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Records from Cloud County

Creator: Cloud County (Kan.)

Date: 1872-1909

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 221065

Abstract: The records from Cloud County consist of original and microfilmed proceedings from 1872-1909 of the Grant Township Board (officer elections, township expense reports, audit reports, and discussion of bridge and road work).

Space Required/Quantity: 1 volume + 1 microfilm reel ; 35mm.

Title (Main title): Records from Cloud County

Administrative History

Administrative History: Cloud County was organized in 1860 under the name Shirley County, in honor of the colonial Massachusetts governor William Shirley. In 1867 the county name was changed to Cloud to honor Colonel William F. Cloud, of the Second Regiment of the Kansas Volunteers.

Concordia is the county seat; it was established in 1872 and was the location of a German prisoner-of-war camp during World War II. Townships in Cloud County include Arion, Aurora, Buffalo, Center, Colfax, Elk, Grant, Lawrence, Lincoln, Lyon, Meredith, Nelson, Oakland, Shirley, Sibley, Solomon, Starr, and Summit Township.

[Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce, "Concordia - Proud Past - Promising Future!" http://concordiakansaschamber.com/history.html (accessed 2 June 2009).]

[Kansas State Historical Society, "Kansas Counties - Cloud County, Kansas," http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/places/counties.php?county=CD (accessed 2 June 2009).]

[Kansas State Library Blue Skyways, "Cloud County, KS," http://skyways.lib.ks.us/counties/CD/ (accessed 2 June 2009).]


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Index Terms


    Cloud County (Kan.) -- History
    Grant (Cloud County, Kan. : Township) -- Politics and government

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Cloud County.