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County Organization Files

Creator: Office of the Secretary of State. Administration

Date: 1861-1912

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 193603

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 1.00 Cubic foot box(es)
  • 1.00 Flat Box(es) Size A [16 x 20 in.]

Title (Main title): County Organization Files

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Series includes records documenting the organization and establishment of various Kansas counties. Included is correspondence pertaining to early county censuses, surveyor oaths, lists of residents, and petitions to the Governor requesting a census and the appointment of three county commissioners and a county clerk. The files are organized alphabetically by county and include Barber through Woodson. The box at location 072-01-09-02 contains a variety of oversize materials including: Comanche County census, 1873; Edwards County enumeration, 1874; Ford County letter accompanying census, 1872; Harvey County census, 1872; Howard County proclamation, 1870; Labette County, 1867; Lincoln County proclamation and affidavit, 1870; Phillips County census, 1873; Rice County census, 1871; Russell County census, 1872; and a Haskell County township map, 1888.


Locator Contents
047-01-03-09  1861-1912 
072-01-09-02  1867-1888 

Index Terms


    Kansas. Secretary of State
    Counties -- Kansas -- Census
    Counties -- Kansas -- History

Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Office of the Secretary of State. Administration.