Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Dallas Genealogical Society Collection



Overview of the Collection

Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Title: Dallas Genealogical Society Collection
Dates: 1962-1993+
Accession No.: MA82-4
Quantity: 14 Boxes
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library 1515 Young St  Dallas, TX 75201

Historical Background

The Local History and Genealogical Society was established in October 1954 and began a cooperative agreement with the Dallas Public Library in November of that same year. Their first workshop for the public was held in 1955; their second was held in 1957; and beginning in 1958, a workshop has been held every year in May.


Scope and Contents

The material contained in this collection covers the years 1960 through 1992, with additions being made periodically. Box one contains the earliest material in the collection, a membership roster for the years 1960-1961. This box also contains a set of newsletters for the years 1976-1982. Boxes 10, 11, and 12 contain original print copies of Dallas County, Texas Genealogical Data from Early Cemeteries, Vol. III and Texas Methodist Newspaper Abstracts, Vol I, III and IV. A complete collection of the Society's newsletters and the above mentioned books are part of the holdings in the Genealogy Department of the Dallas Public Library. Boxes 13 and 14 hold a scrapbook covering the years 1988 through 1989 and 1974 through 1975.

Most of the collection is comprised of Minutes and Treasurer's Records. The Minutes are from the years 1972 through 1972 and are found in boxes one through three. Treasurer's Records cover the years 1988 through 1992 and are found in boxes four through eight. The Treasurer's Records contain information regarding bank statements, disbursements, amount of money received and spent for conferences, and donations received for the acquisition of the 1920 Census Records. Some of the income files include names of conference attendees.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Organizations:
Dallas Genealogical Society
Places:
Dallas (Tex.)
Titles:
Dallas Genealogical Society Collection

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA82-4 Dallas Genealogical Society Collection Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Acquisition Information

This collection was originally donated in 1982 by Margaret Thedford, the president of the Dallas Genealogical Society for that year. Additions have been made to the collection at various times since that year.

Processing Information

Processed by Sharon Perry Martin


Detailed Description of the Collection

 
Box Folder
1 1 Membership Roster 1960-1961



 
Box Folder
1 2 Newsletters 1976-1982



 
Box Folder
1 3 Minutes 1972-1977



 
Box Folder
1 4 Minutes 1973-1974



 
Box Folder
1 5 Minutes 1975-1976



 
Box Folder
1 6 Minutes 1977-1978



 
Box Folder
1 7 Minutes 1978-1979



 
Box Folder
1 8 Minutes 1979-1982



 
Box Folder
1 9 Minutes 1982-1983



 
Box Folder
2 1 Minutes 1983-1984



 
Box Folder
2 2 Minutes 1984-1985



 
Box Folder
2 3 Minutes 1985-1986



 
Box Folder
2 4 Minutes 1986-1987



 
Box Folder
2 5 Minutes 1987-1988



 
Box Folder
2 6 Minutes 1987-1988



 
Box Folder
2 7 Minutes 1988-1989



 
Box Folder
2 8 Minutes 1988-1989



 
Box Folder
3 1 Minutes 1989-1990



 
Box Folder
3 2 Minutes 1990-1991



 
Box Folder
3 3 Minutes 1991-1992



 
Box Folder
4 1 Audit Report 1974-1991



 

Treasurer's Records, Fiscal Year 1988-1989

Box Folder
4 2 First Republic Bank Statements
3 Money Market Fund Statements (Bright Bank)
4 Money Market Fund Statement (Benham Capital Management Group)
5 Bulk Mail Statements
6 Disbursements
7 Disbursements
8 Income
9 Income
10 Bank Signature Cards
11 Financial Statements
12 Blank Dallas Genealogical Society Ledger Sheets



 

Treasurer's Records, Fiscal Year 1989-1990

Box Folder
5 1 Cancelled Checks
2 NCNB Checking Account Statements
3 Money Market Fund Statements
4 Bulk Mail Account Statements
5 Disbursements
6 Income
7 Income
8 Bank Signature Cards



 

Treasurer's Records, Fiscal Year 1990-1991

Box Folder
6 1 Cancelled Checks and Deposit Slips
2 NCNB Checking Account Statements
3 BankOne Money Market Fund Account
4 Census Fund Statements
5 Disbursements
6 Income
7 Bulk Mail Account Statements
8 Bank Signature Cards
9 Financial Statements
10 Treasurer's Reports
11 Treasury Note and Money Market Fund Statements
12 Membership Reports



 

Treasurer's Records, Fiscal Year 1991-1992

Box Folder
7 1 Cancelled Checks and Deposit Slips
2 Nations Bank Checking Account Statements
3 1920 Census Fund Statements/Donations Reports
4 1920 Census Fund Statements/Donations Report
5 Disbursements
6 Disbursements
7 Receipts
8 Bulk Mail Account Statements
Box Folder
8 1 Fall 1991 Workshop Attendee and Notes
2 1992 Fall Symposium - Invoices, Bills, Notes
3 Treasurer's Reports



 
Box Folder
9 Minutes 1992-1993



 
Box Folder
10 Dallas County, Texas Genealogical Data From Early Cemeteries, Vol. III (1992), Original Print Copy and duplicate.



 
Box Folder
11 Texas Methodist Newspaper Abstracts, Vol I, 1850-1854 and Vol III, 1877-1879



 
Box Folder
12 Texas Methodist Newspaper Abstracts, Vol IV 1880-1881



 
Box Folder
13 Scrapbook 1975-1975



 
Box Folder
14 Guest Book, 1975. Scrapbook, 1988-1989. Office of the Mayor/City of Dallas Proclamation (Declaring October 1-8, 1978 as "Genealogy Week"