Bayless Hardin Notebooksn.d.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Bayless Hardin Notebooksn.d.
Creator
Hardin, Bayless, 1912-1956
Extent
6 volumes; 1 c.f.
Subjects
Frankfort, KY -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Frankfort, KY -History
Frankfort, KY -Description and travel
Franklin County KY -- History
Franklin County KY -- Description and travel
Rambler
Frankfort books
Finding Aid Author
Archives Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Bayless Hardin Notebooks include Hardin's walking tour streetscapes and information on the City of Frankfort. These volumes are artifical compilations of excerpts from Frankfort newspapers and miscellaneous documents spanning 150 years. They also include observations and memories of Hardin and others.
There are photocopies of these notebooks in the Library General Stacks under the call number: 976.902 / F831ha
There is an obituary of Bayless Hardin is in THE REGISTER OF THE KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 54, no. 188 (July 1956): 197-202. These volumes are mentioned under "Unpublished Works" in the selective bibliography.
Variant Name: Frankfort books or "The Rambler"
Creator's Occupation: Secretary-Treasurer, KHS; editor of the Register
Organization: Original order; Artificial compilation of newpaper excerpts and personal memories