Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Mills County, no. 167

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Inventory of records of Mills County housed in the Mills 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, County Attorney, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Surveyor, and Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct). References laws specifically applicable to Mills County. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.

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78 p. : map ; 27 cm.

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Historical Records Survey. Texas. April 1940.

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Inventory of records of Mills County housed in the Mills 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, County Attorney, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Surveyor, and Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct). References laws specifically applicable to Mills County. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.

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78 p. : map ; 27 cm.

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"No. 167 Mills County (Goldthwaite)"

"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 Mills County were listed in September 1936, and a verification check was made in January 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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  • April 1940

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  • c. 1887 - c. 1936

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  • June 8, 2007, 9:59 p.m.

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Historical Records Survey. Texas. Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Mills County, no. 167, book, April 1940; San Antonio, Tex.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25262/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .