Henry Clay Memorial Foundation Papers
Contents of the Collection
Henry Clay family papers, 1777-1933, undated
McDowell family papers, 1807, 1827-1958, undated
Bullock family papers, 1840-1957, undated
Henry Clay Memorial Foundation records, 1823-1991, undated
Photographs, 1842-1951, undated
Lexington Public Library Kentucky Room Digital Archives Includes the Ashland McDowell Photograph Collection
Henry Clay Biographical:
Baxter, Maurice G. Henry Clay and the American System. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1995.
Baxter, Maurice G. Henry Clay the Lawyer. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2000.
Heidler, David S. and Jeanne T. Heidler. Henry Clay: The Essential American. New York: Random House, 2010.
Peterson, Merrill D. The Great Triumvirate: Webster, Clay, and Calhoun. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.
Remini, Robert V. At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise that Saved the Union. New York: Basic Books, 2010.
Remini, Robert V. Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union. New York: W.W. Norton Co., 1991.
Shankman, Kimberly Christner. Compromise and the Constitution: The Political Thought of Henry Clay. Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 1999.
Henry Clay’s Speech, “In Defense of the American System” February 1832
Fazio, Michael W. and Patrick A. Snaden. The Domestic Architecture of Benjamin Henry Latrobe. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
Other Historic Sites
- Bluegrass Trust (Hunt-Morgan House & Pope Villa)
- Decatur House Museum
- Liberty Hall Historic Site
- Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
- Mary Todd Lincoln House
- Monticello: Home of Thomas Jefferson
- Mt. Vernon: Home of George Washington
- The Hermitage: Home of Andrew Jackson
- Waveland State Historic Site