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Isaac Wolfe Bernheim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1981_042_B-UA
Scope and Contents Louisville philanathropist Isaac Bernheim, a native of Germany, emigrated to the United States in 1867, followed within two years by his brother Bernard. Isaac and Bernard established the Bernheim Brothers Distillery in Paducah, Kentucky. In 1888 they moved the company to Louisville where Isaac became known as a civic leader in the local Jewish community and in the city of Louisville. His philanthropic works included the establishment of Bernheim Forest, a vast nature preserve south of...
Dates: 1852-1971

Craik-Lord Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1981_099-UA
Scope and Contents Letters, clippings, a photo, legal records, and miscellany documenting the lives of descendents of James Craik, physician to George Washington. Among them were prominent clergymen James Craik and Charles Ewell Craik of Louisville, both deans of Christ Church Cathedral in and active in the national Episcopal church in the nineteenth century. Also Nathan and Samuel Lord, Louisville businessmen. Some of the records concern activities of the Lord and Stitzel families in operating the Stitzel...
Dates: 1818 - 1950s

Distillery reference collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1973_510-UA
Content Description Consists of materials (apparently) acquired in the process of conducting oral history interviews with individuals connected to the distilling industry. Many were collected by Tom Syvertson, who conducted many of the interviews. Includes a permit to move a wine cellar from 1920, fact sheets and information on the distilling industry, both national and local. Contains numerous pamphlets on local distilleries and their history, including the Medley Distilling Company, a history of the "Old...
Dates: 1920-1986

Robert Paul Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1981_042-UA
Scope and Contents These are Paul's personal papers, consisting of literary manuscripts, correspondence (both personal and business), photographs, and memorabilia documenting his career and family life.
Dates: 1913-1979

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...
Dates: 1941-1952

United Distillers and Vintners history of distilleries and distilling

 Collection
Identifier: 2006_069-UA
Content Description A photocopy of a manuscript on the history of distillieries and distilling, 1622-1995.
Dates: circa 1999

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