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Agency History

Scope and Contents

Organization of the Records

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Survey files, 1970-1975,

Correspondence and subject files, 1971-1975,

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Texas Office of the Governor, Office of Information Services, Health and Human Resources Division:

An Inventory of Records at the Texas State Archives, 1970-1975



Creator: Texas. Office of Information Services. Health and Human Resources Division.
Title: Records
Dates: 1970-1975
Abstract: Records include survey forms, correspondence, organization charts, meeting reports and computer consulting contracts of the Texas Governor's Office of Information Services, Health and Human Resources Division, from 1970 to 1975.
Quantity: 2 cubic ft.
Language English.

Agency History

The Office of Information Services was established in the Governor's Office by the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, by House Bill 1067 in 1971 to coordinate and develop a master plan for utilizing electronic data processing and telecommunications in Texas state government and to maintain a model of the Texas economy. The Health and Human Resources Division was a part of the Office of Information Services and worked with state agencies on health information systems planning, development, and service.

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Scope and Contents

Records include survey forms, correspondence, organization charts, meeting reports and computer consulting contracts of the Texas Governor's Office of Information Services, Health and Human Resources Division, from 1970 to 1975. Records are divided into survey files and correspondence/subject files.

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 two series:
Survey files, 1970-1975, 1 cubic ft.
Correspondence and subject files, 1971-1975, 1 cubic ft.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

None.

Restrictions on Use

None.

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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.
Subjects:
Information storage and retrieval systems.
Health surveys--Texas.
Grants-in-aid--Texas.
Document Types:
Questionnaires--Texas--Health--1970-1975.
Correspondence--Texas--Health--1970-1975.
Administrative records- -Texas- -Health- -1970-1975.
Agendas--Texas--Health--1971-1975.
Reports--Texas--Health--1971-1975.

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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
For more information on the Division of Health Planning and Bureau of Health Planning and Resource Development, please see the inventories to Department of Health records.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Records, Health and Human Resources Division, Office of Information Services, Texas Office of the Governor. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Accession Information

Accession number: 1989/067

These records were transferred to the Archives and Information Services Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by the Texas Department of Health, via the Records Management Division of the State Library, on December 6, 1988.

In a reorganization of health-related state agencies, effective July 1, 1975 the Health and Human Resources Division became a part of the Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Health Planning and Resource Development, Division of Health Planning. When the Department of Health transferred some of their records to the State Library, these records that originated in the Governor's office were part of that transfer.

Processing Information

Paul B. Beck, November 1989

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Survey files, 1970-1975,
1 cubic ft.

Records include correspondence and survey forms from individual state agencies that document a survey done by the Health and Human Resources Division, Office of Information Services, Governor's Office, dating 1970-1975. These surveys collected data on Texas state agencies as part of the Division's efforts to improve and systematize health data in Texas. The surveys were interested in the agencies' legislative mandates, functions, organization, explanations of programs, and their information needs and resources.
Records from human service-oriented state agencies, such as Department of Health, Mental Health/Mental Retardation and Department of Public Welfare, contain additional information, including miscellaneous reports, organization charts, and consulting contracts on information systems between the agencies and the Office of Information Services.
Arrangement
The records are arranged alphabetically by agency name.
Texas State Agency Surveys
box folder
1989/067-34 1. Interagency Contracts: IAC (74-75)-1403 and IAC (76-77)-0247, 1974-1976
2. Adjutant General's Department, 1973
3. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, Texas, 1973
4. Aeronautics Commission, Texas, 1973
5. Air Control Board, Texas, 1973
6. Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Texas, 1973
7. American Revolution Bicentennial Commission of Texas, n.d.
8. Amusement Machine Commission, Texas, 1973
9. Animal Health Commission, Texas, 1973
10. Attorney General, 1973
11. Board of Athletic Trainers, Texas, 1973
12. Board of Architectural Examiners, Texas, 1973
13. Board of Barber Examiners, Texas, 1973
14. Board of Control, State, 1973-1974
15. Board of County and District Road Indebtedness, 1973
16. Board of Examiners in the Basic Sciences, Texas State, 1973
17. Board of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Aids, Texas, 1973
18. Board of Insurance, State, 1973
19. Board of Pardons and Paroles, 1973
20. Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies, Texas, 1973
21. Board of Registration for Professional Engineers, State, 1973
22. Board of Registration for Public Surveyors, 1973
23. Building Commission, State, 1973
24. Coastal and Marine Council, Texas, 1973
25. Commission on Alcoholism, Texas, 1973
26. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, 1973
27. Commission for the Blind, Texas, 1970-1974
28. Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education, 1973
29. Commission for Indian Affairs, Texas, 1973
30. Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education, 1973
31. Department of Community Affairs, 1973
32. Comptroller of Public Accounts, 1974-1975
33. Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, Organizational Chart, 1970
34. Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, 1970-1973
35. Cosmetology Commission, Texas, 1973
36. Department of Agriculture, Texas, 1973
37. Department of Labor and Standards, Texas, n.d.
Department of Health, Texas:
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1989/067-34 38. Miscellaneous Reports, 1973
39. Interagency Contract, 1974
40. Correspondence, 1970-1975
41. Organizational Chart, 1975
42. Meeting Memo, 1972
Mental Health/Mental Retardation:
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1989/067-34 43. Organizational Chart, 1973
44. Correspondence, 1972-1974
45. Correspondence, 1970-1971
46. Computer Services Contract, 1971
47. Miscellaneous Reports, 1970-1975
48. MH/MR Files, 1972
49. Motor Vehicle Commission, Texas, n.d.
Public Welfare, Texas Department of (DPW):
box folder
1989/067-34 50. Fiscal Year Budget Submission, 1973
51. Correspondence, 1970-1975
52. List of Personnel, 1974
53. Proposing Agency Data Sheets, 1972
54. Quarterly Progress Reports, 1973
55. DPW Contract with office of Information Services, 1973-1974
Education Agency, Texas (TEA):
box folder
1989/067-34 56. Organizational Charts, 1968-1974
57. Correspondence, 1970-1974
58. TEA Contract with Office of Information Services, 1973
59. Miscellaneous Brochures and Reports, 1970-1974
60. Employees Retirement System of Texas, 1973
Employment Commission, Texas (TEC):
box folder
1989/067-34 61. Organizational Chart, 1971
62. Correspondence, 1970-1974
63. Firemen's Pension Commission, n.d.
64. General Land Office, 1974
65. Good Neighbor Commission, n.d.
66. Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness, 1973
67. Historical Commission, Texas, n.d.
68. Industrial Accident Board, Texas, 1973-1974
69. Mass Transportation Commission, Texas, 1973
70. Nimitz Memorial Naval Museum Commission, 1973

