35 volumes of 15 groups of papers prepared in Freshman Composition classes taught by the editor Elva Lyon during 1937-1942. Editing took place from 1946-1952. They are divided into 24 series. The objective of the assignments was to record facts not recorded previously concerning historical Louisville with an emphasis on specific neighborhoods or institutions. Picture postcards, newspaper photographs and home-made snapshots of the localities are included in the books. Each has a map and each is carefully indexed.
Conditions Governing Access
Open to researchers.
Entire Collection: 6 linear feet (35 volumes)