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Louisville Museum of History Science Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1994_008-UA
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1800-1981

Louisville survey reports

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2021_040
Content Description Four volumes of a series of survey reports produced under the supervision of the City of Louisville's Landmarks Commission. Each volume covers an area or areas within the city, although the approach is not uniform. The East report includes information about specific neighborhoods, while the others provide more general histories of the area. A history, titled "Two Centuries of Urban Development" and authored by local historian Carl Kramer, constitutes a large portion of the South/Central...
Dates: 1977-1980

Elva Lyon's student papers collection

Identifier: 1973_023-UA
Content Description 35 volumes of 15 groups of papers prepared in Freshman Composition classes taught by the editor Elva Lyon during 1937-1942. Editing took place from 1946-1952. They are divided into 24 series. The objective of the assignments was to record facts not recorded previously concerning historical Louisville with an emphasis on specific neighborhoods or institutions. Picture postcards, newspaper photographs and home-made snapshots of the localities are included in the books. Each has a map and each...
Dates: 1937-1952

William C. Mallalieu papers

Identifier: RG348-UA
Scope and Contents

The collection contains Mallalieu's research notes and teaching material relating to his unpublished histories of Louisville and the University of Louisville.

Dates: circa 1817-1970

John Mallon papers

Identifier: 1994_054-UA
Content Description

Includes two taped interviews with John Mallon, author of the 1956 city/county merger plan as well as personal papers related to the merger, including minutes, reports, news clippings, brochures, and correspondence. Tom Owen interviewed Mallon.

Dates: 1955-1994; Majority of material found within 1955-1960

Memorial history of Louisville from its first settlement to the year 1896 (microfilm)

Identifier: 1973_454-UA
Content Description

Consists of two volumes: Volume 1 concerns the physical history of Louisville, "i.e., political and military history, commerce, manufactures, municipal organizations." Volume 2 - "Intellectual Progress; i.e., development of courts, press and literature, religious history, schools and charties, and social history." Microfilmed by the University of Louisville University Archives and Records Center,1974.

Dates: 1896

Donald Roth Louisville postcard and memorabilia collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2011_143-UA
Summary The Donald Roth Louisville Postcard and Memorabilia Collection consists largely of postcards (circa 1900-1970) of Louisville, Kentucky educational and social service institutions, churches, downtown and neighborhood street scenes, aerial views, businesses, floods, and recreational sites and commercial activity postcards. In addition there are significant numbers of Louisville area business cards and flyers, tourist promotion materials, sports memorabilia, political and radio/TV personality...
Dates: 1900-1970

George H. Yater papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2005_071-UA
Scope and Contents This collection consists of material relating to Yater's interests in the history of Louisville, Kentucky and the history of rail transportation. There are also some personal papers and records from George and Marjory Yater. The vast majority of these materials date to the 20th century. The topical files that make up a large portion of this collection contain newspaper clippings, brochures, photocopied materials, research notes, and photographs. Also included in the collection are images in...
Dates: 1852-2004

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