Louisville Parks and Recreation Department Records,1890-1956

Descriptive Summary

Title
Louisville Parks and Recreation Department Records,1890-1956
Creator
Metropolitan Park and Recreation Board of Louisville and Jefferson County
Extent
4 cubic ft.
Subjects
Parks-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Board of Park Commissioners of the City of Louisville.
Finding Aid Author
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Records consisting of twenty-one volumes of minute books, 1890-1942; letter press books, 1894-1897; Municipal Boat Harbor receipt books, 1942-1956; and L. H. Weir's Feb. 1916 report upon park properties, their development, and their uses; and four card file drawers containing an index to the Board of Park Commissioner's minute books and other park material. Also included are plans of numerous Louisville parks, including those designed by the landscape design firm Olmsted Brothers