Title: Texas Historical Commission meeting records
Description: The Texas Historical Commission protects and preserves the state's historic and prehistoric resources for the use, education, economic benefit, and enjoyment of present and future generations. Records are minutes, agenda, and exhibits of the Texas State Historical Survey Committee meetings, from 1953 to 1973; and of the Texas Historical Commission meetings, dating 1973-2018. Materials present include agenda, minutes, committee reports, resolutions, correspondence, lists of appointees to associated boards, quarterly reports from programs, rules and regulations, historic preservation and antiquities laws and/or changes to the laws, copies of agreements, press releases, lists of sites nominated for historical markers or landmark status, historical marker dedication calendars, lists of gifts and donations, lists of grants approved, attendance sheets for guests at the meetings, and newsletters, reports and other publications of the agency.
Citation information: (Identify the item), Texas Historical Commission meeting records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Arrangement: The records are arranged chronologically within two subgroups, Texas State Historical Survey Committee meeting records and Texas Historical Committee meeting records.Arrangement note if applicable
Copyright information: Most records created by Texas state agencies are not copyrighted. State records also include materials received by, not created by, state agencies. Copyright remains with the creator. The researcher is responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).
Access restrictions: Because of the possibility that portions of these records fall under Public Information Act exceptions including, but not limited to, home addresses and phone numbers of government employees and officials (Texas Government Code, Section 552.117) and certain email addresses (Texas Government Code, Section 552.137), an archivist must review these records before they can be accessed for research. The records may be requested for research under the provisions of the Public Information Act (Texas Government Code, Chapter 552).
Access restrictions: Types of restricted information as listed above apply to physical and electronic records. Some electronic records will not be available through our portal due to such restrictions. Please see Archives staff for further information.
Size or duration: 20.9 cubic ft. and 20.5 MB (1 file)