George W. Herbert Papers,1854-1871

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George W. Herbert Papers,1854-1871
Herbert, George W., 1808-1872
0.33 cubic ft.
Bounties, Military-- Kentucky-- Lexington-- History-- Sources.
Buell, Don Carlos, 1818-1898.
City councils-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Farmers and Drovers Bank (Louisville, Ky.)
Ferries-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
Finance-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
German Americans-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
House of Refuge (Louisville, Ky.)
Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
Louisville and Jeffersonville Ferry Co.
Louisville Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor (Louisville, Ky.)
Louisville Gas Co. (Louisville, Ky.)
Louisville (Ky.)-- Charters.
Louisville (Ky.)-- Economic conditions.
Louisville (Ky.)-- History-- Sources.
Louisville (Ky.)-- Politics and government.
Mechanics Bank of Louisville (Louisville, Ky.)
Music festivals-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Nelson, William, 1825-1862.
Oakland Cemetery (Louisville, Ky.)
Railroads-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.
Tomppert, Philip, 1808-1873.
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Louisville councilman. Papers mainly relating to Herbert's work as a member of the Louisville City Council and as chairman of its finance committee, especially concerning his report to the City Charter Convention in 1869; and the failure of the Mechanics' Bank of Louisville due to a robbery