City Salesmen’s Club Records, 1930-2000

Held by The Filson Historical Society

Creator: City Salesmen’s Club

Title: Records, 1930-2000.

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Curator of Special Collections.

Size of Collection: 5 cubic feet

Location Number: Mss./BB/C581

Scope and Content Note

Collection includes correspondence, newsletters, photographs, membership records, financial records, banquet programs, meeting minutes, and memorabilia.  The correspondence discusses the planning of events and day to day operations of the organization.  Also included are club newsletters which feature the activities and accomplishments of the group.  Membership records list executive committees and regular members.  The City Salesmen’s Club was founded in 1930 by H. T. “Ray” Castello in an effort to improve the sales profession in Louisville.  

Historical Note

The City Salesmen’s Club was founded in 1930 by H.T. “Ray” Castello.  Castello wanted to improve the sales profession, and he envisioned an organization that would gather once a week to discuss ideas leading to better salesmanship.  Castello intended for the individual salesman to benefit from the club, not his firm. The membership of the organization would consist of one individual from each industry and no more than two members could be on the payroll of the same company.

Folder List

Folder 1: Club Papers, 1930-1962

Folder 2: Club Papers, 1930-1939

Folder 3: Club Papers, 1940-1949

Folder 4: Club Papers, 1950-1952

Folder 5: Club Papers, 1953-1955

Folder 6: Club Papers, 1956-1959

Folder 7: Club Papers, 1960-1965

Folder 8: Club Papers, 1966-1975

Folder 9: Club Papers, 1976-1983

Folder 10: Club Newsletters, 1983-1985

Folder 11: Club Newsletters, 1986-1987

Folder 12: Club Newsletters, 1987-1989

Folder 13: Club Papers, 1990-1991

Folder 14: Club By-Laws, 1975-1976

Folder 15: Club By-Laws, 1978-1979

Folder 16: President Jim Morris, 1991-1992

Folder 17: President Curtiss Smith, 1992-1993

Folder 18: President Charles Senn, 1993-1994

Folder 19: President J. B. Lesher, 1994-1995

Folder 20: President Kevin Roppel, 1995-1996

Folder 21: President Kevin Roppel, 1995-1996

Folder 22: President Jamie Lott, 1996-1997

Folder 23: President Jim Klein, 1997-1998

Folder 24: President Greg Pence, 1998-1999

Folder 25: President David Cooper, 1999-2000

Folder 26: Club Meeting Minutes, 1994-1995

Folder 27: Club Meeting Minutes, 1994-1995

Folder 28: Club Meeting Minutes, 1999-2000

Folder 29: Correspondence, 1931-1978

Folder 30: Club Miscellaneous Papers

Folder 31: Club Miscellaneous Papers

Folder 32: Club Inaugural Ball Programs

Folder 33: Club Newsletters, 1983

Folder 34: Club Newsletters, 1985

Folder 35: Club Newsletters, 1986

Folder 36: Club Newsletters, 1987

Folder 37: Club Newsletters, 1988

Folder 38: Club Newsletters, 1989

Folder 39: Club Newsletters, 1990

Folder 40: Club Newsletters, 1991

Folder 41: Club Newsletters, 1992

Folder 42: Club Newsletters, 1993

Folder 43: Club Newsletters, 1994

Folder 44: Club Miscellaneous Paper

Subject Headings

Business enterprises – Kentucky – Louisville

Castello, Horatio T., 1887-1956

City Salesmen’s Club

Commercial associations – Kentucky – Louisville

Depressions – 1929 – Kentucky

Orphanages – Kentucky – Louisville

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