Woodbridge, Hensley C. Papers, 1929-1959

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Woodbridge, Hensley C. 

Title:  Papers, 1929-1959 

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Collections Department. 

Size of Collection:  0.33 cubic feet 

Location Number:  Mss. A W882 

Scope and Content Note 

Papers collected by Woodbridge for a proposed biographical/bibliographical dictionary of Ky. authors. The bulk of the papers consists of letters from authors giving details of their lives and work. Also included are newspaper clippings containing information on various authors. Authors include Richard A. Briggs, Billy Curtis Clark, Janice Holt Giles, James A. Jewell, Robbie Trent, Lowell A. Williams and others. 

Biographical Note 

1923 Born in Champaign, Ill. 

1943 Graduated from the College of William and Mary. 

1946 Received and M.A. from Harvard University. 

1946-1947 Instructor of French and Spanish at the University of Richmond. 

1950 Received a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. 

1951 Received an M.S. in library science from the University of Illinois. 

1951-1953 A.P.I. reference librarian. 

1953 Married Annie Smith of Wingo, Ky. 

1953- Librarian at Murray State College. 

Folder List 

 Box 1 

1 Briggs, Richard Arthur, 1926-

2 Clark, Billy Curtis, 1928-

3 Giles, Janice Holt, 1905-

4 Giles, Janice Holt, 1905-

5 Jewell, James W., 1889-

6 Jewell, James W., 1889-

7 Trent, Robbie, 1894-; Williams, Lowell Allen.

8 Miscellaneous-Ky. authors.

9 Miscellaneous-Ky. authors.