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Poor House Records

Creator: Jefferson County. Poor Commissioner

Date: 1885-1938

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: AR4995 #3 (1885-1938.)

Unit ID: 59440

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 1.00 Microfilm roll(s) (35mm)

Title (Main title): Poor House Records

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Record of admissions to the Jefferson County poor house. Information provided may include date of admission, name of pauper, place of birth, age, township or city from which individual was received, by whom sent, condition when admitted, time of discharge and length of time in the poorhouse, condition when discharged, total amount of relief given, and remarks. Not all information filled in for each individual. In numerical order by date of admission.


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  • AR 4995 no. 3: 1885-1938 1885-1938

Index Terms


    Jefferson County (Kan.) -- History
    Almshouses -- Kansas -- Jefferson County
    Poor -- Kansas -- Jefferson County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Jefferson County. County Offices. Poor Commissioner.