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Name Byrd, Richard Evelyn, Jr., 1888-1957
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Image of Papers - Thomas, Frank Young, Jr.

Papers - Thomas, Frank Young, Jr.

The bulk of this collection consists of letters sent from Congressman Robert Young Thomas, Jr., to his wife, Annie Lee Thomas (she later married W.J . Barber, and their children: Barber Nell Thomas and Annie Lee Thomas. Most of the letters were written after the couple divorced (1914) and are chiefly written to his children. Another significant set of letters was sent from Mrs. Barber to John W. Moore, who was assisting her in obtaining a small appropriation from Congress for the two children. The collection also includes a small number of letters from the Helm and Kuykendall families of Butler County. The majority of these letters are addressed to W.A. Helm of Morgantown, Kentucky. S

Image of Papers - Travelstead, Chester

Papers - Travelstead, Chester

Chiefly personal and professional correspondence, speeches, journal articles, reminiscences and news clippings of noted educator Chester Coleman Travelstead. Of particular interest are the materials related to his 1955 dismissal from the University of South Carolina owing to his stance on racial integration. Also includes correspondence and diaries of his mother Nelle (Gooch) Travelstead, long-time Western Kentucky University faculty member.