Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Brown County, no. 25

Description:

Inventory of records of Brown County housed in the Brown County Courthouse as of 1936 and 1937. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with 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, Justice of the Peace Courts, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constable, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Surveyor, Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct), and Inspector of Sheep (Defunct). References laws naming Brown County. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.

Creator(s): Historical Records Survey. Texas.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Brown County
Creation Date: May 1940
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Rare Book and Texana Collections
Texas County Inventories
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: San Antonio, Tex.
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 1940
  • Digitized: April 3, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Brown County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From c. 1880 to c. 1937
Description:

Inventory of records of Brown County housed in the Brown County Courthouse as of 1936 and 1937. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with 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, Justice of the Peace Courts, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constable, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Surveyor, Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct), and Inspector of Sheep (Defunct). References laws naming Brown County. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.

Note:

"No. 25 Brown County (Brownwood)"

"The Texas Historical Records Survey is a unit of the Texas State-wide Records Project which is sponsored by the Bureau of Research in the Social Sciences of The University of Texas, and operates under the Research and Records Section of the Division of Professional and Service Projects of the Work Projects Administration."--Preface

"The records of Brown County were listed between August 15, 1936, and March 15, 1937; and a verification check was made in January 1940."--Preface

Brown County was created in 1856 and organized in 1858. A courthouse fire in 1880 resulted in the "total destruction of county records."--p. 28

Physical Description:

147 p. : map, plans ; 27 cm.

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Keyword(s): WPA
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Texas County Inventories
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: 976.4 H629c no. 25
  • OCLC: 8399346 |
  • UNTCAT: b1253676 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth25255
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Public