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Louisville Parks and Recreation Department Records,1890-1956

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Louisville Parks and Recreation Department Records




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Louisville Parks and Recreation Department Records, 1890-1956, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


4 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

Records consisting of twenty-one volumes of minute books, 1890-1942; letter press books, 1894-1897; Municipal Boat Harbor receipt books, 1942-1956; and L. H. Weir's Feb. 1916 report upon park properties, their development, and their uses; and four card file drawers containing an index to the Board of Park Commissioner's minute books and other park material. Also included are plans of numerous Louisville parks, including those designed by the landscape design firm Olmsted Brothers


  • Parks-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Board of Park Commissioners of the City of Louisville.

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