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Warren Kellar Frederick papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1977_143-UA
Scope and Contents The material includes an autobiography of Frederick; information on old homes in Jefferson County; cemeteries, marriages; land sales; family histories; historical topics including Old Louisville, floods and markets. Frederick's notes concern local history from 1780 to the 1950s. An additional scrapbook, covering Louisville churches, was received separately.
Dates: 1940-1955

Ann S. Hassett papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011_082-UA
Summary Hassett's papers include personal papers and correspondence; speech files; topical and reference clipping files related mostly to historic preservation as well as other topics of interest including travel; Historic Home's board working papers and printed material related to city planning.
Dates: 1940-2011

Louisville Community Design Center "Barbax" study materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2011_052-UA
Content Description The thirty-six page "Barbax" report and approximately 150 accompanying slides, mostly of businesses from 800 Baxter Avenue to 1600 Bardstown Road in Louisville's Highlands neighborhood. A selection of slides (some organized) are grouped by block number. Also includes a DVD copy of "The Bardstown Road Show," written by Nathalie Andrews and Robert Wilkins for a 1979 thirty-minute Channel 15 (WKPC Public Television) series titled "Metro Mirror." The program is based on the recommendations of the...
Dates: circa 1977-1978

Louisville Illustrated

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1973_733-UA
Content Description A history of Louisville with many photographic illustrations. Published by H.R. Page & Co., in 1889; location of publication unknown.
Dates: 1889

Louisville Zoological Garden blueprints (microfilm)

 Collection
Identifier: 1973_498-UA
Content Description These are the working drawings of the zoo staff from the construction of the zoo. History: The zoo opened in 1968 on a ninety-eight acre site on Trevilian Way between Newburg and Poplar Level roads. The zoo was made possible by a $1.5 million gift from lumber and hotel tycoon J. Graham Brown. Microfilm created by University of Louisville, University Archives and Records Center, 1980.
Dates: 1965

Main Street Association scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2012_067-UA
Content Description Three scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings along with reproductions of photographs, envelopes, and other material relating to the history of buildings and businesses on Main and Market Streets in Louisville, Kentucky. Original materials date primarily to the early twentieth century, but the scrapbooks include reproductions of 19th century materials as well, including a series of envelopes. These materials were collected in the course of the Main Street Association's oral...
Dates: 1992-2008

Preservation Alliance records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014_167-UA
Content Description 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...
Dates: 1973-1990

Patricia Updegraff papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2000_016-UA
Content Description The collection contains materials from Patricia Updegraff related to preservation of historic buildings. The bulk concern preservation efforts in the 1970s to save two homes on Fourth Street in Louisville from demolition. The major players in this controversy included Updegraff; Marjorie C. Gott, the president of the Woman’s Club; W. Scott Miller Jr, the lawyer for the Woman’s Club; Frank Rankin, the chairman of the Landmarks Commission; and Harvey Sloane, the mayor of Louisville at the time....
Dates: 1973-1982