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Aerial Photographs

Identifier: 03-AV07

Arranged by a 5 digit Tax Appraisal Page Number. This collection consists of numbers 1-0208 - 7-7596.

Dates: 2000

Amalia Rodriguez-Mendoza Papers

Identifier: 02-MS09
Scope and Contents The Amalia Rodriguez-Mendoza Papers are divided into 10 series.The first series, District Clerk’s Office Operations, documents the operations and organization of the office of the district clerk. The material in this series was created by either Amalia, her staff, or in collaboration with other county departments.The second series, Organizations and Committee, focuses on Amalia's involvement in professional and civic organizations. Much of the material in this series...
Dates: 1976-2014; 1990-2014


Identifier: 04-AA02
Scope and Contents

Historical artifacts relating to the history and government of Travis County.

Dates: var.; Other: Date acquired: 2009-08-28


 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 04-AA01
Scope and Contents

Original artwork relating to the history and government of Travis County.

Dates: 1989; Other: Date acquired: 2009-01-09

Austin Bar Association Records

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 02-MS01
Scope and Contents

Records of proceedings, administrative records, financial records, correspondence, publications and printed materials of the Austin Bar Association, from the years 1922-1946.

Dates: 1922-1946; Other: Date acquired: 2009-12-03

Bob Honts Papers

 Collection — other: 39
Identifier: 02-MS06
Scope and Contents The Bob Honts Papers is divided into 18 series. The series reflect the major types of material contained within the collection. Below is a description of each series:Series 1: Commissioners Court Minutes and AgendasThis series contains a sample of Commissioners Court Minutes, Agendas, and Work Sessions from 1980 and 1981 maintained by Precinct 2. Series 2: Corporations This series contains records relating mainly to the Capital Industrial Development Corporation and...
Dates: 1971-1987; 1975-1986

Bruce Elfant Papers

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 02-MS14
Scope and Contents The Bruce Elfant Papers is divided into 6 series: Administrative, Correspondence, Financial, Reports, State and County Laws and Policies, and Audiovisual Materials. Statistics on the activities of staff and constable deputies, bound documents from annual retreats, and personal files comprise most of the Administrative series. Correspondence contains incoming and outgoing correspondence that dates back to Elfant’s role as the Family Unit Administrator for Precinct Five. Elfant’s...
Dates: 1975-2012

China Artifacts

Identifier: 04-AA02.01
Scope and Contents

Artifacts from County Judge Sam Biscoe and Commissioner Sarah Eckhardt's trip to China in 2012

Dates: 2012

City of Austin vs. Houston Light and Power

Identifier: 01-CR74
Scope and Contents For the full finding aid, click on Digital Material - City of Austin vs. Houston Light and Power - Digital Object (Text)There are 9 total series with most of the collection consisting of depositions that are ordered in alphabetical order. Series 7 contains exhibits and depositions on the venue of the trial case and coverage of the trial and venue by the media. Series 9 consists of material that did not fit with the original order of the material but may have importance concerning...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-1986

Commissioners Court Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01-CR71
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of records of the Road Overseers.  Road Overseers were appointed by Commissioners to keep the roads, bridges, and causeways in each precinct clear of obstructions and in good repair.

Dates: 1888-1910, 1972-1986, 1989; Other: Date acquired: 2009-08-28

Constable Precinct 3 Artifacts

Identifier: 04-AA02.03
Scope and Contents

The collection includes a Constable Precinct 3 uniform shirt and Constable Precinct 3 uniform patches.

Dates: var.

County Auditor Records

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 01-CR20
Scope and Contents

Balance sheets, revenue ledgers, appropriation ledgers, payroll registers, claim and warrant registers, and audits comprise the bulk of the County Auditor's records.

