Collections Catalog

Ashland’s Collection
Ashland is privileged to have one of the most extensive collections of any historic house museum in the country.  In addition to the largest and most important collection of artifacts of the life of Henry Clay anywhere, Ashland has significant furnishings, silver, fine art, books, and textiles.  This collection forms the basis for all of our visitor experiences and programs.

The Catalog
Below is our artifact catalog containing detailed information and images of objects in Ashland’s collection.  

For further information about Ashland’s collection or to order images, please contact Curator Eric Brooks at or 859-266-8581 x 203.

New Artifacts Welcome
We are always interested in hearing of artifacts that might be of importance to our collection. Such artifacts may be brought to the attention of Curator Eric Brooks at or 859-266-8581 x 203. Please include as much information about the artifacts as possible including images, source, and previous ownership.

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This folder contains letters, printed items, documents, and ephemera.

Henry Clay Death and Funeral Items



The folder contains books of all sorts.

Military Service

Artifacts relating to the Clay family’s service in the US military


This folder contains artifacts such as paintings, furniture, textiles, personal items, campaign memorabilia, etc.


This folder contains photographic images including CDVs, Stereocards, Cabinet Cards, and other photographivc media.

Wake Up With Ashland


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