Lexington Board of Park Commissioners and Civic League minutes, 1922-1956

Descriptive Summary

Title
Lexington Board of Park Commissioners and Civic League minutes, 1922-1956
Creator
Lexington (Ky.). Board of Park Commissioners.
Extent
1 reel of microfilm (60 ft.)
Subjects
Johnston, Margaret Preston, 1885-1964.
Lexington (Ky.).--Board of Park Commissioners.
Lexington Civic League (Ky.)
Public records--Kentucky--Lexington.
Parks--Kentucky--Lexington.
Minutes
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Parks in Lexington were first under the direction of the Lexington Civic League. In 1944, the Board of Park Commissioners was established to oversee parks and playgrounds in the city.
Scope and Content
These are the microfilmed minutes of the Lexington Civic League and the Lexington Board of Park Commissioners, two organizations that were concerned with parks in the city. There are also copies of a few letters sent to each organization. The Civic League's minutes were kept by their secretary, Mrs. Margaret Preston Johnston.

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