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Louisville neighborhood history oversized material

 Collection
Identifier: 1973_440-UA
Content Description Includes maps of Butchertown (1884), the Falls of the Ohio (1819 and 1824), and an Atlas of Henry and Shelby Counties (1882) as well as a copy of a 1917 map of Camp Zachary Taylor. More recent materials cover West Louisville (1950 pollution sampling map and charts), Old Louisvlle (1965), Portland (1990 and 2004), and downtown Louisville (1962). An undated series of maps covers Fisherville, Middletown/Jeffersontown, Anchorage, Fairmount/Seatonville, O'Bannon, and Boston. Courier-Journal...
Dates: 1819-1990

Elva Lyon's student papers collection

 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

Douglas Nunn papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1987_022-UA
Summary This collection contains both personal and professional materials from Doug Nunn. Personal papers include financial information, vacation photos, and family history. Also includes personal involvement with local organizations and awards received by Doug Nunn. Professional materials include memorabilia, speeches, correspondence, histories of localities (including Old Louisville and historic buildings), the Urban Studies Center, as well as time spent working at the Louisville...
Dates: 1940s-1980s

Oak Hill Improvement Society records

 Collection
Identifier: 2001_011-UA
Content Description

The records consist of announcements of organizational meetings, minutes of an initial meeting, a list of organizers and officers, and the society's constitution. The records, totaling seven pages, were removed from a deteriorating bound 144-page volume. The remainder of the volume was empty.

Dates: 1891

Old Louisville neighborhood newsletters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2019_021
Content Description

Copies of Old Louisville On the Go (21 December 2017-14 June, 2018), the Historic Old Louisville Newsletter (21-28 June 2018), and the Old Louisville Information Center Newsletter (September 1991).

Dates: 1991-2021; Majority of material found in 2018

Tracks: a musical tribute to Highland Park

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2000_015-UA
Content Description

The videotape records a performance of "Tracks: A Musical Tribute to Highland Park," written by Dave Meredith, performed by the Highland Middle School Choir. Meredith also performed vocals and keyboard. Jessica Scharff and Kate Welsh are identified as additional vocal soloists.

Dates: 1999

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