Overview Agency History Scope and Contents of the Records Organization of the Records Restrictions Index Terms Related Material Administrative Information Description of Series Finance records, 1905-1959, Claims, expenditure and payment records, 1905-1955, undated, Budget and taxation records, 1910-1955, Records of contracts, proposals, and bids, 1905-1958, undated, Bond records, 1893-1959, undated, bulk 1905-1959, Correspondence and information files, 1922-1953, undated, Financial records of Drainage Districts #1-3, 1909-1950, Common school district financial records, 1910-1960, Seawall construction records, 1902-1959, Causeway construction records, 1909-1952, Texas City dike construction records, 1935-1948, The Galveston County Auditor's Office was established by statute in 1905. The county auditor was assigned the responsibility of soliciting bids and proposals for supplies, materials, construction projects, and any other item or service purchased by the county. The records consist of the auditor's budget and taxation files; registers of road and bridge fund budgets; and registers of delinquent personal property taxpayers.
date 1910-1955 and reflect the auditor's oversight of the county budget and review of delinquent tax records compiled by the county tax assessor-collector.date 1902-1959 and reflect the auditor's oversight of the financial aspects of construction of the Galveston seawall, including subsequent renovations and improvements.These records consist of bids, proposals, and contracts; claims for payment; correspondence and information files; and bond registers. Auditor's records relating to the building of the Galveston seawall and causeway and the Texas City dike include registers of bonds; claims for payment; bids, contract specifications, and proposals; ledgers of causeway construction expenditures; and correspondence and information files. The auditor maintained records for three special projects undertaken by Galveston County: construction of the Galveston seawall and causeway and construction of the Texas City seawall and levee, known as the Texas City dike.