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Records from Stevens County

Creator: Stevens County (Kan.)

Date: 1887 - 1960

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 216833

Abstract: The State Archives holds little information from Stevens' government system. There is one volume concerning financial and other legal bonds between private individuals from the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries.

Space Required/Quantity: 1 volume.

Title (Main title): Records from Stevens County

Administrative History

Administrative History: Stevens County, in the far southwest corner of Kansas along the Oklahoma border, was named after Thaddeus Stevens, a Senator from Pennsylvania and a passionate radical Republican of the mid-nineteenth century. The county was established in 1873.

The county seat is Hugoton. Townships include Banner, Center, Harmony, Moscow, Voorhees, and West Center Townships. Defunct townships that no longer exist in Stevens County are Cleveland, Dermot, Lafayette, Lincoln, Niagara, and Woodsdale Townships.

[Kansas State Historical Society. "Kansas Counties -- Stevens County, Kansas." http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/places/counties.php?county=SV (accessed 16 June 2009).]


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Related Records or Collections

Related materials: Stevens County History collection, manuscript collection no. 731.

Index Terms


    Stevens County (Kan.) -- History
    Bonds -- Kansas -- Stevens County
    District courts -- Kansas -- Stevens County -- Records and correspondence

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Stevens County.