DALLAS MUNICIPAL ARCHIVES

Collection Guides and Inventories
(Note: approximately one half of collections have guides. This list is periodically updated.)

GUIDE DESCRIPTION
Guide No. 1 Dallas City Charter - 1871 - Current
Guide No. 2 Dallas City Code - 1911 - Current
Guide No. 3 Annual Reports of the City of Dallas - 1888 - Current
Guide No. 4 Annual Independent Audit Reports - 1931-1950
Guide No. 5 Municipal Bond Certificates - 1874-1972
Guide No. 6 JFK Collection/Dallas Police Dept Records
Related to the Assassination of John F. Kennedy 1963-92
Guide No. 7 Dallas Police Department - Historical Reports
Records and Newsletters - 1930 - Current
Guide No. 9 Health Department Historical Reports - 1954 - 1972
Guide No. 10 WRR Municipal Radio - 1930 - 1970
Guide No. 11 Civil Service Board Reports - 1931 - 1972
Guide No. 12 Floodwater Control and Water Supply - 1919 - 1968
Guide No. 13 Employees' Retirement Funds & Police, Fire Pensions, 1952 - 1993 (Collection 91-023)
Guide No. 13-A Employees' Retirement Funds & Police, Fire Pensions, 1952 - 1993 (Collection 91-023 [Addition]), Floyd Knight File)
Guide No. 14 City of Dallas Housing Department - 1938-1993
Guide No. 15 Street Paving, Widening and Improvements - 1889-1930
Guide No. 16 City of Fruitdale, Texas - 1937 - 1964
Guide No. 17 City of Kleberg, Texas - 1956 - 1978
Guide No. 18 Fair Park - 1888 - 1930, 1972 - 1992
Guide No. 21 Park and Recreation Board Portraits -1905-1939
Guide No. 26 Financial Affairs: Budgets and Financial Reports, 1916 - Current
Guide No. 29-A Dallas Water Utilities Records, 1882-1990 (Collection 91-060)
Guide No. 29-B Dallas Water Utilities Records, 1882-1990 - Photographic Materials Series (Collection 91-060 [addition])
Guide No. 29-C Dallas Water Utilities Records, 1882-1990 (Collection 91-060 [addition])
Guide No. 32 White Rock Lake General Subject Files, 1921 - 1953
Guide No. 33 Park and Recreation General Subject Files, 1911 - 1960
Guide No. 35 Dallas Citizens Charter Review Commission
Guide No. 36 Dallas Citizens Charter Review Commission
Files of Ray Hutchison, Chairman
Guide No. 38 DeGolyer Estate - 1972 - 1990
Guide No. 39 W.W. Samuell Estate, 1886 - 1977
Guide No. 40 Dealey Plaza - Park and Recreation Department Subject Files
Guide No. 48 City Photographer - 1950 - 1997
Guide No. 51 Kessler Plan - 1911 - 1930
Guide No. 57 City Hall and City Hall Dedication, 1976-1978
Guide No. 53 Parks - Works Progress Administration Records
Guide No. 60 State Fair of Texas – Reports and Studies, 1908-1986 (95-045)
Guide No. 61 Love Field Album and Photographs, 1918-1993
Guide No. 62 Street Paving and Construction Plats - 1931 - 1932
Guide No. 63 Engraving of George Miffin Dallas - 1854
Guide No. 64 Petitions and Documents Regarding Telephone Poles - 1881 - 1887
Guide No. 65 Honey Springs - 1937 - 1947
Guide No. 69 Redistricting Commission - 1991
Guide No. 71 Railroads and the Union Terminal Company - 1890-1917
Guide No. 74 Boards and Commissions History - 1971-1991
Guide No. 79 Aerial Map Photographs of Dallas, 1930, 1949, 1974, 1979
Guide No. 80 Uniform System of Accounts for Telephone Companies [Publication] 1913
Guide No 81 Southwestern Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1904, 1913 - 1917
Guide No. 82 Court Services Scrapbook and Photographs, 1950 - 1957
Guide No. 83 Continental Avenue Viaduct over Trinity River - 1930
Guide No. 84 Ulrickson Committee Report - 1927 - 1930
Guide No. 85 Elections - Opinions of the Texas Attorney General - 1952-1953
Guide No. 86 East Dallas Water Supply Company - 1886 - 1890
Guide No. 87 E. G. Bauer Petition to Mayor William L. Cabell - 1883
Guide No. 88 Letter to C. J. Beam from R. S. Druly - 1872
Guide No. 90 Songs - Official City Songs - 1961, 1970
Guide No. 91 Petition from Fire Chief Charles Kahn to Mayor and Aldermen - 1882
Guide No. 92 Letter From H. A. Dixon to City Secretary Earl Goforth - 1947
Guide No. 93 East/West Expressway Resolutions - 1955
Guide No. 95 Martinez Anti-Tuberculosis Fund - 1917
Guide No. 96 Dallas Gas Company and Lone Star Gas Company - 1910-1917
Guide No. 97 Public Works - Survey Division Cemetery Files, 1887 - 2005
