Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Somervell County, no. 213

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Inventory of records of Somervell County housed in the Somervell County Courthouse as of 1936. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Court, County Court, Justice of the Peace Court, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, and County Surveyor. References laws specifically applicable to Somervell County. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.

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63 p. : map ; 28 cm.

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Historical Records Survey. Texas. March 1940.

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Inventory of records of Somervell County housed in the Somervell County Courthouse as of 1936. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Court, County Court, Justice of the Peace Court, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, and County Surveyor. References laws specifically applicable to Somervell County. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.

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63 p. : map ; 28 cm.

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Rare Book and Texana Collections

This extensive online collection of books and maps includes 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 : Somervell County, no. 213, book, March 1940; San Antonio, Tex.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25257/: accessed February 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .