Governor Lazarus W. Powell Records, 1851-1855

Descriptive Summary

Governor Lazarus W. Powell Records, 1851-1855
Powell, Lazarus W.
4.0 cubic ft.
Finding Aid Author
Tim Tingle
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Governor Lazarus W. Powell served in office from 1851-1855 as a Democrat. Originally from Henderson County, KY, Powell remained a resident of that county. His occupation was a Lawyer. During his term, Lazurus W. Powell successfully advocated initiation of a geological survey. He was able to pass a tax increase to improve the common schools. Powell also served as U.S. Senator from 1858-1865.

Contents of the Collection

Indexes to the Executive Journals

Index to Executive Journal, 1851-1853

  • Volume 1
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Index to Executive Journal, 1854-1855

  • Volume 2
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Executive Journals

Executive Journal, 1851-1855

  • Volume 3
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Executive Journal Blotter, 1851-1854

  • Volume 4
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