Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company papers
University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506
Arrangement not apparent.
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company papers, 1903-1910, 1M51W53, AAM8081LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.
1 volume, 250 pieces.
The city of Lexington, Ky. was involved in a lawsuit against the Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company in the early 1900's over a contract for the construction and maintenance of the city's water works. Samuel M. Wilson, who collected these papers, was on a supervisory board.
This is a collection of papers relating to the suit between the city of Lexington, Ky. and the Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company. The collection includes two volumes of court transcripts from a 1909 trial which tested the contract's validity, correspondence, and pamphlets. There is also a scrapbook (60M11) with clippings concerning the 1909 trial.