Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company papers, 1903-1910

Descriptive Summary

Title
Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company papers, 1903-1910
Creator
Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company (KY)
Extent
1 volume, 250 pieces.
Subjects
Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company (Ky.)
Lexington Water Company (Ky.)
Lexington (Ky.)--Water-supply.
Clippings.
Scrapbooks.
Testimonies
Arrangement
Arrangement not apparent.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The city of Lexington, Ky. was involved in a lawsuit against the Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company in the early 1900's over a contract for the construction and maintenance of the city's water works. Samuel M. Wilson, who collected these papers, was on a supervisory board.
Scope and Content
This is a collection of papers relating to the suit between the city of Lexington, Ky. and the Lexington Hydraulic and Manufacturing Company. The collection includes two volumes of court transcripts from a 1909 trial which tested the contract's validity, correspondence, and pamphlets. There is also a scrapbook (60M11) with clippings concerning the 1909 trial.

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