Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Ruddell family papers document the lives of a Louisville family with correspondence, financial and legal documents, journals, and scrapbooks. Some of the correspondence includes letters to Ruddell's mother from her uncle, a Union soldier in the Civil War. Also present are letters to Ruddell's friends and family serving abroad during World War II. The financial and legal documents include estate and inheritance papers, deeds, bank statements, and insurance policies.
Accession — Box 1
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection is foremost a reflection of the numerous interests of Eva Semser Snyder. There is a body of letters, with a few photographs interspersed, from Allied soldiers that she met during World War I. A few items illustrate her work as a Public Health Nurse during the 1937 Flood. For the World War II era and following, there are commendations, citations, and numerous job applications, usually for positions utilizing her skill in Russian. Newspaper clippings, with related correspondence,...
Scope and Contents This document is a reminiscence authored by Jean Brandeis Tachau describing visits to Louisville by her uncle, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, the growth of interest in classical music in Louisville, and Tachau's role in social welfare activities including the birth control movement. Tachau, the wife of Charles G. Tachau, lived in Louisville all her life. She was an active volunteer in many social causes and was also an amateur pianist who loved music. Tachau also remembers life...
Dates: circa 1970-1976
Scope and Contents These are the papers of Mary Katherine Bonsteel Tachau, Ph.D., noted constitutional historian and professor. The collection dates from 1950 to 1990, with the bulk dating from 1965 to 1990. This collection of 24.25 linear feet documents Tachau's teaching career at the University of Louisville, her professional activities, and her scholarly contributions.The papers of Mary Katherine Bonsteel Tachau (1926-1990), noted constitutional historian and professor of history, were donated to...
Collection — Folder 1
Content Description Consists of a photograph of Lucile Tipton (AB, class of 1922), one black felt letter "L", a championship L pin dated 1922, and a pin from the local sorority Tri Xi. Also included is a program from a 1923 "community banquet" in honor of Edgar Young (E.Y.) Mullins, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Ms. Tipton played guard on the 1922 women's basketball team, which won the state championship. L pins like the one in this collection were given by to the team by John Patterson,...
Collection — Box 1
Content Description The records include financial files, directories, members' notebooks, board and meeting minutes, newsletters, and constitutions. An accretion to the collection included pins, a poem, and yearbooks dating from 1951 to 1974. The club, a chapter of a national organization originally established at Harvard University, promoted educational and social activities for the wives of graduate students. The U of L chapter was formed in 1924. It was not affiliated with the University of Louisville Women's...
Dates: circa 1923-1977
Class — Multiple Containers
Content Description The University of Louisville Women’s Club collection spans the history of the organization from 1932 to the present. Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, publications, financial records, and scrapbooks. Records include minutes, officers and committee material, copies of all publications, scrapbooks, and photo albums. News bulletins, the constitution and bylaws, and programs are also present. Publications include newsletters and directories for the years 1950 to 1972. Includes...
Scope and Contents These are the papers of Louise Weiller, radio personality, author, and a founder of the Louisville Ballet. The collection dates from 1897 to 1994. During her lifetime Weiller hosted two radio programs, wrote numerous newspaper and newsletter columns, and was a frequent speaker to various organizations. This collection of 17.5 linear feet documents Weiller's life, hobbies and other pursuits.Louise Weiller, a well-known Louisville radio personality of the 1950s, donated her papers to...