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Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company papers, 1903-1910

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Title

Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company papers

Date

1903-1910

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Arrangement not apparent.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company papers, 1903-1910, 1M51W53, AAM8081LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 volume, 250 pieces.

Biography/History

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.

Scope and Content

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.

Subjects

  • Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company (Ky.)
  • Lexington Water Company (Ky.)
  • Lexington (Ky.)--Water-supply.
  • Clippings.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Testimonies