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Guide to the Willard Rouse Jillson Papers, Series V-IX
 

Accession Number: 19
Willard Rouse Jillson Papers, 1921-1969
Bulk Dates 1957-1975
18.75 linear feet
Online Catalog Record (BANC)


Overview & Series Description
Series 1 - Life and Works
Series 2 - Geology - Subject Files
Series 3 - Geology - Sketch Maps
Series 4 - Maps - Kentucky Counties and Related Areas
Series 5 - Maps - Historical
Series 6 - General History
Series 7 - Other Countries
Series 8 - Photographs
Series 9 - Pamphlets

Part II - Writings

Series Description
66 Manuscript Boxes

Series V Maps - Historical Boxes 26-30

This series documents Kentucky places important to state and national history and also includes related correspondence, photocopies, manuscripts, and publications.

Box 26
  1. Alabama Quadrangle
  2. Ano Quadrangle - geology, 1962
  3. Adolphus
  4. Alexandria
  5. Appalachia - Kentucky-Virginia
  6. Barthwell
  7. Beattyville
  8. Big Clifty
  9. Stone Gap
  10. Birmingham
  11. Blacks Ferry
  12. Bowling Green
  13. Briensburg
  14. Brownville
  15. Buckhorn
  16. Burnside
  17. Byrdstown Quadrangle
  18. Cairo
  19. Calhoun
  20. Campbellsville, 1935
  21. Camp Taylor Quadrangle
  22. Cannelton
  23. Cave-In Rock
  24. Centeral City (Livermore)
  25. Cincinnati
  26. Cincinnati: East, West
  27. Clintwood
  28. Cornettsville
  29. Corydon
  30. Cub Run
Box 27
  1. Cumberland Gap
  2. Cyhthiana Quadrangle
  3. Dawson Springs
  4. Dexter
  5. Drakesboro
  6. Dunmore
  7. Earlington
  8. Eckron
  9. Eddyville
  10. Elizabethtown
  11. Elva
  12. Estillville
  13. Falmouth
  14. Fenton
  15. Farmington
  16. Felicity
  17. Fordsville
  18. Frankfort
  19. Friendship
  20. Garrison
  21. Georgetown
  22. Gilbert
  23. Golconda
  24. Greenup
  25. Hagan
  26. Hamlin
  27. Hardin
  28. Halls Gap, 1952
  29. Hardinsburg
  30. Harlan
  31. Harold
  32. Harrodsburg
  33. Hartford
  34. Hazard Quadrangle
  35. Hazel, KY - Tennessee
Box 28
  1. Henderson
  2. Hermitage, TN
  3. Hiatt
  4. Hico
  5. Higginsport
  6. Hindman
  7. Horse Cave Quadrangle
  8. Hubbard Springs
  9. Hurley
  10. Hyden
  11. Illinois State
  12. Indiana
  13. Inex
  14. Ironton
  15. Jonesville
  16. Kenova
  17. Keokee
  18. Kosmosdale
  19. LaCenter
  20. La Centre
  21. Lafayette
  22. Lagrange
  23. Landsaw Quadrangle
  24. Lawrenceburg
  25. Leitchfield
  26. Lexington
  27. Lilydale
  28. Little Cyress
  29. Little Muddy
  30. Lockport
  31. London
  32. Louisville
  33. Lynn Grove
Box 29
  1. Madisonville
  2. Mammoth Cave
  3. Manchester
  4. Matewan
  5. Middlesboro
  6. Mont Quadrangle
  7. Monticello
  8. Morehead
  9. Morganfield
  10. Mount Edsen
  11. Munfordville
  12. Nashville Quadrangle, TN
  13. Naugatuck
  14. Newburg
  15. Newcastle
  16. New Concord
  17. New Haven
  18. Nicholasville
  19. Nolansburg
  20. Nortonville
  21. Oak Level
  22. Ohio County, KY
  23. Owen County - oil and gas
  24. Owensboro
  25. Paducah
  26. Paintsville
  27. Pall Mall
  28. Pegram, TN
  29. Pikeville
  30. Pound
  31. Prestonburg
  32. Princeton
Box 30
  1. Prospect
  2. Providence
  3. Regina
  4. Red Boiling Springs
  5. Richmond
  6. Ridgetop, TN
  7. Rockfield Quadrangle
  8. Sadieville
  9. Saloma and Hibernia
  10. Salt Lick Quadrangle
  11. Salyersville
  12. Scottsville
  13. Seebre
  14. Shawneetown
  15. Shelby
  16. Smithland
  17. Somerset
  18. Springdale
  19. Spring Lick
  20. Sunnybrook
  21. Sutherland
  22. Taylorsville and LaGrange
  23. Tell City
  24. Tennessee
  25. Tompkinsville
  26. Topographic index
  27. Troublesome
  28. Uniontown
  29. Virginia state
  30. Westplains (Graves County)
  31. Whitesburg
  32. Whitesville
  33. Williamsburg
  34. Williamson
  35. Wolfe County, KY
Series VI General History Boxes 31-35

