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Overview

Agency History

Scope and Contents of the Records

Organization of the Records

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Architecture Division advisory boards minutes, 1989-2008,

Preservation grant reports, 1981-1985,

Endangered historic properties needs assessment files, 1987-1993, 1998, bulk 1987-1991,

Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program files, 1992, 1999-2007,

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Texas Historical Commission, Architecture Division:

An Inventory of Architecture Division Records at the Texas State Archives, 1981-2008



Overview

Creator: Texas Historical Commission. Architecture Division.
Title: Architecture Division records
Dates: 1981-2008
Abstract: The Texas Historical Commission protects and preserves the state's historic and prehistoric resources for the use, education, economic benefit, and enjoyment of present and future generations. The Architecture Division works to preserve and protect Texas’ diverse architectural heritage by monitoring historical landmarks, awarding preservation grant funds for restoration work on historical structures, and offering advice and technical consultation for the restoration of or changes made to the state's architectural resources. These records consist of grant reports, minutes, agenda, correspondence, clippings, photographs, needs assessment files, compact discs, master plans, completion reports, and architectural drawings, dating 1981-2008. Records document meetings of several trust fund associated boards (Texas Preservation Trust Fund Committee, the Advisory Board of the Texas Preservation Trust Fund, the Guardians of the Texas Preservation Trust Fund, and the Architecture Committee Trust Fund Advisory Board), the Architecture Committee and the Courthouse Committee. The records also document the assessment of preservation needs for endangered historic properties, and restoration work on historical buildings through preservation grant funding, including courthouses restored through the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program.
Quantity: 23.96 cubic ft.
Repository: Texas State Archives

Agency History

The Texas Historical Commission protects and preserves the state's historic and prehistoric resources for the use, education, economic benefit, and enjoyment of present and future generations. The main functions of the agency are to identify, preserve, interpret, and maintain historic and archeological sites. Duties of the agency include preservation consultation with the public; providing leadership to heritage organizations and county historical commissions; working with communities to protect Texas' architectural heritage, including operation of the Texas Main Street Program; administering the state's historical marker program; working with property owners to save archeological sites on private land; ensuring archeological sites are protected as land is developed for public construction projects; consulting with citizens and groups to nominate properties for historical and archeological landmark status and for the National Register of Historic Places; and making historical attractions a cornerstone of the Texas travel industry. The Commission also maintains the Historic Sites Atlas (a database of information on 200,000 historic sites in Texas); is involved with the LaSalle excavations; and was involved with the development of the Bob Bullock State History Museum in Austin.

The Texas State Historical Survey Committee was created on a temporary basis in 1953 (Senate Concurrent Resolution 44, 53rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session) to administer a comprehensive state program for historical preservation; it was given more permanent status in 1957 (Senate Bill 426, 55th Legislature, Regular Session). The Committee became the Texas Historical Commission in 1973 (House Bill 1512, 63rd Legislature, Regular Session).

The Texas Historical Commission is composed of eighteen members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, serving overlapping six-year terms. Members must be citizens of Texas who have demonstrated an interest in the preservation of the state's historical heritage, and represent all geographical areas of Texas. Beginning in 1995, the membership must include a professional archeologist, a professional historian, and a licensed architect; and two of the members must be from counties with populations of less than 50,000. The governor names the chairperson. The members appoint an executive director to administer the agency. In 1998 the commission had a staff of about 100 employees.

In the late 1990s, the Texas Historical Commission went through an agency restructuring in which several divisions were combined. The agency now contains eight divisions that carry out the responsibilities of the agency. The Administration Division oversees budgetary, planning, and other executive functions. Staff Services handles personnel, accounting, and other staff functions. Program divisions are the Archeology Division, Architecture Division, History Programs Division, Historic Sites Division, Community Heritage Division, and the Marketing Communications Division.

The Division of Architecture administers architectural grants through the Texas Preservation Trust Fund Grant Program; monitors the state's National Historic Landmarks, including the Texas Governors' Mansion; reviews proposed changes to Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks or State Archeological Landmarks; evaluates construction projects that are funded, licensed or permitted by the federal government to minimize any impact to historic structures; assists property owners and developers qualify for rehabilitation tax credits; and operates the Texas Historic Courthouses Preservation Program. It also monitors and provides technical consultation on the restoration and adaptive reuse of the state's architectural resources, including helping property owners meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards to minimize changes to the historic integrity of their sites.

There are several boards associated with the Texas Historical Commission and the Architecture Division. The State Board of Review evaluates nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. The Guardians of Texas Preservation Trust Fund cultivates and develops sources of support for the trust fund and advises the commission of potential donors of property or other assets. The Advisory Board of the Texas Preservation Trust Fund makes recommendations on Trust Fund grant allocations and advises on matters relating to more efficient utilization or enhancement of the fund.

(Sources: Guide to Texas State Agencies, various editions; general laws and statutes; the website of the Texas Historical Commission - http://www.thc.state.tx.us/, and the records themselves. The website was checked on January 22, 2009.)

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Scope and Contents of the Records

The Texas Historical Commission protects and preserves the state's historic and prehistoric resources for the use, education, economic benefit, and enjoyment of present and future generations. The Architecture Division works to preserve and protect Texas’ diverse architectural heritage by monitoring historical landmarks, awarding preservation grant funds for restoration work on historical structures, and offering advice and technical consultation for the restoration of or changes made to the state's architectural resources. These records consist of grant reports, minutes, agenda, correspondence, clippings, photographs, needs assessment files, compact discs, master plans, completion reports, and architectural drawings, dating 1981-2008. Records document meetings of several trust fund associated boards (Texas Preservation Trust Fund Committee, the Advisory Board of the Texas Preservation Trust Fund, the Guardians of the Texas Preservation Trust Fund, and the Architecture Committee Trust Fund Advisory Board), the Architecture Committee and the Courthouse Committee. The records also document the assessment of preservation needs for endangered historic properties, and restoration work on historical buildings through preservation grant funding, including courthouses restored through the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program.

This finding aid describes the records on one division of the Texas Historical Commission. See Texas Historical Commission: An Overview of Records for more records series.

To prepare this inventory, the described materials were cursorily reviewed to delineate series, to confirm the accuracy of contents lists, to provide an estimate of dates covered, and to determine record types.

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Organization of the Records

These records are organized into four series by State Archives staff:
Architecture Division advisory boards minutes, 1989-2008, 0.5 cubic ft.
Preservation grant reports, 1981-1985, 2.59 cubic ft.
Endangered historic properties needs assessment files, 1987-1993, 1998, bulk 1987-1991, 3.29 cubic ft.
Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program files, 1992, 1999-2007, 17.59 cubic ft.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Materials housed in the State Archives do not circulate, but may be used in the State Archives search room. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Restrictions on Use

Most records created by Texas state agencies are not copyrighted and may be freely used in any way. State records also include materials received by, not created by, state agencies. Copyright remains with the creator. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).

Technical Requirements

Some of the architectural drawings are too large to photocopy.

Researchers are required to use gloves when viewing photographs in the Archives.

Researchers wishing to view the compact discs need to contact the Preservation Officer for the proper equipment.

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Index Terms

The terms listed here were used to catalog the records. The terms can be used to find similar or related records.
Corporate Names:
Texas Preservation Trust Fund. Advisory Board.
Texas Preservation Trust Fund. Committee.
Texas Preservation Trust Fund
Texas Preservation Trust Fund. Guardians
Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program.
Subjects:
Historic buildings--Texas.
Advisory boards--Texas.
Historic sites--Texas--Preservation.
Historic buildings--Texas--Conservation and restoration.
Courthouses--Conservation and restoration--Texas.
Public buildings--Texas--Conservation and restoration.
Places:
Texas--Cultural policy.
Document Types:
Minutes--Texas--Cultural policy--1989-2008.
Reports--Texas--Cultural policy--1981-1985, 1999-2007.
Photographs--Texas--Cultural policy--1981-1993, 1998-2007.
Questionnaires--Texas--Cultural policy--1987-1993, 1998.
Master plans (orthographic projections)--Texas--Courthouses--1999-2006.
Architectural drawings (visual works)--Texas--Courthouses--1999-2006.
Functions:
Protection of historic sites.
Historic preservation.

