Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Gillespie County, no. 86

Description:

Inventory of records of Gillespie County housed in the Gillespie County Courthouse as of 1941. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with a governmental organization chart, and information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the County Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Court, County Court, Justices of the Peace, District Attorney, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constables, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Health Officer, County Surveyor, Coroner (Defunct), and Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct). Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject indexes.

Creator(s): Historical Records Survey. Texas.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Gillespie County
Creation Date: October 1941
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Rare Book and Texana Collections
Texas County Inventories
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Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Gillespie County, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 1941
  • Digitized: June 8, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Gillespie County
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From c. 1850 to c. 1941
Description:

Inventory of records of Gillespie County housed in the Gillespie County Courthouse as of 1941. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with a governmental organization chart, and information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the County Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Court, County Court, Justices of the Peace, District Attorney, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constables, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Health Officer, County Surveyor, Coroner (Defunct), and Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct). Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject indexes.

Note:

"No. 86. Gillespie County (Fredericksburg)"

"The Texas Historical Records Survey is a unit of the Texas State-wide Records Indexing and Inventory Program, co-sponsored by the Bureau of Research in the Social Sciences of The University of Texas. This program is a part of the State-wide Clerical Research and Records Project, sponsored by The University of Texas, which operates under the Research and Records Programs Section of the Division of Community Service Programs of the Work Projects Administration."--Preface

"The records of Gillespie County were moved to the new courthouse and arranged in the summer of 1940 and were inventoried in February of 1941."--Preface

Gillespie County was created in 1848. The earliest county records were kept in a log-cabin storehouse which burned in 1850. "This incident deprived the county of all the records of its first 2 years."--p. 6

Physical Description:

xii, 149 p. : ill., map, plans ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): WPA
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Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Texas County Inventories
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: 976.4 H629c no. 86
  • OCLC: 8427705 |
  • UNTCAT: b1253676 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth25250
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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