Robert Paul was the first director of the I. W. Bernheim Foundation, which had been established to oversee the development of Bernheim Forest, a fourteen thousand acre nature preserve in Bullitt and Nelson counties, Kentucky. Paul was born in Scotland, was reared in England, and came to the United States following his service in the British Army during World War I. He went to work for Louisville distiller Isaac W. Bernheim in 1926, eventually becoming Bernheim's personal secretary before becoming the director of the foundation in 1936. These are Robert Paul's personal papers, consisting of literary manuscripts, personal and business correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia documenting his career and family life.
[Identification of item], Robert Paul Papers, University Archives and Records Center, University of Louisville, Louisville. https://archivescatalog.library.louisville.edu/repositories/2/resources/51 Accessed January 19, 2020.