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H. Porter Pryor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1981_092-UA

Personal papers and memorabilia from World War I and the peace negotiations that followed, kept by H. Porter Pryor of Louisville.

Notably photographs, illustrative materials, souvenir editions of US, French, and English newspapers, a map with pencilled combat lines, war poems (various authors, most printed), correspondence and official notices to Pryor from the U S Army and the US Civil Service Commission, correspondence to get him the position of field clerk. Also Miss Landau's eulogy, delivered February 15, 1981, at a memorial service.


  • 1917-1981
  • Majority of material found within 1917-1921


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to the University of Louisville and there are no additional restrictions.


1.625 linear feet (2 manuscript boxes, 1 half-manuscript box, 1 flat, 1 folder containing prints)

Biographical / Historical

Pryor, a native of Owen County, owned Pryor Petroleum Products in Louisville.

H. Porter Pryor Papers
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Language of description note
The finding aid is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
502 852-6752