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Black Texans in the Texas Supreme Court, 1840-1907

Black Texans in the Texas Supreme Court, 1840-1907

Date: February 10, 2014
Creator: Hudson, Linda Sybert
Description: Spreadsheet compiled from various court report documentation that lists all Texas Supreme Court cases between 1840 and 1907 that involved free, enslaved, and formerly-enslaved black Texans. Information for each entry includes the case title and justice, year, type of case, names, county and judge, and the decision or opinion.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
St. Thomas Chapel Cemetery Survey: Alto, Texas

St. Thomas Chapel Cemetery Survey: Alto, Texas

Date: 1976~
Creator: Ross, Alizabeth
Description: List of names appearing on headstones in the St. Thomas Chapel Cemetery near Alto, Texas, including some dates and notes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Dr. J. H. Barnard's Journal: December, 1835 - March 27th, 1835]

[Dr. J. H. Barnard's Journal: December, 1835 - March 27th, 1835]

Date: unknown
Creator: White, J. A.
Description: Compiled transcription of a journal kept by Dr. J. H. Barnard, discussing his experiences and observations, including an account of the Goliad (Fannin) Massacre during the Texas Revolution.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A Short History of the Thomas Chapel Community

A Short History of the Thomas Chapel Community

Date: January 2013
Creator: Cates, Vivian Toole
Description: Text describing the history of St. Thomas AME Church, cemetery, and public school located near Alto, Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 1

A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 1

Date: 1898
Creator: Wooten, Dudley G.
Description: First volume containing a comprehensive history of Texas; this volume has two parts, starting with a reprint of "History of Texas, 1685-1845" by Henderson Yoakum (original text with additional notes). The second part contains a series of essays on various aspects Texas history, broken into 19 chapters. Index starts on page 849.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 2

A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 2

Date: 1898
Creator: Wooten, Dudley G.
Description: Second volume containing a comprehensive history of Texas; this volume has parts three through six, containing a series of essays on various aspects Texas history. Index starts on page 841.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Home Town Recipes

Home Town Recipes

Date: unknown
Creator: Alpha Delta Theta
Description: Cookbook compiled by the Alpha Delta Theta sorority in Mineral Wells, Texas, containing recipes organized by type as well as reference materials including cooking times and temperatures, measurement conversions, and other information.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
General Plan for the City of Dallas, Texas: Map Showing General Features of Suggested Improvements in Transportation Facilities Except Street Car Lines

General Plan for the City of Dallas, Texas: Map Showing General Features of Suggested Improvements in Transportation Facilities Except Street Car Lines

Date: 1911~
Creator: Geo. E. Kessler & Co.
Description: Map displaying proposed changes to railroads and transportation infrastructure (colored green and red) in Dallas, Texas, as part of the Kessler Plan. The main part of Dallas and Oak Cliff are represented, with some streets, railroads, and bodies of water.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Elementary Diploma for Florence Vinson]

[Elementary Diploma for Florence Vinson]

Date: May 30, 1931
Creator: Cass County (Tex.)
Description: Certificate issued to Florence Vinson by the Cass County, Texas Public School district. Text reads: "This Certifies that Florence Vinson has completed the Course of Study prescribed by the Board of education for the Elementary Schools which entitles the holder to this Elementary DIPLOMA and admission into the High School Department. Given at Linden, Texas, this the 30th day of May, 1931." There is an illustration of a bald eagle near the center holding a banner that says "United States of America" and a gold-colored seal in the lower-left corner near the signatures.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Site brings historic newspapers into modern age

Site brings historic newspapers into modern age

Date: March 17, 2013
Creator: Smith, Diane & Faulkner, Max
Description: Newspaper article about the digitization efforts by the UNT Libraries' digital newspaper unit resulting in over one million Texas newspaper pages available freely online at the Portal to Texas History. There is a photograph of Trista Barker in the upper-right corner of the article holding a roll of microfilm in front of her face with a computer, monitor, and Mekel Mach V Microfilm Scanner behind her. There is a partial article on the back of the clipping.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
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