University of Texas Arlington

Tarrant County Democratic Party Primary Convention Records:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Democratic Party (Tarrant County, Tex.)
Title: Tarrant County Democratic Party Primary Convention Records
Dates: 1974
Abstract: On May 4, 1974, primary conventions were held in all Tarrant County precincts to elect delegates to attend the Democratic County Convention in Fort Worth, Texas on May 11, 1974. Records are comprised of the returns of Tarrant County precincts 1-185 stating the elected delegates. Poll lists, minutes, correspondence, resolutions, and other lists are also included.
Identification: AR230
Extent: 2 boxes (0.61 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

On May 4, 1974, primary conventions were held in all Tarrant County precincts to elect delegates to attend the Democratic County Convention in Fort Worth, Texas on May 11, 1974.


Scope and Contents

Records are comprised of the returns of Tarrant County precincts 1-185 stating delegates elected from each precinct to attend the Democratic County Convention in Fort Worth, Texas on May 11, 1974. Poll lists are attached to most returns. In some cases, minutes, correspondence, resolutions, and other lists are also attached to the returns.


Organization

The returns are arranged numerically by precinct number in 12 folders.

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Organizations
Democratic Party (Tarrant County, Tex.)--State Primary Convention--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Primaries--Texas--Tarrant County--History--Sources.
Places
Tarrant County (Tex.)--Politics and government--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
Texas Political History Collection

Administrative Information

Citation

Tarrant County Democratic Party Primary Convention Records, AR230, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Lil Law and Mr. C.J. Bradley, 1978. Accessioned as number 78-6.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Folder
1 1 Precincts 1-15 - Minutes, primary convention returns, democratic precinct chairmen list, poll lists, 1974
2 Precincts 16-32 - Minutes, primary convention returns, poll lists, 1974
3 Precincts 33-50 - Minutes, primary convention returns, poll lists, 1974
4 Precincts 51-69 - Minutes, primary convention returns, poll lists, 1974
5 Precincts 70-89 - Minutes, primary convention returns, poll lists, 1974
6 Precincts 90-99 - Minutes, primary convention returns, poll lists, 1974
7 Precincts 100-119 - Minutes, primary convention returns, poll lists, 1974
8 Precincts 120-130 - Minutes, primary convention returns, correspondence, poll lists, 1974
9 Precincts 131-139 - Minutes, primary convention returns, poll lists, 1974
Box Folder
2 1 Precincts 140-154 - Minutes, primary convention returns, poll lists, 1974
2 Precincts 155-171 - Minutes, primary convention returns, poll lists, 1974
3 Precincts 172-185 - Minutes, primary convention returns, poll lists, 1974