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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...

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.

James N. Cunningham papers

 Collection
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...

Warren Kellar Frederick papers

 Collection
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.

Lyman T. Johnson papers

 Collection
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 to...

Carl E. Kramer papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1992_100-UA
Scope and Contents The Carl E. Kramer papers were given by Kramer to the University of Louisville Archives in 1992. The files cover the years 1962-1990, with the bulk concentrating on the period from 1964-1985. They document his academic, professional, business, and civic interests. His interest in history of the Kentuckiana area and in community development issues are the major thrust of the papers.The collection has been divided into four major series: I. Personal Records, II. Academic/teaching...

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.

William C. Mallalieu papers

 Collection
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.

John Mallon papers

 Collection
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.