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Records from Gove County

Creator: Gove County (Kan.)

Date: 1895 - 1957

Level of Description: Coll./Record Group

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 217167

Abstract: This collection contains paper and microfilmed records from Gove County dated 1895-1957. The microfilmed records include ordinances and minutes from the Grinnell City Council. Paper records include a warranty deed between the Union Pacific Railroad Company and William Moore. Records from the sheriff's office include orders to destroy intoxicating liquors, lists of qualified voters for Baker Township, prisoner receipt certificates from the State Penitentiary and State Industrial Reformatory, court files, and Union Pacific Files.

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

Title (Main title): Records from Gove County

Administrative History

Administrative History: Gove County was established on March 11, 1868. It was named in honor of Capt. Grenville L. Gove of Co. G, Eleventh Kansas Cavalry, who died 7 Nov 1864. Its county seat is Gove City and the most populous city is Quinter. Townships include Baker, Gaeland, Gove, Grainfield, Grinnell, Jerome, Larrabee, Lewis, and Payne.

[Kansas State Historical Society. "Kansas Counties - Gove County, Kansas." http://www.kshs.org/geog/geog_counties/view/county:GO (accessed 22 December 2010.)]

Scope and Content


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Index Terms


    Gove County (Kan.) -- History
    Grinnell (Kan.)
    Ordinances, Municipal -- Kansas -- Gove County
    Sheriffs -- Kansas -- Gove County

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Gove County.