Writing in the Houston Chronicle, Carol Christian warns that thousands of historical Texas documents are at risk of theft, loss or destruction by bugs, rats or weather, according to a report released Wednesday. Some of the documents ar even stored in boxcars.
Issued by the Texas Court Records Preservation Task Force, the report studied preservation in the state's 254 counties. Conditions range from excellent to abysmal, despite most county officials' good intentions, the group said.
You can read Carol Christian's article at http://goo.gl/uZvQn.
You can read the entire Texas Court Records Preservation Task Force report at http://goo.gl/Nsi26.
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