Guide No. 98 Municipal Auditorium Specifications -1938
Guide No. 99 Callahan Construction Company and Garza Dam -1924 - 1926
Guide No. 100 Grauwyler Park and John and Emma Grauwyler, 1827 - 1963
Guide No. 101 Lagow Independent School District Annexation, 1919
Guide No. 102 Fairland Annex Segregated Housing Materials, 1920
Guide No. 103 Petition Protesting Baptist Memorial Sanitarium, 1920
Guide No. 104 Municipal Building and Fred A. Jones Company Bankruptcy, 1913 (Collection 91-048)
Guide No. 105 Dallas Railway Company, Interurbans, and Electric Railway 1890-1933 (Collection 91-034)
Guide No. 106 City Auditor Letter Book, 1906 (Collection 92-007)
Guide No. 107 White Rock Lake, 1909 (Collection 91-011)
Guide No. 108 Sewage Treatment and Disposal, 1912 (Collection 91-066)
Guide No. 109 Municipal News and Views Newsletter, 1946-1947 (Collection 91-081)
Guide No. 110 City Logos and Trademarks, 1972-1975 (Collection 91-078)
Guide No. 111 Dallas Park and Recreation Department - Brochures and Publications 1977-1999 (Collection 91-101)
Guide No. 112 Challenge to Municipal Bond Sales, 1927-1930 (Collection 92-014)
Guide No. 113 Municipal Utility Franchise Annual Reports, 1912 - 1922 (Collection 97-021)
Guide No. 114 Proprietary Schools Board Minute Book, 1968 - 1971(Collection 91-017)
Guide No. 115 Employees' Retirement Funds and Police and Fire Pension System, 1952 - 1993 (Collection 91-023)
Guide No. 116 Trunk Sewer Line, 1924 (Collection 91-042)
Guide No. 117 City of Dallas Personnel Rules, 1933 - 1996 (Collection 92-006)
Guide No. 118 Oak Lawn Heights and Related Annexations, 1929 - 1934 (Collection 92-015)
Guide No. 119 Dallas Water Utilities Project Documentation, 1960 - 1991(Collection 02-003)
Guide No. 120 Bartholomew Plan, 1943 - 1957 (Collection 98-004)
Guide No. 121 Grade Separations in Dallas, 1915 - 1917 (Collection 91-032)
Guide No. 123 Sanitary Sewer Construction Contracts, 1910-1915 (Collection 97-002)
Guide No. 124 White Rock Lake Improvements, 1956 - 1982 (Collection 95-044)
Guide No. 125 City-County Public Welfare Board, 1956 - 1959 (Collection 97-027)
Guide No. 126 Dallas Planning Department Publications and Related Materials, 1966 - 1990 (Collection 06-001)
Guide No. 127 Department of Aviation Policies, 1979, 1986 (Collection 95-001)
Guide No. 128 Memorials and Monuments, 1936, 1959 -1982 (Collection 95-039)
Guide No. 129 Sidewalk Paving, 1911 - 1918 (Collection 97-005)
Guide No. 130 Street Paving, Widening, and Improvements, 1889 - 1941 (Collection 91-051)
Guide No. 131 City of Dallas Telephone Directories, 1949 - 1999 (Collection 91-082)
Guide No. 132 Dallas Water Hearing Proceedings and Report, 1939 (Collection 91-054)
Guide No. 133 Winslett-Eldridge Company Contracts, 1910 - 1916 (Collection 91-015)
Guide No. 134 Barber Asphalt Paving Company Contracts, 1900 - 1906 (Collection 91-014)
Guide No. 135 Dallas Lime and Gravel Company Contracts, 1911 - 1917 (Collection 97-016)
Guide No. 136 Dilution of Natural Gas at Joshua Plant Report, 1935 (Collection 97-013)
Guide No. 137 Branch Library Service for Dallas Report, 1958 (Collection 97-011)
Guide No. 138 City of Dallas Program of Services, 1975 (Collection 96-013)
Guide No. 139 White Rock Lake Dredging, 1930 - 1942 (Collection 95-021)
Guide No. 140 City-County Hospital System, 1933 -1940 (Collection 91-122)
Guide No. 141 Inaugural Speech of Mayor Steve Bartlett and Farewell Address of Mayor Annette Strauss, 1991 (Collection 92-028)
Guide No. 142 Atlas of Split Voting Precincts in the City of Dallas, 1991(Collection 92-027)
Guide No. 143 Operational Survival Plan for Dallas and Dallas County, 1958 (Collection 92-033)
Guide No. 144 City of Dallas Civil Defense Administrative Files, 1958
Guide No. 145 City of Dallas Sports Commission, 1965-1971
Guide No. 146 Report on the Dallas Park System, 1934
(Collection 03-015)
Guide No. 147 Vector Control Photographs, Ca. 1935-1968
(Collection 03-014)
Guide No. 148 Dallas City Council Inauguration Photographs, 2001(Collection 03-013)
Guide No. 149 Survey of Dallas Businesses, 1987-1988
(Collection 91-055)
Guide No. 150 Economic Development Advisory Board -
Dallas Data Book, 1984 (Collection 91-059)
