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Kentucky Department of Economic Development records, 1960

Part of Kentucky Department of Economic Development records

60m179 Kentucky Department of Economic Development records, 1960 60m179 Finding aid prepared by Greg Seltzer University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2011 April 19 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-07-15T13:18-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Kentucky Department of Economic Development records 60m179 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.5 Cubic feet 1 box 1960 The Kentucky Department of Economic Development records contain programs, brochures, and advertisements relating to the promotion of economic and industrial development in Kentucky in 1960. Housed with multiple collections. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Scope and Contents note The Kentucky Department of Economic Development records contain programs, brochures, and advertisements relating to the economic and industrial development in Kentucky in 1960. The material in the Kentucky industrial economic advertisements was part of a nationwide promotion campaign. Topics for the advertisements include Kentucky as an industrial distribution center, the state's water, coal, and natural gas resources, and various growing industries in Kentucky. Preferred Citation note 60m179 : [identification of item], Kentucky Department of Economic Development records, 1960, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Arrangement note The collection is arranged by material type. Historical note The Business Development Corporation of Kentucky held a charter meeting in September 1960. The board of directors for the Kentucky Spindletop Research Center and Park, dedicated to industrial research, held the group's initial meeting in July 1960. The Research Center was in a partnership with the University of Kentucky, the state government, and private industry. The facilities were located at Spindletop Farm in north Lexington, Kentucky. The University of Kentucky had acquired Spindletop Farm and the accompanying mansion from Mrs. Miles F. Yount in 1959. Business Development Corporation of Kentucky. Kentucky Spindletop Research Center and Park. Kentucky--Economic conditions--20th century. Kentucky--Economic policy. Kentucky--History. Kentucky--Industries. Business Development Corporation of Kentucky program 1 1 1960 Kentucky Spindletop Research Center and Park brochure 1 2 1960 Kentucky industrial and economic advertisements 1 3 1960 Kentucky Department of Economic Development records