University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Texas 13: Concerned Citizens for Tax Relief Records, 1974-1985



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Texas 13
Title: Texas 13: Concerned Citizens for Tax Relief Records
Dates: 1974-1985
Abstract: Records of Texas 13: Concerned Citizens for Tax Relief.
Accession No.: 87-212, 96-144
Extent: 8 ft., 10 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Sketch

Texas 13: Concerned Citizens for Tax Relief was a charitable and educational organization formed to promote sound and equitable fiscal and budgetary programs, specifically in the area of tax relief.


Scope and Contents

Classified files of “Texas 13,” a charitable and educational organization formed to promote sound and equitable fiscal and budgetary programs, specifically in the area of tax relief. Classified files concern their lobbying and bill proposal efforts in Texas, but also contain much national material about tax reform, and initiative movements. Collection includes correspondence, printed reports and serials, newspaper clippings, press releases, legal briefs, House/Senate bills and amendments, mailing lists, research notes, and agendas.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

A portion of these records are stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Austin Independent School District
Dallas Independent School District
Houston Independent School District
Texas 13: Concerned Citizens for Tax Relief, 1974-1985
Subjects
Taxation, State -- Law and legistlation
Texation -- Texas
Places
Austin (Tex.)
Bastrop (Tex.)
Brownsville (Tex.)
Brownswood (Tex.)
Corpus Christi (Tex.)
Cuero (Tex.)
Dallas (Tex.)
Dripping Springs (Tex.)
El Paso (Tex.)
Fort Worth (Tex.)
Galveston (Tex.)
Greenville (Tex.)
Hamilton (Tex.)
Harlingen (Tex.)
Houston (Tex.)
Irving (Tex.)
League City (Tex.)
San Antonio (Tex.)
Sherman (Tex.)
Temple (Tex.)
Waco (Tex.)
Welasco (Tex.)
Victoria (Tex.)
Anderson County (Tex.)
Austin County (Tex.)
Bexar County (Tex.)
Brazoria County (Tex.)
Burleson County (Tex.)
Calhoun County (Tex.)
Collin County (Tex.)
Copperas Cove (Tex.)
Dallas County (Tex.)
Denton County (Tex.)
DeWitt County (Tex.)
Gregg County (Tex.)
Hardin County (Tex.)
Harris County (Tex.)
Hays County (Tex.)
Jefferson County (Tex.)
Kerr County (Tex.)
Lamar County (Tex.)
Liberty County (Tex.)
Palo Pinto County (Tex.)
Pecos County (Tex.)
Rusk County (Tex.)
Smith County (Tex.)
Tarrant County (Tex.)
Travis County (Tex.)
Walker County (Tex.)
Webb County (Tex.)
Witchita County (Tex.)
Williamson County (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Texas 13: Concerned Citizens for Tax Relief Records, 1974-1985, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2.325/OD5 Oversized charts and graphs
Off-site Records
box
2.325/W92 (03121919) Initiative and Referendum (1801):
Printed material, 1977-1979
Initiative Information, 1979-1980
Initiative News Report (1616), 1981
Board of Governors I. D. Rist, (208), undated
State Property Tax Board Statement (1617 A), 1985
Jarvis Tour (709-710), : 1981
Press releases and miscellaneous (709)
Jarvis Tour correspondence (710)
Debate information, Travel file (700A):
Debate information, Travel file, 1979-1980
Turkey awards (609), 1979-1983
House/Senate Bills (619):
Senate Amendments, second printing, undated
House Committee Report, first printing, 1983
House study group Bill analysis, 1983
box
2.325/W93 (03125830) Briefs (300)
Initiative brief (301), 1979
Legal brief, contributions (302), 1978, 1980
State Spending (304), date?
Lobbyist, registration (303), empty
Miscellaneous (305), 1974
Constitutional Amendments (306), 1981-1982
Non Member Tax Groups (900A)
Texas 13 Leg. Program, Bills and Proposals (1106), 1979-1983
State Legislation (Bills) (1103), 1979-1980
Proposed Special Session (1102), 1981
Tax Bills (1111), 1983
Special Sessions, 1981-1982
1983 Special Session (1115), 1983
1985 Bills
Texas 13, August 1 Meeting Plans, Correspondence and Handouts, 1979
Texas 13 Meetings (1000):
Committee Reports/Fiscal Policy (1119), 1984
1983 Roll Call (1116), 1983
1982 Roll Call Vote (1109), 1982
Legislative Committees Information and Testimony (1101), 1979, 1980
February 9, 1980
September 13 Meeting, 1980
February 14, 1981 (1000)
Board of Governor, March 13, 1979
Legislative Clippings Services (1410), : 1983
Printed materials
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2.325/W94 (03121941) Austin County, 1981
Anderson County, 1978
American Legion, 1980
AISD, 1982
Texas 13 Questionnaire Press Release information, 1982
Questionnaire - Original and Copy of Results, 1982
Travis County, 1980-1982
Texas 13 Correspondence Copies (Outgoing), 1980-1982
Texas 13 Originals, 1983-1984
Texas 13 - Reports to Members, 1982-1983
Texas 13 - Property Tax Reports