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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
Ruffini Collection, [ca. 1877]-1937, undated (bulk 1883-1912, undated), 1.65 cubic ft., 626 architectural drawings, 21 prints and photographs, 1 artifact [There are related Ruffini materials for several structures in the series Preservation grant reports and the series Endangered historic properties needs assessment files.]
Publications
Endangered Historic Properties, by the Texas Historical Commission, 1989, revised 1991

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

(Identify the item and cite the series), Architecture Division records, Texas Historical Commission. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Accession Information

Accession numbers: 1984/070, 1987/038, 1999/118, 1999/174, 2000/075, 2008/184, 2009/083, 2009/090

These records were transferred to the Archives and Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by the Texas Historical Commission on December 12, 1983; and November 4, 1986; June 24 and December 7, 1999; August 22, 2008; and January 8 and 22, 2009; and by the Texas Documents Collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission on March 5, 1999.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura K. Saegert, November 1999

Addition of needs assessment files, processed by Laura K. Saegert, July 2001

Finding aid reformatted by Laura K. Saegert, February 2004

Addition of courthouse preservation program files and additions to advisory boards minutes, processed by Laura K. Saegert, January 2009

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Detailed Description of the Records

 

Architecture Division advisory boards minutes, 1989-2008,
0.5 cubic ft.

The Architecture Division of the Texas Historical Commission works to preserve and protect Texas’ diverse architectural heritage by monitoring historical landmarks, awarding preservation grant funds for restoration work on historical structures, and offering advice and technical consultation for the restoration of or changes made to the state's architectural resources. These records are meeting agenda and minutes of the Texas Historical Commission's Texas Preservation Trust Fund Committee, the Advisory Board of the Texas Preservation Trust Fund, the Guardians of the Texas Preservation Trust Fund, the Courthouse Committee, and the Architecture Committee of the Historical Commission, dating 1989-2008. The majority of the records document the actions taken by the Trust Fund Committee, the Advisory Board, and the Guardians. The minutes mainly discuss nominations, grant awards, and appointments to the boards associated with the operation of the Trust Fund; grants awarded and issues concerning courthouse projects; and other architectural issues of the Division.
Also present are copies of minutes and agenda from the Architecture Committee of the THC. The Architecture Committee is composed of members of the Historical Commission and oversee architectural related activities of the agency's Architecture Division, including those which may concern architectural grants of the Texas Preservation Trust Fund and the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program. For several years, the Division operated the Preservation Trust Fund Committee, it was dissolved some years ago and its functions absorbed by the Architecture Committee. The Courthouse Committee functioned in 2001-2004, composed of architecture members of the Historical Commission. It advised the agency on matters related to the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program, including courthouse maintenance. In 2004-2005 the functions of this committee were absorbed by the Architecture Committee and it was dissolved. According to agency staff, the record copies of the minutes of the Architecture Committee are filed with the minutes of the Texas Historical Commission.
Historical sketch
The Texas Preservation Trust Fund was created in 1989 by the 71st Legislature to provide a stable source of funding for preservation landmarks throughout the state. The goal of the program is to support property owners in the preservation of historic and archeological landmarks that would otherwise be lost. The Advisory Board of the Texas Preservation Trust Fund consists of professionals appointed by the Texas Historical Commission to make recommendations on trust fund grant projects and to advise the Commission on matters relating to more efficient utilization or enhancement of the trust fund. The Guardians of the Texas Preservation Trust Fund was a group of distinguished Texans appointed by the Historical Commission to cultivate and develop sources of support for the trust fund, and to advise the Commission of possible donors of property or other assets. These members also served as spokespersons and ambassadors to local political and public organizations. The Guardians have not been in existence for several years.
Arrangement
The early records are arranged chronologically as received from the agency. Another accession was received from the agency and maintained as such, in order by the committee name, then in chronological order.
Preferred Citation
(Identify the item), Architecture Division advisory boards minutes, Texas Historical Commission records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Accession Information
Accession numbers: 1999/174, 2009/090
These records were transferred to the Archives and Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by the Texas Historical Commission on June 24, 1999; and January 22, 2009.
Processing Information
Processed by Laura K. Saegert, November 1999
Additions to advisory boards minutes, processed by Laura K. Saegert, January 2009
Box
1999/174 Texas Preservation Trust Fund (TPTF) meetings, minutes and agenda:
TPTF Committee meetings, 1989-1990
TPTF Committee meeting, 1991
Advisory Board meeting, September 1991
Guardians annual meeting, October 1991
Advisory Board meeting, January 1992
TPTF Committee meetings, February and April 1992
TPTF Committee, Guardians, and Advisory Board meetings, April and July 1992
Advisory Board meeting, August 1992
TPTF Committee meeting, September 1992
TPTF Committee meeting, January 1993
Advisory Board, February 1993
Guardians annual meeting, April 1993
TPTF Committee meeting, April 1993
Advisory Board meeting, October 1993
Guardians annual meeting, April 1994
TPTF Committee meeting and Architecture Committee meeting, October 1994
Advisory Board meeting, January 1995
TPTF Committee meeting and Guardians annual meeting, July 1996
Advisory Board meeting, October 1996
TPTF Committee meeting and Architecture Committee meetings, January and May 1997
Guardians annual meeting, September 1997
Advisory Board meeting, October 1997
TPTF Committee meeting and Architecture Committee meeting, October 1997
Advisory Board meeting, May 1998
Guardians annual meeting, July 1998
Advisory Board meeting, October 1998
Architecture Committee meeting, October 1998, April 1999
Box
2009/090 Advisory Board of the Texas Preservation Trust Fund minutes, 2000-2007
Architecture Committee minutes:
1999-2003
2004-2005
2006-2007
2008
Courthouse Committee minutes, 2001-2002
Courthouse Committee minutes, 2003-2004

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Preservation grant reports, 1981-1985,
2.59 cubic ft.

