Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Texas Board of County and District Road Indebtedness:

An Inventory of County and District Road Reports at the Texas State Archives, [192-]-1973 (bulk 1932-1942)



Overview

Creator: Texas. Board of County and District Road Indebtedness.
Title: County and district road reports
Dates: [192-]-1973
Dates: (bulk 1932-1942)
Abstract: Records are Texas county and district road reports containing county commissioners' court minutes (copies), transcripts of proceedings of county commissioners' court meetings (copies), itemized statements of bond funds spent on roads, and an information questionnaire. Materials date from the early 1920s through 1973, with the bulk dating from 1932 to 1942. These reports represent data and information gathered by county officials, by the chairman of the State Highway Commission, and by the State Comptroller of Public Accounts. These reports served to aid the Texas Board of County and District Road Indebtedness in determining the amount of money for which a county was eligible under the provisions of the County and Road District Highway Fund.
Quantity: 25 cubic ft.
Language English.

Agency History

The Texas Board of County and District Road Indebtedness was created by the 42nd Legislature in 1932 to repay Texas counties and districts for roads that had been built with funds from bonds or other debts issued by local authorities and that had been taken into the state's designated highway system. The board had no staff and was composed of three ex-officio members: the Comptroller of Public Accounts, the State Treasurer, and the engineer-director of administration of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation. The 64th Legislature in 1975 vetoed all appropriation requests for the board. All board functions were transferred to the Fiscal Agency of the Treasury Department.


Scope and Contents of the Records

Records are Texas county and district road reports containing county commissioners' court minutes (copies), transcripts of proceedings of county commissioners' court meetings (copies), itemized statements of bond funds spent on roads, and an information questionnaire. Materials date from the early 1920s through 1973, with the bulk dating from 1932 to 1942. These reports represent data and information gathered by county officials, by the chairman of the State Highway Commission, and by the State Comptroller of Public Accounts. These reports served to aid the Texas Board of County and District Road Indebtedness in determining the amount of money for which a county was eligible under the provisions of the County and Road District Highway Fund. The information questionnaire provides a county map showing state highways and road districts, general county information, a summary of county claims for eligible obligations, county expenditures on state highways, and details of bond issues.


 

Arrangement of the Records

These records are arranged alphabetically by county.

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:
Roads--Texas--Finance.
Document Types:
Reports--Texas--Roads--[192-]-1973 (bulk 1932-1942).
Minutes--Texas--Roads--[192-]-1973 (bulk 1932-1942).
Transcripts--Texas--Roads--[192-]-1973 (bulk 1932-1942).
Questionnaires--Texas--Roads--[192-]-1973 (bulk 1932-1942).
Financial statements--Texas--Roads--[192-]-1973 (bulk 1932-1942).

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
Comptroller of Public Accounts, Records of the Bond Department, County, city, and district bond registers and indexes, 1870-1985, 50.05 cubic ft.
Texas Planning Board, Records, 1914-1939 (bulk 1934-1939), 17 linear ft., 366 maps, 48 photographs
Map Collection, County highway maps

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

(Identify the item), County and District Road Reports, Texas Board of County and District Road Indebtedness. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Accession Information

Accession number: 1976/114

These records were transferred to the Archives and Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by the Treasury Department, Bond and Coupon Paying Division which had maintained the records since October 1975, on April 2, 1976

Processing Information

Texas State Archives staff


Detailed Description of the Records

 

County and district road reports, [192-]-1973 (bulk 1932-1942),
25 cubic ft.

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4-19/294 Anderson
Andrews
Angelina
Aransas
Archer
Armstrong
Atascosa
Austin
Bailey
Bandera
Bastrop
Baylor
Bee
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4-19/295 Bell
Bexas
Blanco
Bosque
Bowie
Brazoria
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4-19/296 Brazoria
Brazos
Brewster
Briscoe
Brooks
Brown
Burleson
Burnet
Caldwell
Calhoun
Callahan
Cameron
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4-19/297 Cameron
Camp
Carson
Cass
Castro
Chambers
Cherokee
Childress
Clay
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4-19/298 Cochran
Coke
Coleman
Collin
Collingsworth
Colorado
Comal
Comanche
Concho
Cooke
Coryell
Cottle
Crane
Crockett
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4-19/299 Crosby
Culberson
Dallam
Dallas
Dawson
Deaf Smith
Delta
Denton
DeWitt
Dickens
Dimmit
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4-19/300 Donley
Duval
Eastland
Ector
Edwards
Ellis
El Paso
Erath
Falls
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4-19/301 Fannin
Fayette
Fisher
Floyd
Foard
Fort Bend
Franklin
Freestone
Frio
Gaines
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4-19/302 Galveston
Garza
Gillespie
Goliad
Gonzales
Gray
Grayson
Gregg
Grimes
Guadalupe
Hale
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4-19/303 Hall
Hamilton
Hansford
Hardeman
Hardin
Harris
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4-19/304 Harrison
Hartley
Haskell
Hays
Hemphill
Henderson
Hidalgo
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4-19/305 Hidalgo
Hillsboro
Hockley
Hood
Hopkins
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4-19/306 Houston
Howard
Hudspeth
Hunt
Hutchinson
Irion
Jack
Jackson
Jasper
Jeff Davis
Jefferson
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4-19/307 Jim Hogg
Jim Wells
Johnson
Jones
Karnes
Kaufman
Kendall
Kenedy
Kent
Kerr
Kimble
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4-19/308 King
Kinney
Kleberg
Knox
Lamar
Lamb
Lampasas
La Salle
Lavaca
Lee
Leon
Liberty
Limestone
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4-19/309 Lipscomb
Live Oak
Llano
Loving
Lubbock
Lynn
McCulloch
McLennan
McMullen
Madison
Marion
Martin
Mason
Matagorda
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4-19/310 Medina
Menard
Midland
Milam
Mills
Mitchell
Montague
Montgomery
Moore
Morris
Motley
Nacogdoches
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4-19/311 Navarro
Newton
Nolan
Nueces
Ochiltree
Oldham
Orange
Palo Pinto
Panola
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4-19/312 Panola
Parker
Parmer
Pecos
Polk
Potter
Presidio
Rains
Randall
Reagan
Real
Red River
Reeves
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4-19/313 Refugio
Roberts
Robertson
Rockwall
Rusk
Sabine
San Augustine
San Jacinto
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4-19/314 San Patricio
San Saba
Schleicher
Scurry
Shackelford
Shelby
Sherman
Smith
Somervell
Starr
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4-19/315 Stephens
Sterling
Stonewall
Sutton
Swisher
Tarrant
Taylor
Terrell
Terry
Throckmorton
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4-19/316 Titus
Tom Green
Travis
Trinity
Tyler
Upshur
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4-19/317 Upton
Uvalde
Val Verde
Van Zandt
Victoria
Walker
Waller
Ward
Washington
Webb
Wharton
Wheeler
Wichita
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4-19/318 Wilbarger
Willacy
Williamson
Wilson
Winkler
Wise
Wood
Yoakum
Young
Zapata
Zavala