Hite (Allen Rose) (1865-1941) papers, 1929-1946

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hite (Allen Rose) (1865-1941) papers, 1929-1946
Creator
Hite, Allen Rose, 1865-1941
Extent
0.5 linear ft.
Subjects
Art and Architecture
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Louisville

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection of material relating to businessman and civic leader Allen Rose Hite and his wife Marcia Shallcross Warren Hite (1876-1946) includes biographies referring to the Hite, Rose, Lewis, Shallcross, and Warren families, and descriptive material on the Jacob Lewis pottery in Louisville and steamboats. Additional material includes the will of Allen Rose Hite and an appreciation written by Barry Bingham concerning Hite's bequest to the University of Louisville fine arts department, with a foreword by University of Louisville President Raymond A. Kent. The collection also documents activities of Marcia Shallcross Hite as an artist, including letters, lists of her paintings, and exhibition catalogs.