A portion of one page from the Louisville Daily Journal, dated July 11, 1850. One side includes articles and editorials on the death of President Zachary Taylor and the presidency of Millard Fillmore, as well as an article from the Boston Traveler on a request for leniency from a Harvard Medical School faculty member found guilty of murder. It consists mainly of advertisements for various items, from household goods and food staples to banks and real estate, as well as meeting notices.
Recorded in reference source as: Ledger. Publishers: Louisville Ledger Print. Co., (1871); L.G. Matthews, (1872); W.P.D. Bush & Co., (1873), (1875)-1876; Louisville Ledger Co., (1874). Editor: James A. Dawson, 1871-1875. Archives has v. 5, no. 281 (Jan. 11, 1876), v. 5, no. 284 (Jan. 15, 1876) and v. 5, no. 292 (Jan. 24, 1876) only.
Archives has (new series numbers) v. III, no. 50 (Dec. 10, 1881) - no. 52 (Dec. 24, 1881). (There is an old numbering series, for older issues.)
Published weekly in Louisville, Kentucky by James B. Marshall. Archives has microfilm of one issue only: v. 6, no. 17 (May 17, 1841).
"Independent Democratic." Archives has v. LXXI, no. 157 (June 6, 1906 - Homecoming edition) and March 1, 1933 editions. Beginning Mar. 23, 1924 Sunday issues were titled: Sunday Herald-Post.
A history of Louisville with many photographic illustrations. Published by H.R. Page & Co., in 1889; location of publication unknown.
Consists of maps of the Louisville area, including maps of the 1937 Flood.
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.