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Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Carl B. Callaway Collection Register

Citizens Charter Association



Overview of the Collection

Accession No.: MA 86.27
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library
1515 Young St
Dallas, TX 75201
Creator: Carl B. Callaway
Title: Carl B. Callaway Collection
Dates: 1933-1937
Quantity: .25 cubic feet
Abstract:
Language: The records are in English.

Scope and Contents

Carl B. Callaway, prominent Dallas attorney, served as president of the Citizens Charter Association (CCA) from 1933 to 1935. The CCA was instrumental in establishing the manager-council form of government in Dallas and with supporting candidates sympathetic to that governmental form. This collection contains materials from Callaway's presidency with special emphasis on the 1933 municipal election. It contains personal correspondence to and from Callaway as well as a substantial number of speeches and statements made by Callaway and other CCA members. In addition, the collection houses a number of reports by city departments as well as numerous pamphlets and newspaper clippings on the city manager form of government.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Persons:

Callaway, Carl B.

Organizations:

Citizens Charter Association

Places:

Dallas, Texas

Subjects:

Municipal government by city manager

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA 86.27, Carl B. Callaway Collection Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Box Folder
1 1 City Department Records
2 Correspondence from Callaway
3 Correspondence to Callaway
4 Miscellaneous CCA Correspondence
5 Statements and Speeches made by Callaway
6 Reports and Statements by CCA Supporters
7 Home Government Association Speeches and Statements
8 CCA Financial Matters
9 Charter Amendment Campaign
10 Municipal Campaign 1937
11 Miscellaneous CCA Material
12 Newspaper Clippings on City Manager Government in Dallas
13 Pamphlets -- Dallas
14 Miscellaneous Pamphlets
15 Pamphlets - City Manager
16 Fort Worth City Manager Government