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
Library of Congress Henry Clay Resource Guide
University of Kentucky Special Collections
Transylvania University Special Collections
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 Congressional Biography
“The Day Henry Clay Refused To Compromise” Smithsonian Magazine
Henry Clay’s Speech, “In Defense of the American System” February 1832
Madeline McDowell Breckinridge Papers
Notable Kentucky African Americans
Chronicle of African Americans in the Horse Industry
The Work of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Fazio, Michael W. and Patrick A. Snaden. The Domestic Architecture of Benjamin Henry Latrobe. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
Benjamin Henry Latrobe: 2nd Architect of the Capitol
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