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The Heritage of North Harris County

The Heritage of North Harris County

Date: April 1986
Creator: American Association of University Women. North Harris County Branch.
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Harris County Public Library
Annual Reports, City of Dallas: 1900-1901

Annual Reports, City of Dallas: 1900-1901

Date: 1901
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Description: Report on various aspects of the city of Dallas, Texas describing activities, funding, and other information for fiscal year 1900-1901, including an overall report from the mayor as well as departmental reports from city officials.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
Mayor's Message and Annual Reports of City Officers of the City of Dallas, Texas: For the Fiscal Year Ending April 15th, 1889

Mayor's Message and Annual Reports of City Officers of the City of Dallas, Texas: For the Fiscal Year Ending April 15th, 1889

Date: 1889
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Description: Report on various aspects of the city of Dallas, Texas describing activities, funding, and other information for fiscal year 1888-1889, including an overall report from the mayor as well as departmental reports from the health officer, city chemist, chief of the fire department, superintendent fire alarm telegraph, city engineer, superintendent of waterworks, city recorder, city marshal, city collector, city treasurer, and city secretary. An index to the reports is on page 108.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Dallas City Hall Building Contract]

[Dallas City Hall Building Contract]

Date: January 22, 1913
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Description: Legal contract describing work by an architectural company (C. D. Hill and Company) to furnish plans to the city of Dallas for a municipal building, to be located on Main Street between Harwood and Commerce streets, and to serve as the Dallas City Hall.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
Charter of the City of Dallas

Charter of the City of Dallas

Date: 1907
Creator: Texas. Legislature.
Description: Official copy of the text of Senate Bill 316, titled "An act to grant a new charter to the City of Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith, and declaring an emergency." It includes a certificate of authenticity signed by the Texas Secretary of State.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Dallas City Charter, 1871]

[Dallas City Charter, 1871]

Date: 1871
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Description: Original text of the charter to incorporate Dallas as a city of Texas, located in Dallas County. The document has 40 sections outlining the various aspects of governance and the city's relationship to the government of Texas. It was filed April 20, 1871 and officially signed and sealed by the Secretary of State on May 9.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
Your Dallas of tomorrow: A master plan for a greater Dallas

Your Dallas of tomorrow: A master plan for a greater Dallas

Date: September 1943
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). City Plan Commission.
Description: Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. It is presented in two parts: the character of the city (background information on the history, geography, economy, employment, zoning, etc.) and the scope of the city plan, which has specific details for a plan to improve land use, water supplies, transportation, recreational facilities, and other aspects of city administration.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
Special Laws of the State of Texas: passed at the Session of the Fiftheenth Legislature, begun and held At the City of Austin, April 18th, 1876

Special Laws of the State of Texas: passed at the Session of the Fiftheenth Legislature, begun and held At the City of Austin, April 18th, 1876

Date: 1876
Creator: Texas. Legislature.
Description: Compilation of special laws passed by the Fifteenth Legislature of Texas, including "An Act to incorporate the city of Dallas and to grant a new charter," passed August 9, 1876
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Dallas City Code]

[Dallas City Code]

Date: 1893
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Description: Text of laws in the city of Dallas, Texas, including standing rules, revised civil and criminal ordinances, and revised city ordinances. Most of the ordinances were enacted in 1889 with amendments in 1891 and 1893. Index to civil ordinances starts after page 296.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
Photographic Collections in Texas: A Union Guide

Photographic Collections in Texas: A Union Guide

Date: 1987
Creator: Pearce-Moses, Richard
Description: Union guide to photographs in Texas, "held by libraries, historical societies, universities, museums, government agencies, corporations, and other public entities" (p. xi). Entries are organized according to the institution that owns the items and includes some related access information; additional notes about the text are included in the introduction and a separate section labeled "Organization of the Entries" (starting on page xiii). Geographic index starts on page 347; personal name index begins on page 353; photographer index begins on page 367.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Foundation
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