The Architecture Division of the Texas Historical Commission works to preserve and protect Texas’ diverse architectural heritage by monitoring historical landmarks, awarding preservation grant funds for restoration work on historical structures, and offering advice and technical consultation for the restoration of or changes made to the state's architectural resources. These are historic preservation grant project completion reports by the Texas Historical Commission's Architecture Division of various historic properties, including the Elisabet Ney Studio, county courthouses, old homes, churches, homesteads, and a railroad depot. Dates of the reports are 1981-1985. These reports contain a narrative of the renovation work done, copies of deed restrictions, a fiscal report for the project, and photographs and/or slides of the facility, including views prior to, during, and after the construction was completed. Most of the photographs are 8 by 10 inch black and white prints, but a few color prints are also present. Also, a few of the photographs are copies of historic prints of the facilities dating from the early 20th century. Some of the slides and photographs may be missing from the reports.
Historical sketch
The Historic Preservation Grant Program was developed in 1981 to provide financial assistance to nonprofit organizations and political subdivisions of the state that were carrying out, planning, acquiring, or developing projects involving historic structures. Eligible buildings included Recorded Texas Historic Landmark designated properties, historic county courthouses, and buildings listed on the National Register. State grant funding is now made available through the Texas Preservation Grant Fund Program.
Arrangement
These reports are arranged by State Archives staff chronologically by fiscal year, then alphabetically by county.
Restrictions on Access
Materials housed in the State Archives do not circulate, but may be used in the State Archives search room. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.
Restrictions on Use
Most records created by state agencies are not copyrighted and may be freely used in any way. State records also include materials received by, not created by, state agencies. Copyright remains with the creator. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).
Technical Requirements
Researchers are required to use gloves when viewing photographs in the Archives.
Preferred Citation
(Identify the item), Architecture Division's preservation grant reports, Texas Historical Commission records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Accession Information
Accession numbers: 1984/070, 1987/038, 1999/118
These records were transferred to the Archives and Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by by the Texas Historical Commission on December 12, 1983 and November 4, 1986; and from the Texas Documents Collection of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission on March 5, 1999.
Processing Information
Processed by Laura K. Saegert, July 2001
Texas Historic Preservation Grant Completion Reports, FY 1982
Box
1984/70-1 Austin County, Old Austin County Jail
[2 folders]
Bowie County, Old Offenhauser Building
Brazoria County, Old Brazoria County Courthouse
[2 folders]
Brazos County, Cavitt Homestead
Caldwell County, Caldwell County Courthouse
Colorado County, Colorado County Courthouse
[2 folders]
Ector County, White-Pool House
El Paso County, Women's Club of El Paso
[2 folders]
Freestone County, Trinity-Brazos Valley RR Depot
Galveston County, Old First National Bank
Galveston County, Powhatan House
Gillespie County, Old Gillespie County Courthouse
Guadalupe County, Moore House
Hays County, Hays County Courthouse
Houston County, Downes-Aldrich House
[2 folders]
Box
1984/70-2 Jackson County, Texana Presbyterian Church
Johnson County, Carnegie Library Building
Kendall County, Arno Schwelthelm Building
Liberty County, Gillard-Duncan House
[3 folders]
Navarro County, Temple Beth El
Travis County, Elisabet Ney Studio
[3 folders]
Wilson County, Wilson County Courthouse
Texas Historic Preservation Grant Completion Reports, FY 1983
Box
1984/70-2 Bexar County, Bexar County Courthouse
Brazoria County, Old Brazoria County Courthouse
Brooks County, Brooks County Courthouse
Caldwell County, Caldwell County Courthouse
Collin County, Farrell Wilson Farmstead
[2 folders]
Box
1984/70-3 Galveston County, Ashton Villa
[3 folders]
Galveston County, Powhatan House
Goliad County, Firehouse Museum
Harris County, Christ Church Cathedral
[2 folders]
Houston County, Downes Aldrich House
[2 folders]
Potter County, Shelton Houghton House
[2 folders]
Tom Green County, Ft. Concho Quartermaster's Storehouse
Wilson County, Wilson County Courthouse
Texas Historic Preservation Grant Completion Reports, FY 1984
Box
1999/118-1 Bexar County, Bexar County Courthouse
Brown County, Brown County Museum of History
[2 folders]
Burleson County, Thomas J. Kraithchar, Jr. House
[2 folders]
Calhoun County, Calhoun County Jail
[2 folders]
Dallas County, Dallas County Criminal Courts Building
Gillespie County, Old County Courthouse (Memorial Library)
Harris County, Houston Negro Hospital
Harrison County, Harrison County Old Courthouse
[2 folders]
Lampasas County, St. Mary's Episcopal Church
[2 folders]
Robertson County, Calvert Park Pavilion
Smith County, Carnegie Public Library
[2 folders]
Box
1999/118-2 Travis County, Austin Women's Club
[2 folders]
Travis County, Laguna Gloria Art Museum
[2 folders]
Travis County, the Lundeberg Bakery Building
[2 folders]
Williamson County, St. James Episcopal Church
Texas Historic Preservation Grant Completion Reports, FY 1985
Box
1987/38-1 Anderson County, Anderson County Courthouse
[2 folders]
Bexar County, Bexar County Courthouse
Brazoria County, Old Brazoria County Courthouse
Dallas County, Dallas County Courthouse - "Old Red"
Denton County, Denton County Courthouse
[2 folders]
Donley County, Donley County Courthouse
Harrison County, Old Harrison County Courthouse
[2 folders]
Lampasas County, Lampasas County Courthouse
Llano County, Llano County Courthouse
Presidio County, Presidio County Courthouse
[3 folders]
Uvalde County, Uvalde County Courthouse
Wilson County, Wilson County Courthouse

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Endangered historic properties needs assessment files, 1987-1993, 1998, bulk 1987-1991,
3.29 cubic ft.

