W. A. Williams Papers, 1907-1935

Descriptive Summary

Title
W. A. Williams Papers, 1907-1935
Creator
Williams, W. A.
Extent
44 items
Subjects
Kentucky--Politics and government--1865-1950
Campaign paraphernalia--Kentucky
Elections--Kentucky
Democratic party, KY
Beckham, J. C. W. (John Crepps Wickliffe), 1869-1940
Chandler, Albert B. "Happy," b. 1898
McCreary, James B. (James Bennet), 1838-1918
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection consists of 44 items in three folders. The collection is an assortment of letters, flyers, and political addresses concerning Democratic candidates upcoming elections. The papers dates range from 1907 to 1935. The letters solicit support for candidates, money, and the names of prominent Democrats in the Summerville, Green County, Kentucky, area. Most of the letters were written to W. A. Williams, a prominent Democrat in Green County. Letters were written by politicians such as J. C. W. Beckham, James B. McCreary, and A. B. Chandler. Mrs. W. A. Williams received letters concerning her selection as a Democratic Campaign Precinct Committeewoman. The collection also includes campaign memorabilia.
Provenance: Barbara D. Simmons; Greensburg, KY; purchase; 1982.