Louisville deaths records

Abstract

The Louisville death records (dated 1866-1907; 0.5 cubic feet; 15 reels) comprise microfilmed indices and volumes of death certificates and documents for the city of Louisville during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Louisville deaths records
Date
1866-1907 (inclusive)
Extent
0.5 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Death
Indexes
Local government.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Ida Lucille Sell Mangum
Preferred Citation
M-348 : [identification of item], Louisville Death records, 1866-1907, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The city of Louisville officials created and maintained death certificates and documents for persons who died in Jefferson County. Birth and death records became mandatory in the State of Kentucky in 1910 and officially enacted in 1911.
Scope and Content
The Louisville death records (dated 1866-1907; 0.5 cubic feet; 15 reels) comprise microfilmed indices and volumes of death certificates and documents for the city of Louisville during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Restrictions on Access and Use

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

Index to books 1-7, Volume 1, 1866-1891

  • Reel 1
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Index to books 1-7, Volume 2, 1866-1891

  • Reel 2
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Index to books 8-9, 1891-1898

  • Reel 3
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Index to books 10-11, Volumes A and B, 1898-1900

  • Reel 4
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Index to books 12-13, 1900-1907

  • Reel 5
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Index to books 14-15, 1907-1910

  • Reel 6
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Volumes 1-3, 1866-1873

  • Reel 7
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Volume 4, 1873-1879

  • Reel 8
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Volume 5, 1879-1883

  • Reel 9
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Volume 6, 1884-1887

  • Reel 10
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Volume 7, 1887-1891

  • Reel 11
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Volume 8, 1891-1894

  • Reel 12
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Volume 9, 1895-1897

  • Reel 13
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Volume 10-11, 1897-1902

  • Reel 14
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Volume 12-13, 1902-1907

  • Reel 15
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