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Fire Department - Record of Building Permits

Creator: Shawnee County. City Clerk

Date: 1880B-1968

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 190603

Space Required/Quantity: 4.00 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Fire Department - Record of Building Permits

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Topeka Fire Department's way of keeping track of building projects and possible fire hazards. Records provide information on to whom the permit was issued and the location; permit number and date of issue; the building's purpose; whether it was a completely new building, an addition to an already existing building, or for alteration and repair work; building dimensions and construction materials; estimated cost; fees; and other related information.

Specific Contents Identified:

Headings or descriptors assigned to subsections of the material, for example labels on a particular box or group of boxes.

  • 1880-1968


  • MS 955: 1880-1904
  • MS 956: 1904-1925

Related Records or Collections

Indexes: See the index to Topeka Building Permits for 1880-1925 at: http://www.kshs.org/p/topeka-kansas-building-permits-index-1880-1925/13857.

Index Terms


    Topeka (Kan.) City Clerk
    Topeka (Kan.). Fire Department -- Records and correspondence
    Building permits -- Kansas -- Topeka
    Buildings -- Kansas -- Topeka

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Shawnee County. Cities. Topeka. City Clerk.