Municipal Archives

Notebooks on Decisions, City Attorney Alex Bickley​, 

Collection 1994-014


Repository Dallas Municipal Archives
Office of the City Secretary
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
CreatorDallas City Attorney's Office 
TitleNotebooks on Decisions, City Attorney Alex Bickley
Quantity0.21 linear feet 
AbstractBound notebooks containing information on key legal decisions and court cases.
Language Records are in English

Scope and Contents 

Collection is composed of three 7" x 9" black bound notebooks, containing typescript and handwritten citations of legal precedents and court cases influencing various Municipal policies, laws, ordinances, and regulations.  Arrangement is alphabetical by topic.  Notebooks were assembled by former City Attorney N. Alex Bickley.

Nathan Alexander "Alex" Bickley was born in Abilene, Texas, in 1919.  After graduating from The University of Texas law school and serving in the U.S. Navy during WWII, he returned to his hometown, eventually becoming Abilene's City Attorney.  Bickley became first assistant city attorney of the City of Dallas in 1958, under City Attorney Henry Kucera.  When Kucera retired in 1965, Bickley became Dallas City Attorney and remained there until 1976.  He went on to serve as executive vice president of the Dallas Citizens Council until he returned to private practice of law in 1985.  During his lifetime, Alex Bickley served as president or board member of various state and national law organizations and was active in the local community as well.  He passed away on October 3, 2008, at the age of ninety.


The collection is organized alphabetically.


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Notebooks on Decisions, City Attorney Alex Bickley, 1960-1977 (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives.

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Index Terms

Bickley, Alex  
City attorneys -- Texas -- Dallas
Dallas -- Texas -- History  
Dallas -- Texas -- Politics and government 
Municipal government -- Texas -- Dallas 

Container List 

BoxFolder Title, Date
11City Attorney notebook, A-D ("Abortion" - "Donovan Case")
2City Attorney notebook, E-N ("Equal Employment Opportunities" - "Nuisances, Destruction of")
3City Attorney notebook, O-Z ("Obscenity" - "Zoning, Uses, Limited or Prohibited")