The Architecture Division of the Texas Historical Commission works to preserve and protect Texas’ diverse architectural heritage by monitoring historical landmarks, awarding preservation grant funds for restoration work on historical structures, and offering advice and technical consultation for the restoration of or changes made to the state's architectural resources. These records are needs assessment forms, correspondence, clippings, photographs, a summary of the property needs for restoration, and printouts from the database created from this inventory that summarizes data from the needs assessment forms. Dates covered are 1987-1993, 1998, bulk dating 1987-1991. This series contains information gathered on endangered historic properties by the Texas Historical Commission. Dates reflect when the forms were filled out for the inventory, contemporary correspondence, and updates to the forms/database reports. They do not include dates of earlier materials used by the Historical Commission to supplement the forms, such a copies of Historical Marker files, photocopies of photographs, copies of articles, etc. This data was gathered initially for the book Endangered Historic Properties, published in 1989, revised in 1991. Files are not present for properties surveyed since the last publication in 1991, those are still on file at the Historical Commission. Also present are publication development files, including database reports, photographs used, clippings, copies of some needs assessment forms, correspondence, an executive summary of data gathered, and production costs. Correspondents are primarily Historical Commission staff, property owners, and local historical commissions or other local officials.
The most comprehensive source of data about these properties is the needs assessment form. These forms include the date the information was gathered, county, name and location of the property, owner and address, historical designations (National Register, State Archeological Landmark, etc.), property status (public/private ownership, is/is not income producing, is/is not under legal protection), property needs (construction/non-construction, description of need, estimate of total cost), and contact source. The description often includes a brief history of the property. If a building inventoried was demolished, a note is present on the form about the demolition. Although the form requests photographs be attached, very few are present in these particular files, but photocopies of photographs are often filed. Properties inventoried include private residences, public buildings, commercial buildings, cemeteries, and archeological sites. Some properties have two sets of inventories, with a 1990-1991 update done for properties inventoried initially in 1987.
The needs assessment inventory, as part of a national preservation needs assessment program, was undertaken to identify and document the most threatened historic properties in the state, some of which have since been demolished. In recent years the agency has listed the ten most endangered properties in its biennial report to the legislature. Copies of the book, Endangered Historic Properties, Texas Historical Commission, 1989, and 1991, can be found in the Texas Documents Collection of the Library and Archives Commission.
Arrangement
The files are arranged alphabetically in two groups: Publication development files and Historic property files, as received from the agency. The publication development files are arranged topically, the historic property files are arranged alphabetically by county, then by city/town, then by property.
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.
Publications
Endangered Historic Properties, by the Texas Historical Commission, 1989, revised 1991
Preferred Citation
(Identify the item), Architecture Division's endangered historic properties needs assessment files, Texas Historical Commission records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Accession Information
Accession number: 2000/075
These records were transferred to the Archives and Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by the Texas Historical Commission on December 7, 1999.
Processing Information
Processed by Laura K. Saegert, August 2001
Publication development files, Endangered Historic Properties
Box
2000/075-1 Endangered properties book:
Changes/additions, 1991-1998
[2 folders]
Sales, 1992
Newclippings
[empty]
Production costs, 1991
Needs assessment forms
[blank]
Executive summary, 1991
Database reports, 1990-1991
Photos, 1989, 1991
Demolished buildings, 1990-1993
Endangered properties book (1st ed.):
Newclippings, 1989-1990
Executive summary, 1989
Sales, 1989
Database reports, 1989
Needs assessment forms
[blank]
Historically black colleges and universities - threatened resources, 1988
Historic property files
Box
2000/075-1 Anderson County:
Palestine:
Dilley Building, 1990
Mt. Vernon A.M.E. Church, 1987, 1990
Pace McDonald site, 1989
Aransas County:
Fulton vicinity, Kent-Crane shell midden, [1990]
Fulton, City Hall Building, 1987, 1990
Lamar, Bunker Residence ruins, 1987, 1990
Rockport:
Dr. John W. Baylor Home, 1990
Fulton Gibson House, 1990
Hoopes Smith House, 1990
Johnson or Orleans Home, 1990
Rockport Methodist Manse, 1987, 1990
Rockport Railroad Depot, 1990
Sorenson Home, 1990
Sorenson Mercantile Building, 1990
Archer County:
Windhorst, Ostermann General Store, 1987
Atascosa County:
Jourdanton, Old Atascosa County Jail, 1987, 1990
Austin County:
Bellville, Austin County Jail, 1988
Bandera County:
Hernandez site, [1990]
Bastrop County:
Bastrop:
Bastrop Christian Church, 1990
Bastrop Opera House, 1990
Casino (German/American School), 1990
Elgin, Union Depot, 1990
McDade:
McDade Museum, 1990
Seigmund's Store, 1987
Paige, Old Paige Railroad Depot, 1990
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2000/075-2 Bee County:
Beeville:
Bee County Courthouse, 1991
Rialto Theater, 1991
Bell County:
Bartlett, Bartlett Grammer School, 1990
Holland, Kuhlman Civic Center, 1987, 1990
Temple:
Governor James Ferguson Home, 1990
William T.J. Hartrick Home, 1990
Pepper Creek Archeological District, 1990
Bexar County:
Cepada Site, [1990]
Mission Parkway Archeological District, [1990]
Panther Springs Creek Site, [1990]
San Antonio:
Aztec Theatre and Office Building, 1991
Band Building - Fort Sam Houston, 1987
Bluebonnet Hotel, 1988
Desmazieres House, 1991
Hot Wells Bath House, 1987-1988
Koatzsch-Griesenbach Home, 1991
Kress Building, 1991
Maverick Building, 1991
Mother House, 1987, 1989
Robert E. Lee Hotel, 1991
San Fernando Cathedral, 1991
Southern Pacific Railroad Station, 1991
Spanish Governor's Palace, 1991
Old Sullivan Carriage House, 1987-1988
Blanco County:
Blanco, Old Blanco County Courthouse, [1987], 1990
Johnson City:
Crofts Feed Mill, 1991
Grape Creek School, 1991
Sandy community, Spring Creek School House, 1987, 1990
Bosque County:
Meridian, Bosque County Courthouse, 1988-1989
Bowie County:
Boston:
Old Bowie County Courthouse, 1987, 1990
Old Bowie County Jail, 1987, 1991
A.J. Hatchel Mound, [1990]
Texarkana:
Ghia Mansion, 1987, 1990
Jamison Building, 1991
McCartney Hotel, 1987, 1990
Union Station, 1990
Wooten Springs Cemetery, 1987, 1990
Brazoria County:
Angleton, Brazoria County Historical Museum, 1987, 1990
Brazoria, Old Masonic Lodge, 1987-1989
