Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Inc. records, 1822-1949

Descriptive Summary

Title
Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Inc. records, 1822-1949
Creator
Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Inc. (Louisville, Ky,)
Extent
4 Reels of microfilm
Subjects
Pepper, Robert Perry, 1833-1893.
McGillcuddy, James, fl. 1820.
Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Inc.
R.P. Pepper Distilleries.
Liquors--Kentucky--Louisville.
Liquor industry--Kentucky.
Distilleries--Law and legislation--Kentucky.
Distilling industries--Kentucky--Louisville.
Distilleries--Kentucky--Louisville.
Business records--Kentucky--Louisville.
Whiskey--History--Kentucky.
Louisville (Ky.).
Daybooks.
Account books.
Histories
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
These letterbooks, an accounts journal and miscellaneous material relate to Kentucky distilleries and the production of whiskey. The letterbooks (1870-1874) are those of Robert Perry Pepper, the president of R. P. Pepper Distilleries and concern business and financial matters. An accounts ledger (1822-1823) kept by James McGillcuddy, documents the financial records of an early Kentucky distillery. Miscellaneous materials include numerous historical sketches of Kentucky distilleries, whiskey regulations, a lawsuit concerned with trademarks and proceedings to establish an exact meaning for the term "whiskey".

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Conditions Governing Access
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