Name and location of repository
Level of description
Dave Mellor Texas County Courthouse Research Collection
- 1963-2003 (Creation)
Name of creator
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 consists of 1200 slides of Texas courthouses located throughout the state. This collection also contains newspaper clippings, personal notes, and issues of the periodical Texas County Progress (incomplete issues from 1984-1999 and incomplete issues from 2002-2003) on the subject of Texas courthouses. This collection also includes magazines and brochures about Texas courthouses; pictures and slides of Texas courthouses; calendars; and a video cassette.
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Conditions governing access
These materials are stored offsite and require additional time for retrieval.
A large portion of the collection is slides; equipment to view them properly is needed.
Conditions governing reproduction
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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Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Dr. David B. Mellor '57
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Finding Aid Authors: Jenni Bradley.