Inventory of county records, Hidalgo County courthouse, Edinburgh, Texas, Volume 1

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Inventory of the records of Hidalgo County. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Volume 1 describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Judge, Right-of-Way Department, County Clerk, Tax Assessor-Collector, Treasurer, Auditor, and School Superintendent. Also provides a listing of Hidalgo County records and an index.

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volume 1 of 2 ; xiv, 249 p. : map ; 28 cm.

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Texas County Records Inventory Project. 1979.

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Inventory of the records of Hidalgo County. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Volume 1 describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Judge, Right-of-Way Department, County Clerk, Tax Assessor-Collector, Treasurer, Auditor, and School Superintendent. Also provides a listing of Hidalgo County records and an index.

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volume 1 of 2 ; xiv, 249 p. : map ; 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. The Project is conducted in cooperation with Texas colleges and universities, county officials, and the Texas State Library."--Foreword

The inventory of Hidalgo County courthouse records was conducted by Pan American University students under the supervision of Dr. Lillian Noyes and Dr. James Irby from 1975 to 1976. Staff members of the Texas County Records Inventory Project completed recheck and verification of the inventory in 1978.--See Preface, p. ix.

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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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Texas County Records Inventory Project. Inventory of county records, Hidalgo County courthouse, Edinburgh, Texas, Volume 1, book, 1979; Denton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25210/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .