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 (91-074)
Guide No. 2 Dallas City Code - 1889 - Current (91-016)
Guide No. 3 Annual Reports of the City of Dallas - 1888 - Current
(91-053)
Guide No. 4 Annual Independent Audit Reports - 1931-1950 (91-080)
Guide No. 5 Municipal Bond Certificates - 1874-1972 (91-111)
Guide No. 6 JFK Collection/Dallas Police Dept Records
Related to the Assassination of John F. Kennedy 1963-92
(91-001)
Guide No. 7 Dallas Police Department - Historical Reports
Records and Newsletters - 1930 - Current (91-019)
Guide No. 8 City of Renner, Texas, 1953 - 1977 (91-108)
Guide No. 9 Health Department Historical Reports - 1954 - 1972
(91-020)
Guide No. 10 WRR Municipal Radio - 1930 - 1970 (91-024)
Guide No. 11 Civil Service Board Reports - 1931 - 1972 (91-002)
Guide No. 12 Floodwater Control and Water Supply - 1919 - 1968
(91-119, 91-120, 91-121)
Guide No. 13 Employees' Retirement Funds & Police, Fire Pensions, 1952 - 1993 (91-023)
Guide No. 13-A Employees' Retirement Funds & Police, Fire Pensions, 1952 - 1993 (91-023 [Addition], Floyd Knight File)
Guide No. 14 City of Dallas Housing Department - 1938-1993 (91-022)
Guide No. 15 Street Paving, Widening and Improvements - 1889-1930
(91-051)
Guide No. 16 City of Fruitdale, Texas - 1937 - 1964 (91-063)
Guide No. 17 City of Kleberg, Texas - 1956 - 1978 (91-064)
Guide No. 18 Fair Park - 1888 - 1930, 1972 - 1992 (91-079)
Guide No. 19 City of Dallas Parks, 1889 - 1995 (91-112)
Guide No. 21 Park and Recreation Board Portraits -1905-1939 (92-018)
Guide No. 22 Vital Statistics 1931-1957 (91-052)
Guide No. 24 City Hall - Main Street Land Abstracts - 1881 - 1914, 1954 (91-113)
Guide No. 26 Financial Affairs: Budgets and Financial Reports, 1916 - Current (91-062)
Guide No. 28 Dallas Power and Light Company, 1888, 1912 -1923, 1943 (91-043)
Guide No. 29-A Dallas Water Utilities Records, 1882-1990 (91-060)
Guide No. 29-B Dallas Water Utilities Records, 1882-1990 - Photographic Materials Series (91-060 [addition])
Guide No. 29-C Dallas Water Utilities Records, 1882-1990
(91-060 [addition])
Guide No. 32 White Rock Lake General Subject Files, 1921-1953
(97-022)
Guide No. 33 Park and Recreation General Subject Files, 1911-1960
(95-023)
Guide No. 34 Fair Park, 1905 - 1918; 1930 - 1952 (95-027)
Guide No. 35 Dallas Citizens Charter Review Commission (91-109)
Guide No. 36 Dallas Citizens Charter Review Commission
Files of Ray Hutchison, Chairman (95-019)
Guide No. 37 Park Board Annual Reports, 1911 - 1995, 2002 - 2003
(95-025)
Guide No. 38 DeGolyer Estate - 1972 - 1990 (95-030)
Guide No. 39 W.W. Samuell Estate, 1886 - 1977 (95-031)
Guide No. 40 Dealey Plaza - Park and Recreation Department Subject Files (95-032)
Guide No. 42 City of Dallas Staff Telephone Directories 1949, 1956-1999 (91-082)
Guide No. 43 Municipal Building Contracts, 1913-1914 (97-020)
Guide No. 44 Public Utility Service Corporation Annual Reports,
1911-1922 (97-021)
Guide No. 45 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, 1965 - 1992 (91-106)
Guide No. 48 City Photographer - 1950 - 1997 (99-003)
Guide No. 49 City of Oak Cliff, 1891-1904, 1930 (91-087)
Guide No. 51 Kessler Plan - 1911 - 1930 (91-004)
Guide No. 53 Parks - Works Progress Administration Records (95-043)
Guide No. 55 Dallas City Plan Commission Minute Books, 1919 - 1983 (99-004)
Guide No. 57 City Hall and City Hall Dedication, 1976-1978 (91-124)
Guide No. 60 State Fair of Texas – Reports and Studies, 1908-1986
(95-045)
Guide No. 61 Love Field Album and Photographs, 1918-1993 (01-003)
