Inventory of county records, Travis County courthouse, Austin, Texas, Volume 1

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Inventory of records of Travis County housed in the Travis County courthouse in Austin. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Clerk, Tax Assessor-Collector, Treasurer, Auditor, Personnel Department, County School Superintendent, County Engineer, Veterans County Service Officer. Also provides a list of Travis County records and an index.

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Volume 1 of 2; xiv, 235 p. maps ; 28 cm.

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Adams, Kate; Fortin, Maurice G.; Riney, James E. & Dunn, Brother William 1978.

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Inventory of records of Travis County housed in the Travis County courthouse in Austin. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Clerk, Tax Assessor-Collector, Treasurer, Auditor, Personnel Department, County School Superintendent, County Engineer, Veterans County Service Officer. Also provides a list of Travis County records and an index.

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Volume 1 of 2; xiv, 235 p. maps ; 28 cm.

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The Texas County Records Inventory Project, headquartered at North Texas State University, Denton, is a county-by-county survey of all records germane to the operation of county government located in county courthouses and other storage facilities.

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These materials include a 1633 map, America Noviter Delineata; H. K. Yoakum's History of Texas, and Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852 by Randolph B. Marcy.

Texas County Inventories

This ambitious project began in 1936 under the auspices of the Work Projects Administration (WPA) and continued until 1942, producing 24 inventories of Texas county archives.

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Adams, Kate; Fortin, Maurice G.; Riney, James E. & Dunn, Brother William. Inventory of county records, Travis County courthouse, Austin, Texas, Volume 1, book, 1978; Denton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25176/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .