During the early 1960s, Charles Castner produced a public affairs series called "Kentucky Profiles" for WHAS radio. Later, Castner, a longtime railroad history enthusiast, worked as a public relations and information officer for the L & N Railroad Company, subsequently the Seaboard Systems Railroad.
The papers date from 1800 to 1981. Much of it appears to be associated with Lucien Beckner's tenure as curator of the Museum. Series III contains some of Beckner's personal writings.
The collection contains chapter newsletters for the Jefferson County, Kentucky, branch of the National Organization for Women. Also present are meeting notices, some agendas, articles, and letters to editors concerning upcoming meetings.
Research and unpublished manuscript of Arms, Arms Makers and Arms History in Kentucky. written by W. H. Kelly. Approximate period covered in the manuscript is 1769-1915. Materials include notes, letters, leaflets, family histories, journal publications and census information. Also included is a spiral bound book: The Riflemakers of Early Kentucky, the manuscript, arms, arms makers and arms history in Kentucky, with a forward by Thomas A. Strohfeldt, 2013.