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Kentucky -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

Willard Rouse Jillson papers

 Collection
Identifier: ULRAR023-UA
Scope and Contents The collection contains a variety of material reflecting Jillson's varied life. The collection contains photographs and other memorabilia of his fraternity's fiftieth anniversary celebration in 1959. There is extensive business correspondence from the periods of oil surveys in the Kansas-Oklahoma area; correspondence concerning state and federal appointments from the 1920s; and letters dealing with daily life. There are also notes and manuscripts compiled as his research for his many...
Dates: ca. 1910-1970's

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.
Dates: 1800-1981

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