Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Calhoun County, no. 29

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Inventory of records of Calhoun County housed in the Calhoun County Courthouse as of 1936. 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 Court, County Court, Justices of the Peace, District Attorney, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constables, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Health Officer, County Surveyor, Board of Land Commissioners (Defunct), Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct), and Coroner (Defunct). ... continued below

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viii, 115 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.

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Historical Records Survey. Texas. January 1941.

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Inventory of records of Calhoun County housed in the Calhoun County Courthouse as of 1936. 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 Court, County Court, Justices of the Peace, District Attorney, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constables, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Health Officer, County Surveyor, Board of Land Commissioners (Defunct), Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct), and Coroner (Defunct). Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.

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viii, 115 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.

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"No. 29. Calhoun County (Port Lavaca)"

"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 Calhoun County were listed in September and October of 1936, and a verification check was made in August 1940."--Preface

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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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  • January 1941

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Historical Records Survey. Texas. Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Calhoun County, no. 29, book, January 1941; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25253/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .