Harry O. Wyse memoir

Abstract

The Harry O. Wyse memoir (dated 1993; 0.02 cubic feet; 1 folder) comprises a typewritten memoir that documents Wyse's early life in Canada as well as his later career as a contractor and engineer in Lexington, Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Harry O. Wyse memoir
Extent
0.02 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Bridges -- Kentucky
Engineers -- Kentucky.
Memoirs.
Transportation -- Kentucky
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2013ms0452: [identification of item], Harry O. Wyse memoir, 1993, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Harry O. Wyse (1899-2001) was an engineer and contractor in Lexington, Kentucky. Wyse was involved in building many bridges and other infrastructure in Kentucky as well as neighboring states. Additionally, he built Stoll Field at the University of Kentucky and developed the Westmoreland Subdivision in Lexington, Ky. He was born in New Castle, New Brunswick, Canada. He married Esther Roberta Windsor (1900-1989); they had one child, Margaret Wyse.
Scope and Content
The Harry O. Wyse memoir (dated 1993; 0.02 cubic feet; 1 folder) comprises a typewritten memoir that documents Wyse's early life in Canada as well as his later career as a contractor and engineer in Lexington, Kentucky. The memoir mentions multiple bridges and other infrastructure projects he built throughout Kentucky. Additionally, it talks about his development of the Westmoreland Subdivision in Lexington as well as the construction of Stoll Field at 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

Harry O. Wyse: Outstanding Kentucky Engineer, Bridge Builder, Civic Leader, Church Activist, and a Successful Family Man , 1993

  • Box MS-26, folder 1
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