East Columbia, Ammon Underwood House, 1987-1990
West Columbia, Sweeny-Waddy Log Cabin, 1990
Brazos County:
Bryan, Old Carnegie Library Building, 1990
Brewster County:
Big Bend National Park, Mariscal Mine, 1988
Terlingua:
Perry Mansion, 1987-1988
Perry School, 1987-1988
St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1987
Terlingua Theatre, 1990
Briscoe County:
Site 41BI237, [1990]
Brown County:
Brownwood:
Coggin and Brothers Bank, 1990-1991
Old Brown County Jail, 1987-1988
Burleson County:
Caldwell, Santa Fe Railroad Depot, [1987]
Caldwell County:
Lockhart:
Caldwell County Courthouse, 1990
M.A. Withers House, 1987-1989
Luling, Zedler Mills, 1989
Tilmon, Tilmon Community Club, 1988-1989
Calhoun County:
Matagorda Island, Matagorda Island Lighthouse, 1988-1989
Callahan County:
Baird, Texas and Pacific Depot, 1988, 1991
Clyde, Old Section Foreman's House on Texas Pacific Railroad, 1989
Cameron County:
Brazos-Santiago Depot, [1990]
Brownsville:
Brulay Plantation, 1987-1989
Kowalski-Dennett House, 1988-1989
Oscar Dancy Building, 1987-1989
Pacheco Store and Hide Yard, 1990
Texas Southmost College (Fort Brown), 1987-1989
Palo Alto Battlefield, [1990]
Ricon de Guajardo Site, 1988-1989
Carson County:
Panhandle:
Old First National Bank Building, 1987-1990
Santa Fe Railroad Depot - Texas City Hall, 1987-1990
Chambers County:
Anahuac:
Chambersia, 1987, 1990
Round Point, 1987, 1990
Dr. N.T. Schilling Medical Office Museum, 1987, 1990
Cotton Lake Site, [1990]
Presidio de San Augustin de Amumada, [1990]
Wallisville, Union Church of Anahuac, 1987, 1990
Cherokee County, correspondence re: assessments, 1992
Childress County:
Childress:
Childress City Hall, 1988
Childress County Courthouse, 1990
Childress Municipal Airfield Hangar #1, 1988
Childress Municipal Airfield Hangar #2, 1988
Clay County:
Henrietta, Clay County Jail, 1988-1989
Cochran County:
Morton, Winder Store, ca. 1990
Coke County:
Bronte, Sante Fe Railroad Depot, 1987-1988
Robert Lee, Coke County Museum, 1988
Coleman County:
Santa Anna, Residence at 408 Mountain Oak Road, 1988
Collin County:
Farmersville, Ball House, 1988
McKinney:
Old Collin County Courthouse, 1990
Collin County Prison, 1988
Colorado County:
John Stafford Plantation House/Ranch House, 1990
Comal County:
Fischer, Fischer Store, 1987-1988
Comanche County:
Comanche, Comanche Railroad Depot, 1989
Concho County:
Millersville, WPA High School Gymnasium, 1989
Cooke County:
Dillard Site, [1990]
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2000/075-3 Gainesville:
Carnegie Library, 1987
Cheaney Building, 1987
Cooke County Courthouse, 1987
Downtown Commercial Historic District, 1987
Farm Labor Building, 1987
Old First National Bank/Saunders Building, 1987
First United Methodist Church, 1987
Gainesville Opera House, 1987-1988
J.G. Garrett Homes - Church Street, 1987
Jess B. Hays Grocery, [1990]
Hosapple Saloon/Levine Building, 1987
Kilgore/King Building, 1987
Kilgore-Morse House, 1987
Potter-King-Pemberton House, 1987
Santa Fe Passenger Depot, 1987
Schad and Pulte Building, 1987
Southwest Gainesville Proposed District, 1987
St. James A.M.E. Church, 1987
Tyler and Simpson Building, 1990
Myra, Maxwell Drug Store, 1987-1988
Rural Gainesville County:
Old Marysville School and Masonic Lodge, 1987
Nelson Log Cabin, 1987
John Ware Farm Complex, 1987
Cottle County:
Paducah, Paducah Station, 1989
Crockett County:
Site 41CX110, [1990]
Crosby County:
Ralls:
John W. Ralls Building - Museum, 1987-1990
Ralls Depot, 1988, 1991
Dallas County:
Coppell, Old Coppell Drugstore Site, [1990]
Dallas:
807 Elm St., [1990]
B.F. Avery and Sons Building, 1990
Emerson Brantingham Building, 1987, [1990]
F.A. Brown Farm Home, 1987-1989
John Neely Bryan Cabin, 1987-1989
Cedar Springs Place, 1991
Dallas County Criminal Courts Building, 1987-1989
Elizabeth Chapel, 1987-1990
Fair Park, 1991
First Church of Christ, Scientist, 1990
Harlan Building, 1987-1989
Houston Street Viaduct, 1987-1990
Kouandouitch House, 1987-1989
Penn Farm, 1987-1988
Old Red Courthouse, 1987-1989
Purse Building, 1987-1989
Sacred Heart Cathedral, 1988-1989
Texas School Book Depository, 1987-1989
The Village in Winnetka Heights, 1987-1989
Woodlawn - Parkland Hospital, 1991
Denton Creek Archeological Complex, [1990]
Dawson County:
Lamesa, O'Quinn Building, ca. 1990
Denton County:
Site 41DN2, [1990]
Tollie Gilbert Site (41DN4), [1990]
Donley County:
Clarendon, Donley County Courthouse, 1987-1991
Greenbelt Site, [1990]
Duval County:
San Diego, General Store, 1989
Ector County:
Odessa:
First City Hall, 1987-1990
Henderson Drug Building, 1987-1991
The Parker House, 1987, 1990
Edwards County:
Rocksprings, Old Edwards County Jail, 1987-1989
El Paso County:
El Paso, Plaza Motor Hotel, 1990
Northgate Site (41EP6), [1990]
San Elizario:
The Garcia House, 1987
Los Portales Building, 1987-1988
Merchant's House, 1988
San Elizario Catholic Church, 1987-1988
San Elizario Jail, 1988
Ysleta, Ysleta Mission, 1987-1988
Ellis County:
Ennis, Farrar House, 1991
Waxahachie:
Old City Calaboose, 1987, 1990
Old Citizens Bank, 1987, 1989
William Koger House, 1987-1988
Missouri, Kansas, Texas Railway Depot, 1990
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1988, 1990
Wyatt Law Office, 1987, 1990
Falls County:
Westphalia, Old General Store, 1987
Fannin County:
Bonham:
First Christian Church, 1987, 1991
Nunn House, 1988, 1990
Trenton, Trenton High School, 1987, 1990
Fayette County:
Dubina:
General Store, 1990
Simon Pytlovany House, 1988
Plum, Morgan Mercantile, 1989
Fisher County:
Roby, Roby Northern Railroad Station, 1988-1989
Floyd County:
Antelope Cemetery, 1987
Floydada:
Barrow Building, 1987, 1990
Floyd County Historical Museum, 1987, 1990
Sandhill Community, Merrell Cemetery, 1987-1990
Foard County:
Crowell, Old Depot (now County Library), 1988
Franklin County:
Hopewell, Drummond Home, 1991
Mt. Vernon, Henry Clay Thouston Home, 1991
Frio County:
Frio, Old Frio County Courthouse, 1987-1989
Gaines County:
Cedar Lake Archeological District, [1990]
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2000/075-4 Galveston County:
Galveston:
1860 Charles W. Adams House, 1989
John L. Darragh House, ca. 1990
First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1988-1990
Point Bolivar Lighthouse, 1987-1990
Rosenberg Home for Women, 1988-1990
St. Joseph's Church, 1987-1990
Texas Heroes Monument, 1987-1990
Point Bolivar, Fort Travis Historical Park, 1987-1990
U.S.S. Hatteras (41GV68), 1990
U.S.S. Westfield, 1990
Will-of-the-Wisp (41GV90), 1990
Garza County:
Cowhead Mesa Archeological District, [1990]
Goliad County:
Goliad, Goliad Memorial Auditorium, 1987-1992
Gonzales County:
Gonzales, Braches House, 1987
Gray County:
Pampa, Water Pump Station #1 - Memorial, 1988-1991
Grayson County:
Denison, McDaniel Jr. High School (old Denison High School), 1991
Gregg County:
Gladewater, Rock Springs Schoolhouse, 1987, 1990
Kilgore, Robertson Place, 1987, 1990
Kinsloe Site, [1990]
Grimes County:
Anderson:
Anderson Hotel, 1991
Grimes County Courthouse, 1990
Navasota:
207-209 Railroad Street, 1991
211-213 Railroad Street, [1991]
Hall County:
Memphis, Memphis Compress, 1989
Hall County:
Turkey, Turkey High School, 1987
Hamilton County:
Indian Gap, Indian Gap School, 1987
Hansford County:
Spearman, Stationmaster's House Museum, 1988-1990
Hardeman County:
Quanah:
Panhandle Compress, 1989
