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Burrell H. Thurman papers, 1836-1895, 1836

Part of Burrell H. Thurman papers, 1836-1895

kukm1f60m_312Guide to the Burrell H. Thurman papers, 1836-1895Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Burrell H. Thurman papers, 1836-1895Collection number: 1F60M-312Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Burrell H. Thurman papers, 1836-18951F60M-312Thurman, Burrell H., 1809-1895. 2 reels.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Farnsley, Charles P., Louisville, Ky. Loan while microfilming 1960.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Burrell H. Thurman papers 1836-1895, 1F60M-312, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Businessman, manufacturer. Burrell Thurman, a Washington County, Ky. native moved to Louisville with his family while still in his youth. In 1839 Thurman established a lumber business in Louisville which he operated until 1870. Following the sale of his lumber business, he accepted the presidency of the Louisville Chair and Furniture Manufacturing Company and later bought into the business.This collection includes the business papers of Louisville businessman Burrell H. Thurman. The materials consist of correspondence, business records and printed documents such as pamphlets and broadsides. Most of the correspondence is business related, although letters from relatives and friends are included. The financial records include bills, receipts and account ledgers mainly from Thurman's lumberyard. There is also some material related to the Louisville Chair and Furniture Manufacturing Company. Printed matter includes a book entitled THE CHART OF LIFE by J. Henry, (New York, 1857), and three pamphlets: LOUISVILLE HOUSE CARPENTER'S BOOK OF PRICES (1849), INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD-FELLOWS, Louisville, Azur Lodge no. 25, constitution and bylaws (1846), and the constitution and bylaws of the TEMPLARS OF HONOR AND TEMPERENCE of Louisville (1850).Arranged chronologically.Thurman, Burrell H, 1809-1895.Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Louisville, Ky.Louisville Chair and Furniture Manufacturing Company (Ky.)Templars of Honor and Temperance (Louisville, Ky.)Lumber trade--Kentucky.Temperance--Kentucky--Louisville.Businessmen.Louisville (Ky.)--Friendly societies.Kentucky--Lumber trade.Account books.Broadsides.Burrell H. Thurman papers, 1836-1895