Paducah City Council minutes

Abstract

The Paducah City Council minutes (dated 1833-1900; 0.1 cubic feet; 7 reels) consist of the microfilmed meeting minutes of the Paducah City Council.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Paducah City Council minutes
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Minutes.
Municipal government -- Kentucky -- Paducah -- Records and correspondence.
Arrangement
Chronological arrangement.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
M-751: [identification of item], Paducah City Council minutes, 1833-1900, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Paducah was founded in 1827 by explorer William Clark and was first governed by a Board of Trustees. In 1856 it was elevated to the status of a third-class city and the next year a City Council was formed to take the place of the Board.
Scope and Content
The Paducah City Council minutes (dated 1833-1900; 0.1 cubic feet; 7 reels) consist of the microfilmed meeting minutes of the Paducah City Council. The minutes begin during the era when Paducah was governed by a Board of Trustees. They record the Board and City Council's transactions of city business. The first book of minutes is not present in the collection.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Paducah, Kentucky, City Council minutes, books 2-4, 1833 June 17-1856 March 4

Paducah, Kentucky, City Council minutes, books 5-6, 1856 March 8-1870 November 14

Paducah, Kentucky, City Council index and minutes, book 7, 1870 June 6-1878 January 8

  • Reel 3
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Paducah, Kentucky, City Council index and minutes, book 8, 1878 January 14-1886 May 10

  • Reel 4
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Paducah, Kentucky, City Council index and minutes, book 9, 1886 May 24-1891 November 2

  • Reel 5
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Paducah, Kentucky, City Council index and minutes, book 10, 1891 November 16-1896 December 7

  • Reel 6
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Paducah, Kentucky, City Council index and minutes, book 11, 1896 December 21-1900 December 26

  • Reel 7
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