Commercial Printing Company records

Abstract

The Commercial Printing Company records (dated 1926-1952, undated; 3.59 cubic feet; 6 document boxes, 2 oversize boxes) comprise printing samples, financial documents, and correspondence that document the mid-twentieth century Lexington, Kentucky printing company.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Commercial Printing Company records
Extent
3.59 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Business records -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Printing plants -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into 4 series by format: Correspondence, Financial records, Office files, Printing samples.
Finding Aid Author
Kaitlyn Bucholtz and Sarah Mackenzie Wade
Preferred Citation
54m28 : [identification of item], Commercial Printing Company records, 1926-1952, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Commercial Printing Company operated on Versailles Road in Lexington, Kentucky in the mid-twentieth century and executed printing projects for a variety of Kentucky journals, magazines, and organizations.
Scope and Content
The Commercial Printing Company records (dated 1926-1952, undated; 3.59 cubic feet; 6 document boxes, 2 oversize boxes) comprise printing samples, financial documents, and correspondence that document the mid-twentieth century Lexington, Kentucky printing company.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1936-1952

Comprises client correspondence with Commercial Printing Company employees Melvin Glass, Raymond W. Glass, and John Gingliano. Arranged chronologically.

Cardome Visitation Academy, 1940-1948

  • Box 1, folder 1
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D. F. McCrosky , 1948

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Howard Underwood, 1945-1948

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Theater, 1951

  • Box 1, folder 4
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1936-1939

  • Box 1, folder 5
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1940-1947

  • Box 1, folder 6
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1948

  • Box 1, folder 7
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1949

  • Box 1, folder 8
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1950-1952

  • Box 2, folder 1
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Financial records, 1926-1952, undated

Comprises cashbooks, daily distribution sheets, tax documents, and purchase orders that document the Commercial Printing Company's financial accounts.

Bank receipts and invoices, 1929, undated

  • Box 2, folder 2
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Cash books, 1933-1952

1933

  • Box 2, folder 3
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1934-1936

  • Box 2, folder 4
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1936-1937

  • Box 2, folder 5
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1937-1938

  • Box 2, folder 6
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Receipts on Note on Ford, 1947-1952

  • Box 2, folder 7
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Daily distribution sheets, 1926-1929

  • Box 7, folder 4
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Purchase orders, 1951

Have Another, 1951

  • Box 2, folder 8
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Theater News, The Lonesome Road, 1951

  • Box 2, folder 9
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, orders no. 115-196, 1951

  • Box 3, folder 1
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, orders no. 215-299, 1951

  • Box 3, folder 2
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, orders no. 300-392, 1951

  • Box 3, folder 3
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, orders no. 407-499, 1951

  • Box 3, folder 4
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, orders no. 520-565, 1951

  • Box 3, folder 5
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, orders no. 624-681, 1951

  • Box 3, folder 6
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, orders no. 709-799, 1951

  • Box 3, folder 7
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Uncle Tom's Cabin, orders no. 800-856, 1951

  • Box 3, folder 8
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Supply orders, 1951

Trans-World Distributing Co., Uncle Tom's Cabin, 1951

  • Box 3, folder 9
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Trans-World Distributing Co., The Lonesome Road, 1951

  • Box 3, folder 10
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Trans-World Distributing Co., Have Another, 1951

  • Box 3, folder 11
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Tax forms, 1927-1946

1927-1936

  • Box 7, folder 1
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1937

  • Box 3, folder 12
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1938

  • Box 3, folder 13
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1939

  • Box 4, folder 1
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1940

  • Box 4, folder 2
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1941

  • Box 4, folder 3
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1942

  • Box 4, folder 4
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1943

  • Box 4, folder 5
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1944

  • Box 4, folder 6
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1945

  • Box 4, folder 7
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1946

  • Box 4, folder 8
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Office files, 1926-1952, undated

Comprises building blueprints, official documents, and a company prospectus for the Commercial Printing Company. Also includes a photograph of the Commercial Printing Company building's exterior.

Building blueprints for E. M. Glass by John T. Gillig, architect, 1940 March 27

  • Box 7, folder 2
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Commercial Printing Company building exterior and unidentified people, undated

  • Box 4, folder 9
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Company prospectus and official documents, 1926-1952

  • Box 4, folder 10
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Men: Your Goodyear Dealer's Magazine, volume six, number six, undated

  • Box 4, folder 11
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Printing samples, 1940-1951, undated

Comprises printing samples for Commercial Printing Company client pamphlets, advertisements, and publications. Arranged alphabetically by client and subject.

American Blood Stock Review, volume 1, number 13, 1941 October 4

  • Box 4, folder 12
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Third Annual American Legion Horse Show , 1947 September 5

  • Box 4, folder 13
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Assembly Of God Children's Home, 1947

  • Box 6, folder 1
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Baptist churches, hospitals, and associations , 1947-1948, 1950

  • Box 6, folder 2
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The Blood-Horse , 1949-1950

  • Box 4, folder 14
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The Blood-Horse photograph, 1950

  • Box 4, folder 15
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Blue Grass Printers and Stationers , 1951

  • Box 4, folder 16
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Blue Grass Southdown Show and Sale, 1948 June 19

  • Box 4, folder 17
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Calvary Baptist Church, 1947-1951

  • Box 4, folder 18
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Central Kentucky Rabbit Breeders Association, 1946-1947

  • Box 4, folder 19
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The Lexington Co-operator , 1944, 1948-1949

  • Box 5, folder 1
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Daughters of America, 1948-1950

  • Box 5, folder 2
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Fogle Travel Service, 1947-1950

  • Box 5, folder 3
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Fraternal Order of Police, 1948

  • Box 5, folder 4
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Future Farmers of America, 1946-1948

  • Box 5, folder 5
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Future Homemakers of America, 1946-1947

  • Box 5, folder 6
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Going Places in the Bluegrass , 1948-1949

  • Box 5, folder 7
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Heckman Bindery, 1948-1950

  • Box 5, folder 8
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Horses and horse farms, 1947-1951

  • Box 6, folder 3
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Horticultural catalogs, 1947-1949

  • Box 5, folder 9
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Keeneland, 1942-1950

  • Box 6, folder 4
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Kentucky Independent Telephone Association , 1942, 1947

  • Box 5, folder 10
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Kentucky Poultry Improvement Association , 1947-1949

  • Box 5, folder 11
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The Lexington Club, 1948

  • Box 6, folder 5
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Lexington and Kentucky organizations, undated

  • Box 6, folder 6
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Menus, undated

  • Box 5, folder 12
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Msgr. Sheen's Gethsemani Address, undated

  • Box 6, folder 7
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Political campaigns, 1943, 1947, 1949

  • Box 7, folder 6
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Printing equipment , 1947-1950

  • Box 7, folder 3
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Rebekah I.O.O.F., 1940-1950

  • Box 7, folder 5
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The Sertoman , 1950-1951

  • Box 5, folder 13
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Southeastern Greyhound Lines: 1945 Annual Report to the Stockholders , 1945

  • Box 5, folder 14
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Sportsman's Club, 1947

  • Box 5, folder 15
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Suburban Citizen's Committee, 1948

  • Box 6, folder 8
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Trots [Lexington] , 1948

  • Box 5, folder 16
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Veterans Administration training program , 1948

  • Box 5, folder 17
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Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1950-1951

  • Box 8, folder 1
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The Wayside Missonary , 1944, 1947-1948

  • Box 8, folder 2
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The Wayside Missionary photographs, undated

  • Box 8, folder 3
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The Wayside Pulpit , 1947

  • Box 8, folder 4
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