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Joseph W. Benson court martial records

Identifier: KORN327
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies and/or photostats of the transcript of the court-martial of Joseph W. Benson of Louisville for fraud and negligence for supplying bad feed for military animals during the Civil War.

Dates: 1864-1865

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

C.H. Burkholder papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1989_087-UA
Scope and Contents

These papers contain manuscript material relating to the 1937 flood in Louisville, as documented in newspapers, magazines and miscellaneous sources.

Dates: 1937

Charles Castner regional history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG_251-UA
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1889-1980; Majority of material found within 1960-1980

Jean Howerton Coady "Nostalgia" scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2010_028-UA
Content Description

Scrapbooks containing clippings of and relating to Jean Howerton Coady's "Nostalgia" series in the Louisville Courier-Journal. This series highlighted different stories from Kentucky's past, most often focusing on the Louisville area.

Dates: 1977-1980

James N. Cunningham papers

Identifier: 1987_042-UA
Scope and Contents This collection includes Cunningham's personal correspondence, his Last Will and Testament, and personal and business tax records. The tax records include detailed monthly profit and loss statements from Cunningham's Cafe dating from September 1943 to December 1967 when it was sold (possibly because it was no longer profitable). Also in this collection are a menu from Cunningham's, photographs - some by Potter - of the Cunningham family and the Louisville Police force, and a daybook of...
Dates: 1918-1968

Warren Kellar Frederick papers

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

History of the Ohio Falls cities and their counties (microfilm)

Identifier: 1973_455-UA
Content Description

Consists of two volumes: v. 1. General history; History of Jefferson County, Ky.; The history of Louisville. -- v. 2. Precincts of Jefferson County, Ky.; General histories of Clark and Floyd counties, Ind.; New Albany and Floyd County.; Clark County, and Jeffersonville. Originally published: Cleveland, Ohio, L. A. Williams & co., 1882. Microfilmed by University Archives in 1974.

Dates: 1882

Jacob family papers

 Collection — Box: Small collections box 5
Identifier: 2023_048
Content Description A small collection of letters, photographs, newspaper clippings and other ephemeral items/memorabilia relating to the Jacob family of Louisville, Kentucky. Included are a carte de visite of Charles D. Jacob, who served as mayor of Louisville; a pin commemorating the Southern Exposition held in Louisville in 1883; a form providing consent for Brent C. Jacob to enlist in the U.S. Tennessee Volunteers in 1898; letters from two men (Richard Bean and Graham Davies) who graduated from Louisville...
Dates: 1883-1972

Lyman T. Johnson papers

Identifier: 2004_076-UA
Summary The Lyman T. Johnson Papers consist of twenty boxes of material totaling approximately 23.50 linear feet. There are biographical and topical files, clipping and reference files, audio and video tapes, yearbooks, photos, plaques and awards, and diplomas. The news clippings—originally found in three-ringed binders--are frequently stapled to sheets of scrap paper which in some cases are themselves historically significant. The clippings reach back to the 1930s but the bulk hails from the 1950s...
Dates: 1930-1995

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