Frankfort Chronicle Papers,1876-1889

Descriptive Summary

Frankfort Chronicle Papers,1876-1889
Frankfort Lyceum
2 boxes, 1 c.f.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Lyceum was a literary society in Frankfort during the late nineteenth century. It is considered an antecedent of the revived Kentucky Historical Society and many of the group's members later were Society members or staff.
Scope and Content
This collection contains copies of the newsletter or other papers of the Frankfort Lyceum. These manuscripts contain essays and poetry submitted by the editors and/or club members.
Arrangement: Chronological
County: Franklin
Variant Name: Variant names for the papers were the LYCEUM CHRONICLE, the CASTALIAN CHRONICLE, and FRANKFORT LYCEUM CHRONICLE. Jennie Chinn Morton was the editor for most of the issues. Other editors named are J. Roland Day, May Gibbons, Sallie Jackson, J. Stoddard Johnston, Julia W. Rodman, Mrs. Thomas Rodman, Sr., Willoughby Rodman, Henry T. Stanton, and Ada S. Wilmore.
Materials Form: Newsletters or literary manuscripts