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Correspondence and subject files, 1971-1975,
1 cubic ft.

Records consist of correspondence and subject files from the Health and Human Resources Division of the Office of Information Services, Governor's Office, dating 1971-1975. Their concern is for the improvement of data gathering for health-related statistics and the building of state and federal data bases in health fields.
The federal agency files discuss several state and federal grant projects; a national health data system; and implementation of components of the National Health Planning and Resources Development Act of 1974 (PL 63-641). The meeting files contain correspondence, meeting agendas, reports and travel records from various seminars and conferences attended by Office of Information Service personnel. The miscellaneous files contain correspondence, reports and contracts the Office of Information Services had with state agencies for data services.
Arrangement
The records are sub-divided into federal agency files, meeting files, and miscellaneous files.
Federal Government Agencies
box folder
1989/067-35 1. National Association for State Information Systems, 1973
2. National Cooperative Health Statistics System (NCHSS), 1974
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS):
box folder
1989/067-35 3. Privacy and Confidentiality, 1974-1975
4. NCHS Files, 1973
5. Historical NCHS File, 1971-1972
6. NCHS Facilities Contract Proposal, Public Law 93-641, 1974-1975
7. Facilities Project, Three year Action Plan, 1975
8. Miscellaneous Recipient Index Reports, 1971-1973
Meeting Files
box folder
1989/067-35 9. Data Standards Task Force Meeting, 1974
10. Standards Briefing (Atlanta), n.d.
11. 8th Annual Governor's Conference on Intergovernmental Relations and Regional Planning, 1973
12. Computer Assisted Decision Making For Government Executives “Seminar”, 1972
13. Commissioner's Meeting - Draft of Report on Socio-Economic Variable Analysis for Communicable Diseases, 1973
14. Microform Science Seminar, 1973
15. 7th Annual Governor's Workshop on Intergovernmental Relations an Regional Planning, 1972
16. Forms Subcommittee Meeting of the Standards Committee for Texas State Agency Business Administrator's Association (TSABAA), 1972
17. USAC Seminar, 1972
18. Texas United Community Services, Annual Conference, 1972
19. Texas Manpower Data Seminar, 1973
20. Privacy and Security Conference, 1973
21. Social Service Meetings (Missouri), 1973
22. Public Health Conference On Records and Statistics, Washington, D.C., 1974
23. Catalog Briefing, 1972
Texas Health, Social and Rehabilitative Information System:
box folder
1989/067-35 24. Minutes of Working Group Meeting, 1973
25. Master Plan, 1973
26. 9th Annual Governor's Conference on Intergovernmental Relations and Regional Planning, 1974
27. Management Science Briefing, 1972
28. Mrs. Rudd's Briefing, 1973
29. Welfare Recipient List, Meeting (Boston), 1973
Miscellaneous - Office of Information Service (OIS)
box folder
1989/067-35 30. Organization Chart and Staff Roster, n.d.
31. Industry Consulatants Briefing, 1973
H&HR (Health and Human Resources) Division:
box folder
1989/067-35 32. Miscellaneous Information, n.d.
33. Individual's Files, n.d.
34. OIS Publication List Correspondence and Related Data, 1973-1974
35. Requests for Publications, 1975
36. Memos to/from JCC (Jack C. Carmichael), 1974
37. Requests for Listings, Reports, etc., 1972-1975
38. Requests for Information, 1973
39. Budgeted, 1972
40. First General Report - Health Data Institute, 1971
41. Second General Report - Interagency Health Council, 1972
42. Fourth General Report - Health and Human Resources Division, 1974
43. Interagency Contract with University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 1974
44. Interagency Contract with Texas State Department of Health, 1974

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