Quanah, Acme and Pacific Depot, 1987-1989
Hardin County:
Sour Lake, Pre World War I residence, 1987-1989
Harris County:
Bunker Hill Village, William V. Thaxton House, 1991
De Zavala Cemetery, [1990]
Houston:
Alexander House, 1991
Hawkins House, 1987-1991
443-445 Heights Boulevard, 1987, 1991
Heights Boulevard Thoroughfare, 1987-1990
Houston Heights Fire Station, 1987, 1991
Heights Theater, 1987-1990
Hidalgo Park Kiosko, 1987-1991
Houston Light Guard Armory, 1990
Macatee Building, 1990
McGowan House, 1991
Pillot Building, 1988-1991
Rice Hotel, 1988-1991
Smith House, 1991
Texas State Hotel, 1991
U.S.S. Texas Battleship, 1987, 1991
Pasadena:
Pomeroy Homestead, 1987, 1991
Strawberry House, 1987-1991
Seabrook, Casa Mare, demolished, April 1992
Site 41HR617, [1990]
Site 41HR14, [1990]
Harrison County:
Gus Jones Site (41HS15), [1990]
Marshall:
Ginocchio Hotel, 1991
Old Harrison County Courthouse, 1990-1991
Hotel Marshall, 1990
Sam Houston Elementary School, 1990
Texas/Pacific Railroad Depot, 1990-1991
Hartley County:
Channing, United Methodist Church, 1987, 1990
Hays County:
Dripping Springs, Dr. Joseph M. Pound House, 1990
Kyle, Old Stone Barn and Carriage House, 1990
San Marcos:
Belger Cahill Lime Kiln, 1990
Charles S. Cock Home, 1990
Fisher Hall, 1990
Fort Street Presbyterian Church, 1988
Goforth Harris House, 1990
Hays County Courthouse, 1990
Hays County Jail, 1990
Moore Grocery Store, 1990
San Marcos Milling Company, 1990
Carroll Hall (San Marcos Hall), 1990
Hidalgo County:
Edinburg, Old Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 1988
Hidalgo, Old Hidalgo Irrigation Pumps and Pumphouse, 1988-1989
Progreso:
St. Joseph's Church at Toluca Ranch, 1988
Toluca Ranch House, 1988-1989
Hill County:
Peoria, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1991
Hopkins County:
Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County Courthouse, 1987, 1990
Houston County:
Augusta, Union Church, 1990
Crockett:
Centennial City Hall, 1990
Collins-Douglas-Foley House, 1990
David Crockett Memorial Building, 1990
Downes-Aldrich House, 1987, 1990
First Methodist Church, [1990]
Houston County Courthouse, 1990
Mary Allen Seminary for Colored Girls, Administration Building, 1988-1990
Masonic Temple, 1987-1991
1909 Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot, 1987, 1990
Monroe-Crook House, 1990
Strode-Pritchett Log Cabin, 1990
U.S. Post Office, 1987, 1990
Grapeland:
First Christian Church of Grapeland, 1990
First United Methodist Church, 1990
Kennedy Building, 1987-1989
Joseph R. Rice Log Cabin, 1990
Kennard:
Family Shelter on Ratcliff Lake, 1990
Ratcliff Lake Bath House, 1990
Lovelady:
Lovelady City Hall, 1990
Old Lovelady School Gym, 1990
C.R. Rich Building, 1987, 1990
Weches, Commemorative Replica of Mission San Francisco de los Tejas, 1990
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2000/075-5 Hudspeth County:
Indian Hot Springs, 1987-1989
Hunt County:
Greenville, Ende-Gaillard House, 1988, 1990
Hutchinson County:
Stinnett, Old Railroad Depot, 1987
Jackson County:
Edna, Texana Presbyterian Church, 1988-1991
Jasper County:
Jasper:
Jasper County Courthouse, 1987
Jasper County Jail, 1987
Jefferson County:
Beaumont:
Corn Crib, 1990
Kansas City Southern Depot, 1987
Temperance Building, 1987, 1990
Temple to the Brave, 1987
Tyrell Historical Library, 1987
Nederland, Mercantile Building, 1987
Port Arthur, Goodhue Hotel, 1988-1989
U.S.S. Clifton (41JF65), 1990
Johnson County:
Cleburne, 210 Williams, 1987-1989
Jones County:
Jones County Courthouse, 1991
Karnes County:
El Fuerte de Santa Cruz del Cibolo, [1991]
Helena:
Helena Courthouse/Karnes County Museum, 1987, 1992
Helena Jail Cell, 1987-1991
Masonic Lodge Building, 1987-1989
John Ruckman House, 1987-1989
Kent County:
Site 41KT79, [1990]
Kerr County:
Kerrville:
Arcadia Theater, 1990
Comparette Residence, 1990
Kerr County Courthouse, 1988-1990
Kerrville Police Station, 1990
Kerrville Survey for Historic Districts, 1988
Notre Dame Church, [1990]
Jimmie Rogers Mansion, 1988, 1990
San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroad, 1988, 1990
A.C. Shreiner Home, 1988, 1990
Old Union Church, 1988
Volentine Residence, 1990
Western Saloon, 1990
Whitfield Scott Residence, 1988, 1990
King County:
Guthrie, King County Courthouse, 1987-1991
Kinney County:
Brackettville:
Filoppone Building, 1987-1988
Fort Clark Commissary, 1987-1988
Gonzales Store, 1989-1990
Kinney County Courthouse, 1988-1989
Kleberg County:
Kingsville, Kingsville Opera House, 1988
Lamar County:
Paris:
Crook-Record Building, 1990
Gibralter Hotel, 1990
Lee County:
Giddings, Schubert-Fletcher House, 1987-1991
Leon County:
Centerville, Leon County Courthouse and Jails, 1988
Liberty County:
Liberty:
Southern Pacific Depot, 1987, 1990
United States Post Office, 1987, 1990
Limestone County:
Groesbeck, Booker T. Washington Emancipation Proclamation Park, 1988-1991
Tehuacana, Texas Hall, Old Trinity University, 1987-1991
Vinson Site, 1989
Marion County:
Jefferson, Old Federal Court and Post Office, 1990
Martin County:
Stanton:
Connell House, ca. 1990
Old Martin County Jail, 1987, 1991
Sisters of Mercy Convent, ca. 1990
Mason County:
Grit, Grit School House, 1987-1990
Mason:
Mason County Chamber of Commerce, 1987-1990
Mason County Courthouse, 1987-1990
Mason Grammar School, 1987-1990
Old Mason High School, 1987-1990
Reynold-Seaquist House, 1987-1990
S & H/Old Dr. Pepper Building, 1987-1990
McCulloch County:
Brady, McCulloch County Jail, 1987
Camp San Saba, Camp San Saba School, 1987
Melvin, Old Masonic Temple, 1987, 1990
McLennan County:
Moody, Moody Furniture, 1987-1990
Quiscat Village, [1990]
Tonk Creek Petroglyph Site, 1989
Waco, Home of Dr. Pepper, 1987, 1990
Medina County:
D'Hanis:
D'Hanis Brick Plant, 1988-1989
Old Railroad Hotel, 1987-1989
Hondo, St. John the Evangelist School, 1990-1991
Medina River Sites, [1990]
Menard County:
Presidio San Saba, 1987
Midland County:
Scharbauer Site, [1990]
Milam County:
Cameron:
Burns House, 1987-1991
Cameron City Park Pavilion, 1987-1991
John B. Henderson Home, 1987-1991
Jester Home, 1987-1991
Old Milam County Jail Museum, 1987-1991
Dr. J.C. Reese Home, 1987-1991
The Sycamores - Old Batte Home, 1987-1991
Yoe House, 1987-1991
Rockdale, Love Tabernacle, 1987-1989
Montague County:
Spanish Fort:
Schrock House, ca. 1990
Walls House, ca. 1990
Montgomery County:
Montgomery, Davis House, 1987-1990
Motley County:
Matador:
Bob's Oil Well Service Station, [1990]
First National Bank Building, 1990
Matador Hardware and Supply, 1990
Traweek Hospital Building, 1989-1990
Roaring Springs, Travelers Hotel, 1990
Navarro County:
Corsicana, Black Church, 1987, 1990
Rice, Haynie Memorial United Methodist Church, 1987, 1990
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2000/075-6 Newton County:
Bleakwood, Watson Chapel Church, 1991
Burkeville:
Burkeville United Methodist Church, 1990-1991
Nation's House, 1987-1990
Round Table Inn, 1987
Newton:
Newton County Courthouse, 1987
W.H. Ford Male and Female College, 1987
Nueces County:
Corpus Christi:
Ault-Atkinson Home, 1987-1991
Nueces County Courthouse, 1987-1991
Nuecestown Schoolhouse, 1987-ca. 1990
Oso Dune Site (41NU37), [1990]
S.S. Mary (41NU252), 1990
Oldham County:
Vega, Old Church, 1987
Orange County:
Orange:
Smith's Cleaners, 1990
Sokolski Building, 1990
Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 1990
