Henry Watterson Papers,1863-1946

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Henry Watterson Papers,1863-1946
Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921
1.33 cubic ft.
American newspapers-- History-- Sources.
Beck, James B. (James Burnie), 1822-1890.
Beckham, John Crepps Wickliffe, 1869-1940.
Bingham, Robert Worth, 1871-1937.
Brown, John, 1800-1859.
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925.
Cincinnati Times.
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908.
Courier-journal (Louisville, Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
Deering, William, 1826-1913.
Dorsheimer, William, 1832-1888.
Ewing Family.
Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877.
Glass, Carter, 1858-1946.
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gameliel), 1865-1932.
Harlan, John Marshall, 1833-1911.
Harvey, George Brinton McClellan.
Hay, John, 1838-1905.
Hendrick, John Kerr, 1849-1921.
Interstate Board of the Perry's Victory Centennial Commissioners.
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875.
Johnston, J. Stoddard (Josiah Stoddard), 1833-1913.
Jouett, James Edward, 1826-1902.
Kentucky-- Politics and government-- Sources.
Konta, Alexander, 1862-1933.
Krock, Arthur, 1886-
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Louisville herald.
McCreary, James B. (James Bennett), 1838-1918.
Macauley, John T., 1846-1915.
MacVeagh, Wayne, 1833-1917.
Mansfield (Jeffersontown, Ky.)
Nashville banner.
Newspaper editors-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- Archives.
Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864.
Powell, E. L. (Edward Lindsay), 1860-1933.
Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870.
Prohibition-- United States-- History-- 20th century.
Prohibition-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Pulitzer, Joseph, 1885-1955.
Randall, Samuel J. (Samuel Jackson), 1828-1890.
The Rebel (Chattanooga, Tenn.)
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616-- Authorship-- Marlowe theory.
Sherman, John, 1823-1900.
Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944.
Tariff-- United States-- History-- 19th century.
Tariff-- United States-- History-- Sources.
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910.
United States-- Foreign relations.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
United States-- Politics and government-- Sources.
Watson, Thomas E. (Thomas Edward), 1856-1922.
Watterson, Harvey, 1878-1908.
Watterson, Harvey Magee, 1811-1891.
Watterson, Rebecca Ewing, 1842-1929.
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Women-- Suffrage-- United States-- History-- 20th century.
Women-- Suffrage-- United States-- History-- Sources.
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Scope and Content
Confederate soldier, editor of the Courier -Journal, and U.S. congressman from Ky. Includes correspondence, editorial galleys, and newspaper clippings spanning Watterson's career as a Confederate soldier, editor of various newspapers, and as editor of the Louisville Courier-Journal. Correspondence includes letters between Watterson and his fiancee, Rebecca Ewing, throughout the Civil War and while he was assuming the editorship of the Louisville Journal in 1868; letters from his father, Harvey Magee Watterson; and from other prominent political figures. Editorial galleys include drafts of a few of his speeches, and editorials concerning political disputes of the era and presidential elections. Newspaper clippings include stories, articles, and editorials relating to national politics and Watterson's role in them. Card index in repository