Section 106-690; Res. 251-05; Authorizing the purchase of historic documents relating to the life of Blind Boone and Blind Tom; authorizing an agreement with The Curators of the University of Missouri for the preservation and storage of the documents


Council Bill No.          R 251-05          

A RESOLUTION

authorizing the purchase of historic documents relating to the life of William “Blind” Boone and Thomas “Blind Tom” Greene Wiggins; authorizing an agreement with The Curators of the University of Missouri for the preservation and storage of the documents.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    The Convention and Visitors Bureau is authorized to purchase  historic documents relating to the life of William “Blind” Boone and Thomas “Blind Tom” Greene Wiggins for an amount not to exceed $5,000.00.

    SECTION 2.    The City Manager is hereby authorized to transfer ownership of the documents to The Curators of the University of Missouri for the preservation and storage of the documents as part of the Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia.  The form and content of the agreement shall be substantially as set forth in "Exhibit A" attached hereto and made a part hereof as fully as if set forth herein verbatim.
    ADOPTED this 7th day of November, 2005.