University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Tarrant County Reports, 1928, 1929, 1935



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tarrant County
Title: Tarrant County Reports
Dates: 1928, 1929, 1935
Abstract: Comprised of three published reports, the Tarrant County Reports, 1928, 1929, 1935, document Tarrant County’s proposed construction and maintenance of highways and dams in Tarrant County, Texas.
Extent: 3 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Comprised of three published reports, the Tarrant County Reports, 1928, 1929, 1935, document Tarrant County’s proposed construction and maintenance of highways and dams in Tarrant County, Texas. The first report, An Engineer’s Report to the Highway Committee of the Association of Commerce on the Proposed Reconstruction and Improvement of State Highways in Tarrant County, Texas (1928), prepared by R. A. Thompson, contains traffic census information, demographic statistics, and descriptions of projects with associated costs, while the second report written by John B. Hawley and S. W. Freese, Eagle Mountain and Bridgeport Dams (1929), outlines financial and logistical plans for the control and improvement of dams in Tarrant County. Finally, a third report by E. P. Arneson, Tarrant County Texas Proposed Plan for State Highways (1935), includes maps, budgets, and project plans for the creation of highways in the greater Fort Worth-area.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Arneson, E. P.
Freese, S. W.
Hawley, John B.
Thompson, R. A.
Subjects
Dams -- Design and construction -- Sources.
Civil engineering project report -- Sources.
Roads -- Design and construction -- Sources.
Places
Fort Worth (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Tarrant County (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Tarrant County (Tex.) -- Maps

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Tarrant County Reports, 1928, 1929, 1935, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2R204 Reports, 1928, 1929, 1935