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George W. Herbert Papers,1854-1871

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Title

George W. Herbert Papers

Date

1854-1871

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], George W. Herbert Papers, 1854-1871, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

0.33 cubic ft.

Scope and Content

Louisville councilman. Papers mainly relating to Herbert's work as a member of the Louisville City Council and as chairman of its finance committee, especially concerning his report to the City Charter Convention in 1869; and the failure of the Mechanics' Bank of Louisville due to a robbery

Subjects

  • Bounties, Military-- Kentucky-- Lexington-- History-- Sources.
  • Buell, Don Carlos, 1818-1898.
  • City councils-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Farmers and Drovers Bank (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Ferries-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Finance-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • German Americans-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • House of Refuge (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
  • Louisville and Jeffersonville Ferry Co.
  • Louisville Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Louisville Gas Co. (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Louisville (Ky.)-- Charters.
  • Louisville (Ky.)-- Economic conditions.
  • Louisville (Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
  • Louisville (Ky.)-- Politics and government.
  • Mechanics Bank of Louisville (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Music festivals-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Nelson, William, 1825-1862.
  • Oakland Cemetery (Louisville, Ky.)
  • Railroads-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.
  • Tomppert, Philip, 1808-1873.

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