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BIZ. Business in Louisville

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Identifier: BIZ

Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:

John Marshall papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978_090-UA
Scope and Contents The Marshall papers span the 1810's through 1960's, with the bulk of the material covering the business and personal interests of the 1930's through 1960's. Included in this collection are papers related to the Marshall family, especially John Marshall, Sr.; personal correspondence, mainly between family members; diaries, logs, and clippings of hobbies, especially fishing; and the business reports and correspondence of the Puritan Cordage Mills, where Marshall served as Chairman of the Board,...

Monon Railroad records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG_629-UA
Scope and Contents This collection includes annual reports for Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad and predecessors from 1853 to 1969, with some gaps; business ledgers and journals from 1864 to 1901; fourteen scrapbooks of company circulars and newspaper clippings from 1880 to 1953; historical material, including material relating to the railroad’s centennial in 1947; waybills for shipments heading to Brookston, 1891-1896; and stock certificates. Also included are cashbooks, waybills and other records...

Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway records

 Collection
Identifier: 1980_089-UA
Scope and Contents This historically important railroad was chartered by Tennessee in 1845 as the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad Company. It was known popularly as "The Nashville." Reorganized only once, in 1873, renamed the Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway, the railroad operated successfully thereafter in an era when many failed. It never reached St. Louis, but stretched from Paducah, Kentucky, on the Ohio River to Atlanta, with branches crisscrossing Tennessee. The railway was bought by the...

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons' "Proof"

 Collection
Identifier: 2008_102-UA
Content Description This collection consists of volumes 1-12 of Proof, which was a monthly newsletter published by the Louisville-based distilling company Joseph E. Seagrams and Sons from at least 1941-1952. Initially it was only a four-page publication, but later issues were expanded and some are much as thirty pages in length. It was published anywhere from six to twelve times a year. Contents include articles about the company's production and sales and the beverage alcohol industry and related industries, as...

Purchasing Agents Association of Louisville Rosters

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1998_147-UA
Scope and Contents Four volumes of pictorial rosters for the years 1956-1957; 1959-1960; 1960-1961; and 1961-1962. Included is the organization's constitution and the standards for the profession.

Archie Monroe Quarrier letterbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1985_006-UA
Scope and Contents These are four letterbooks of Archie Monroe Quarrier's letters spanning the years 1891 to 1900 during his tenure as second vice president of the Louisville and Nashville (L & N) Railroad. Most of the letters discuss personal and family matters but some letters especially those to his brother Cushman, who was the L & N's controller, mention railroad business. Quarrier, a native of West Virginia, moved to Louisville during his adolescence. He joined the L & N in 1858 and became second...

Rebecca and Mary Shoppe Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1976_017-UA
Scope and Contents These business records of the Rebecca and Mary Shoppe for the period 1942-1947 were found in the basement of the Brown Building at Fourth and Broadway. This women's clothing shop was located in the building, at that time known as the Brown Hotel. Rebecca Aldridge and Mary K. Shuster were the proprietors.

A.G. Renau correspondence with U.S. Building and Loan League

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2018_156
Content Description Correspondence relating to the United States Building and Loan League, including commentary on federal programs and drafts of legislation relating to mortgages under the Hoover administration in response to the Great Depression. Renau was a member and served on the League's Reserve Credit and Banking Relations Committee.

Smith/McGill Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1988_041-UA
Scope and Contents The Smith/McGill family papers is a collection of personal and business documents from James Edward Smith, Verna Smith and Charlotte Smith McGill. The material contains information from 1879 to 1978. The papers consist of correspondence, financial and legal documents, printed and handwritten material, scrapbooks, and a large group of photographs. Specific topics, arranged alphabetically are: Calvary Baptist Church, Domestic Life and Accident Insurance Co., Fidelity Industrial Plan, Kentucky...