Margaret Lindsley Warden Papers

Margaret Lindsley Warden Library for Equine Studies

 

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Title: Margaret Lindsley Warden Papers in the Margaret Lindsley Warden Library for Equine Studies

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Creator: Margaret Lindsley Warden

Summary/Abstract: The Margaret Lindsley Warden Papers contain books, research files, monographs, serial publications (magazines, journals, and stud books), photographs, posters, and engravings.

Quantity/Physical Description: 30 linear feet research files;900 monographs; 2900 photographs

Language(s): English

Repository: Albert Gore Research Center, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, (615) 898-2632

Restrictions on Access: None

Copyright: It is presumed that corporate and individual copyrights in manuscripts, photographs, and other materials have been retained by the copyright owners. Copyright restrictions apply. Users of materials should seek necessary permissions from the copyright holders to comply with U.S. copyright laws.

Preferred Citation: (Box Number, Folder Number), Margaret Lindsley Warden Library for Equine Studies, Albert Gore Research Center, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Acquisition: Margaret Lindsley Warden donated her collection to the Albert Gore Research Center in 1998.

Processed By: Perky Beisel.

Arrangement: These papers are divided into two series, personal and political.

Biographical Note:

Scope and Content: Margaret Lindsley Warden donated her collection to the Albert Gore Research Center in 1998. It includes research files, monographs, serial publications (magazines, journals, and stud books), photographs, posters, and engravings. The research files, totaling thirty cubic feet, include Miss Warden's research and interview notes, letters, newspaper and magazine clippings, and pamphlets and brochures published by many organizations. Serial publications include 45 titles, some spanning 75 or more years. Monographs total approximately 900. Photographs total approximately 2900. Most of the material relates to equine topics. However, the collection also includes information about historic homes, farms, and families of the greater middle Tennessee region.

Three in-house finding aids provide access to information in the Warden Collection. One database lists all monographs and serial publications and can be sorted by author or title. Photographs have been scanned into a database that researchers may search by names and topics. Finally, a list of research files by subject, with cross-references, is available.

Associated Materials: The photographs associated with this collection are now stored seperately from the rest of the collection.

Related Collections: There are no known related collections.

Subject Terms

Persons
Margaret Lindsley Warden

Places
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Rutherford County, Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee

Subjects (General)
Equine studies
Journalism
Women in journalism
Horsemanship
Horse breeding

Material Types
Research files
Monographs
Magazines
Journals
Stud books
Photographs
Posters
Engravings
Other memorabilia

 

Collection Inventory

Three in-house finding aids provide access to information in the Warden Collection. One database lists all monographs and serial publications and can be sorted by author or title. Photographs have been scanned into a database that researchers may search by names and topics. Finally, a list of research files by subject, with cross-references, is available.

Resarch Files Inventory

History refers to background information in general about the file subject

Breeding refers to specific bloodlines, advertisements, and stud farms for the breed,

often in alphabetical order of horse or breeder’s name

See references a different title containing that particular material

See also references a different title containing material similar to that heading

*Indicates there is/are one/or more photograph(s) available for that heading. Separation

sheet(s) describing the photograph(s) may be in the file. (There are over 2700 photographs)

“f” denotes the number of files within that specific title

NOTE: There are 4640 titles in the book, serial, magazine, and pamphlet database

Aged Horses

*Allen, Ben

American Horse Council (AHC)

-- National -- 2f

-- New Jersey Horse Council

* -- Tennessee Horse Council -- 4f

-- Other State Horse Councils

American Horse Shows Association (AHSA)

American Saddlebred (Saddle Horse) – see also Saddlebred

* -- National -- History -- 3f

-- National -- ASHA 1991 Centennial

* -- National -- Breeding -- 1880s to 1920s

* -- National -- Breeding -- 1920s to 1950s

-- Tennessee -- ASHAT (American Saddle Horse Association Tennessee)

* -- Tennessee -- 1920s

* -- Tennessee -- 1940s & 1950s “A to N”

* -- Tennessee -- 1940s & 1950s “O to Z”

-- Tennessee -- Maryland Farm

-- ASPHA (American Saddle Pleasure Horse Association)

-- ASHA (American Saddlebred Horse Association)

-- Saddlebreds & Morgans

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)

