Clay Lancaster papers

Collection ID:
Lancaster, Clay
Physical Description:
3 Items
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
1 letter and 2 printed maps.
Scope and Contents
REEL D10, frame 1394: Letter from Lancaster to Miriam L. Lesley about articles he had written for the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 1947, the New India, Dance Magazine, and the American Antiques Journal. Reference is also made to Lancaster's upcoming book on Japanese influence.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Two printed maps by Lancaster; one entitled "An Architectural Ramble in Historic Ante-bellum Lexington," and the other, "Ante-bellum Suburban Villas and Rural Residences of Fayette County Kentucky and Some Outstanding Homes of Lexington."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art and architectural historian, author; Brooklyn Heights, New York.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1958 by Clay Lancaster.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information

Related Materials
Slides of Clay Lancaster, 1939-1992, are also located at the University of Kentucky Libraries.

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