George D. Prentice Miscellaneous Papers,1849-1868

Descriptive Summary

Title
George D. Prentice Miscellaneous Papers,1849-1868
Creator
Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870
Extent
31 items
Subjects
Botta, Anne C. Lynch (Anne Charlotte Lynch), 1815-1891.
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
Cosby, Fortunatus, 1801-1871.
Foster, John Watson, 1836-1917.
Greenwood, Grace, 1823-1904.
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875.
Prentice, Clarence, d. 1873.
American poetry-- Kentucky.
Poets, American-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Mammoth Cave (Ky.)-- History-- 19th century.
Mammoth cave (Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Louisville newspaper editor and publisher. Collected correspondence of Prentice outlining his career as editor of the Louisville Journal. The letters discuss politics, the newspaper business, speaking engagements, and personal matters. Also included are poems written by Prentice, including a 24 Apr. 1852 poem entitled "Lines for an Album," and ten poems, 1866 -1868, to Mrs. Alice McClure Griffin