This series consists of an extensive collection of correspondence, articles, and research notes related to a wide variety of Kentucky and other subjects.

Box 31
  1. America - colonial period
  2. America - early 1900s
  3. America versus foreign powers, 1926
  4. Artists - Jillson art collection
  5. Autographed letters, 1892-19446. Authors - Kentucky, 1932-1957
  6. Aviation, 1928
  7. Beckner, Lucian - curator of the Louisville Museum
  8. Big Bone Lick
  9. Big Sandy River
  10. Boone, Daniel
  11. Books - rare in Kentucky
  12. Boonesborough Tract
  13. Brenner, Carl - painter, 1946
  14. Buffalo in Kentucky
  15. Carpenter's Fort, 1774
  16. Casey County
  17. Churches
  18. Civil War, 1861-1865
Box 32
  1. Clark, George Rogers
  2. Collected notes - history
  3. Conservation in Kentucky
  4. Courier-Journal - early edition, Oct. 2 1921
  5. Copyrights
  6. Copyrights
  7. County names - origin of
  8. Cumberland Falls
  9. Cumberland Gap
  10. Cumberland River/Lake
  11. Currier and Ives - calender prints
  12. Darwinism
  13. Dick's River vs Dix River
  14. Draper manuscripts
  15. Drennon Springs
  16. Ephemera
  17. Fayette County
  18. Floyd County
  19. Filson, John
  20. Filson Club - Louisville, KY
  21. Filson's Map of Kentucky, 1784
  22. Foster, Stephen
  23. Frankfort - Commentator, 1825
  24. Frankfort - The Roundabout, Dec. 16, 1899
Box 33
  1. Frankfort, KY
  2. Gazette, Kentucke
  3. Goebel, Governor William of Kentucky, 1900
  4. Griffith, David Work - theater
  5. Haly, General Percy - public worker
  6. Harrodsburg
  7. Harvard, MA
  8. Henderson, Colonel Richard
  9. Highways - Kentucky
  10. Historic homes in Kentucky
  11. Indian depredations in Kentucky, 1792
  12. Iron furnaces in Kentucky
  13. James, Frank - outlaw
  14. Jamestown, VA, May 13, 1607
  15. Jefferson County, KY
  16. Journals, Kentucky acts and legislative
  17. Judaism
  18. Kentucky - history
  19. Kentucky Historical Society
  20. Kennedy, President John, 1965
  21. The Kentuckian - notes
  22. The Kentucky River
  23. Kentucky State Park Commission
  24. Land warrants, 1779-17780
  25. The League of Nations, 1926
Box 34
  1. Lewis, George A.
  2. Lexington, KY
  3. Liberty Hall, Frankfort, KY, April 1939
  4. Lincoln, Abraham
  5. Lincoln, Abraham, National Park
  6. Lincoln County, KY
  7. Lindsey House
  8. Lloyd, George, 1926
  9. Lyon, Sidney S. - geologist
  10. Mammoth Cave
  11. Medicine in Kentucky, history of
  12. Mississippi River Flood, 1927
  13. Mundy murder case, 1888 - Woodford County, KY
  14. The Munsel Bright Line
  15. The Navigator - river guides
  16. Nelson County, KY
  17. Newspapers - typescripts by various authors
Box 35
  1. Ohio, Cincinnati
  2. Onondaga, New York
  3. The Palladium
  4. Personalities
  5. Poets and poetry
  6. Politics in Kentucky
  7. Politics in the United States
  8. Railroads
  9. Rowan, John - Supreme Court judge
  10. Rowe, Robert - Frankfort drawings
  11. Shakertown, KY
  12. Shakespeare, William
  13. Shaler, N. S. - historian and geologist
  14. Shelby County
  15. Shyrock, Gideon - Kentucky architect
  16. State boundaries
  17. Steamboats
  18. Steinway pianos
  19. Stowe, Harriet Beecher - author
  20. Stuart, Jesse - author
  21. Taylor-Troost correspondence, 1832-1844
  22. Vacationland - Kentucky
  23. Vancouver, Charles - brother of the explorer in the northwest
  24. Walker, Dr. Thomas - pioneer
  25. Washington, George
  26. The Western Argus
  27. Wilkinson, James - pioneer
  28. Wilson, Robert B. - poet and artist
Series VII Other Countries Box 36

