Jim Newberry papers

Descriptive Summary

Title
Jim Newberry papers
Date
2006-2010, undated (inclusive)
Creator
Newberry, Jim
Extent
2.79 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- Kentucky.
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Mayors.
Mayors -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Andrew McGraw
Preferred Citation
2010ms051: [identification of item], Jim Newberry papers, 2006-2010, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Jim Newberry (1956-) was elected Mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, on November 7, 2006. was sworn into office on December 31, 2006. He defeated incumbent Mayor Teresa Isaac by the largest vote margin in the history of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County government. Additionally, the election was also the first time in Lexington-Fayette history that a challenger had defeated a sitting Mayor. Newberry was sworn into office on December 31, 2006. After taking office as Mayor, he pursued an agenda, which included urban development and environmental initiatives. Newberry was defeated in the 2010 mayoral election by Vice-Mayor Jim Gray.
Scope and Content
The Jim Newberry speeches (dated 2006-2010, undated; 2.79 cubic feet; 9 boxes) consists of the speeches, Transition Team reports, and other records of former Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry. Speech topics include the University of Kentucky, building dedications, award banquets, news conferences, and the arts. Transition Team reports consist of reports on various departments within the city of Lexington. Records cover correspondence with various government agencies and authorities and weekly agendas for Jim Newberry during his tenure as mayor.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Speeches, 2006-2010, undated

2006-2007

  • Box 1
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2008 January-July

  • Box 2
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2008 August-2009 January

  • Box 3
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2009 February-August

  • Box 4
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2009 September-2010 March

  • Box 5
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2010 April-August

  • Box 6
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2010 September-November, undated

  • Box 7
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Transition Team, 2006 December

Departments of Finance and Administrative Services Transition Team Report, 2006 December

  • Box 8, folder 1-2
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Department of Law Transition Team Report, 2006 December

  • Box 8, folder 3
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General Services Transition Team Report, 2006 December

  • Box 8, folder 4
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Public Safety Transition Team Report, 2006 December

  • Box 8, folder 5
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Public Works Transition Team Report, 2006 December

  • Box 8, folder 6-7
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Social Services Transition Team Report, 2006 December

  • Box 8, folder 8
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General records, 2006-2010, undated

Audit and correspondence of LexTran, 2009-2010

  • Box 8, folder 9
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Bluegrass Airport runway 9-27 ribbon cutting, 2010 August 4

  • Box 8, folder 10
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Bluegrass Area Development District correspondence, 2009

  • Box 8, folder 11
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Carnegie Center correspondence, 2009

  • Box 8, folder 12
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CD labelled "SWOC" from Mike Webb to "Mayor", undated

  • Box 8, folder 13
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Community Action Council correspondence, 2009

  • Box 8, folder 14
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Correspondence concerning the Airport Board, 2008-2009

  • Box 9, folder 1
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Department of Environmental Quality work plan, 2011

  • Box 9, folder 2
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Destination 2040: Choosing Lexington's Future - Final Report, 2009

  • Box 9, folder 3-4
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Kentucky League of Cities, 2009

  • Box 9, folder 5
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Lexington Center correspondence and board of directors meeting, 2009

  • Box 9, folder 6
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Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau correspondence, 2009

  • Box 9, folder 7
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Lexington Downtown Development Authority correspondence, 2009

  • Box 9, folder 8
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Lexington Public Library, 2009

  • Box 9, folder 9
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Lexington-Fayette County Health Department correspondence, 2009

  • Box 9, folder 10
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Lexington-Fayette County Parking Authority, 2009

  • Box 9, folder 11
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Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Work Plan with notes, 2010

  • Box 9, folder 12
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Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Work Plan, 2010

  • Box 9, folder 13
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Lexington-Fayette Urban County Housing Authority, 2009

  • Box 9, folder 14
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Lunch presentation - Major LFUCG accomplishments/plans, 2009

  • Box 9, folder 15
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Plans for Jim Newberry's mayoral tenure, 2006

  • Box 9, folder 16
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Senior Leadership Team Agendas, 2007-2010

  • Box 9, folder 17
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Weekly calendars for Mayor Jim Newberry, 2007-2010

  • Box 9, folder 18
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