Woodmen of the World Lodge, 1990
Palo Pinto County:
Hagler Ranch Site, [1990]
Mineral Wells, Old Mineral Wells High School, 1988-1989
Panola County:
Clear Lake Site, [1990]
Parker County:
Taylor Site, [1990]
Weatherford:
40 Abandoned cemeteries, 1987
Parker County Courthouse, 1987, 1990
Texas Pythian Home, 1991
Parmer County:
Friona, Friona's Santa Fe Depot, 1988, 1991
Pecos County:
Fort Stockton, Old Fort Stockton, 1988-1989
Polk County:
Livingston, Polk County Courthouse Annex, 1987-1991
Potter County:
Amarillo, Santa Fe Office Building, 1991
Presidio County:
Redford, Old Polvo Church, 1987
Ruidosa, Old Adobe Church, 1987
Shafter, Shafter Church, 1987
Tapalcomes (Polvo) Site, 1989
Randall County:
Canyon:
1919 American Legion Hall, 1987, 1990
First United Methodist Church, 1987, 1990
Mary E. Hudspeth House, 1987, 1990
L.T. Lester Home, 1987, 1990
Randall County Courthouse, 1987, 1990
Real County:
Camp Wood, Mission San Lorenzo de la Santa Cruz, 1987-1989
Red River County:
Clarksville:
DeMorse House, 1988, 1991
Red River County Courthouse, 1987-1989
Red River Jail, 1991
T.M. Coles Site (41RR3), [1990]
Sam Kaufman Site, 1989
Reeves County:
Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Pine Springs Cafe, 1989-1990
Refugio County:
Bayside, John Howland Wood House, 1988, 1991
Robertson County:
Calvert, Hammond House, 1987-1989
Hearne, Hearne Station, 1989
New Baden, Schultz Store, 1987-1989
Rockwall County:
Rockwall:
Church of Salvation and Praise, 1990
Old First Methodist Episcopal Church, 1988-1989
Runnels County:
Ballinger, Park Hotel, 1988, 1990
Winters, Rock Hotel and Drummer House, 1988, 1991
Rusk County:
Henderson, Old First National Bank Building, 1991
Sabine County:
Rural Hemphill, Oliphint House, 1987, 1990
San Augustine County:
Mission Nuestra Senora de Los Delores de Los Ais (41SA25), [1990]
San Patricio County:
Taft, Blackland Museum, 1987-1991
Shelby County:
Brittain Site (41SY42), [1990]
Center:
Old Jail Building, 1987, 1990
Shelby County Courthouse, 1987
Lafitte Site (41SY15), [1990]
Smith County:
Jamestown Site (41SM54), [1990]
Tyler:
Bawdy House Hotel, 1987, 1990
Carnegie History Center, 1987, 1990
Old Ice House, 1990
Lewis Hotel (1880 Smith County Jail), 1987, 1990
Railroad Depot, 1990
Whitehouse, Whitehouse Rock Shop Building, 1987, 1991
Somervell County:
Parker Ranch Site, [1990]
Starr County:
Rio Grande City:
Lee House, 1987-1989
Ringgold Barracks Hospital, 1987-1989
Silverio de la Pena Drugstore and Post Office, 1988-1989
Old Starr County Courthouse, 1988-1989
Roma:
Noah Cox House, 1988-1989
Garcia House, 1990
Manuel Guerra Store, 1987-1989
Nestor-Saenz Store, 1987-1989, 1992
Ramirez Hospital, 1990
Tino Ramirez Building, 1990
Roma-Los Saenz, Roma Bridge, 1987-1989
Stephens County:
Breckenridge, Swenson Memorial Museum (Old First National Bank Building), 1987, 1990
Tarrant County:
Colleyville, Webb House, 1987, 1989
Fort Worth:
Blackstone Hotel, 1987-1989
Flatiron Building, 1987-1989
Forest Park Apartments, 1987-1989
Fort Worth Stockyards Hog and Sheep Pens, 1987
Fort Worth Stockyards Horse and Mule Pens, 1987-1989
James E. Guinn School, 1987-1989
Marine Schoolhouse, 1990, 1992
Our Lady of Victory Convent, 1987
Santa Fe Station, 1987-1989
Tarrant County Courthouse, 1987
Ann Waggoner Hall, 1991
Grapevine vicinity:
Site 41TR24, [1990]
Site 41TR71, [1990]
Mansfield, Knights of Pythias Hall/McKnight Building, 1987
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2000/075-7 Taylor County:
Abilene vicinity:
Butterfield Stage Route, 1988
Elm Cemetery, 1988
Terrell County:
Sanderson:
El Buen Pastor Church, 1990
Terrell County Memorial Museum, 1988-1989
Tom Green County:
Knickerbocker, Knickerbocker Community Center, 1990
San Angelo:
301 S. Monroe, 1987
Orient Santa Fe Depot
[empty folder]
Orient Santa Fe Freight Building, 1990
S.A. Runkles Building, 1990
Tom Green County Courthouse, 1990
Travis County:
Austin:
Austin State Hospital Administration Building, 1987-1991
Governor A.C. Horton House, 1990
Judge Sneed House, 1988, 1991
Long Hog Hollow Archeological District, 1989, 1992
Site 41TV747, [1990]
Site 41TV860, [1990]
Walnut Creek Archeological Site (41TV372), [1990]
Zilker Park Archeological Sites, [1990]
Trinity County:
Groveton:
Pioneer Home, 1987-1991
Trinity County Courthouse, 1987-1991
North Cedar, Log Cabin at Iris, 1987-1991
Tyler County:
Chester, 1835 Cauble House, 1988-1989
Upshur County:
Boxed Springs Mound Complex (41UR30), [1990]
Calloway Hill Kiln (41UR23), [1990]
McPeak-Davis Site (41UR4/99), [1990]
Ore City, Bertie Smith's Dogtrot Home, 1987-1989
Val Verde County:
Del Rio:
Abandoned Church at Losoya and Pecan, 1988-1989
Del Rio Federal Building, 1990
Former Elks Lodge, 1988-1989
Southern Pacific Railroad Station, 1988
Val Verde County Courthouse, 1990
Victoria County:
Fort Saint Louis Site, 1989
Site of Vista of Mission Espiritu Santo, 1988-1989
Walker County:
Huntsville:
Law Office at Sam Houston Home, 1988
Steamboat House on Sam Houston Home, 1987-1989
Woodland Home (Sam Houston Home), 1988-1991
Waller County:
Hempstead:
Field Store Community Center, 1987-1991
Old St. Mary's Church, 1987-1991
Waller, Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church, 1987-1991
Ward County:
Monahans, Million Barrel Museum - 2 buildings, 1988-1991
Washington County:
Brenham, Simon Theater, 1987-1991
Burton:
Old Burton Farmer's Cotton Gin, 1987-1991
Burton Railroad Depot, 1989-1991
Schultz Building, 1987-1991
Webb County:
Laredo:
Capitol of the Republic of the Rio Grande Museum, 1990
Leyendecker House, 1988
St. Augustine School, 1990
Webb County Courthouse, 1987
Webb County Courthouse Annex, 1987
Villa de San Jose de Palafox, [1990]
Wharton County:
Egypt, 1901 Santa Fe Railroad Depot, 1988, 1991
Wharton:
Wharton County Courthouse, 1991
Wharton Railroad Depot, 1990
Wichita County:
Electra, Grand Theater, 1987-1991
Wichita Falls:
Holt Hotel, 1987-1990
The Littlest Skyscraper, 1987-1989
Wilbarger County:
Vernon, Vernon Railroad Depot, 1989
Vernon vicinity, Doan's Adobe House, 1988, 1990
Willacy County:
Raymondville, Willacy County Courthouse, 1988-1989
Williamson County:
Georgetown:
Old Post Office Building, 1990
Railroad Produce Depot, 1987, 1990
Williamson County Courthouse, 1987, 1990
Williamson County Jail, 1987, 1990
Granger:
Granger City Hall, 1987, 1990
Granger Depot, 1987, 1990
Leander, Mason Barn, 1987, 1990
Rowe Valley Site, 1989
Taylor:
First Christian Church, 1990
Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Passenger Depot, 1990
Thompson and Tucker Lumber Company, 1990
Washington Bower, 1987, 1991-1992
Wood County:
Goldsmith Site (41WD208), [1990]
Hawkins, Residence at FM 2869 and CR 3470, 1987
J.O. McCreight Site (41WD9), [1990]
Mineola, Old Bailey Hotel, 1990
B.G. Price Site (41WD7), [1990]
Quitman, Wood County Courthouse, 1990
Spoonbill Site (41WD109), [1990]
Marlon Weir Site (41WD354), [1990]
L.L. Winterbauer Site (41WD6), [1990]
Young County:
Graham:
First Christian Church, 1987
Fort Belknap, 1987, 1990
Morrison Hudson Home, 1987
National Theatre, 1987, 1990
Harrell Site, 1989
Newcastle, Newcastle Community Center, 1987, 1990
Olney, P.W.'s Fashions, 1987
Zapata County:
Delores Viejo (41ZP77), 1987-1989
San Ygnacio:
Jesus Trevino House and Fort, 1987-1989
Amador Vela Store, 1990
San Ygnacio vicinity, Rancho San Francisco, 1990