This series consists mostly of 1920s newspaper and magazine clippings of mostly European social-political commentaries and travel accounts.

Box 36
  1. Austria, 1927
  2. Belgium, 1926
  3. Canada
  4. Europe
  5. France, 1926-1927
  6. Germany, 1926
  7. Great Britain, 1926-1966
  8. Greece, 1926
  9. Ireland
  10. Italy, 1926
  11. Yugoslavia, 1926
  12. Poland, 1926
  13. Rumania, 1926
  14. South Africa, 1926
  15. Spain, 1926
Series VIII Photographs Boxes 37-45

Subject areas include personal-family, Kentucky geology, counties, towns, agriculture, and landscapes.

Box 37 Personal
  1. 1911-1918
  2. 1914, 1926
  3. 1916
  4. 1919-1925
  5. 1926
  6. 1927-1930
  7. 1931-1941
  8. Travels, 1926
  9. Travels, 1926
Box 38 Geology
  1. Aluminum Ore Company
  2. Archaeology
  3. Artesian wells - topography
  4. Asphalt
  5. Asphalt
  6. Asphalt - Edmonson, KY
  7. Asphalt, 1923-1925
  8. Asphalt. 1923, 1926
  9. Asphalt, 1926, 1927
  10. Asphalt, 1928
  11. Asphalt, 1929, 1940
  12. Bricks, fire
  13. Calcite
  14. Carbon black
  15. Cement industry
Box 39 Geology
  1. Coal
  2. Coal
  3. Coal
  4. Coal industry
  5. Coal Industry
  6. Creeks
  7. Erosion
  8. Faults
  9. Faults
  10. Faults
  11. Fluorspar
  12. Fluorspar
  13. Fossils
  14. Gas
  15. Gas
  16. Glaciation
  17. Gravel
  18. Hydroelectric power
  19. Kentucky Solvay Company, Ashland, KY
Box 40 Geology
  1. Lakes and ponds
  2. Limestone
  3. Oil
  4. Oil
  5. Oil, 1919-1921
  6. Oil, 1923-1925
  7. Oil, 1925-1927
  8. Oil, 1927-1930
  9. Oil, 1930-1947
  10. Parks, 1920-1929
Box 41 Geology
  1. Rivers - Benson Creek
  2. Rivers - Big Sandy, Dix River
  3. Rivers - Cumberland River
  4. Rivers - Cumberland River, Falls
  5. Rivers - Elkhorn Creek
  6. Rivers - Green River
  7. Rivers - Kentucky River
  8. Rivers - Kentucky River
  9. Rivers - Lost River
  10. Rivers - Mississippi River
  11. Rivers - Ohio River
  12. Rivers - general
  13. Rivers - general
  14. Rivers -Tennessee River
  15. Rivers -Tradewater River
  16. Rivers - waterfalls
  17. Rivers - waterfalls and springs
  18. Rock formations
  19. Rock Formations
  20. Rock Formations
  21. Rock Formations
  22. Rock industry
  23. Rock specimens
Box 42 Geology
  1. Sand
  2. Sandstone
  3. Shale
  4. Shale
  5. Slides
  6. Unconformity
  7. Kentucky counties - Anderson, Boyd
  8. Kentucky counties - Cub Run, Cumberland and vicinity
  9. Kentucky counties - Cumberland County
  10. Kentucky counties - Franklin, Jefferson
  11. Kentucky counties - Knox, Lewis
  12. Kentucky counties - Letcher County
  13. Kentucky counties - Lewis, Martin
Box 43 Geology
  1. Kentucky counties - Ohio, Shelby
  2. Kentucky counties - Wayne County and vicinity
  3. Cascade Caverns
  4. Carbon, Florence and Geneva, Alabama
  5. St. Helens Cascade Mountains
  6. Crab Orchard Mountains, Tennessee
  7. Lilydale, TN, and vicinity
  8. New Orleans, LA, and Tug Fork of Big Sandy River
  9. Osage, Oklahoma
  10. Pine Mountains
  11. Willow Creek and Sulphur Creek
  12. Woodford County
  13. Agriculture
  14. Bybee Pottery
  15. Cane mill
  16. Covered bridges
  17. Country roads
Box 44 Geology
  1. Distillery - Old Kennebec, Frankfort, KY
  2. Distillery - Old Kennebec, Frankfort, KY
  3. Events, 1930
  4. Historic buildings
  5. Historic sites, 1925-1929
  6. Historic sites, 1929
  7. Houses
  8. Industries
  9. The Kentucky Journal
  10. Lincoln, Abraham
  11. Logging
  12. Mills
  13. Ephemera
  14. Moonshine still
  15. Monument
Box 45 Geology
  1. Mountain cabins
  2. Mountain living
  3. Mountain people
  4. Murals
  5. Personalities
  6. Public buildings
  7. Parks - national and state
  8. Rural areas
  9. Sage industry
  10. State House, KY
  11. Scenery
  12. Tobacco
  13. Towns
  14. Trees
  15. Yale University
Series IX Pamphlets Box 46

