Pieces of Iowa’s Past, April 20, 2011

(2011) Pieces of Iowa’s Past, April 20, 2011. Legislative Services Agency (Legislative Service Bureau)


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Pieces of Iowa’s Past, published by the Iowa State Capitol Tour Guides weekly during the legislative session, features historical facts about Iowa, the Capitol, and the early workings of state government. All historical publications are reproduced here with the actual spelling, punctuation, and grammar retained. April 20, 2011 THIS WEEK: Concerning the Settlement with the Capitol Commissioners BACKGROUND: The 1898 Official Register contains several pages dedicated to information taken directly from the Board of Capitol Commissioners reports. The Commissioners reports are hand-written ledgers that were summarized and transcribed into a book about that time. The book is several hundred pages and contains the biennial reports of the Commission submitted between the years of 1871 to 1886. It also contains the condensed report “Concerning the Settlement with the Capitol Commissioners” submitted to Governor Larrabee in July 1886. The facts included in the 1898 Official Register are found in that portion of the reports.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: State Capital, Tour Guide Staff, Tours, History of Iowa, State Government
Subjects: History and culture
History and culture > History of Iowa
State government
ID Code: 15386
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 22 Nov 2013 19:39
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2013 19:39
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/15386