Guide No. 62 Street Paving and Construction Plats - 1931 - 1932 (91-044)
Guide No. 63 Engraving of George Mifflin Dallas - 1854 (91-002)
Guide No. 64 Petitions and Documents Regarding Telephone Poles - 1881 - 1887 (91-006)
Guide No. 65 Honey Springs - 1937 - 1947 (91-114)
Guide No. 69 Redistricting Commission - 1991 (91-115)
Guide No. 71 Railroads and the Union Terminal Company - 1890-1917
(91-033)
Guide No. 74 Boards and Commissions History - 1971-1991 (91-130)
Guide No. 79 Aerial Map Photographs of Dallas, 1930, 1949, 1974, 1979
(03-001)
Guide No. 80 Uniform System of Accounts for Telephone Companies [Publication] 1913 (94-004)
Guide No. 81 Southwestern Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1904, 1913 - 1917 (91-026)
Guide No. 82 Court Services Scrapbook and Photographs, 1950 - 1957
(94-011)
Guide No. 83 Trinity River Trolley Bridge Plans and Construction,1930 (94-007)
Guide No. 84 Ulrickson Committee Report - 1927 - 1930 (95-034)
Guide No. 85 Elections - Opinions of the Texas Attorney General -
1952-1953 (91-014)
Guide No. 86 East Dallas Water Supply Company - 1886 - 1890 (91-027)
Guide No. 87 E. G. Bauer Petition to Mayor William L. Cabell - 1883
(91-007)
Guide No. 88 Letter to C. J. Beam from R. S. Druly - 1872 (91-009)
Guide No. 90 Songs - Official City Songs - 1961, 1970 (91-003)
Guide No. 91 Petition from Fire Chief Charles Kahn to Mayor and Aldermen - 1882 (91-005)
Guide No. 92 Letter From H. A. Dixon to City Secretary Earl Goforth - 1947
(91-010)
Guide No. 93 East/West Expressway Resolutions - 1955 (91-015)
Guide No. 95 Martinez Anti-Tuberculosis Fund - 1917 (98-009)
Guide No. 96 Dallas Gas Company and Lone Star Gas Company - 1910-1917 (91-031)
Guide No. 97 Public Works - Survey Division Cemetery Files, 1887 - 2005
(05-005)
Guide No. 98 Municipal Auditorium Specifications -1938 (91-038)
Guide No. 99 Callahan Construction Company and Garza Dam -
1924 - 1926 (91-037)
Guide No. 100 Grauwyler Park and John and Emma Grauwyler,
1827 - 1963 (95-047)
Guide No. 101 Lagow Independent School District Annexation, 1919
(91-069)
Guide No. 102 Fairland Annex Segregated Housing Materials, 1920
(91-070)
Guide No. 103 Petition Protesting Baptist Memorial Sanitarium, 1920
(91-067)
Guide No. 104 Municipal Building and Fred A. Jones Company Bankruptcy, 1913 (91-048)
Guide No. 105 Dallas Railway Company, Interurbans, and Electric Railway 1890-1933 (91-034)
Guide No. 106 City Auditor Letter Book, 1906 (92-007)
Guide No. 107 White Rock Lake, 1909 (91-011)
Guide No. 108 Sewage Treatment and Disposal, 1912 (91-066)
Guide No. 109 Municipal News and Views Newsletter, 1946-1947 (91-081)
Guide No. 110 City Logos and Trademarks, 1972-1975 (91-078)
Guide No. 111 Dallas Park and Recreation Department - Brochures and Publications 1977-1999 (91-101)
Guide No. 112 Challenge to Municipal Bond Sales, 1927-1930 (92-014)
Guide No. 113 Municipal Utility Franchise Annual Reports, 1912 - 1922
(97-021)
Guide No. 114 Proprietary Schools Board Minute Book, 1968 - 1971
(91-017)
Guide No. 115 Employees' Retirement Funds and Police and Fire Pension System, 1952 - 1993 (91-023)
Guide No. 116 Trunk Sewer Line, 1924 (91-042)
Guide No. 117 City of Dallas Personnel Rules, 1933 - 1996 (92-006)
Guide No. 118 Oak Lawn Heights and Related Annexations, 1929 - 1934 (92-015)
Guide No. 119 Dallas Water Utilities Project Documentation, 1960 - 1991
(02-003)
Guide No. 120 Bartholomew Plan, 1943 - 1957 (98-004)
Guide No. 121 Grade Separations in Dallas, 1915 - 1917 (91-032)