Animal Rights -- see also Cruelty

*Appaloosa -- 2f

Arabian

-- History -- 2f

-- National -- 1982 National Championship Horse Show Program

* -- National -- Breeding -- 3f

-- The Arabian Horse, 1933

* -- England -- Skowronek, Antez, & Crabbet Arabians

-- Tennessee -- TAHA (TN Arabian Horse Assoc.) & MTAHA (Middle TAHA)

* -- Tennessee -- Travelers Rest/Dickinson Arabs

* -- Tennessee -- MLW’s Horses -- 3f

Artists

Ashwood Farm -- see Pacers (Polk)

*Ass/Mule

Assateague

Association for the Preservation of Tennessean Antiquities (APTA)

Attire

Authors – see Historic Books / Equine Literature / Equine Authors

Barn -- see Stable

Belle Meade -- see also TB

-- Family and Home -- “Belle Meade in 3 parts” by MLW in Tennessee Magazine

* -- Family and Home -- House and Plantation

* -- Family and Home -- Hardings

-- Family and Home -- William Harding Jackson, Jr.

-- Family and Home -- Howell Edmunds Jackson (1896-1973)

* -- Family and Home -- Carriage House Horse Shows, 1968 + 1969

-- Stud, Belle Meade -- Belle Meade Bloodlines, by Ridley Wills II

* -- Stud, Belle Meade -- Breeding (Stallions)

-- Stud, Belle Meade -- Breeding (Mares)

* -- Stud, Belle Meade -- Bonnie Scotland

* -- Stud, Belle Meade -- Boulevard

-- Stud, Belle Meade -- Priam & R. C. Brein

Bits & Bitting

*“Blackwood Jr.” -- see also Trotting Horses

Breed Registration

Breeding

Breeding/Foals

Breeds -- 2f

 

Brentwood Horse Show (1940-1976) -- see also TN local horse shows

*Brentwood Races -- 3f -- see also Flat Racing/TN local horse shows

Burton, Major Jonathan

Campbell, W. Cothran

Canadian Horses

*Carriage/Coach -- see also Competitive Driving, Martin Auctioneer

Carriage Association of America -- see also The New Hub

-- Newsletter (1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987) – 5f

Carriage Enthusiasts, Middle Tennessee (MTCE)

Cars (Horse)

Cattle

Cavalry

Chariot Racing

Circus

*Cleburne Farm -- see also Standardbred, Pacers

Cleveland Bay

Clover Bottom Farm -- see also Standardbred, Pacers

Coaches – see Carriage

Cole, E. W.

Colic

Color

Combined Training – see Eventing

Combs, Loula Long – see also Hackney and Saddlebred

*Competitive Driving -- 3f -- see also Belle Meade -- Carriage House Horse Shows -- The Whip

Newsletter -- The New Hub

*Competitive Trail Riding -- see Endurance

Conditioning

*Connemara

Cripples – 1f

Cruelty – 2f -- see also Animal Rights

*Cumberland Park Race Course (Nashville TN, 1891) -- see Standardbred

Dickinson, Jacob McGavock and Margaret Dickinson Fleming -- see Arabians -- Tennessee

-- Travelers Rest/Dickinson Arabs

Diseases

Douglas, Frederick

*Draft Horses

Dressage

-- History -- 2f

-- Tennessean Dressage Clinics

* -- Tennessean Dressage Trials - 5f

-- Central Tennessee Dressage Association (CTDA) Newsletters -- 6f

-- Dressage Today Magazine

*Driving

Drugs/Medication (in Competition)

Easy Gaited Horses -- see also Tennessee Walker

Economics

Edgar, Patrick N.

Education -- 3f -- see also Intercollegiate Horse Show Association

Eggert, Edwin C.

EIA (Equine Infectious Anemia)

*Elmendorf Farm -- see also TB

Endurance – see also Trail riding and Trails

-- History -- 2f

* -- Competitions -- 4f

Equine & American History

Equine Census

Equine Dentistry – see also Teeth

Equine History -- 2f

Equine Identification Systems

Equine Organizations

Equine Theft

Equine Urban

Equitation

*Eventing – see also Horse Sense Riding Tournament, MSCTA, USCTA, USET, USPC (MTPC)

Ewell Farm -- see also Standardbred, Pacers & Trotters

-- Sale Catalogs (1888-1940)

Fairs

Fairview -- see also Grasslands International Steeplechase, 1930

-- History

-- Reed Family & Horses

-- The Saga of Fairvue 1832-1977 by MLW (2)

Farrier – see Feet/Shoeing

Feeds & Feeding

Feet/Shoeing – 2f

Festivals

Firing

4-H – 2f – see also Judging and MTSU Horse Science Program

Forward Riding

Foxhunting – 2f

* -- Tennessee

Gadfly, The, by Great Books Foundation, 1952-1954.

