Municipal Archives

Barber Asphalt Paving Company Contracts, 1900-1906​

​Collection 1997-014


Office of the City Secretary
Dallas Municipal Archives
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201​
CreatorBarber Asphalt Paving Company
TitleBarber Asphalt Paving Company Contracts
Quantity1 linear inch
Typescript signed legal contracts. 
LanguageRecords are in English
Scope and Content

Collection documents agreements between the Barber Asphalt Paving Company, the City of Dallas, and the Dallas Consolidated Electric Railway Company to pave areas between the rails and tracks of the railway lines on various streets in the City of Dallas, Texas.  The Dallas Consolidated Electric Railway Company was incorporated in 1887 and merged four companies into one in 1902.  It, in turn, merged with four companies in 1917 and became the Dallas Railway Company. 

The documents in this collection are copies placed by the Barber Asphalt Paving Company for public inspection in the City Secretary's Office.


The collection is arranged chronologically.


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Barber Asphalt Paving Company Contracts, 1900-1906​ (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives

Related Material

Collection 1991-034—Dallas Railway Company, Interurbans, and Electric Railway, 1890-1933

Index Terms

 Dallas -- Texas -- History  
 Street-railroads -- Texas -- Dallas

Container List

BoxFolderTitle, Date
11Correspondence and contracts for Elm and Main Streets, 1900-1906
 2Main, Elm, and Commerce Street contracts, 1902-1904
3McKinney, Harwood, Elm, Jefferson, Lamar, Austin, and Commerce Street contracts, 1902-1903