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The Resource Taking the town : collegiate and community culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917, Kolan Thomas Morelock

Taking the town : collegiate and community culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917, Kolan Thomas Morelock

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Taking the town : collegiate and community culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917
Title
Taking the town
Title remainder
collegiate and community culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917
Statement of responsibility
Kolan Thomas Morelock
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917 explores culture and intellectual life in Lexington, Kentucky, at the turn of the twentieth century. Drawing from local newspapers and from the work of historians and other writers, Kolan Thomas Morelock reveals Lexington to be a city of contradictions: known as a cultural "Athens of the West," it also struggled with the poverty, ignorance, and bigotry characteristic of southern communities after the Civil War. Taking the Town examines the contributions to local culture made by the literary and dramatic clubs prevale
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Cataloging source
N$T
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1945-
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Morelock, Kolan Thomas
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Thomas D. Clark studies in education, public policy, and social change
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lexington (Ky.)
  • Lexington (Ky.)
  • Universities and colleges
  • College students
  • Clubs
  • Lexington (Ky.)
  • Community life
  • Lexington (Ky.)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Clubs
  • College students
  • Community life
  • Intellectual life
  • Manners and customs
  • Social conditions
  • Universities and colleges
  • Kentucky
Label
Taking the town : collegiate and community culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917, Kolan Thomas Morelock
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-394) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : panning for gold -- Lexington in the Gilded Age : public voices -- "Put me in class with the widow who gave the mite" : Lexington's Joseph Tanner in the Gilded Age -- Campus prominence : collegiate literary societies in nineteenth-century Lexington -- Community presence : collegiate literary societies in Gilded Age Lexington -- "This city's never dull" : public culture in Progressive Era Lexington -- "In her most charming, characteristic way" : Lexington's Margaret Preston in the Progressive Era -- The dramatic clubs take the stage : an extracurricular succession in prewar Lexington -- Epilogue : Postwar Lexington : so long, Gilded Age -- Appendixes
Control code
ocn299794565
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 422 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813135113
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2hg6qx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)299794565
Label
Taking the town : collegiate and community culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917, Kolan Thomas Morelock
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-394) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : panning for gold -- Lexington in the Gilded Age : public voices -- "Put me in class with the widow who gave the mite" : Lexington's Joseph Tanner in the Gilded Age -- Campus prominence : collegiate literary societies in nineteenth-century Lexington -- Community presence : collegiate literary societies in Gilded Age Lexington -- "This city's never dull" : public culture in Progressive Era Lexington -- "In her most charming, characteristic way" : Lexington's Margaret Preston in the Progressive Era -- The dramatic clubs take the stage : an extracurricular succession in prewar Lexington -- Epilogue : Postwar Lexington : so long, Gilded Age -- Appendixes
Control code
ocn299794565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 422 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813135113
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2hg6qx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)299794565

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