Inventory of county records, Bell County courthouse, Belton, Texas

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Inventory of records of Bell County housed in the Bell County courthouse in Belton and in the courthouse annex in Temple, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Commissioners' Court, County Clerk, County Court, County Attorney, District Clerk, District Attorney, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, Treasurer, Auditor, School Superintendent, Surveyor, and Engineer. Also provides a list of Bell County records and an index.

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xi, [1], 176 p. ; 28 cm.

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Smith, Stewart D. & Jarczewski, David W. 1976.

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Inventory of records of Bell County housed in the Bell County courthouse in Belton and in the courthouse annex in Temple, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Commissioners' Court, County Clerk, County Court, County Attorney, District Clerk, District Attorney, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, Treasurer, Auditor, School Superintendent, Surveyor, and Engineer. Also provides a list of Bell County records and an index.

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xi, [1], 176 p. ; 28 cm.

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"A Project of the Texas College Bicentennial Program"

Some courthouse records were destroyed in a flood in the fall of 1974.--See p. 2

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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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Smith, Stewart D. & Jarczewski, David W. Inventory of county records, Bell County courthouse, Belton, Texas, book, 1976; [Denton]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25234/: accessed June 16, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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