Municipal Archives


Park and Recreation - Brochures and Publications,
1977-1999

Collection 1991-101

Overview

​Repository​Dallas Municipal Archives
Office of the City Secretary
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
CreatorCity of Dallas Park and Recreation Department 
TitlePark and Recreation - Brochures and Publications  
Dates1977-1999
Quantity2 linear inches
AbstractBrochures and publications of the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department.
Identification1991-101
Language​​Records are in English

Scope and Content

The collection consists of reports, brochures an​d publications by the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department concerning various facilities and services of the Park Department from 1977 to 1999.  

The City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department provides leisure, recreational and cultural activities for the citizens of Dallas and the general public and maintains more than 21,000 park acres including 4,400 surface acres of water at 17 park sites, 17,196 acres of greenbelt/park land, and 61.6 miles of jogging and bike trails at 24 locations. There are over 400 individual parks, including recreational facilities such as community centers, swimming pools, athletic fields, and a metropolitan zoo. The Park and Recreation Department is governed by an administrative Park Board created by City Charter amendment in 1905. 

Organization

The collection is arranged by subject.

Access​

Permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, or use by any and all other current or future developed methods or procedures must be obtained in writing from the Dallas Municipal Archives.  All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards.

Citation

Park and Recreation - Brochures and Publications, 1977-1999 (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives

Related Material

Collection 1995-037—Park and Playground System (publication), 1921-1923
Collection 1995-024—Park System (Publication), 1915

Index Terms

Dallas -- Texas -- History
Parks -- Texas -- Dallas

​Container List

BoxFolderTitle, Date
11Annual Report, 1977-1978
 2Park and Recreation Board-Fair Park Dallas Annual Report, 1993
 3Park and Recreation Board-Fair Park Dallas Annual Report, 1998
 4Park and Recreation Board-Fair Park Dallas Annual Report, 1999
 5Old City Park brochures and newspapers, undated
 6Dallas Zoo brochures, undated
 7Promoting Dallas Pools, 1987-1988
 8Brochures promoting Dallas Parks, 1988-1989
 9Senior Citizens Active in Life brochures and Senior Citizen Craft Fair, 1986
 10Community Services, 1985
 11Facilities, 1987-88
 12Summer Camp brochures, undated
 13Bath House Cultural Center, 1985
 14DeGolyer Estate, 1978-1980 and undated
 15Flowers, 1977 and undated
 16Bachman Recreation Center brochure, 1980
 17City of Dallas Park System Map, July 1977