Collection 221 - Dave Mellor Texas County Courthouse Research

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TxAM-CRS 221

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Dave Mellor Texas County Courthouse Research


  • 1963-2003 (Creation)


1 box

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Biographical history

David B. Mellor attended Texas A&M University and graduated in 1957. He was an employee of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service after that, before he retired in February of 1990. He married in 1962 and divorced in 1979, and has one son. He joined the Texas Folklore Society in 1968, started The Brazos Corral of The Westerners in 1981, and joined the Western History Association in 1981. He joined the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation in 1986 after receiving information on the organization during a WHA meeting in Billings, Montana. He has also been a member of the Friends of the Sterling C. Evans Library.

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Scope and content

This collection includes newspaper clippings, articles, magazines, and brochures about Texas courthouses; pictures and slides of Texas courthouses; calendars; and a video cassette.

System of arrangement

This collection is divided up into 23 folders:

Newspapers undated, 1960s, 1970s

Newspapers 1980s; Newspapers 1990s, 2000s

Magazines, Articles, Brochures, Directory, Map

Articles and Papers on Courthouses

Correspondence and Letters

Handwritten Notes

Texas Counties

Miscellaneous Papers


Slides Abilene – El Paso

Slides El Paso – McKinney

Slides McKinney – Zapata

Notes pertaining to slides

Texas County Progress April 1984 – December 1986

Texas County Progress January 1987 – December 1989

Texas County Progress January 1990 – December 1992

Texas County Progress January 1993 – December 1995

Texas County Progress January 1996 – December 1997

Texas County Progress January 1998 – December 1999

Texas County Progress January 2000 – December 2001

Texas County Progress 2002

Texas County Progress 2003

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Mellor, David B.