Germany

Great Horses

Grooming/Turnout

*Hackney -- 2f -- see also Roadsters

Haynes’ Haven -- see also TB

Heaves

*Hermitage Stud -- see also Standardbred, Trotters

Historic Books / Equine Literature / Equine Authors – 2f

*Historic People

Horse and Mule Association

“Horse in Medieval England” by Hershel Gower

Horse in Motion

*Horse People

“Horse Sense” Riding Tournament & 1 Day Horse Trial -- see also MTPC Horse Trials, USET

* -- 1952 to 1978 – 9f (including 1954 Olympic 3-Day Trials)

Horse Shoeing – see Feet/Shoeing

Hunt Races -- see also Steeplechasing

* -- Grasslands International Steeplechase 1930 -- 2f see also Fairview

-- Green Pastures (1937-1941)

* -- Iroquois Memorial Chase -- 3f

-- Midwest Hunt Race Association -- 3f

-- Smyrna (1937-1941)

-- Tennessee Timber Toppers Gold Trophy Steeplechase Association 1933 -- see

also Overton Downs/Henry Dickinson

Icelandic

Injuries/Surgery

Intercollegiate Horse Show Association -- see also Education

*Interschool Riding Tournaments (1953-1970) -- 13f

IRS

Jackson, Andrew -- see Thoroughbred

Jackson, James Douglas

James, Jesse

“Jim Key”

Jockey Club, The

*Jockeys

*“John Henry”

Jousting

Judging -- see also MTSU Horse Science Program and 4-H

Just Horsin’ Around

Kentucky Horse Park

King Edward VII

Knapp, Seaman A. and Agricultural Extension

Lameness

Law

Letters/Correspondence 1954 & 1955

Light Brigade, The – see also Cavalry

*Lindsley, J. B.

Lindsley, Sarah McGavock "Sallie"

*Lippizan

* -- 1964 Tour

Literature – see Historic Books / Equine Literature / Equine Authors

Martin Auctioneers – see also Carriage

*Maryland Farm

Mayo, Fuzzy

McGavock, Randall - Journal -- 6f

Melrose Plantation

Mid-South Combined Training Association (MSCTA) – see also Eventing & USCTA

Miniature Horse

Missouri Fox Trotters -- see Easy Gaited Horses

Monuments, Museums, and Libraries

Morgan

-- History -- 4f

-- Driving

-- Midsouth Morgan Horse Club

* -- Rev. Tolbert Fanning & “Flyhawk”

-- Two Rivers Stock Farm (Frank McGavock)

Mt. Olivet Cemetary

*MTSU Horse Science Program -- see also 4-H and Judging

Mules -- see Ass

Munnings, Sir Alfred (Artist)

Murder

Murfreesboro

Mustang – see also Wild Horses

*Nashville Junior Riding Club -- 3f

Nashville’s Historic People and Places

*Nashville 19th Century

National Sporting Library

North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (N.A.R.H.A.)

Nutrition / Feeds & Feeding –see also Feeds/Feeding

*Olympics – 2f -- see also USET, USCTA, Horse Sense Riding Tournament 1954

Opera

Orwell, George

*Pacers -- see also Standardbred

-- Breeding -- 2f

*Pacers -- see also Standardbred

-- Breeding -- 3f

Palomino

Parade -- see also Palomino

Parasites

Pan American Games, 1959

Parks/Centers

*Paso Fino

Peabody College

Peabody, George (1795-1869)

Periodic Opthamalia

Pleasure Walking Horse Association of Tennessee (PWHAT)

