James Parton scrapbook

Abstract

The James Parton scrapbook (dated circa 1929-1933; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 item) primarily consists of Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) material and memorabilia from a FNS cruise where Parton worked as an assistant cruise director.

Descriptive Summary

Title
James Parton scrapbook
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Cruise ships
Nursing -- Kentucky.
Ocean travel
Belgenland (Steamship)
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
82m3 : [identification of item], James Parton scrapbook, circa 1930-1932, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
James Parton (b. 1912) was an editor and publisher who founded American Heritage. He spent two summers (1929, 1930) as a courier at the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) in Leslie County, Kentucky, with his close friend Brooke Kirkland Alexander. In 1933, he and Alexander were invited to go along as assistant cruise directors on the FNS sponsored cruise on the S.S. Belgenland. Parton continued his interest and support of the FNS and later served on the Board of Governors.
Scope and Content
The James Parton scrapbook (dated circa 1929-1933; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 item) primarily consists of Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) material and memorabilia from a FNS cruise where Parton worked as an assistant cruise director. This material includes photographs, publications, and other ephemera from the cruise to Venezuela aboard the S.S. Belgenland. Additionally, the scrapbook includes newspaper clippings concerning the FNS, FNS pamphlets, photographs of FNS personnel and the Leslie County area, Leslie County political handbills, and a FNS map of Leslie County and part of Clay County.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

James Parton scrapbook, circa 1929-1933

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