Municipal Archives

Transcript Information Bonds of Chapman and Cutler,

​Collection 1991-012


Office of the City Secretary
Dallas Municipal Archives
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
CreatorOffice of the City Secretary
TitleTranscript Information Bonds of Chapman and Cutler
Quantity1 1/2 linear inches
AbstractBond certificates and receipts, City of Dallas memoranda, bond authorization documents, and correspondence
LanguageRecords are in English
Scope and Content

Collection consists of printed bond certificates and receipts, City of Dallas memoranda, bond authorization documents from State of Texas Attorney General William McGraw, and correspondence between the City of Dallas and the municipal bond firm of  Chapman and Cutler, LLP of Chicago Illinois. 

The City of Dallas periodically authorizes the sale of bonds to fund construction of facilities, streets and alleys, libraries, and parks.  Between 1937 and  1940, the City employed Chapman and Cutler to sell bonds intended to fund projects for streets, library, and school construction and repair.

The bond election dates involving these Chapman and Cutler, LLP interactions occurred on

April 6, 1937.  Ordinance 2858. Passed.
April 5, 1938 .  Ordinance 2948.  Passed.
October 15, 1940.  Ordinance 3153.  Passed.


The collection is arranged chronologically.


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Transcript Information Bonds of Chapman and Cutler, 1937-1940 (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives

Related Material

Collection 1991-111—Municipal Bond Certificates, 1874-1972

Index Terms

Dallas -- Texas -- History
Municipal bonds -- Texas -- Dallas

Container List 

BoxFolder Title, Date
11Street widenings and openings correspondence, bonds, and telegrams, 1937
2Libraries and schools correspondence, memoranda, bond maturation list, and telegrams, 1937
3Streets and schools correspondence, 1938-1940
4Streets correspondence, treasurer's receipt, and signature certificates, 1939
5City Water Works report, undated