-- History -- 2 f

-- Newsletter – 7f

Point-to-Point -- see Steeplechasing

Poisonous Plants/Animals

*Polo – 2f

*Pony -- see also Welsh & Shetland

-- Trotting

Pony Express – see Equine & American History

Prehistoric Horses

Princess Anne, Princess Royal -- see also Steeplechase, 1987

Publicity

*Quarter Horse -- 3f

Queen Elizabeth II

Racking

Racking Horse Breeders Association

Regan Farm

Riding

-- Principles

-- Schools -- 2f

-- Styles

-- Training

*Roadsters -- see also Hackney

Rodeo

Rolex 3-Day Event -- see USET -- History -- 1980-1992

Saddlebred – see also American Saddlebred

Saddleseat Equitation

*Schell, Cynthia Tompkins

Schools – see Riding – Schools and Education

Shakespeare, William

*Shetland

Show Jumping – 2f

Shows, Horse

-- Historic

-- International

-- National (all but TN) -- 3f

-- Tennessee -- 1900-1919

-- Tennessee -- 1920s -- 5f

-- Tennessee -- 1930s -- 9f

-- Tennessee – 1940-1947 -- 1f

Shows, Horse, cont.

* -- Tennessee -- 1950s -- 16f

-- Tennessee – 1960-1966 -- 7f

Shows, Horse, cont.

-- Tennessee – 1967-1969 – 3f

* -- Tennessee -- 1970s -- 10f

* -- Tennessee -- 1980s -- 5f

* -- Tennessee -- 1990s -- 1f

Sidesaddle

Smithson, James

Sponsors -- see Publicity

Stable Design

Stable Management

Standardbred -- see also Pacers, Trotters

-- National -- History -- 6f

-- National – Breeding

-- National – 1984 Harness Racing Articles – 2f

-- International Stockfood Farm Catalogue/Dan Patch, MN

-- Palo Alto & Stanford University

-- Tennessee -- 2f

*Steeplechasing -- 7f -- see also Hunt Races

Swine

Tack

Tattersalls

Teeth/Aging

Tennessean Horse Trials -- see Horse Sense Riding Tournament and MTPC Horse Trials

*Tennessee Horse Associations -- see also Nashville Junior Riding Club, West Meade Riding Club

Tennessee Horse History -- 3f

Tennessee Horseman’s Association

Tennessee 19th Century Letters

Tennessee Walker -- see also PWHAT

* -- History -- 6f

* -- “Midnight Sun”

-- “Talk of the Town”

-- Blue Ribbon 1953 (Influential Men)

-- Blue Ribbon 1983

-- 18th Annual Grand Championship Show

The New Hub 1987-1993 – see also Carriage/Coach

The Whip Newsletter 1987-1993

Thoroughbred (TB) -- see also The Jockey Club, Jockeys

-- England

-- France

-- International

-- National -- History

* -- National -- Breeding -- 5f

-- National – Breeding – 19th Century

-- National – Breeding – 20th Century

-- National -- Breeding -- 1990s

-- National -- Breeding -- “Forget”

* -- National -- Breeding -- “Man O’ War”

-- National -- Breeding -- “Regret”

-- National -- Breeding -- “Secretariat”

-- National -- People

-- National – Racing 19th Century to 1970 – 2f

-- National – Racing – Attendance

-- National -- Racing -- The Breeders’ Cup

-- National -- Racing -- 1980s

-- Alabama

-- Florida

-- Maryland

-- Tennessee -- History -- 2f

-- Tennessee -- Improving the Breed

* -- Tennessee -- Breeding -- 5f

 

Thoroughbred (TB), cont.

-- Tennessee -- Breeding -- Mrs. John M. Branham

-- Tennessee -- Breeding -- Mr. Rogers Caldwell

-- Tennessee -- Breeding -- Mrs. Woolwine

-- Tennessee -- Racing -- 19th & 20th C -- 4f

-- Tennessee -- Thoroughbred Club of Tennessee

-- Tennessee -- Thoroughbred Breeders & Owners Association (TTBOA) -- 2f

* -- Tennessee -- MLW’s Horses

-- Texas

Trail Riding -- see also Endurance

Trailering/Travel Safety

Training

Three Day Eventing – see Eventing, Horse Sense Trials, MSCTA, MTPC Trials, USCTA, USET

*Trotters -- see also Pacers & Standardbred

-- 19th Century Tennessee – Stallion Announcements

Turnout/Grooming

Twins

United States Army – see also Cavalry

United States Combined Training Association (USCTA) – see also Eventing, MSCTA, USET

* -- History 1958 – 1971 & Movren Park Groundbreaking April 28, 1968

United States Equestrian Team (USET)

* -- History -- 5f

United States Pony Clubs (USPC)

