Bennett papers

Abstract

The Bennett papers contain diaries written by Helen Bennett, and a letter written to Esther Bennett.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Bennett papers
Creator
Bennett, Esther
Extent
0.45 Cubic feet
Subjects
Correspondence.
Diaries--United States--Kentucky.
Fraternities and sororities--Kentucky--Lexington.
Recipes.
Arrangement
Arranged by material type.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda M. Reeve
Preferred Citation
62M75 : [identification of item], Bennett papers, 1901-1961, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Esther Bennett lived in Richmond, Kentucky, at White Hall, the home built for Cassius Clay, Esther's great-grandfather. Helen Bennett is the great-grandmother of Esther Bennet.
Scope and Content
The Bennett papers contain diaries written by Helen Bennett, and a letter written to Esther Bennett. The diaries span 1901 to 1953. The collection also contains a notebook that has quotes and recipes written in it. The letter included was written by Mrs. Warfield Clay Bennett to Esther Bennett along with a sorority magazine that contains an article about Esther Bennett and her home, White Hall.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note 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.

Contents of the Collection

Helen Bennett's Diaries, 1901-1905

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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Helen Bennett's Diaries, 1911-1924

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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Helen Bennett's Diary, 1928

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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Helen Bennett's Diaries, 1943; 1944; 1947; 1946-1953

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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Helen Bennett's quote and recipe book, undated

  • Box 1, Folder 5
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Letter and sorority book, 1947-1961

  • Box 1, Folder 6
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