Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Sabine County, no. 202

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Inventory of the records of Sabine County housed in the Sabine County Courthouse as of 1937. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with a governmental organization chart, outline of the records system, and information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder and Clerk of the County, District Court, County Court, Justice of the Peace Courts, Grand Jury, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constable, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Surveyor, and Public Weighers. Includes a bibliography ...

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217 p. : map, plans, charts ; 28 cm.

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Historical Records Survey. June 1939.

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Inventory of the records of Sabine County housed in the Sabine County Courthouse as of 1937. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with a governmental organization chart, outline of the records system, and information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder and Clerk of the County, District Court, County Court, Justice of the Peace Courts, Grand Jury, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constable, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Surveyor, and Public Weighers. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.

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217 p. : map, plans, charts ; 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. Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Sabine County, no. 202, book, June 1939; San Antonio, Tex.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25258/: accessed January 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .