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Daviess County Distilling Company records, 1850-1964, 1850-1940 (bulk dates), 1850

Part of Daviess County Distilling Company records, 1850-1964, 1850-1940 (bulk dates)

kukm1f67m_621Guide to the Daviess County Distilling Company records, 1850-1964, 1850-1940 (bulk dates)Processed 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 Daviess County Distilling Company records, 1850-1964, 1850-1940 (bulk dates)Collection number: 1F67M-621Contact 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.Daviess County Distilling Company records, 1850-1964, 1850-1940 (bulk dates)1F67M-621Daviess County Distilling Company (Ky.)14 reels of microfilm (50 vols.)None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Medley, John, Medley Distilling Co, Owensboro, KY. Loan while microfilming, July, 1966 and June, 1967.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Daviess County Distilling Company records, 1850-1964, 1850-1940 (bulk dates), 1F67M-621, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.The company was established in 1873 and purchased in 1904 by George E. Medley and Dick Meschendorf. The operation continued in the Medley family until 1940, when the Fleischman Distilling Corporation bought the company.These are microfilmed records of the Daviess County Distilling Company and papers of the Medley family who owned the company for many years. The microfilm consists of fifty volumes kept by the Medley family, including letterbooks, account books, and scrapbooks containing correspondence and miscellaneous business papers. There are also volumes with whiskey recipes and labels, information about Owensboro distilleries and a sketch of the Medley family. There is also a scrapbook containing a 1936 copy of THE RECORD, the official newspaper of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Louisville, which was devoted to the 150th anniversary of Catholic settlement in Kentucky.Letters books (Reels 1-6); Papers (Reels 7-11); THE RECORD (reel 12); Financial records (Reels 13-14). Arranged chronologically under each organizational unit.Medley family.Medley, George E, fl. 1900's.Meschendorf, Dick, fl. 1900's.Catholic Church.--Archdiocese of Louisville.Daviess County Distilling Company.Catholic Church--Periodicals.Business records--Kentucky--Owensboro.Catholic Church--Kentucky.Distilleries--Kentucky.Whiskey--Kentucky.Owensboro (Ky.)--Industries.Daviess County--Industries.Account books.Recipes.ScrapbooksDaviess County Distilling Company records, 1850-1964, 1850-1940 (bulk dates)