Paducah, Kentucky records collection, 1817-1946, 1866-1935 (bulk dates)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Paducah, Kentucky records collection, 1817-1946, 1866-1935 (bulk dates)
Creator
Paducah, Kentucky
Extent
1 reel of microfilm.
Subjects
Smith, Ray W.
Neel, Courtland, Mrs.
Oak Grove Cemetery (Paducah, Ky.)
World War, 1914-1918--Armistices.
Cemeteries--Kentucky--Paducah.
Kentucky--Genealogy.
Paducah (Ky.)--History.
Diaries.
Directories.
Newspapers
Arrangement
Organized into the following categories: Bible records; City Directories, Smith diary; Newspapers; Record of internments. Arrangement undetermined within each category.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Genealogist, collector, history teacher. Mrs. Neel was the first curator of the Alben Barkley Museum in Paducah, Ky.
Scope and Content
These are microfilmed copies of Paducah, Kentucky records collected by Mrs. Courtland Neel. The materials include the handwritten record of internments for the Oak Grove Cemetery in Paducah for the years 1909 to 1935 (excepting most entries for 1928 and 1929, which are missing). There are also family Bibles and a diary kept in 1917-1920 by Ray Smith. Other materials include Paducah city directories (for 1866?, 1871-1872, and 1894- 1895) and a few issues of local newspapers, such as an edition announcing the armistice that ended World War I.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Researchers are required to have an SCRC Researcher Account in order to request or order digital copies of materials. Research Account set-up and use instructions can be found at: http://libguides.uky.edu/SCRCaccount

If you are visiting the Breckinridge Research Room, please request materials at least 48 business hours in advance of your arrival.

For all other questions, contact us at: https://libraries.uky.edu/ContactSCRC.

Researchers are required to have an SCRC Researcher Account in order to request or order digital copies of materials. Research Account set-up and use instructions can be found at: http://libguides.uky.edu/SCRCaccount

If you are visiting the Breckinridge Research Room, please request materials at least 48 business hours in advance of your arrival.

For all other questions, contact us at: https://libraries.uky.edu/ContactSCRC.

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