Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Gregg County, no. 92

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Inventory of records of Gregg County housed in the Gregg County Courthouse as of 1937. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with a governmental organization chart, and information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the County Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Courts, County Court, Justice of the Peace Courts, Criminal District Attorney, Sheriff, Constables, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Auditor, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Surveyor, County Health Officer, and Board of Managers of County Hospital. Includes a bibliography as well ...

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179 p. : map, plans ; 27 cm.

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Historical Records Survey. Texas. August 1940.

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Inventory of records of Gregg County housed in the Gregg County Courthouse as of 1937. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with a governmental organization chart, and information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the County Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Courts, County Court, Justice of the Peace Courts, Criminal District Attorney, Sheriff, Constables, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Auditor, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Surveyor, County Health Officer, and Board of Managers of County Hospital. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.

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179 p. : map, plans ; 27 cm.

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"No. 92. Gregg County (Longview)"

"The Texas Historical Records Survey is a unit of the Texas State-wide Records Project which is 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 Gregg County were listed in March 1937, and a verification check was made in April 1940."--Preface

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The Rare Books and Texana Collections at the University of North Texas Libraries contribute many important materials to the Portal. In this extensive online collection of books and maps you can find a 1633 map, America Noviter Delineata; H. K. Yoakum's History of Texas: from its First Settlement in 1685 to its Annexation in 1846, Vols. 1 & 2; 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. The idea was revived in 1973 with the formation of the Texas County Records Inventory Project (TCRIP) which surveyed county records until funding was discontinued in 1981. The inventories give information on the location, chronological and physical extent, state of preservation, and accessibility of various types of county records existing at the time of inventory.

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Historical Records Survey. Texas. Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Gregg County, no. 92, book, August 1940; San Antonio, Tex.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25249/: accessed September 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .