Municipal Archives

Property Inventory of City of Dallas Mayor and Commissioners, 1909

Collection 19​​​​95-005


Repository Dallas Municipal Archives
Office of the City Secretary
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
CreatorCity of Dallas
TitleProperty Inventory of City of Dallas Mayor and Commissioners
Quantity0.10 linear inches
AbstractInventory of property in the offices of the Mayor and Commissioners of the City of Dallas .
LanguageRecords are in English

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a typescript inventory of property in the offices of the mayor and commissioners of the City of Dallas from 1909.

The City of Dallas has existed under three different systems of governance.  The Mayor-Alderman system existed from 1856 to 1906 and included a Mayor and five elected Aldermen.  The Mayor-Commissioner system, which included a Mayor and four elected Commissioners, existed from 1907 to 1930. The current Mayor-Council system has been in place since 1931.  

The inventory of property was conducted on May 5, 1909, when the city was governed under the Mayor-Commissioner system.  The elected officials during the inventory include Mayor Stephen J. Hay and Commissioners William Doran, Harry L. Seay, Dan F. Sullivan, and C.B. Gillespie




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Property Inventory of City of Dallas Mayor and Commissioners, 1909 (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives

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Index Terms

Dallas -- Texas -- History

Container List 

BoxFolder Title, Date
11Property inventory, elected city officials, 1909