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         76M17 
         
             
                 Strater Brothers Tobacco Company records, 1891-1920
                     76M17 
                 
                 Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey 
             
             
                 
                     
                 
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
                 
                     Special Collections 
                     Margaret I. King Building, North 
                     Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 
                     (859) 257-8611 
                     SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 
                 
                 2012 March 20 
             
         
         
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             Strater Brothers Tobacco Company records 
             76M17 
             
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
             
             
                 
             
             
                 2.48 Cubic feet 
                 7 boxes 
             
             1891-1920 
             Housed with multiple collections. 
             
                 Strater Brothers Tobacco Company. 
             
         
         
             Conditions Governing Access note 
             Collection is open to researchers by appointment. 
         
         
             Conditions Governing Use note 
             The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Preferred Citation note 
             76M17: [identification of item], Strater Brothers Tobacco Company records, 1891-1920, University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Biographical note 
             The Strater Brothers Tobacco Company of Louisville manufactured several popular brands of chewing and smoking tobacco. The Burley Tobacco Company purchased Strater Brothers in 1912. Following the purchase, the company became known as the Strater Brothers branch of the Burley Tobacco Company. 
         
         
             Related Archival Materials note 
             47M62, Burley Tobacco Company records, 1904-1923, University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Scope and Contents note 
             The Strater Brothers Tobacco Company records comprise correspondence, contracts, trademark certificates, insurance policies, tax returns, account books, check stubs, deposit slips, vouchers, and bank statements, relating to the company's operations as an independent entity and as a branch of the Burley Tobacco Company. The records reflect the company's relationships with suppliers and distributors; the Burley Tobacco Company; the United States government, the Kentucky state government, and the City of Louisville; and trade associations such as the Trade Mark Association of Plug Tobacco Manufacturers. The collection is organized into eight series: Assorted files, Burley Tobacco Co. files, Classified business files, Employment records, Financial records, Government files,Insurance files, and Trademark records.. 
         
         
             Arrangement note 
             Organized into series by filing structure: Assorted files, Burley Tobacco Co. files, Classified business files, Employment records, Financial records, Government files,Insurance files, and Trademark records. 
         
         
             American Can Company. 
             Banner Transfer Company. 
             Burley Tobacco Company. 
             H. L. Boatwright and Company. 
             J.B. Speed and Company. 
             J.W. Teasdale and Company. 
             Kentucky and Virginia Leaf Tobacco Company. 
             Trade Mark Association of Plug Tobacco Manufacturers. 
             Business records--Kentucky. 
             Louisville (Ky.)--History. 
             Tobacco industry--Kentucky. 
             Tobacco industry. 
         
         
             
                 
                     Assorted files 
                     I 
                     1915-1916 
                 
                 
                     Scope and Contents note 
                     The Assorted files series includes tobacco stamps, alcohol stamps, advertisements, and empty envelopes. Additionally, the series contains instructions and combinations for the Strater Brothers Tobacco Company's safes. 
                 
                 
                     
                         Tobacco advertisements 
                         7 
                         3 
                         undated 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Tobacco stamps 
                         7 
                         4 
                         1915-1916 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Alcohol stamps 
                         7 
                         5 
                         undated 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Empty envelopes 
                         7 
                         6 
                         undated 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Safe instructions and combinations 
                         7 
                         7 
                         undated 
                     
                 
             
             
                 
                     Burley Tobacco Co. files 
                     II 
                     1914-1919 
                 
                 
                     Scope and Contents note 
                     The Burley Tobacco Co. files series consists of correspondence and legal documents, which illuminate the business connections between the Burley Tobacco Co. and Strater Brothers Tobacco Co. 
                 
                 
                     
                         Correspondence 
                         3 
                         4 
                         1914-1919 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Bills and receipts 
                         3 
                         5 
                         1919 
                     
                 
             
             
                 
                     Classified business files 
                     III 
                     1906-1919 
                 
                 
                     Scope and Contents note 
                     The Classified business files series consists of business correspondence, bills, receipts, and contracts, which document the Strater Brothers' interactions with various companies. The series is arranged alphabetically by company. Some of the notable companies represented in the business files are: American Can Company, Banner Transfer Company, H. L. Boatwright and Company, Kentucky and Virginia Leaf Tobacco Company, J. B. Speed and Company, and J. W. Teasdale and Company. 
                 
                 
                     
                         A 
                         2 
                         1 
                         1907 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         B 
                         2 
                         2 
                         1913-1919 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         C 
                         2 
                         3 
                         1913-1919 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         D-E 
                         2 
                         4 
                         1913-1919 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         F 
                         2 
                         5 
                         1911-1919 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         G-H 
                         2 
                         6 
                         1911-1919 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         I-K 
                         2 
                         7 
                         1912-1919 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         L-P 
                         3 
                         1 
                         1906-1919 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         R-T 
                         3 
                         2 
                         1912-1919 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         U-Z 
                         3 
                         3 
                         1912-1918 
                     
                 
             
             
                 
                     Employment records 
                     IV 
                     1912-1914 
                 
                 
                     Scope and Contents note 
                     The Employment records series includes several employment contracts and lists of workers. 
                 
