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Paducah, Kentucky records collection, 1817-1946
1866-1935 (bulk dates)
University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506
Organized into the following categories: Bible records; City Directories, Smith diary; Newspapers; Record of internments. Arrangement undetermined within each category.
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Paducah, Kentucky records collection, 1817-1946, 1866-1935 (bulk dates), 1F65M-598, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.
1 reel of microfilm.
Genealogist, collector, history teacher. Mrs. Neel was the first curator of the Alben Barkley Museum in Paducah, Ky.
These are microfilmed copies of Paducah, Kentucky records collected by Mrs. Courtland Neel. The materials include the handwritten record of internments for the Oak Grove Cemetery in Paducah for the years 1909 to 1935 (excepting most entries for 1928 and 1929, which are missing). There are also family Bibles and a diary kept in 1917-1920 by Ray Smith. Other materials include Paducah city directories (for 1866?, 1871-1872, and 1894- 1895) and a few issues of local newspapers, such as an edition announcing the armistice that ended World War I.