Guide No. 123 Sanitary Sewer Construction Contracts, 1910-1915 (97-002)
Guide No. 124 White Rock Lake Improvements, 1956 - 1982 (95-044)
Guide No. 125 City-County Public Welfare Board, 1956 - 1959 (97-027)
Guide No. 126 Dallas Planning Department Publications and Related Materials, 1966 - 1990 (06-001)
Guide No. 127 Department of Aviation Policies, 1979, 1986 (95-001)
Guide No. 128 Memorials and Monuments, 1936, 1959 -1982 (95-039)
Guide No. 129 Sidewalk Paving, 1911 - 1918 (97-005)
Guide No. 130 Street Paving, Widening, and Improvements, 1889 - 1941
(91-051)
Guide No. 131 City of Dallas Telephone Directories, 1949 - 1999 (91-082)
Guide No. 132 Dallas Water Hearing Proceedings and Report, 1939
(91-054)
Guide No. 133 Winslett-Eldridge Company Contracts, 1910 - 1916 (91-015)
Guide No. 134 Barber Asphalt Paving Company Contracts, 1900 - 1906
(91-014)
Guide No. 135 Dallas Lime and Gravel Company Contracts, 1911 - 1917 (97-016)
Guide No. 136 Dilution of Natural Gas at Joshua Plant Report, 1935
(97-013)
Guide No. 137 Branch Library Service for Dallas Report, 1958 (97-011)
Guide No. 138 City of Dallas Program of Services, 1975 (96-013)
Guide No. 139 White Rock Lake Dredging, 1930 - 1942 (95-021)
Guide No. 140 City-County Hospital System, 1933 -1940 (91-122)
Guide No. 141 Inaugural Speech of Mayor Steve Bartlett and Farewell Address of Mayor Annette Strauss, 1991 (92-028)
Guide No. 142 Atlas of Split Voting Precincts in the City of Dallas, 1991
(92-027)
Guide No. 143 Operational Survival Plan for Dallas and Dallas County, 1958 (92-033)
Guide No. 144 City of Dallas Civil Defense Administrative Files, 1958
(08-001)
Guide No. 145 City of Dallas Sports Commission, 1965-1971 (97-008)
Guide No. 146 Report on the Dallas Park System, 1934
(03-015)
Guide No. 147 Vector Control Photographs, Ca. 1935-1968
(03-014)
Guide No. 148 Dallas City Council Inauguration Photographs, 2001
(03-013)
Guide No. 149 Survey of Dallas Businesses, 1987-1988
(91-055)
Guide No. 150 Economic Development Advisory Board -
Dallas Data Book, 1984 (91-059)
Guide No. 151 City of Dallas Construction and Fire Codes, 1905-1997
(91-065)
Guide No. 152 Redbird Airport Development Plans, 1970-1988 (91-057)
Guide No. 153 Park and Recreation - Brochures and Publications,
1977-1999 (91-101)
Guide No. 154 Dallas Population Handbook, 1960 (91-100)
Guide No. 155 City of Dallas Sign Manuals, 1978 -1983
(91-102)
Guide No. 156 An Introduction to the Voting Rights Act for City Attorneys
in Texas, 1975 (91-103)
Guide No. 157 Dallas City Council Inauguration Planning Materials,
1981, 1985 (94-042)
Guide No. 158 City Council Candidate Orientation Materials, 1991 (94-041)
Guide No. 159 Human Resources Photographs, 1988-2000
(02-008)
Guide No. 160 Park and Recreation Department General Subject Files, 1911-1960 [Addition] (95-023)
Guide No. 161 Fair Park Mural Conservation, 1999-2000
(02-007)
Guide No. 162 Advisory Public Health Board, 1947-1969, and undated
(97-010)
Guide No. 163 Parks - Fair Park Improvements, 1941 - 1980,
and undated (97-023)
Guide No. 164 Trinity River Flood and Levee Scrapbook, 1932-1935
(91-120)
Guide No. 165 City - County Industrial School for Boys Board of Managers Minutes, 1938 - 1960 (97-026)
Guide No. 166 Proposed Dis-annexation of Oak Cliff, 1990-1991 (94-050)
Guide No. 167 Earl Hart Family - White Rock Lake Collection, 1926 -1948 (08-002)
Guide No. 168 Friends of the Dallas Public Library - The First Forty Years, 1991 (96-026)
Guide No. 169 Dallas Public Schools Estimated Budget Reports,
1934, 1939 (94-005)
