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Morris County and Osage County commissioners' journals

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 873

Overview

This collection contains eight volumes of typed transcriptions of proceedings from meetings of county commissioners of Morris County, Kansas and Osage County, Kansas, held during the period 1859 to 1906. The transcriptions were produced through the U.S. Work Projects Administration's Historical Records Survey.

Dates

  • 1859 - 1906

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Scope and Contents

This collection, from the library of James C. Malin, contains eight volumes of typed transcriptions of proceedings from meetings of county commissioners of Morris County, Kansas and Osage County, Kansas, which were held from 1859 to 1906. The transcribed minutes of Morris County commissioners' meetings are contained in six volumes, and date from 1859 to 1906. The transcribed minutes for Osage County, which appear in two volumes, date from 1868 to 1882. The transcriptions were produced through the U.S. Work Projects Administration's Historical Records Survey. Also included is an offprint of Kansas House Bill No. 47 from the 1935 Session: an act providing for the reduction of local property taxes for the support of schools.

Physical Location

RH MS 873

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Jane Malin, 1990

Related Materials

Morris County (Kan.). Board of County Commissioners, Morris County commissioner's journal, RH D248, Kansas Collection, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries.

Title
Guide to Morris County and Osage County Commissioners' Journals
Subtitle
Morris County and Osage County commissioners' journals
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2007; Finding aid encoded by mh, 2007
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/7849829394
Preferred citation
Historical Records Survey (U.S.), Morris County and Osage County commissioners' journals, Kansas Collection, RH MS 873, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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