10.62 Cubic feet 40 boxes These are the personal and business papers of the Hillenmeyer family and their nursery business, Hillenmeyer Nurseries. The Hillenmeyers are one of Kentucky's biggest and oldest horticultural families, dating back to the family's arrival in the United States in the 1835, and settlement in Lexington, Kentucky in 1844. Their materials span five generations of nurserymen, and include business and personal correspondence, bills and receipts, catalogs, advertisements, legal papers, memorabilia, and photographs.
University of Kentucky
Advertising., Agricultural laborers--Photographs., Agricultural laws and legislation., Agricultural machinery and implements--United States--Photographs., Agriculture--Europe., Agriculture--Kentucky--Lexington., Agriculturists--Kentucky., Associations, institutions, etc.--United States, Bills of sale., Business names--Kentucky--Lexington., Business records--Kentucky--Fayette County., Business records--Kentucky--Lexington., Businessmen--Correspondence., Businessmen--Kentucky., Catalogs., Catholic Church--United States--History., City planning--Kentucky--Lexington., College students--Kentucky--Lexington, Deeds--Kentucky., Families--History--19th century., Families--Kentucky--History--19th century., Families--Photographs., Family archives--Kentucky--Lexington., Family farms, Farm management--Kentucky--Records and correspondence., Farm produce, Farms--Kentucky., Farms--Photographs., Historic farms--Kentucky., Horticulture--Kentucky--Lexington., Immigrants, Labor disputes--Kentucky., Labor unions--Kentucky--Records and correspondence., Labor unions--Organizing, Meteorology, Agricultural--Kentucky., Pamphlets., Photographs, Agricultural--United States, Plants--Catalogs., Retail trade--Kentucky--Lexington., Universities and colleges--Kentucky--Lexington, Video tapes., World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.
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