Guide No. 170 Five Mile Creek Flood Plain Management Plan, 1976
(96-016)
Guide No. 171 Analysis of the Procurement Process and Function,
1980 (94-032)
Guide No. 172 Park and Recreation Department Property History, 1959
(04-002)
Guide No. 173 Southern Methodist University Sewer Contract, 1914
(91-028)
Guide No. 174 Public Welfare, 1938 - 1946 (97-009)
Guide No. 175 Dallas Museum of Natural History, 1967 - 1981
(96-032)
Guide No. 176 Vision Report, Department of Street and Sanitation Services, 1989 (94-049)
Guide No. 177 Report of the Dallas Citizens Council Privatization Task Force, 1988 (95-008)
Guide No. 178 Dallas Museum of Natural History, 1967-1981 (96-032)
Guide No. 179 Examining Board of Plumbers (91-096)
Guide No. 180 Petition to Abandon Claim to Alley, W.J. McCray to City of Dallas, 1919 (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 (91-056)
Guide No. 185 Gill Well Bath House Agreement, 1905 (91-030)
Guide No. 186 Carrollton Dam Contract, 1912 (91-047)
Guide No. 187 Elections - Historical Resources, 1968 - 2003 (92-026)
Guide No. 188 Bond Financed Capital Improvement Programs, 1972-1973 (91-104)
Guide No. 189 Casanova (Miguel) Photographs, 1986 - 2001 (06-005)
Guide No. 190 Stahl (Sid) Dallas Park Board Papers, 1975 - 1979
Guide No. 191 Acquisition in Other Texas Counties, 1903, 1924 - 1927
(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 (02-004)
Guide No. 203 City of Dallas Urban Rehabilitation Standards Board Minutes,1958 - 1986 (99-005)
Guide No. 204 Notebooks on Decisions, City Attorney Alex Bickley 1960 - 1977 (94-014)
Guide No. 205 Mayor Annette Strauss Plaques and Awards, 1985 - 1991 (92-001)
Guide No. 206 Dallas Park and Recreation Department Centennial History Working Papers and Research Materials, 1972-1976
(96-003)
Guide No. 207 Texas Coal Company Contracts with the City of Dallas, 1896 (91-117)
Guide No. 209 W. W. Horner Stormwater Outlet Sewers and Drainage Report, 1931-1936 (92-010)
Guide No. 210 Dallas Water Utilities Sewage Treatment Disposal and Water Purification, 1912-1938 (91-066)
Guide No. 211 Municipal Water Reservoirs in Denton County, 1922 - 1928
(92-011)
Guide No. 213 Dallas City Council Meeting Videotapes, 1989 - 1999
(01-001)
Guide No. 214 Bound City of Dallas Traffic Ordinances 1950, 1959, and 1974 (92-025)
Guide No. 215 Gittings Studio Portraiture Collection, 1931 - 1992 (92-017)
Guide No. 216 Dallas Park and Recreation Department Photographs [Addition], 1942 - 2003 (03-002)
Guide No. 217 Dallas Park and Recreation Department Planning Studies and Reports, 1964-2004 (04-006)
Guide No. 218 City of Dallas Street Lighting Project Photographs, 1949-1968 (13-001)
Guide No. 219 Annual Report of the Traffic Control Department, 1956
(94-038)
Guide No. 220 Early Dallas City Council Minutes, 1866 - 1905
(91-090)
Guide No. 221 Dallas Police Academy Motion Picture Film and Videotape, 1957 - 1973; 1984 - 1991 (01-004)
Guide No. 222 Cole Purchase and Turtle Creek Land Acquisitions, 1914 - 1918 (98-001)
Guide No. 224 Election Precincts, 1913 (91-049)
Guide No. 225 Report of the Dallas Citizens Council Privatization Task Force, 1988 (95-008)
Guide No. 226 Dallas Park and Recreation Department Plaques and Memorials Documentation, 1971 - 1979 (12-006)
Guide No. 227 Land Transactions Map and Dallas City Hall,  1912,
1970 - 1971 (96-025)
Guide No. 228 Public Utilities Hearings, 1969 - 1973 (97-028)
Guide No. 229 City of Dallas Zoning - Early Ordinances, 1929 - 1965
(91-094)
Guide No. 230 Dallas Municipal Archives Artifacts Collection, 1890;
1947-1987 (01-002)