Coursey, Pat


Bryan/College Station Eagle

The Battalion

The Victoria Advocate

Austin American-Statesman

Texas County Progress

The Wall Street Journal



Texas counties


Abilene, TX

Albany, TX

Alice, TX

Alpine, TX

Amarillo, TX

Anahuac, TX

Anderson, TX

Andrews, TX

Angleton, TX

Anson, TX

Archer City, TX

Aspermont, TX

Athens, TX

Austin, TX

Baird, TX

Ballinger, TX

Bandera, TX

Barstow, TX

Bastrop, TX

Bay City, TX

Beaumont, TX

Beeville, TX

Bell Co., TX

Benjamin, TX

Big Lake, TX

Big Spring, TX

Billings, TX

Blanco, TX

Boerne, TX

Bonham, TX

Boston, TX

Brackettville, TX

Brady, TX

Breckenridge, TX

Brenham, TX

Brown, TX

Brownfield, TX

Brownsville, TX

Brownwood, TX

Bryan, TX

Burnett, TX

Caldwell, TX

Cameron, TX

Camp, TX

Canadian, TX

Canton, TX

Canyon, TX

Carthage, TX

Cass Co., TX

Center, TX

Centerville, TX

Channing, TX

Carrizo Springs, TX

Childress, TX

Clairmont, TX

Clarendon, TX

Clarksville, TX

Claude, TX

Cleburne, TX

Coldspring, TX

Coleman, TX

Colorado City, TX

Columbus, TX

Comanche, TX

Conroe, TX

Cooper, TX

Corpus Christi, TX

Corsicana, TX

Cotulla, TX

Crane, TX

Crockett, TX

Crosbyton, TX

Crowell, TX

Crystal City, TX

Cuero, TX

Dalhart, TX

Dallas, TX

Dangerfield, TX

Decatur, TX

Del Rio, TX

Denton, TX

Dickens, TX

Dickenson, TX

Dimmit, TX

Donley, TX

Dumas, TX

Eagle Pass, TX

Eastland, TX

Edinburg, TX

Edna, TX

El Dorado, TX

El Paso, TX

Ellis Co., TX

Emory, TX

Fairfield, TX

Falfurrias, TX

Farwell, TX

Florence, TX

Floresville, TX

Floydada, TX

Franklin, TX

Fredericksburg, TX

Ft. Davis, TX

Ft. Stockton, TX

Gail, TX

Gainesville, TX

Galveston, TX

Garden City, TX

Gatesville, TX

George West, TX

Georgetown, TX

Giddings, TX

Gilmer, TX

Glen Rose, TX

Goliad, TX

Gonzales, TX

Graham, TX

Granbury, TX

Gray, TX

Greenville, TX

Groesbeck, TX

Groveton, TX

Guthrie, TX

Hallettsville, TX

Hamilton, TX

Harris Co., TX

Haskell, TX

Hebbronville, TX

Helena, TX

Hemphill, TX

Hempstead, TX

Henderson, TX

Henrietta, TX

Hereford, TX

Hillsboro, TX

Hondo, TX

Hood Co., TX

Huntsville, TX

Jack, TX

Jacksboro, TX

Jasper, TX

Jayton, TX

Jefferson, TX

Jim Wells, TX

Johnson City, TX

Jourdanton, TX

Junction, TX

Karnes City, TX

Kauffman, TX

Kent Co., TX

Kermit, TX

Kerrville, TX

Kingsville, TX

Kountze, TX

La Grange, TX

Lamesa, TX

Lampasas, TX

Laredo, TX

Leaky, TX

Levelland, TX

Liberty, TX

Linden, TX

Lipscomb, TX

Littlefield, TX

Live Oak, TX

Livingston, TX

Llano, TX

Lockhart, TX

Longview, TX

Lubbock, TX

Lufkin, TX

Madisonville, TX

Marfa, TX

Marlin, TX

Marshall, TX

Mason, TX

Matador, TX

McKinney, TX

Memphis, TX

Menard, TX

Mentone, TX

Meridian, TX

Mertzon, TX

Miami, TX

Midland, TX

Milam Co., TX

Mills Co., TX

Mobeetie, TX

Monahans, TX

Montague, TX

Monterrey Co., TX

Morton, TX

Motley, TX

Mt. Pleasant, TX

Mt. Vernon, TX

Muleshoe, TX

Nacogdoches, TX

New Braunfels, TX

Newton, TX

Nolan, TX

Odessa, TX

Orange, TX

Ozona, TX

Palo Pinto, TX

Paducah, TX

Paint Rock, TX

Palestine, TX

Panhandle, TX

Paris, TX

Pearsall, TX

Pecos, TX

Perryton, TX

Pittsburgh, TX

Plains, TX

Plainview, TX

Port Lavaca, TX

Post, TX

Quanah, TX

Quitman, TX

Rankin, TX

Raymondville, TX

Rayner, TX

Reagan, TX

Red Lodge, TX

Refugio, TX

Richmond, TX

Rio Grande City, TX

Robert Lee, TX

Robstown, TX

Roby, TX

Rockport, TX

Rocksprings, TX

Rockwall, TX

Rusk, TX

Salinas, TX

San Angelo, TX

San Antonio, TX

San Augustine, TX

San Diego, TX

San Marcos, TX

San Patrico, TX

San Saba, TX

Sanderson, TX

Santa Barbara, TX

Sarita, TX

Sealy, TX

Seguin, TX

Seminole, TX

Seymour, TX

Sheridan, TX

Sherman, TX

Sherwood, TX

Sierra Blanca, TX

Silverton, TX

Sinton, TX

Smith Co., TX

Snyder, TX

Sonora, TX

Spearman, TX

Stanton, TX

Stephenville, TX

Sterling City, TX

Stinnett, TX

Stonewall, TX

Stratford, TX

Sweetwater, TX

Sulpher Springs, TX

Tahoka, TX

Tascosa, TX

Texas City, TX

Throckmorton, TX

Tilden, TX

Titus, TX

Tulia, TX

Upshur, TX

Uvalde, TX

Van Horn, TX

Vega, TX

Vernon, TX

Victoria, TX

Waco, TX

Waxahachie, TX

Weatherford, TX

Wellington, TX

Wharton, TX

Wheeler, TX

Wichita Falls, TX

Woodville, TX

Zapata, TX

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No restrictions.

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These materials are stored offsite and require additional time for retrieval.

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A large portion of the collection is slides; equipment to view them properly is needed.

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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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  • English

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Archivist's note

Finding Aid Authors: Jenni Bradley.

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© Copyright 2019 Cushing Library. All rights reserved.

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