Brinkley Barnett collection on UK,

Abstract

Photographs and ephemera circa 1920s relating to the UK student life of Brinkley Barnett.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Brinkley Barnett collection on UK,
Creator
Lewis B. Barnett
Extent
0.22 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Subjects
Barnett, Brinkley.
University of Kentucky.
Lexington (Ky.)
Manners and customs -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Students -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by Archives Staff and rearranged by Molly Kessinger in May 2007 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Brinkley Barnett graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1913. He was a member of S.U.A.A.; Class Football team; Varsity Basket ball team 1911-1912, Captain 1913; A.I. E.E.; A.S.M.E.; Tau Beta Kake; Track Team 1913. Brinkley Barnett also served as a professor in Electrical Engineering at UK circa 1925.
Scope and Content
The Brinkley Barnett collection on UK contains photographs, a student hand book, a junior prom wallet, College of Engineering "Annual Family Dinner" program, College of Engineering "Seniors and Faculty" dinner program, and a Library Dedication program. The majority of the photographs appear to depict the 1910 Freshman-Sophomore Flag Rush that was held on October 6. The descriptions contained within quotation marks were taken directly from the photographs.

Contents of the Collection

"University of Kentucky Woman's Club taken in Mrs. Peak's garden 1926. Seated-left to right. Mrs…

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"Nov. 27-1934-Silver Anniversary. U.Ky Womans Club Standing (Left to Right): -Hines?, Ried Meacham…

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"Dr. Peter's Birth Day May 25, 1927" large group portrait taken on steps of a building circa 1927

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"U.K. Campus" unidentified man in front of Mechanical Hall

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Steeple of Baker Hall

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front, exterior of the Chemistry building

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front, exterior of the Chemistry building

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front, exterior of Mechanical Hall

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Steeple of Baker Hall

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group portrait of unidentified men holding a "1913" banner

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group portrait of unidentified men holding Kentucky pendants and banners

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11 unidentified women in a line, appears to have been taken during the Flag Rush according to the…

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Freshman "1913" flag from the 1910 Freshman-Sophomore flag rush circa 1910

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1910 Freshman-Sophomore flag rush, flag with a group of people gathered around the pole circa 1910

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flag with people gathered around circa 1910

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1910 Flag Rush (according to picture in 1910 year book) group of boys wrestling on the ground circa…

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people wrestling on ground, people watching and standing around circa 1910

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flag with group of boys gathered around the flag pole circa 1910

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flag with people all around the lawn circa 1910

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1913 Flag circa 1910

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flag with 4 unidentified man gathered around the flag pole circa 1910

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group of men protecting the 1913 flag by linking arms and standing around the flag pole circa 1910

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an unidentified man climbing up a pole, others watching him circa 1910

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men wrestling on the ground, and running around circa 1910

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a group of unidentified men protecting the flag pole by linking arms, other unidentified men around…

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a group of unidentified men are guarding the flag pole, while other smaller groups are wrestling on…

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a group of men wrestling on ground circa 1910

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2 unidentified men wrestling on the ground, other unidentified people are standing around some are…

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"The Winners State 6, Ill. 2" a group of unidentified men on a filed lined up to play football

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unidentified men playing football on a field

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"Twenty-Sixth Annual Dinner Seniors and Faculty College of Engineering university of Kentucky May…

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UK College of Engineering Faculty Group Portrait 1925. "Faculty College of Engineering 1925…

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J.R. Johnson-Professor of Applied Mechanics; Ethel Jelley-Secretary to the Dean; L.E. Nollau…

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UK Library Dedication Program "The University Library, University of Kentucky Dedicated October 23…

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UK 1927-1928 Student Handbook; 1914 UK Junior Prom Wallet circa 1914, 1927-1928

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