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Preservation Alliance records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014_167-UA
The Preservation Alliance of Louisville Records span the period from the early 1970s to the early 1990s. The files were assembled by Edith S. Bingham, an early promoter of the organization and long-time Alliance board member. Ms. Bingham is a member of the family that once owned the Louisville Courier-Journal, the city's major daily newspaper. The records document staff and board activities, fund raising, and several campaigns by the Alliance to prevent demolition of certain historic landmarks as well as the promotion of their reuse. Buildings receiving special attention include the Seelbach Hotel, Monsarrat School, Brown Hotel, Vienna Building, Galleria (Will Sales), and UofL's Belknap Campus.

Dates

  • 1973-1990

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Louisville; please consult a reference archivist for more information.

Extent

2.5 linear feet (2 records center boxes)

Title
Preservation Alliance Records
Status
completed
Language of description
Finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
502 852-6752
502 852-6673 (Fax)