The Filson Newsmagazine

Volume 3, Number 1

Enid Yandell: Sculpting a Legacy

Enid Bland Yandell was an artist ahead of her time. She pursued a career in sculpture, a medium dominated by men during the early twentieth century, rather than choosing a life of domesticity. Although Yandell was from a prominent Louisville family, she relied on her talent rather than her social standing to advance her career.
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Dear Brother: William Clark's Letters published by The Filson and Yale University Press

The project undertaken by Jim Holmberg to edit a collection of William Clark letters at The Filson is nearing its completion.  In the spring of 2002, Yale University Press, in association with The Filson Historical Society, will publish Dear Brother: Letters of William Clark to Jonathan Clark.
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The Civil War: Civil-War-era envelopes open a window to popular literature and patriotic culture

“I take my pen in hand to write you a few lines” begins a typical Civil War soldier’s letter home. According to one historian, “letter-writing was by far the most popular occupation of Civil War troops, on the march as well as in camp.” Writing and receiving letters helped soldiers on both sides overcome feelings of homesickness and loneliness.
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The Oxmoor Farm: A Q&A from The Filson

In 1991, The Filson learned that Thomas Bullitt designated The Filson as one of several beneficiaries in his will.  Through the years, The Filson has studied the various uses of the Oxmoor property and its potential benefit to The Filson.  The following information is presented to help our members understand more fully what this opportunity represents.
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Past Issues of the Newsmagazine

Volume 6, Number 1

Volume 6, Number 2

Volume 6, Number 3

Volume 6, Number 4

Volume 5, Number 1

Volume 5, Number 2

Volume 5, Number 3

Volume 5, Number 4

Volume 4, Number 1

Volume 4, Number 2

Volume 4, Number 3

Volume 4, Number 4

Volume 3, Number 1

Volume 3, Number 2

Volume 3, Number 3

Volume 3, Number 4

Volume 2, Number 1

Volume 2, Number 2

Volume 2, Number 3

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