Harris County Archives

The Harris County Archives has partnered with the Portal to provide access to Inquest Records from the Justice of the Peace dating from 1889-1896. These records are great resources for researchers by providing a window into Houston society in the late nineteenth century by documenting responses to suspicious and tragic deaths.

Opened to the public in April 2005, the Harris County Archives maintain administrative, physical, and intellectual control over the permanent and historical records of Harris County, Texas. They provide resources that include county records, manuscripts, oral histories, maps, and other exhibits to the community.

Contact

Sarah Canby Jackson, Archivist

713-368-7640

SJackson@cco.hctx.net

Address

Harris County Archives
1201 Franklin, 12th Floor
Houston, TX 77002

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The Harris County Archives has partnered with the Portal to provide access to Inquest Records from the Justice of the Peace dating from 1889-1896. These records are great resources for researchers by providing a window into Houston society in the late nineteenth century by documenting responses to suspicious and tragic deaths.

Opened to the public in April 2005, the Harris County Archives maintain administrative, physical, and intellectual control over the permanent and historical records of Harris County, Texas. They provide resources that include county records, manuscripts, oral histories, maps, and other exhibits to the community.

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