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Ripy family papers, 1888-1963, 1920-1963 (bulk dates), 1920

Part of Ripy family papers, 1888-1963, 1920-1963 (bulk dates)

kukm1f66m_725Guide to the Ripy family papers, 1888-1963, 1920-1963 (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 Ripy family papers, 1888-1963, 1920-1963 (bulk dates)Collection number: 1F66M-725Contact 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.Ripy family papers, 1888-1963, 1920-1963 (bulk dates)1F66M-725Ripy family.1 reel of microfilm.None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Ripy, Ernest W. Jr. Loan while microfilming, February, 1966.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Ripy family papers, 1888-1963, 1920-1963 (bulk dates), 1F66M-725, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.The Ripy family has owned several distilleries in Anderson County since 1868, at one time operating the largest sour mash distillery in the world at Tyron, Kentucky (near Lawrenceburg). The family eventually sold their interests to J.T.S. Brown's Sons Company. Ernest Ripy, Jr. remained with the plant, in order to run the Tyron distillery.These are microfilmed copies of Ripy family papers. The papers contain a biographical sketch of Thomas B. Ripy, information on the procedure used to make whiskey, tariff rates used for distilleries in various Kentucky counties, an Internal Revenue Service map of Kentucky and Tennessee, and a scrapbook of news clippings and published poems. The scrapbook, which was compiled by Robert Eugene Johnson, consists of telegrams and clippings concerning social events in Anderson County, and dealings of the Lawrenceburg National Bank, of which some of the family members were officers. Some of the clippings are from the Louisville COURIER-JOURNAL and from THE ANDERSON NEWS.Organized: ANDERSON NEWS articles and letters on Thomas B. Ripy; KENTUCKY WHISKEY TARIFF; Map; Scrapbook. The scrapbook is arranged chronologically.Ripy family.Lawrenceburg National Bank (Ky.)Anderson news (Ky.)Distilling industries--Kentucky--Anderson County.Manufactures.Anderson County (Ky.)--Industries.Anderson County (Ky.)--Genealogy.Maps.Poems.Scrapbooks.TelegramsRipy family papers, 1888-1963, 1920-1963 (bulk dates)