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Grant Township Treasurer's records

Call Number: RH MS D286


Records of the Treasurer of Grant Township, Douglas County, Kansas. Ledgers kept by the Treasurer show receipts and disbursements for the periods November 1907 through 1941 and 1949 through 1957. Additional records of the Treasurer for the period 1907 to 1957 include correspondence, invoices, and receipts; township bank account books, news clippings of published Treasurer's reports, and a 1933 township officers' guide.


  • 1907 - 1957


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

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


.75 Linear Feet (6 volumes + 10 folders) : ledgers, correspondence, invoices, receipts, clippings, handbooks

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Scope and Contents

These records of the Treasurer of Grant Township, Douglas County, Kansas document the township's receipts and disbursements in six ledgers, located at RH MS D286. Records for the period November 1907 through 1941 appear in ledgers one through five. The sixth ledger contains records for 1949 through 1957.

Folders at RH MS 784 contain additional records of the Treasurer, including a published township officers' guide for 1933; township bank account books, news clippings of published reports of the Treasurer, and correspondence, invoices and receipts related primarily to county roads and fire protection. Also at RH MS 784 are several items found laid in the collection's bound ledgers. Folder labels identify the respective parent ledgers from which their contents were separated. All folder content is chronological.

Physical Location

RH MS D286

Physical Location

RH MS 784

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Emil Heck, Jr, 1984; Bessie Leonhard, 1990

Processing Information

Previously shelved at: RH MS D286

Guide to the Grant Township Collection
Grant Township Treasurer's records
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2006; revised by, cl 2010; Finding aid encoded by mh, 2006
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Preferred citation
Grant Township Treasurer's records, Kansas Collection, RH MS D286, 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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