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Andrew J. Oots Cooper Shop records, 1880-1926,1880-1910 (bulk dates)

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Andrew J. Oots Cooper Shop records, 1880-1926


1880-1910 (bulk dates)


University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506


Arrangement by type of book, thereunder chronological or alphabetical.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Andrew J. Oots Cooper Shop records 1880-1926, 1880-1910 (bulk dates), 1FM-49, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.


1 reel of microfilm (partial).


The Oots family operated a cooperage company which manufactured barrels, casks and kegs.

Scope and Content

Materials consist of account books from the Andrew J. Oots Cooper Shop, sometimes referred to as the Oots Cooperage Firm of Lexington, Kentucky. Receipt books list the names of buyers, along with the date, type and cost of purchase. Other materials include expense accounts which note such items as the wages paid to workers. In addition, there are address books containing names of clients, most of whom are companies. A few miscellaneous receipts are placed within the pages of these books.


  • Wells, Pearl Mrs.
  • Andrew J. Oots Cooper Shop (Lexington, Ky.)
  • Coopers and cooperage--Kentucky--Lexington.
  • Small business--History--Kentucky--Lexington.
  • Business records--Kentucky--Lexington.
  • Lexington (Ky.)--History.
  • Account books.
  • Address books.
  • Receipts

User Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.