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County School Superintendent | County Sheriff | County Treasurer
District Clerk | Justice of the Peace, Pct. 1 | Justice of the Peace, Pct. 2
Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3 | Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4
Tax Assessor-Collector | Orangefield Independent School District

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Explanatory Notes About the Records Series


County records series listed below are available for viewing and research purposes at the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center.

City of Orange
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Adjustment Board Minutes, Planning Dept.

1948-1950

 

0.1

Bond Register

1901-1934

2

0.25

City Hospital Minutes

1943-1946

1

0.2

Civil Service Administrative Files

1947; 1953-66

 

2

Claims and Bond Register

1897-1938

1

0.2

Corporation Court Docket

1892-1920

14

2.8

Correspondence Files, City Manager

1941 . . . 1971

 

1

Correspondence Files, City Secretary

1936 . . . 1963

 

1

Equalization Board Minutes

1948-1950

1

0.2

Finance Ledger

1894-1896

1

0.25

Gilmer Homes Project, USA Housing Authority, Payroll

1941

2

0.1

Occupation Tax Register

1899-1917; 1942-59

4

0.25

Police Blotters

1942; 1943-48; 1962-64

 

2.75

Subject Files, City Departments

1919-53; 1958-67

 

2

Subject Files, City Manager

1940 . . . 1971

 

6

Subject Files, Tax Department

1939 . . . 1967

 

1

Wharf and Dock Commission, Finance Ledger-Budget

1920-1937

2

0.2

Wharf and Dock Commission, General Ledger and Payroll

1921-1955

8

0.75

Wharf and Dock Commission, Log Books

1920-48; 1951-55

 

2.75

Wharf and Dock Commission, Port Record

1921-1922

 

0.1

Wharf and Dock Commission, Subject Files

1920 . . . 1955

 

2

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Orange County - County Auditor
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Accounts Allowed, Minutes of

1955-1960

2

0.75

Annual Audit

1986

1

0.1

Audit Reports

1944-47; 1951-58

10

0.25

Audit, Special

1985-1986

1

0.1

Subject Files

1954 . . . 1958

 

0.25

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Orange County - County Clerk
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Accounts Allowed, Minutes of

1941-1945

1

0.25

Acknowledgement Record

1883-1940; 1963-66

8

0.5

Alien Owned Land Record

1936-1942

 

0.1

Automobile Register

1916-1917

2

0.1

Chattel Mortgage Record

1879-1939

22

5.25

Civil Court Docket

1876-1887; 1903-19; 1934-65

5

0.5

Civil Minutes

1885-1907

2

0.25

Civil Protest Record

1914-1916

1

0.1

Convict Labor Record

1898-1926

2

0.25

Court Minutes, County

1907-1915

1

0.25

Criminal Docket

1897-1907; 1910-14; 1919-65

6

0.75

Criminal Minutes

1894-1917

3

0.5

Deed Record, Index to

1846-1889; 1909-22

3

0.2

Delinquent Tax Deed Record

1896-1897

 

0.1

Deputation Record

1912-1951

9

1.25

Equalization Board Minutes

1909-1943

7

1

Estray Record

1900

 

0.1

Finance Ledger

1879-1929

11

2.5

Instruments Filed For Record, Register of

1905-07; 1945

2

0.1

Liquor License Record

1893-1918

5

0.5

Notice of Intention to Marry Record

1929-1933

1

0.25

Official Bond Record

1892-1935

2

0.5

Probate Claim Docket

1871-1946

1

0.15

Probate Docket

1871-85; 1894-1904

2

0.25

Probate Minutes

1912-1913

1

0.25

Road and Bridge Papers

1922

 

0.1

Road Minutes

1888-1914

2

0.25

Scire Facias Minutes

1900-1915

1

0.25

Texas Old Age Assistance Record

1937-1939

1

0.15

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Orange County - County Judge
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Bond Transcript Files

1895-1949

 

1

Hospital Construction Project Files, County)

1954-1956

 

0.5

Selective Service Records

1940-1945

 

0.5

Subject Files

1936 . . . 1982

 

12.5

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Orange County - School Superintendent
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Account Books, Common Schools

