Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Carl B. Callaway Collection Register

Citizens Charter Association



Overview of the Collection

Creator: Callaway, Carl B.
Title: Carl B. Callaway Collection
Dates: 1933-1937
Abstract:
Accession No.: MA 86.27
Quantity: .25 cubic feet
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library 1515 Young St Dallas, TX 75201

Scope and Contents

Carl B. Callaway, prominent Dallas attorney, served as president of the Citizens Charter Association (CCA) from 1933 to 1935. The CCA was instrumental in establishing the manager-council form of government in Dallas and with supporting candidates sympathetic to that governmental form. This collection contains materials from Callaway's presidency with special emphasis on the 1933 municipal election. It contains personal correspondence to and from Callaway as well as a substantial number of speeches and statements made by Callaway and other CCA members. In addition, the collection houses a number of reports by city departments as well as numerous pamphlets and newspaper clippings on the city manager form of government.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
City Council -- Elections
Persons:
Callaway, Carl B.
Organizations:
Citizens Charter Association
Places:
Dallas, Texas
Subjects:
Municipal government by city manager

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA 86.27, Carl B. Callaway Collection Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library


Detailed Description of the Collection

 
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1 1 City Department Records



 
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1 2 Correspondence from Callaway



 
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1 3 Correspondence to Callaway



 
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1 4 Miscellaneous CCA Correspondence



 
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1 5 Statements and Speeches made by Callaway



 
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1 6 Reports and Statements by CCA Supporters



 
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1 7 Home Government Association Speeches and Statements



 
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1 8 CCA Financial Matters



 
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1 9 Charter Amendment Campaign



 
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1 10 Municipal Campaign 1937



 
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1 11 Miscellaneous CCA Material



 
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1 12 Newspaper Clippings on City Manager Government in Dallas



 
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1 13 Pamphlets -- Dallas



 
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1 14 Miscellaneous Pamphlets



 
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1 15 Pamphlets - City Manager



 
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1 16 Fort Worth City Manager Government