A. L. Isham letters

Abstract

The A. L. Isham letters (dated 1938-1939; 0.15 cubic feet; 2 folders) comprise letters from Supreme Court Justice Stanley Forman Reed to A.L. Isham regarding the management of Reed's farms in Minerva, Kentucky. Some letters include contracts, financial statements, government notices, and newspaper clippings. Reed's letters to Isham focus on the immediate needs of his farms in order to maximize profitability, and advise Isham on how to deal with the Mullikin and Gudgell families, employees hired by Reed to work his land.

Descriptive Summary

Title
A. L. Isham letters
Creator
Isham, A. L.
Extent
0.15 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Letters.
Farm management -- Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Jesse Nau
Preferred Citation
2010ms052: [identification of item], A.L. Isham letters, 1938-1939, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The A. L. Isham letters (dated 1938-1939; 0.15 cubic feet; 2 folders) comprise letters from Supreme Court Justice Stanley Forman Reed to A.L. Isham regarding the management of Reed's farms in Minerva, Kentucky. Some letters include contracts, financial statements, government notices, and newspaper clippings. Reed's letters to Isham focus on the immediate needs of his farms in order to maximize profitability, and advise Isham on how to deal with the Mullikin and Gudgell families, employees hired by Reed to work his land.

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

Stanley Reed letters to A. L. Isham, 1938

  • Box MS-46, folder 1
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Stanley Reed letters to A. L. Isham, 1939

  • Box MS-46, folder 2
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