Cahill family papers

Abstract

The Cahill family papers (dated 1895-1932; 0.23; 1 box) contain correspondence and business records relating to William James David Cahill, horse racing, his dairy, and his family.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Cahill family papers
Extent
0.23 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Dairy farming -- Kentucky.
Business records -- Kentucky.
Harness racing -- Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Ida Sell
Preferred Citation
66m32: [Identification of item], Cahill family papers, 1895-1932, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
William J. D. Cahill, an 1898 graduate of the State University, now the University of Kentucky, in mechanical engineering, operated a dairy in Fayette County, Ky. and was active in racing meets for trotting horses.
Scope and Content
The Cahill family papers (dated 1895-1932; 0.23; 1 box) contain correspondence and business records relating to William James David Cahill, horse racing, his dairy, and his family. They also contain bills, receipts, business letters and miscellaneous family items. A folder of business correspondence contains information on the 1914 election of alumni to the Board of Trustees of the University of Kentucky.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access 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 Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Business correspondence, 1896-1932

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Horse racing programs, advertisements, and correspondence, 1895-1927

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Dairy correspondence and advertisements, 1895-1927

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Personal, horse breeding and dairy receipts, 1895-1927

  • Box 1, folder 4
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