Lewis Allawhyn Walter Papers,1887-1940

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Lewis Allawhyn Walter Papers,1887-1940
Walter, Lewis Allawhyn, 1868-1951
1.66 cubic ft.
Art objects-- Collectors and collecting-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Beargrass Railway Co. (Louisville, Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875.
Cemeteries-- Indiana-- Salem-- History-- Sources.
Cemeteries-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818-- Societies, etc.
Filson Club-- History-- Sources.
George Rogers Clark Memorial Association-- History-- Sources.
Kentucky Historical Society-- History-- Sources.
Louisville (Ky.)-- History.
Louisville Railway Co. (Louisville, Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
Louisville Transit Co. (Louisville, Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
Pirtle, Alfred, b. 1837.
Porter, James D., 1811-1859.
Wilder, James Bennett, d. ca. 1889.
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The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Louisville real estate developer, antiquarian collector, and president of the George Rogers Clark Memorial Association. Papers include correspondence, 1889-1940, concerning his activities as a member of the Filson Club and the Kentucky Historical Society, and a collector of books; plans for a memorial in honor of George Rogers Clark; portrait of Louisville's town crier, Willis Levi; letter press copy books, 1887-1897; historical and biographical articles; poetry; travel descriptions; and newspaper clippings. Card index in repository