1882-1906

5

0.5

Annual Statement of School Funds

1924-1959

 

0.25

Bond Register

1925-1927

 

0.2

Budgets, School Districts

1957-1985

 

0.5

Financial Reports, Quarterly

1887-1890

1

0.25

Minutes of the County School Board

1917-1978

3

0.5

Scholastic Census, Consolidated

1920-1969

1

5

School District Records

1919-1939

1

0.2

Superintendent's School Record

1939-50; 1973-78

7

3

Teacher's Certificate Record

1949-1978

2

0.5

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Orange County - County Sheriff
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Prisoners Register

1937 -1974

19

4.25

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Orange County - County Treasurer
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Auditor's Annual Report

1960-63; 1965-82

22

1

Bond Register

1916-1963

8

2.5

Bonds (selected)

1923 . . . 1960

 

0.1

Claim Register

1878-96; 1898-1950

31

4.75

Copper, Treasurer J. A., Certificates of Office

1951; 1953; 1955

 

0.1

Correspondence File

1945 . . . 1955

 

0.1

County Budget

1951; 1954-84

31

2

Payroll Account Book

1887-1893

1

0.2

Payroll Record

1953-1964

7

3

Public Works Administration File, Courthouse Work

1936

 

0.1

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Orange County - District Clerk
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Acknowledgment Record

1874-1876

1

0.25

Chiropractic Register

1949-1978

1

0.2

Civil Case Papers

1857-1974

 

246

Civil Docket

1852-61; 1871-77; 1879-1949

11

1.75

Civil Minutes

1852-1985

164

41.25

Court Case File: Texas vs. Orange County

1881

 

0.1

Criminal Docket

1852-1949

10

2

Criminal Minutes

1907-1985

54

13.5

Delinquent Tax Docket

1900-1960

6

2

Delinquent Tax Minutes

1916-1977

20

4.5

Delinquent Tax Suit Case Papers

1899-1920

 

11

Depositions (selected)

1923 . . . 1980

 

8

Divorce Minutes

1906-1975

24

5

Execution Dockets

1870-78; 1884-1985

7

1.4

File Docket

1883-1901; 1905-12

2

0.25

Inquest Case Papers

1937-1985

 

4.5

Medical Register

1908-1981

3

0.25

Naturalization Record, Declaration of Intention

1903-1906

1

0.25

Neglected Children Minutes

1948-1977

3

1

Probate Docket

1870-1871

1

0.25

Probation Minutes

1950-1977

4

1

Scire Facias Minutes

1924-1949

1

0.25

Trial Docket

1922-1934

1

0.25

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Orange County - Justice of the Peace, Pct. 1
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Civil Docket

1904-07; 1953-55; 1959-72

11

1.75

Criminal Docket

1904-1917

4

0.75

Examining Trial Docket

1903-09; 1928-31; 1962-71

7

1

Inquest Record

1933-37; 1948-81

13

2.9

Small Claims Docket

1959-1968

3

0.5

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Orange County - Justice of the Peace, Pct. 2
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Civil Docket

1947-1963

1

0.15

Examining Trial Docket

1947-1967

1

0.2

Inquest Record

1947-1983

6

2

Small Claims Docket

1952-1966

1

0.1

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Orange County - Justice of the Peace, Pct. 3
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Inquest Record

     

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Orange County - Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Civil Docket

1957-1964

1

0.15

Inquest Record

1957-1973

1

0.25

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Orange County - Tax Assessor-Collector
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Assessor's Abstract Books

1835-1901

1

0.2

Delinquent Tax Record

1885-1945

28

2

Lands and Lots Redeemed, Report of

1902-1940

22

0.4

Sales, Report of

1884-94; 1903-19; 1925-37

11

0.4

Tax Rolls

1852-64; 1867-78; 1880-1915; 1924-48

35

9

Tax Rolls, Supplemental

1902-1940

28

1

Unrendered Lands, List of

1861

 

0.1

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Orangefield Independent School District
Record Series Dates No. of Vols. Cu. Ft.

Minutes of the Board of Trustees

1922-1951

1

0.25

Minutes of the Board of Trustees, McLewis ISD #909

1953-1955

1

0.25

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