I & R (Initiative and Referendum) - Regular Session, 1981
Texas 13 - Lists - Documents, 1979-1981
Local Tax Information, 1980-1985
Organizational Materials (1500):
1979 Summary - Accomplishments (1904)
Texas 13 Projections (1905), 1980
Texas Foundation for Conservative Studies (1626), 1983
Fiscal Watchdog (1623), 1982
Texas State Teachers Association, 1980
Debate Information (1609), 1980
State Research: Sandy Estrada (1622), 1981
Texas 13 - Legal Information - Internal Expense, 1979-?
Texas 13 - Radio Spot Campaign, 1981
Travis County - Texas 13, 1981-1982
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2.325/W95 (03121930) Texas 13 - Donors and Volunteers
Austin, 1981-1982
Austin ISD, 1979-1981
State, 1985
City, 1985
Travis County, 1985
Federal, 1985
City, 1986
State Legislature, 1983
State, 1984
Federal, 1984
City, 1984
Travis County, 1983-1984
Tarrant County, 1983
Roll Calls, 1982
Tarrant, 1984
State, 1983
Austin, 1983, 1984
Austin ISD, 1983
City, 1983
Copperas Cove - city, 1983
Dallas - city, 1983, 1984
Federal, 1983
Hamilton - city, 1983
Liberty County, 1983
Miscellaneous counties, 1983
Out-state clippings, 1983
Texas 13 clippings (1114)
Austin September 7, 1978-December 18, 1979
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2.325/W96 (03125851) State/Legislative, 1978-1981
State/Legislative, 1989 - continued
Federal, 1979-1980
Bastrop, 1982
Baytown - city, 1981
Bexar County, 1980
Board of Governors, 1981
Brazoria County, 1980
Brownsville - city, 1980
Brownswood - city, 1980
Burleson County, 1980
Calhoun County, 1980
City, 1982
Collin County (McKinney, etc.), 1980
Colony - 1980
Copperas Cove - city, 1980
Dallas County, 1980-1981
Dallas ISD, 1981
Denton County, 1980
DeWitt County, 1980
Dripping Springs, 1980
Editorials, 1979-1981
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2.325/W97 (03125840) El Paso - city
Clippings, 1980-1981
Corpus Christi - city
Clippings, 1980
Cuero - city
Clipping, 1980
Dallas - city
Clippings, 1981-1978
Dallas - city
Clippings, 1982
Federal - 1982
Clippings, 1982
Bentsen, Lloyd - tax laws newsletter
Florida
Clippings, 1982-1979
Galveston - city
Clippings, 1980-1979
Galveston County
Clippings, 1980
Greenville - city
Clipping, 1980
Gregg County - Kilgore, Longview
Clippings, 1980
Hamilton - city
Clipping, 1980
Hardin County
Clipping, ?
Harlingen - city
Clippings, 1980
Harris County
Clippings, 1981-1980
Hays County
Clipping, 1981
Houston - city
Clipping , 1979-1982
Houston ISD
Clipping, 1981
Irving - city
Clippings, 1979
Jarvis Tour clippings
Clippings, 1981
Jefferson County
Clippings, 1980
Kerr County (Kerrville, etc.)
Clipping, 1980
Lamar County
Clipping, 1980
League City - city
Clippings, 1980-1981
Palo Pinto County
Clippings, 1980
Pecos County
Clippings, 1980
Rusk County
Clippings, 1980-1981
San Antonio - city
Clippings, 1980-1981
Sherman - city
Clippings, 1980
Smith County
Clipping, ?
State - 1982
Clippings, 1982
State comptroller (Bob Bullock)
Clippings, 1979-1981
State Universities
Clippings, 1978-1982
Tarrant County
Clippings, 1979-1982
Temple - city
Clipping, 1980
Texas
Clipping, 1982
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2.325/W98 (03121920) Printed materials, 1982-1984
Texas 13, general, 1980-1982
Texas Association of Concerned Taxpayers, 1981
Texas Association of Taxpayers, 1980
Turkey Award Potentials (1403), 1979-1981
Waco - city, 1980
Walker County, 1980
Web County, 1980
Welasco - city, 1980-1981
Witchita County, 1980
Williamson County, 1980-1982
Victoria - city, 1980-1982
National Taxpayers Union (1630), 1983
Dollars and Sense (1631)
Job Descriptions/Office Policy, undated
Newsletter, roll call, 1981
Travel Reports, 1980
Speech Information (1405), 1978-1981
Quorum Report (1411), 1983-1984
Initiative Quarterly (1507), 1982-1983
Organization of Texas 13 (1401), 1979
Handbook Proposals (1502)
Corporate Papers (1501), undated
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(1628): Printed materials
Tax information
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96-144/1, (04858428) Texas 13, over $100 contributors, 1983
Texas 13, under $100 contributors, 1983
Slides, 1983
Texas 13 Board of governors (101)
A Public Relations Handbook and Guide
Reader file, 1982-1984
Board meeting notes, 1983-1984
Booklet, changes and corrections
Board invitations (202), 1978, 1983
Board meeting (206), 1982
Board meeting (205), 1981
Corporation record book, 1979-1985
List of contributions, 1982
Executive Committee (102), 1979
Steering Committee (102), 1979
Minutes (105), 1978, 1982-1983
Update file (106), 1982
By-laws (107)
Miscellaneous (203), 1983
Board meeting, April 11, 1980
Board and coalition, March 14, 1980
Travis County, contributions, 1979-1980
VIP’s, 1981
San Antonio Board Meeting, 1983
Dallas Board Meeting, 1983
News releases, October 25, 1982
Texas 13 pamphlets