Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Records Management Division:

An Inventory of Administrative Correspondence at the Texas State Archives, 1965-1989 (bulk 1988-1989)



Overview

Creator: Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Records Management Division.
Title: Administrative correspondence
Dates: 1965-1989
Dates: (bulk 1988-1989)
Abstract: Records consist of administrative correspondence and memos received or sent by the Records Management Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission from 1965 to 1989. The bulk of the records are from 1988 to 1989 and comprise the division's correspondence with individual state agencies. Topics include the publication of the Texas State Records Management Manual, the establishment of agency record retention schedules, the designation of an agency records administrator, and visits by the division's records consultants with agencies to implement the manual. Other administrative correspondence is from 1965 to 1987 on miscellaneous subjects such as the transfer and storage of state agency records at the Records Center, shortages of space and a moratorium on sending records to the Records Center, and destruction requests.
Quantity: 1.24 cubic ft.
Language English.

Scope and Contents of the Records

Records consist of administrative correspondence and memos received or sent by the Records Management Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for 1965 to 1989. The bulk of the records are from 1988 to 1989 and comprise the division's correspondence with individual state agencies. Topics include the publication of the Texas State Records Management Manual, the establishment of agency record retention schedules, the designation of an agency records administrator, and visits by the division's records consultants with agencies to implement the manual. Other administrative correspondence is from 1965 to 1987 on miscellaneous subjects such as the transfer and storage of state agency records at the Records Center, shortages of space and a moratorium on sending records to the Records Center, and destruction requests.


 

Arrangement of the Records

These records are divided between the correspondence with state agencies from 1988 to 1989 and the miscellaneous correspondence from 1965 to 1987. The agency correspondence is in alphabetical order; the miscellaneous is in random order.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None.

Restrictions on Use

None.


Index Terms

The terms listed here were used to catalog the records. The terms can be used to find similar or related records.
Subjects:
Records--Texas--Management.
Public records--Texas--Management.
Government paperwork--Texas.
Document Types:
Correspondence--Texas--Records--Management--1965-1989.
Memorandums--Texas--Records--Management--1965-1989.
Functions:
Managing records.

Related Material

The following materials are offered as possible sources of further information on the agencies and subjects covered by the records. The listing is not exhaustive.

Texas State Archives
Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Records Management Division, Correspondence and memoranda, 1965-1989, 1.47 cubic ft.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

(Identify the item), Administrative correspondence, Records Management Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Accession Information

Accession numbers: 1993/023, 1993/099

These records were transferred to the Texas State Archives by the Records Management Division of the Texas State Library on October 20, 1992 and December 14, 1992.

Processing Information

Paul Beck, November 1994


Detailed Description of the Records

 

Administrative correspondence 1965-1989 (bulk 1988-1989),
1.24 cubic ft.

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1993/099 State Agencies, A - Y, 1988-1989
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1993/023 Miscellaneous, 1965-1987