On July 9, 1958 a group of 112 chemists from Western Kentucky, Western Tennessee, and Southern Illinois submitted a petition to the American Chemical Society requesting formation of the Kentucky Lake Local Section. On September 9, 1958 the Council voted to grant the Charter.
Here are links to these historic documents:
2015 National Historic Landmark Notification - William Kelly Pneumatic Iron and Steel Process in the Kentucky - Lake region
2014 IPG Grant Science Centers for Kids at Local Section Meetings
2014 Global Innovation Grant Interactive web-based poster symposium sponsored by the Global Innovation Grant of the Kentucky Lake Section of the American Chemical Society
2014 GIG report
2014 GIG Financials