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Livestock brands

Creator: Planning Board, State

Date: 1855-1937

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Manuscripts Collection 171

Unit ID: 40171

Abstract: Records of livestock brands created throughout Kansas, as compiled by workers on a project sponsored by the Kansas State Planning Board. The forms provide the owner's name and county in which he or she resided; date brand was registered; whether it was used for cattle, horses, sheep, or hogs; a brief description usually indicating where the brand was placed on the animal; and a copy of the brand design. The folders note for what year range brands were described. The records were compiled from files in 93 counties.

Space Required/Quantity: 5.50 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Livestock brands

Titles (Other):

  • Collection
  • Livestock brands collection

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Records of livestock brands created throughout Kansas, as compiled by workers on a project sponsored by the Kansas State Planning Board. The forms provide the owner's name and county in which he or she resided; date brand was registered; whether it was used for cattle, horses, sheep, or hogs; a brief description usually indicating where the brand was placed on the animal; and a copy of the brand design. The folders note for what year range brands were described. The 17,500 individual brand records were compiled from files in 93 counties; Anderson, Bourbon, Brown, Cherokee, Crawford, Douglas, Elk, Hodgeman, Miami, Phillips, Shawnee, and Wyandotte Counties are not represented.

Contents: Box 1. Allen-Cheyenne Counties -- box 2. Clark-Ellsworth Counties -- box 3. Finney-Gray Counties -- box 4. Greeley-Hamilton Counties -- box 5. Harper-Kiowa Counties -- box 6. Labette-Lyon Counties -- box 7. McPherson-Norton Counties -- box 8. Osage-Russell Counties -- box 9. Saline-Sumner Counties -- box 10. Thomas-Washington Counties -- box 11. Wichita-Woodson Counties.

Bibliography

Finding Aid Bibliography: Wilder, Bessie E. Governmental agencies of the State of Kansas, 1861-1956. [Lawrence:] Governmental Research Center, University of Kansas, 1957.

Index Terms

Subjects

    Kansas State Planning Board
    Kansas
    Cattle brands -- Kansas
    Livestock brands -- Kansas

Creators and Contributors


Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Planning Board, State.

Additional Information for Researchers

Use and reproduction: Public record