H.H. Downing autobiography, "Trickles" Sixty Years on the Same Campus

Abstract

The H.H. Downing autobiography, "Trickles" Sixty Years on the Same Campus (dated circa 1950s; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of a typed draft of H.H. Downing's autobiography which details his associatin with the University of Kentucky from his time as a student through his tenure as UK's tennis coach and a mathematics professor.

Descriptive Summary

Title
H.H. Downing autobiography, "Trickles" Sixty Years on the Same Campus
Creator
Downing, H. H.
Extent
0.23 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Tennis.
Autobiography.
Student activities.
United States -- History -- World War, 1914-1918
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2016ua006: [identification of item], H.H. Downing autobiography, "Trickles" Sixty Years on the Same Campus, circa 1950s, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Dr. H.H. Downing was an University of Kentucky alumni, mathematics professor, and tennis coach. Downing coached the UK men's team for 29 years (1922-1946; 1952-1957), longer than any other UK coach besides Adolph Rupp. The recreation courts at the Boone Varsity Tennis Complex were named in his honor.
Scope and Content
The H.H. Downing autobiography, "Trickles" Sixty Years on the Same Campus (dated circa 1950s; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of a typed draft of H.H. Downing's autobiography which details his associatin with the University of Kentucky from his time as a student through his tenure as UK's tennis coach and a mathematics professor. The autobiography includes his early childhood reminiscences, a detailed account of his time as a student at UK in the early 1900s, an account of his service training a World War I automotive engineer corp, and a detailed telling of his career as UK's tennis coach.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Preface, Table of Contents, and Index, circa 1950s

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Chapter 1 - Early Days, circa 1950s

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Chapter 2 - School Days, circa 1950s

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Chapter 3 - College Professors, circa 1950s

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Chapter 4 - Soldiering, circa 1950s

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Chapter 5 - Tennis, circa 1950s

  • Box 1, folder 6
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Chapter 6 - Letters and Notes, circa 1950s

  • Box 1, folder 7
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Chapter 7 - Miscellaneous, circa 1950s

  • Box 1, folder 8
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