                 
                     
                         
                         4 
                         14 
                         1912, undated 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Employee contracts 
                         4 
                         15 
                         1912, 1914 
                     
                 
             
             
                 
                     Financial records 
                     V 
                     1906-1919 
                 
                 
                     Scope and Contents note 
                     The Financial records series forms the bulk of the collection and comprises account books, bank statements, check stubs, deposit slips, and vouchers. These records document the financial health of the company and include profit estimates, documentation of expenses, and ordering information. 
                 
                 
                     
                         General 
                         i 
                         1906-1919 
                     
                     
                         
                             Expense accounts 
                             4 
                             16 
                             1913-1919 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Ordering 
                             4 
                             17 
                             1906-1916 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Tobacco purchases 
                             4 
                             18 
                             1919 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Assets, profits, sales, and expenses 
                             4 
                             19 
                             1913-1919 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Daily shipping list showing pounds by brands and total shipments by months 
                             1 
                             4 
                             1907 January 1 - 1911 December 31 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Financial calculations 
                             7 
                             2 
                             undated 
                         
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Account books 
                         ii 
                         1912-1918 
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             4 
                             20 
                             1912 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             5 
                             1 
                             1916 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             5 
                             2 
                             1916-1918 
                         
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Bank statements 
                         iii 
                         1916-1919 
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             5 
                             3 
                             1916 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             5 
                             4-5 
                             1917 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             5 
                             6-7 
                             1918 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             5 
                             8 
                             1919 
                         
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Check stubs 
                         iv 
                         1911-1916 
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             6 
                             1 
                             1911 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             6 
                             2 
                             1916 
                         
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Deposit slips 
                         v 
                         1918-1919 
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             6 
                             3 
                             1918 - 1919 March 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             6 
                             4 
                             April 1919 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             6 
                             5 
                             May 1919 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             6 
                             6 
                             June 1919 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             6 
                             7 
                             July 1919 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             6 
                             8 
                             August 1919 
                         
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Vouchers 
                         vi 
                         1917-1919 
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             6 
                             9-10 
                             1917 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             6 
                             11-12 
                             1918 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             
                             7 
                             1 
                             1919 
                         
                     
                 
             
             
                 
                     Government files 
                     VI 
                     1904-1920 
                 
                 
                     Scope and Contents note 
                     The Government files series consists of tax documents and inventories indicating the extent of government involvement in the tobacco industry during the early 20th century. 
                 
                 
                     
                         Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce 
                         i 
                         4 
                         3 
                         1912-1919 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         United States Internal Revenue Service 
                         ii 
                         1911-1920 
                     
                     
                         
                             Correspondence 
                             4 
                             4 
                             1915-1916 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Tobacco manufacturer's monthly return 
                             4 
                             5 
                             1918-1919 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Return and inventory 
                             4 
                             6 
                             1917-1919 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Tobacco manufacturer's bond 
                             4 
                             7 
                             1911-1919 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Record of leaf tobacco purchased 
                             4 
                             8 
                             1919 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Certificates of registry 
                             4 
                             9 
                             1913-1920 
                         
                     
                     
                         
                             Blank forms 
                             4 
                             10 
                             undated 
                         
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         United States Department of Labor 
                         iii 
                         4 
                         11 
                         1916-1919 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         State of Kentucky agencies 
                         iv 
                         4 
                         12 
                         1915-1916 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         City of Louisville 
                         v 
                         4 
                         13 
                         1904-1919 
                     
                 
             
             
                 
                     Insurance files 
                     VII 
                     1910-1919 
                 
                 
                     Scope and Contents note 
                     The Insurance files series contains the Strater Brothers Tobacco Company's insurance policies and correspondence. 
                 
                 
                     
                         
                         4 
                         1 
                         1910-1913 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         Insurance record 
                         4 
                         2 
                         1919 
                     
                 
             
             
                 
                     Trademark records 
                     VIII 
                     1891-1913 
                 
                 
                     Scope and Contents note 
                     The Trademark records series includes correspondence and certificates. The series illustrates the relationship between independent tobacco companies and trade associations such as the Trade Mark Association of Plug Tobacco Manufacturers. 
                 
                 
                     
                         
                         3 
                         6 
                         1891-1893 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         
                         3 
                         7 
                         1893-1896 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         
                         3 
                         8 
                         1897-1898 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         
                         3 
                         9 
                         1900-1912 
                     
                 
                 
                     
                         
                         3 
                         10 
                         1913