TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Background

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Treasurer's Records, Fiscal Year 1988-1989

Treasurer's Records, Fiscal Year 1989-1990

Treasurer's Records, Fiscal Year 1990-1991

Treasurer's Records, Fiscal Year 1991-1992

Dallas Genealogical Society Collection



Overview of the Collection

Accession No.: MA82-4
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library
1515 Young St
Dallas, TX 75201
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Title: Dallas Genealogical Society Collection
Dates: 1962-1993+
Quantity: 14 Boxes
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Background

The Local History and Genealogical Society was established in October 1954 and began a cooperative agreement with the Dallas Public Library in November of that same year. Their first workshop for the public was held in 1955; their second was held in 1957; and beginning in 1958, a workshop has been held every year in May.

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Scope and Contents

The material contained in this collection covers the years 1960 through 1992, with additions being made periodically. Box one contains the earliest material in the collection, a membership roster for the years 1960-1961. This box also contains a set of newsletters for the years 1976-1982. Boxes 10, 11, and 12 contain original print copies of Dallas County, Texas Genealogical Data from Early Cemeteries, Vol. III and Texas Methodist Newspaper Abstracts, Vol I, III and IV. A complete collection of the Society's newsletters and the above mentioned books are part of the holdings in the Genealogy Department of the Dallas Public Library. Boxes 13 and 14 hold a scrapbook covering the years 1988 through 1989 and 1974 through 1975.

Most of the collection is comprised of Minutes and Treasurer's Records. The Minutes are from the years 1972 through 1972 and are found in boxes one through three. Treasurer's Records cover the years 1988 through 1992 and are found in boxes four through eight. The Treasurer's Records contain information regarding bank statements, disbursements, amount of money received and spent for conferences, and donations received for the acquisition of the 1920 Census Records. Some of the income files include names of conference attendees.

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Index Terms

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

Organizations:

Dallas Genealogical Society

Places:

Dallas (Tex.)

Titles:

Dallas Genealogical Society Collection

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA82-4 Dallas Genealogical Society Collection Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Acquisition Information

This collection was originally donated in 1982 by Margaret Thedford, the president of the Dallas Genealogical Society for that year. Additions have been made to the collection at various times since that year.

Processing Information

Processed by Sharon Perry Martin

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Detailed Description of the Collection

1 1 Membership Roster 1960-1961
2 Newsletters 1976-1982
3 Minutes 1972-1977
4 Minutes 1973-1974
5 Minutes 1975-1976
6 Minutes 1977-1978
7 Minutes 1978-1979
8 Minutes 1979-1982
9 Minutes 1982-1983
2 1 Minutes 1983-1984
2 Minutes 1984-1985
3 Minutes 1985-1986
4 Minutes 1986-1987
5 Minutes 1987-1988
6 Minutes 1987-1988
7 Minutes 1988-1989
8 Minutes 1988-1989
3 1 Minutes 1989-1990
2 Minutes 1990-1991
3 Minutes 1991-1992
4 1 Audit Report 1974-1991
Treasurer's Records, Fiscal Year 1988-1989
4 2 First Republic Bank Statements
3 Money Market Fund Statements (Bright Bank)
4 Money Market Fund Statement (Benham Capital Management Group)
5 Bulk Mail Statements
6 Disbursements
7 Disbursements
8 Income
9 Income
10 Bank Signature Cards
11 Financial Statements
12 Blank Dallas Genealogical Society Ledger Sheets
Treasurer's Records, Fiscal Year 1989-1990
5 1 Cancelled Checks
2 NCNB Checking Account Statements
3 Money Market Fund Statements
4 Bulk Mail Account Statements
5 Disbursements
6 Income
7 Income
8 Bank Signature Cards
Treasurer's Records, Fiscal Year 1990-1991
6 1 Cancelled Checks and Deposit Slips
2 NCNB Checking Account Statements
3 BankOne Money Market Fund Account
4 Census Fund Statements
5 Disbursements
6 Income
7 Bulk Mail Account Statements
8 Bank Signature Cards
9 Financial Statements
10 Treasurer's Reports
11 Treasury Note and Money Market Fund Statements
12 Membership Reports
Treasurer's Records, Fiscal Year 1991-1992
7 1 Cancelled Checks and Deposit Slips
2 Nations Bank Checking Account Statements
3 1920 Census Fund Statements/Donations Reports
4 1920 Census Fund Statements/Donations Report
5 Disbursements
6 Disbursements
7 Receipts
8 Bulk Mail Account Statements
8 1 Fall 1991 Workshop Attendee and Notes
2 1992 Fall Symposium - Invoices, Bills, Notes
3 Treasurer's Reports
9 Minutes 1992-1993
10 Dallas County, Texas Genealogical Data From Early Cemeteries, Vol. III (1992), Original Print Copy and duplicate.
11 Texas Methodist Newspaper Abstracts, Vol I, 1850-1854 and Vol III, 1877-1879
12 Texas Methodist Newspaper Abstracts, Vol IV 1880-1881
13 Scrapbook 1975-1975
14 Guest Book, 1975. Scrapbook, 1988-1989. Office of the Mayor/City of Dallas Proclamation (Declaring October 1-8, 1978 as "Genealogy Week"