University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Texas Planning Board Land Use Committee Minutes, 1935-1936



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Texas. Planning Board. Land Use Committee.
Title: Texas Planning Board Land Use Committee minutes
Dates: 1935-1936
Abstract: Comprising minutes and reports, the Texas Planning Board Land Use Committee Minutes, 1935-1936, document the activities of the Land Use Committee of the Texas Planning Board, including discussions on problems with limited rangelands for livestock and the need for resettlement of farms.
Extent: 1/4 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Source:

"Texas Planning Board: An Inventory of Works Progress Administration Studies at the Texas State Archives, 1929-1937, undated (bulk 1935-1937)." Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Accessed March 4, 2011. http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/tslac/20134/tsl-20134.html.


Scope and Contents

Comprising minutes and reports, the Texas Planning Board Land Use Committee Minutes, 1935-1936, document the activities of the Land Use Committee of the Texas Planning Board. The minutes chronicle the meetings of the committee; its participants, such as board director E. A. Wood and committee chairman R. C. Hopping; and its topics of discussion, including problems with limited rangelands for livestock and the need for resettlement of farms. A handwritten draft and typescript copy of a report, entitled "Summary of the Industrial Structure of Waco," discusses textile production, food industries, lumber, metal and glass production, chemicals, and other manufacturing industries in Waco and Eastern Texas.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Subjects (Organizations)
Subjects
Land use -- Texas.
Manufacturing industries -- Texas.
Rangelands -- Texas.
Agriculture -- Texas.
Places
Texas -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Texas Planning Board Land Use Committee Minutes, 1935-1936, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2J145 Minutes of Land Use Commission meetings, 1935-1936
Summary of the industrial structure of Waco
Survey of manufacturers of Eastern Texas