Guide No. 151 City of Dallas Construction and Fire Codes, 1905-1997 (Collection 91-065)
Guide No. 152 Redbird Airport Development Plans, 1970-1988 (Collection 91-057)
Guide No. 153 Park and Recreation - Brochures and Publications,
1977-1999 (Collection 91-101)
Guide No. 154 Dallas Population Handbook, 1960 (Collection 91-100)
Guide No. 155 City of Dallas Sign Manuals, 1978 -1983
(Collection 91-102)
Guide No. 156 An Introduction to the Voting Rights Act for City Attorneys
in Texas, 1975 (Collection 91-103)
Guide No. 157 Dallas City Council Inauguration Planning Materials,
1981, 1985 (Collection 94-042)
Guide No. 158 City Council Candidate Orientation Materials, 1991 (Collection 94-041)
Guide No. 159 Human Resources Photographs, 1988-2000
(Collection 02-008)
Guide No. 160 Park and Recreation Department General Subject Files, 1911-1960 [Addition] (Collection 95-023)
Guide No. 161 Fair Park Mural Conservation, 1999-2000
(Collection 02-007)
Guide No. 162 Advisory Public Health Board, 1947-1969,
and undated (Collection 97-010)
Guide No. 163 Parks - Fair Park Improvements, 1941 - 1980,
and undated (Collection 97-023)
Guide No. 164 Trinity River Flood and Levee Scrapbook, 1932-1935 (Collection 91-120)
Guide No. 165 City - County Industrial School for Boys Board of Managers Minutes, 1938 - 1960 (Collection 97-026)
Guide No. 166 Proposed Dis-annexation of Oak Cliff, 1990-1991 (Collection 94-050)
Guide No. 167 Earl Hart Family - White Rock Lake Collection, 1926 -1948 (Collection 08-002)
Guide No. 168 Friends of the Dallas Public Library - The First Forty Years, 1991 (Collection 96-026)
Guide No. 169 Dallas Public Schools Estimated Budget Reports,
1934, 1939 (Collection 94-005)
Guide No. 170 Five Mile Creek Flood Plain Management Plan, 1976 (Collection 96-016)
Guide No. 171 Analysis of the Procurement Process and Function,
1980 (Collection 94-032)
Guide No. 172 Park and Recreation Department Property History, 1959 (Collection 04-002)
Guide No. 173 Southern Methodist University Sewer Contract, 1914 (Collection 91-028)
Guide No. 174 Public Welfare, 1938 - 1946 (Collection 97-009)
Guide No. 175 Dallas Museum of Natural History, 1967 - 1981
(Collection 96-032)
Guide No. 176 Vision Report, Department of Street and Sanitation Services, 1989 (Collection 94-049)
Guide No. 177 Report of the Dallas Citizens Council Privatization Task Force, 1988 (Collection 95-008)
Guide No. 178 Dallas Museum of Natural History, 1967-1981 (Collection 96-032)
Guide No. 179 Examining Board of Plumbers (Collection 91-096)
Guide No. 180 Petition to Abandon Claim to Alley, W.J. McCray to City of Dallas, 1919 (Collection 91-046)
Guide No. 181 Oak Cliff Election Precinct Creation (91-049)
Guide No. 182 T.E. Shutt – Garza Dam Contract, 1924 (91-041)
Guide No. 183 Anderson (Jim) - Planning Department Collection, 1965-1996 (10-003)
Guide No. 184 DART and Dallas Transit System, 1971-1987 (Collection 91-056)
Guide No. 185 Gill Well Bath House Agreement, 1905 (91-030)
Guide No. 186 Carrollton Dam Contract, 1912 (Collection 91-047)
Guide No. 187 Elections - Historical Resources, 1968 - 2003 (Collection 92-026)
Guide No. 188 Bond Financed Capital Improvement Programs, 1972-1973 (Collection 91-104)
Guide No. 190 Stahl (Sid) Dallas Park Board Papers, 1975 - 1979
Guide No. 191 Acquisition in Other Texas Counties, 1903, 1924 - 1927 (Collection 91 - 040)
Guide No. 192 Dallas City Council Inauguration Materials, 1993 (94-047)
Guide No. 193 Exposition Park Paving Petition, 1904-1921 (91-036)
Guide No. 194 Abstracts of Title (Including Samuell Estate, 1902 - 1963 (05-003)
Guide No. 195 Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan (91-075)
Guide No. 196 State of the City Address, 1996, 1999 (96-027)
Guide No. 197 Department of Street and Sanitation Services Recycling Plan, 1990 (94-048)
Guide No. 198 City of Dallas Mayor and Commissioners Property Inventory, 1909 (95-005)
Guide No. 199 Dallas Zoo, 1952 - 1955, 1969 - 1980, 1991(95-035)
Guide No. 200 Dallas Convention Center Master Plan Proposal, 1986
Guide No. 201 City of Dallas Public Works and Transportation Department Photographs, 1926, 1944, 1972, 1979 - 1995