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Paducah City Council minutes, 1833-1900

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Title

Paducah City Council minutes

Date

1833-1900

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Chronological arrangement.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Paducah City Council minutes, 1833-1900, 1F70M-751, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

7 reels of microfilm (15 volumes).

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

These are microfilmed minutes of the Paducah City Council. The records 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.

Subjects

  • Paducah (Ky.).--City Council.
  • Paducah (Ky.).--Board of Trustees.
  • Municipal government--Records and correspondence--Kentucky--Paducah.
  • Minutes

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