Inventory of the records of Hays County housed in the Hays 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, County Treasurer, County Auditor, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, and County Surveyor. References constitutional provisions, legislative acts, and declarations and ordinances of constitutional conventions specifically applicable to Hays County. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.