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Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program files, 1992, 1999-2007,
17.59

The Architecture Division of the Texas Historical Commission works to preserve and protect Texas’ diverse architectural heritage by monitoring historical landmarks, awarding preservation grant funds for restoration work on historical structures, and offering advice and technical consultation for the restoration of or changes made to the state's architectural resources. Records are master plans, drawings and project completion reports documenting renovation and preservation work on courthouses, using grant money funded to the counties through the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program. Records are dated 1992, 1999-2007. Master plans typically include a history of the building, copies of historic photos and architectural drawings, a thorough evaluation of existing conditions and a plan for the future, with an estimated budget for all the proposed work. At the conclusion of the project the county (or its contractors) prepare a grant completion report for the Historical Commission, which usually includes photos of the work done, some also contain images of the courthouse before work was undertaken. A few of the master plans and completion reports contain compact discs of photographs, text or drawings. Archives staff have not viewed the discs. Project manuals are also present for a couple of restoration projects, typically detailing architectural, electrical, and mechanical work. The files document the renovation and restoration for 19 county courthouse projects.
Historical Sketch
The Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program (THCPP) was created by the Texas Legistature in 1999 (House Bill 1341, 76th Legislature, Regular Session). This legislation was enacted due to previous concerns about a need to preserve Texas courthouses. In 1997 Governor George Bush proposed a program to preserve and restore Texas county courthouses and in 1998 Texas courthouses were added to the list of America's most endangered places by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Following appropriations from the Legislature for the program, the Texas Historical Commission awarded it's first grants for courthouse renovations to 19 counties, beginning in May 2000. The grants awarded were matching grants to county governments for the restoration and preservation of their courthouses. A courthouse had to be a minimum of 50 years old to qualify for the program. Counties that wish to receive grant funds from the THCPP must prepare a master plan and submit it to the Historical Commission. The Architecture Committee reviews it and it is either accepted, with suggested changes made and resubmitted, or rejected. Once accepted, the county can submit a grant application for the funding. In 2008, the Commission reported that 64 courthouses thus far had been restored through this program. Minutes of the Architecture Committee and its predecessor, the Courthouse Committee, can be found in the series, Architecture Division advisory boards minutes.
Arrangement
These records were arranged by State Archives staff alphabetically by county, then by record type - Master plans, architectural drawings, and project completion reports.
Restrictions on Access
Materials housed in the State Archives do not circulate, but may be used in the State Archives search room. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.
Restrictions on Use
Most records created by state agencies are not copyrighted and may be freely used in any way. State records also include materials received by, not created by, state agencies. Copyright remains with the creator. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).
Technical Requirements
Some of the architectural drawings are too large to photocopy.
Researchers are required to use gloves when viewing photographs in the Archives.
Researchers wishing to view the compact discs need to contact the Preservation Officer for the proper equipment.
Accession Information
Accession numbers: 2008/184, 2009/083
These records were transferred to the Archives and Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by the Texas Historical Commission on August 22, 2008 and January 8, 2009.
Preferred Citation
(Identify the item), Architecture Division's Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program records, Texas Historical Commission. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Location of Originals
The Texas Historical Commission and the county body overseeing the work also hold a set of the master plans, drawings, and project completion reports.
Processing Information
Processed by Laura K. Saegert, January 2009
Box
2008/184-1 Atascosa County Courthouse:
Master plan, volume 1, March 2000
[2 folders]
Master plan, volume 2, March 2000
[2 folders]
Box
2008/184-18 Architectural drawings, November 2001, revised September 2003
Box
2008/184-1 Project completion report, September 2003
[3 folders]
Bee County Courthouse:
Master plan, January 2000
[4 folders]
Box
2008/184-12 Architectural drawings, 2004
Box
2008/184-1 Project completion report, volume 1, December 2006
[6 folders]
Project completion report, volume 2, December 2006
[6 folders]
Project completion report, volume 3, December 2006
[5 folders]
Box
2008/184-2 Bexar County Courthouse:
Project definition, January 1992
Master plan, February 2000
[2 folders]
Boxes
2008/184-19 and 20 Architectural drawings, two sets, September 2001
Box
2008/184-2 Project completion report, about 2004
[5 folders]
Cooke County Courthouse:
Master plan, July 2000
[5 folders]
Box
2008/184-12 Architectural drawings, 2 sets, February 2004, February 2005
Box
2008/184-2 Project completion report, October 2007
[5 folders]
Denton County Courthouse:
Master plan, 2000
[7 folders]
Box
2008/184-12 Architectural drawings, November 2002, revised March 2004
Box
2008/184-3 Project completion report, volume 1, 2004
[8 folders]
Project completion report, volume 2 - photographs, 2004
[4 folders]
Box
2009/083 Dimmit County Courthouse:
Master plan, volume 1, March 2000
Box
2008/184-3 Master plan, volume 2, January 2000
Master plan, volume 3, March 2000
[2 folders]
Box
2009/083 Master plan, volume 4, January 2000
Box
2008/184-13 Architectural drawings, December 2002-January 2003
Box
2008/184-3 Project completion report, November 2005
[5 folders]
Notebook of photos (likely part of the project completion report), about 2005
[3 folders]
Box
2008/184-4 Erath County Courthouse:
Master plan, revised, March 2000
[2 folders]
Master plan, appendices, March 2000
[3 folders]
Box
2008/184-17 Architectural drawings, September 2001
Box
2008/184-4 Project completion report, January 2004
[6 folders]
Fayette County Courthouse:
Master plan, January 2001
[7 folders]
Box
2008/184-14 Architectural drawings, March 2003
Box
2008/184-4 Project completion report, 2006
[5 folders]
Box
2008/184-5 Goliad County Courthouse:
Master plan, November 1999
[3 folders]
Box
2008/184-14 Architectural drawings, two sets, February 2002, January 2004
Box
2008/184-5 Project completion report, 2004
[7 folders]
Project completion report, photographs, 2004
[4 folders]
Hudspeth County Courthouse:
Master plan, June 2000
[6 folders]
Box
2008/184-14 Architectural drawings, October 2001, revised July 2002
Box
2008/184-5 Project manual, January 2003
[5 folders]
Box
2008/184-6 Project completion report, 2004
[6 folders]
Jeff Davis County Courthouse:
Master plan, February 2000
[3 folders]
Box
2008/184-15 Architectural drawings, March-August 2002
Box
2008/184-6 Project completion report, 2003
[6 folders]
Lampasas County Courthouse:
Master plan, February 2000
[4 folders]
[The cover states this is volume III. According to Historical Commission staff there was only one volume for this master plan, this is likely the third revision of the plan submitted to the agency.]
Box
2008/184-15 Architectural drawings, April 2004
Box
2008/184-6 Project completion report, January 2004
[8 folders]
Box
2008/184-7 Lee County Courthouse:
Master plan, March 2000
[3 folders]
Box
2008/184-13 Architectural drawings, January 2001-April 2002
Box
2008/184-7 Project manual, architectural, 2002-2003
[9 folders]
Project manual, mechanical, 2002-2003
[8 folders]
Project manual, electrical, 2002-2003
[5 folders]
Box
2008/184-8 Project completion report, 2004
[2 folders]
Project completion report, photographs, 2004
[5 folders]
Llano County Courthouse:
Master plan, March 2000
[5 folders]
Box
2008/184-15 Architectural drawings, April 2001
Box
2008/184-8 Project completion report, October 2002
[6 folders]
Project manual - As Builts, October 2004
[2 folders]
Project completion report, Phase II, November 2007
[3 folders]
Menard County Courthouse:
Master plan, February 2000
[3 folders]
Box
2008/184-15 Architectural drawings, two sets, January-October 2004
Box
2008/184-8 Project completion report, April 2005
[4 folders]
Box
2008/184-9 Parker County Courthouse:
Master plan, 2000
Parker County Historical Commission minutes scrapbook, 1986-1999
[printed copies, bound]
Parker County Commissioners Court minutes, 1875-1999
[printed copies, bound]
Box
2008/184-16 Architectural drawings, two sets, April and September 2002
Box
2008/184-9 Project completion report, 2004
[2 folders]
Project completion report, photos, volume 1, November-December 2002
[5 folders]
Project completion report, photos, volume 2, January-March 2003
[5 folders]
Project completion report, photos, volume 3, April 2003-March 2004
[12 folders]
Box
2008/184-10 Red River County Courthouse:
Historic Structure Report and Restoration Master Plan, about 2001
[5 folders]
Box
2008/184-16 Architectural drawings, four sets, January and December 2001, June and November 2002
Box
2008/184-10 Project completion report, 2004
[7 folders]
Sutton County Courthouse:
Master plan, March 2000
[5 folders]
Box
2008/184-16 Architectural drawings, two sets, November 2000, May 2006
Box
2008/184-10 Project completion report, phase I, March 2002
[6 folders]
Project completion report, phase II, October 2002
[folders 1-3 of 8]
Box
2008/184-11 Project completion report, phase II, October 2002
[folders 4-8 of 8]
Wharton County Courthouse:
Master plan, January 2000
[5 folders]
Box
2008/184-13 Architectural drawings, two sets, April 2002, July 2004
Box
2008/184-11 Project completion report, volume 1, December 2007
[6 folders]
Project completion report, volume 2, December 2007
[5 folders]
Project completion report, volume 3, December 2007
[5 folders]
Project completion report, volume 4, December 2007
[4 folders]

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