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Secretary's Journal

Creator: Franklin County. Fire Department

Date: 1877-1937

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: AR 2620-2621

Unit ID: 196958

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 2.00 Microfilm roll(s) (35mm)

Title (Main title): Secretary's Journal

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Microfilmed journals maintained by the fire department secretary documenting the history of the department, daily fire alarms and descriptions of the responses, cash ledgers, and regional and special meeting minutes. The early volumes contain newspaper clippings documenting the early activities and public relations of the department. They also contain brief historical information on when the Ottawa City Fire Department was created. Roll 2620 contains journals dated 1884-1906, while roll 2621 contains journals dated 1911-1915 and 1924-1937.


No Locators Identified


  • AR 2620: 1877, 1884-1906, 1911-15, 1924-37 1877-1937
  • AR 2620 no. 3: NO LTR/NUM 1877-1937
  • AR 2621: 1877-1937

Index Terms


    Franklin County (Kan.)
    Ottawa (Kan.)
    Fire departments -- Kansas -- Franklin County -- History

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Franklin County. Cities. Ottawa. Fire Department.