Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Rockwall County, no. 199

Description:

Inventory of the records of Rockwall County housed in the Rockwall County Courthouse as of 1936. 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 Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Court, County Court, Justice of the Peace Courts, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, and County Surveyor. References laws specifically applicable to Rockwall County. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.

Creator(s): Historical Records Survey. Texas.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Rockwall County
Creation Date: February 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: February 1940
  • Digitized: 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Rockwall County
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From c. 1849 to c. 1936
Description:

Inventory of the records of Rockwall County housed in the Rockwall County Courthouse as of 1936. 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 Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Court, County Court, Justice of the Peace Courts, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, and County Surveyor. References laws specifically applicable to Rockwall County. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.

Note:

"No. 199 Rockwall County (Rockwall)"

"The Texas Historical Records Survey is a unit of the Texas State-wide Records Project 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 Rockwall County were listed by workers from the Dallas office of the Survey in August and September of 1936. The Technical Supervisor made a verification check of the typed entry draft book in November 1939."--Preface

Although Rockwall County was created in 1873, a courthouse fire in 1875 destroyed most of the county records existing at the time.--See p. 6

Physical Description:

73 p. : map, plans ; 27 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. 199
  • OCLC: 8427605 |
  • UNTCAT: b1253676 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth25259
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Public