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|Record Creator:||Tacoma Municipal Government|
These records include the minutes of the Tacoma Board of Park Commissioners Board meetings from June 18, 1890 through January 8, 1906.
Minutes are the official record of the proceedings of the board. Minutes may include date, members present, summary of official reports from various departments, budget approvals, and other board business. The records in this collection are indexed by date.
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|Access Restriction Notes:||These records are open for research.|
|Source of Transfer||Tacoma, City of
|Notes||Filmed and indexed by Washington State Archives, Imaging and Preservation Services.
|Agency History:||When Morton McCarver arrived in 1868, he began a campaign to attract settlers and the Northern Pacific Railroad to his project, "Tacoma City". After the arrival of the Northern Pacific Rail Road who established their own town, "New Tacoma" two miles south of Tacoma City, the two merged in 1887. The City of Tacoma was incorporated in 1884 and is the county seat for Pierce County.|
|Preferred Citation:||[Identification of item], Tacoma Board of Park Commissioners, Minutes, 1890-1906, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].|