Dates: 1942-2009; 1948-1983

County Clerk Artifacts

Identifier: 04-AA02-06
Dates: Majority of material found in 1908s

County Clerk Records

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 01-CR21
Scope and Contents Records of the County Clerk include financial records (bids, claims, and bonds); county court civil and criminal case papers; contracts; assorted property records; tax records, including Board of Equalization notices and protests; official bonds, deputation records, and oaths of Office; election notices; marriage affidavits; school records, including teacher payroll cards; livestock records; and personnel records. Bond files include documentation for bonds involving Travis County and City of...
Dates: 1839-1963

County Extension Services

Identifier: 01-CR01
Dates: 1950-1983

County Health Department Records

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 01-CR73
Scope and Contents

Records of the County Health Department (a now defunct office), including autopsy records, correspondence, public health publications, and medicinal and drug leaflets.

Dates: 1932-1956; 1949-1956; Other: Date acquired: 2010-06-08

County Judge Records

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 01-CR23
Scope and Contents

Records of the County Judge, including hiring bonds (convict labor records).

Dates: 1890-1896; Other: Date acquired: 2009-07-23

County Surveyor Records

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 01-CR26
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 5 series: Surveyor's Record books, Surveyor's Record Index books, Surveyor's Record File books, Field Notes, and assorted records.Surveyor's Record books, dating from 1838-1999, include surveys, plats, field notes, land warrants and scrips. The earliest records, dating from 1838-1839, date prior to the formal establishment of Travis County, and are therefore referred to as Bastrop County records. Earlier records also include counties...
Dates: 1838-1999; Other: Date acquired: 2009-07-09

County Treasurer Records

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 01-CR27
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of fines and jury fees collected and registers: record of scrips issued for District and County Court juries, Roads and Bridges.

Also included: bills and invoices for travel, financial reports for county grants, investments and bank transfers, financial ledgers, payment records for different county services, county Balances and fund Reports, tax levy reports and assorted files.

Dates: 1865-1903, 1923-1985; Other: Date acquired: 2009-08-28

District Clerk Records

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 01-CR32
Scope and Contents

Records of the District Courts, the principal trial courts in the State of Texas, including early civil and criminal court records (dockets, case papers and minutes), multi-court records, records of juries and grand juries, naturalization records, business and professional records, financial records, and reports.

Dates: 1840-1985

Emergency Services Records

Identifier: 01-CR35
Dates: Majority of material found in 2006-2019

Facilities Management Records

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 01-CR37
Dates: 1929-2000; Other: Date acquired: 2010-04-14

Fire Marshal Records

Identifier: 01-CR38
Dates: var.

F.W. "Joe" Horton Papers

Identifier: 02-MS02
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks compiled by F.W. Joe Horton during his time in office as County Superintendent of Public Instruction. Materials compiled include newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, invitations, certificates, and pamphlets, primarily relating to his duties and activities while in office.

Dates: 1962-1978; Other: Date acquired: 2011-10-27

General Services Records

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 01-CR39
Scope and Contents

Records of the General Services department, including administrative records, budgets, legal records (contracts, agreements and leases), facilities records (construction, remodel, and move files), personnel records, and correspondence.

Dates: 1981-1991; Other: Date acquired: 2010-02-19

Historical Commission Records

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 01-CR41
Scope and Contents

Records of proceedings and printed materials of the Travis County Historical Commission.

Dates: 1986-2011; Other: Date acquired: 2010-02-09

Human Resources Management Records

 Collection — other: all
Identifier: 01-CR43
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of publications produced by the Human Resources Department, including employee handbooks and County Comment newsletters.

Dates: 1979-1987; Other: Date acquired: 2009-01-09

Jacobson Family Papers

Identifier: 02-MS17
Dates: Majority of material found in 1950s

John Sutton Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-MS07

The John Sutton Papers comprise the professional records of Austin, TX journalist and government official John Sutton during his time as a staff writer for the daily newspaper, the Austin American-Statesman. The records span the duration of his employment with the paper, from 1973–1980. Topics represented in his work are mostly local and state news with a focus on government and crime.

Dates: 1971 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1980

Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01-CR46
Scope and Contents

Dockets, case papers, and reports of the Office of the Justice of Peace Precinct 1. Dockets and case papers include those for civil, criminal and inquest matters. Holdings are scattered and incomplete.

Dates: 1854-1977; Other: Date acquired: 2009-06-09