneous Papers,1828-1939
Creator
Woodson Family
Extent
26 items
Subjects
Bradley, William O. (William O'Connell), 1847-1914.
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925.
Laffoon, Ruby, 1869-1941.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Woodson, Urey, 1859-1939.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Kentucky family. Papers include letters written by and to members of the Woodson Family containing family news and mentioning two companies of soldiers in Madisonville and how they rejoiced when they heard Richmond was taken; and twenty letters written by persons of national and state prominence to Urey Woodson, primarily expressing thanks and giving encouragement to him to run for the Senate. Correspondents include W. O. Bradley, William Jennings Bryan, Woodrow Wilson, Emma G. Cromwell, Ruby Laffoon, White L. Moss, W. Vernon Richardson, Coleman du Pont, Ethel G. Cantrill, T. B. Pannell, Kenneth McKellar, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, James A. Farley, and Joseph F. Guffey