-- National -- 1950s to 1990s -- 5f

-- National – Instructors –2 f

-- Mid-South Region -- History -- 1950s to 1990s -- 5f

-- Mid-South Regional Rallies

-- “USPC News” 1980 – 1997 & Annual Directories

-- Middle Tennessee Pony Club (MTPC) Photograph Separation Sheets – 2f

* -- MTPC -- History -- 1950s to 1990s -- 7f

-- MTPC -- Horse Show -- 1950s to 1990s - 5f

-- MTPC -- Horse Trials -- 1970s to 1990s - 3f

University Programs – see Education and Riding -- Schools

Vanderbilt, Cornelius

Vaulting

VEE/Venezuelan Equine Encephalomylitis

Veterinary Science

Vivid Stories

Wagon Trains

*Walker, William

*Warden, Margaret Lindsley

Warden Articles

-- Miscellaneous

-- “Belle Meade, Queen of Tennessee Plantations”

-- “Bustles and Beaux”

-- “Facts and Figures”

-- “Fine Horse Industry in Tennessee, The”

-- “First in the World (Star Pointer Harness Horse)”

-- “Giovanni (ASHBA 4704-TWHBA 370291)”

* -- “High Steppers on Spruce Street”

-- “Horse Fever”

-- “Horse Keeping”

-- “Horseless Age, The”

-- “Horse’s Family Tree, The”

-- “Horses”

-- “Horses, Horses”

-- “Horsin’ Around”

-- “Iroquois - The Big Chase”

-- “Jackson Day” (A. Jackson Celebration)

-- “John Early”

-- “Most Sporting of the Horse Sports” (Steeplechasing)

-- “Nashville Banner Articles (4) 1936 & 1937”

-- “Nashville Horse Racing”

-- “1945 Art Exhibit”

-- “No Digging For Food”

-- “Object the Same -- Improvement” (TN State Fair)

-- “Relic of Leisure”

-- “Riding”

-- “Riding in Nashville”

-- “Royal Horses of Front Royal”

-- “So You Want A Horse”

-- “Southern Turf, The” (A Nashville Saloon)

Warden Articles

-- “Stock Horse, The”

-- “Tennessean Horse Events”

-- “Tennessee Champion, A” (TB George Kinney)

-- “Tennessee Walking Horse Book”

-- “. . . That Scoundrel Judge ‘!#@*!”

-- “Ugly Ducking, The”

-- “Under the Winged Sun” (1st Presbyterian Church)

-- “Walking Back in Time”

-- “Wyatt Hall”

Warner, Ed

Warner, Mrs. J. C.

Warner, Percy

*Warner, Sadie

Warner Parks

*Welsh – 2f -- see also Pony

West Meade Riding Club

Western

Wild Horses – see also Mustang

*Williamson County Horseman’s Association (WCHA)

Womack, Bob – see also Tennessee Walkers

Wyatt Hall Farm -- see Standardbred -- Tennessee

Administrative

Transfer Papers

Indices

Books & Fine Art Lists – 3f

Collection Acquisition Records (including original Checks)

Web Page Information

Warden Exhibit Objects

Zebra – see Prehistoric

Miscellaneous Materials

1) Saddlebred Notebook

2) Two notebooks with articles on breeding farms

3) Fur muff

4) Pins – horse show, etc.

5) Spring 2000 case exhibit information

6) Query Club, 1883-1911

7) 1920s & 1930s scrapbook

8) Louise Lindsley 1908 Diary

9) Margaret Lindsley Warden 1928 Belmont European Trip Souvenirs

10) Postcards, Christmas cards and other printed materials

11) John Berrien Lindsley, M.D., D.D, October 24, 1822 – December 7th, 1897

a. Diary: October 6, 1856 to January 1, 1866

b. Obituary, Tribute, & Transcribed Letters April 8, 1843 – March 11, 1887

c. Writings: November 9, 1860 – August 31, 1862

12) John Berrien Lindsley, M.D., D.D., Papers - copies

13) Felix Grundy, 1777-1840

d. Papers 1756-1988, Box 1, 31 Folders

e. Papers 1756-1988, Box 2, 29 Folders

14) Twenty-seven engraved steel plates

15) M & W Turnpike Company, Leland Jordan, September 11, 1893 – August 11, 1896. (Toll Notebook)

16) Scrapbook: 1920s & 1930s MLW articles, Xerographic and orginals

17) Woodbound Scrapbook, 1930s MLW articles

18) One box: Oversized prints and posters