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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.

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.

Flood and tornado news clippings

 Collection
Identifier: 1992_021-UA
Content Description Pictorial accounts of Louisville's 1937 flood and 1974 tornado from the Courier-Journal.

Flood of 1937 memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: 2004_116-UA
Content Description Consists of newspapers, booklets and maps relating to the 1937 flooding of the Ohio River in Louisville, Kentucky.

Hammer family flood and tornado memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2007_099-UA
Content Description Two folders of material relating primarily to the Flood of 1937 and the tornadoes that swept through the region in April 1974. Includes letters and a "newsletter" from the "Life Savers Hotel," apparently created by young people during the flood.

Ralph A. Loring papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1991_082-UA
Scope and Contents Loring's papers include published works, photographs, a resume, graduate material, and newspaper clippings. His study of the Zeeman Effect is documented. There is one file relating to his association with the Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies. Also included are photographs documenting experiments and experimental results, and the Ohio River flood of 1937.

Mrs. A.R. Love letter about flood of 1937

 Collection
Identifier: 2019_014
Content Description A letter from Mrs. A.R. Love (signed "Love") to Joy C. Porter of Baltimore, Maryland, detailing Love's experiences in during the Great Flood of 1937 in Louisville.

Tom Schulze papers

 Collection — item: 1
Identifier: 1988_032-UA
Content Description This collection consists of a scrapbook of the 1937 flood in Louisville, Ky. The clippings include almost entire copies of twelve flood edition issues published by Louisville papers and printed out of town.

Patsie E. Sloan papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 2000_077-UA
Content Description The Patsie E. Sloan papers document her police service and her role as a PTA leader. They also include a report on the 1937 Ohio River flood and her 1937 student paper, "A Study of the Louisville Division of Police." A small portion of the collection relates to Sloan's son, John Steward Sloan, and her other children.

Eva Sesmer and Herbert Mitchell Snyder papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1980_009-UA
Scope and Contents This collection is foremost a reflection of the numerous interests of Eva Semser Snyder. There is a body of letters, with a few photographs interspersed, from Allied soldiers that she met during World War I. A few items illustrate her work as a Public Health Nurse during the 1937 Flood. For the World War II era and following, there are commendations, citations, and numerous job applications, usually for positions utilizing her skill in Russian. Newspaper clippings, with related correspondence,...