William E. Spier letters

Descriptive Summary

Title
William E. Spier letters
Creator
Spier, William E., d. 1901
Extent
0.23 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Correspondence.
Horse breeders--Kentucky.
Horse Industry
Horse industry--Kentucky
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
1997ms177: [identification of item], William E. Spier letters, 1888-1900, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
William E. Spier (d. 1901) was a standardbred horse breeder and the owner of Suburban Stock Farm in Glens Falls, New York. Additionally, Spier was the Treasurer of the International Paper company located at 30 Broad Street in New York City.
Scope and Content
The William E. Spier letters include sale and breeding records, race nominations, and correspondence sent to Spier from Kentucky horsemen. Much of the correspondence came from B. J. Treacy of the Ashland Park Stock Farm, R.S. Strader, John E. Madden, S. W. Wheelock, Ed. A. Tipton, D. T. Baxter, P. P. Johnson, Mike Bowerman, Henry Clay McDowell, W. H. Dickinson, Frank Kenney, and W.W. Estill.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

, 1888, 1890

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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, 1891

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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, 1892-1899

  • Box 1, Folder 3
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, 1900

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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