Jillson written pamphlets on geological topics.

Box 46
  1. The Advance of Geology in Kentucky During One Hundredand Thirty four Years (1784-1918)
  2. Agricultural Perspective of Kentucky Geology [3 copies]
  3. American Karst Country
  4. Bibliography of Henry County Kentucky
  5. Bibliography of Jefferson County Kentucky
  6. Bibliography of Knox County Kentucky
  7. Bibliography of Madison County Kentucky
  8. Bibliography of Mercer County Kentucky
  9. Bibliography of Powell County Kentucky
  10. Bibliography of the Big Sandy Valley
  11. Bibliography of the Kentucky River Valley
  12. Bibliography of the Several Books, Reports, Papers and Maps Principally Relating to Geology
  13. Brachiospongia Bifurcata
  14. Delineation of the Mesozoic Course of the Kentucky River Across The Inner Bluegrass Region of the State
  15. Discovery of Pleistocene Vertebrates at Lower Blue Licks
  16. Early Devonian Deformation on Arbuckle Creek, Marion County, Kentucky [2 copies]
  17. Early Glaciation in Kentucky Fault Pattern of Kentucky [2 copies]
  18. Geological Map of Kentucky
  19. Geology of Button Knob and Vicinity [2 copies]
  20. Geology of Cumberland County Kentucky
  21. Geology of a Faulted Area South of Jeptha Knob
  22. Geology of the Area About Stanton,Kentucky
  23. Geology of the Caney Creek Anticline
  24. Geology of the Hardwick Creek Fault
  25. Geology of the Lesser Faults
  26. Mairon County Kentucky
  27. Geology of the McFarland Creek Oil Pool
  28. Geology of the Meadow Anticline
  29. Geology of the Mintonville Dome
  30. Geology of Owen County Kentucky
  31. Geology of the Salt River Fault
  32. Geology of the Winchester Disturbance
  33. Glacial Pebbles in Eastern Kentucky
  34. Glaciation in Eastern Kentucky [2 copies]
  35. The Haggard Limestone
  36. Kentucky Cannel Coals [2 copies]
  37. Kentucky Rock Asphalt
  38. Mid-Paleozoic Faulting in Eastern-Central Kentucky
  39. Natural Resources of Kentucky [2 copies]
  40. Nest of Sinking Streams
  41. New Oil Horizons in Kentucky [2 copies]
  42. Oil Domes of Ashland
  43. Paleontological Beginnings in Kentucky [2 copies]
  44. Peneplanes in Kentucky
  45. The Piracy of Eagle Creek
  46. Primeval Tracts of Kentucky [2 copies]
  47. The Red River Iron Works
  48. Shading of Contoured Topographic Maps
  49. Unique Devonic Sandbar
  50. Vertebrate Paleontology

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