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Chetopa ordinance book

Creator: Chetopa (Kan.). City Council

Date: 1879-1881

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: MICROFILM: MS 205.02 (Available thru interlibrary loan to Kansas libraries)

Unit ID: 196227

Abstract: Copies of original, revised, and amended ordinances passed by the City Council of Chetopa, Kan., during its early days showing ordinance number, title, statement of provisions, and dates ordinance passed & approved.

Space Required/Quantity: 0.10 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Chetopa ordinance book

Titles (Other):

  • Ordinances
  • Chetopa, KS, ordinances [Microfilm box title]
  • City ordinances
  • Chetopa, Kansas, book of ordinances
  • Chetopa Kansas, ordinances
  • Book of ordinances of the City of Chetopa : revised, amended and adopted by the City Council in regular session in 1879 [Caption title]
  • Records from Labette County (Kan.), 1868-1921 [Source record group]

Scope and Content

Scope and content: One volume of original, revised, and amended ordinances of the City of Chetopa, Kansas, during its early days. The ordinances reflect issues and challenges facing Chetopa, and the ways in which the city responded. Topics include Chetopa organization and wards, mayor qualifications, taxes, business licenses, gun control, work fines, drunkenness, liquor control, and dog control among others.


Locator Contents
035-08-02-07  Originals 


  • MS 205 no. 2: Chetopa (Kan.). City Council. Chetopa ordinance book 1879-1881

Index Terms


    Chetopa (Kan.). City Council
    Labette County (Kan.) -- Records from Labette County (Kan.), 1868-1921
    Chetopa (Kan.)
    Chetopa (Kan.) -- Politics and government -- 19th century
    Labette County (Kan.)
    City councils -- Kansas -- Chetopa
    Eighteen eighties
    Municipal government -- Kansas -- Chetopa
    Ordinances, Municipal -- Kansas -- Chetopa
    Political science -- Kansas -- Chetopa

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Labette County. Cities. Chetopa. City Council.

Additional Information for Researchers

Use and reproduction: Public record.

Add'l physical form: Microfilm. Topeka [Kan.] : Kansas State Historical Society, 1962; roll MS 205.02, available for research or inter-library loan to Kansas libraries.

Holder of originals: State Archives, Kansas Historical Society (Topeka).