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 Collection: Texas History Collection
State of Texas Governor's Message to the 56th Legislature, 1st Called Session, May 18, 1959

State of Texas Governor's Message to the 56th Legislature, 1st Called Session, May 18, 1959

Date: May 18, 1959
Creator: Price, Daniel
Description: Text of an address by Texas Governor Price Daniel to the first called session of the fifty sixth Legislature of the State of Texas
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
State of Texas Governor's Message to the 57th Legislature, 1st Called Session July 10, 1961

State of Texas Governor's Message to the 57th Legislature, 1st Called Session July 10, 1961

Date: July 11, 1961
Creator: Price, Daniel
Description: Text of a speech given by Texas Governor Price Daniel for the first called session of the fifty seventh Legislature of the State of Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Statistics and information concerning the state of Texas: with its millions of acres of unoccupied lands...

Statistics and information concerning the state of Texas: with its millions of acres of unoccupied lands...

Date: 1890
Creator: Missouri Pacific Railway Company.
Description: This book covers statistical information for the state of Texas. It includes "great inducements for the investment of capital, health for the invalid, interesting sights and scenes for the tourist and pleasure seeker, broad fields of research for the historian, unsurpassed hunting grounds for the sportsman, and other resources waiting to be unlocked by the key of capital in the hands of labor and industry" (title page).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Steering Committee]

[Steering Committee]

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of some of the original steering committee. Show approximately twenty seven seated individuals.
Contributing Partner: Dallas County Community College District
[Stephen Curtis Speaking at TCAFS Annual Meeting]

[Stephen Curtis Speaking at TCAFS Annual Meeting]

Date: February 2012
Creator: Nations, Michele
Description: Photograph of Stephen Curtis behind the podium, speaking at the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society at the 2012 annual meeting during Technical Session 2.
Contributing Partner: Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
[Steven Curtis accepts award at the 2012 annual meeting banquet]

[Steven Curtis accepts award at the 2012 annual meeting banquet]

Date: February 2012
Creator: Nations, Michele
Description: Photograph of Steven Curtis receiving Clark Hubb Student Research Scholarship Award from Ray Mathews at the 2012 TCAFS annual meeting banquet.
Contributing Partner: Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
[Stilted Clown at a Parade]

[Stilted Clown at a Parade]

Date: May 7, 1988
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Description: Photograph of an individual in clown make-up and walking on stilts at the 34th annual League City Village Fest parade on Kansas Street. People sitting and standing on the side of the road watch the spectacle.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
The Story of Buffalo Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel

The Story of Buffalo Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel

Date: 1926
Creator: Farrar, R. M.
Description: This booklet gives an overview of the history of Buffalo Bayou and of the Houston Ship Channel from 1820-1926. The text gives background on how the area became developed and eventually became an "Industrial Waterway of National importance" (p. [3]). The second half of the text focuses on Commodore Charles Morgan and the shipping aspect of the Channel. Costs of building, lists of important council members, and text of letters are included to illustrate the history.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Story of Corpus Christi

The Story of Corpus Christi

Date: 1916
Creator: Sutherland, Mary A.
Description: This book describes the history of Corpus Christi through sketches of persons and events in the history of the city. According to the preface, it does focuses less on the history than on the people, "presenting in plain narrative form, a recountal of the days when Corpus Christi was young, of the trials and tribulations that fell to the lot of her residents in the war periods, and finally to emerge as a fast growing a progressive city of the Southland" (p. v).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Story of the S.M.S. Ranch

The Story of the S.M.S. Ranch

Date: [1922]
Creator: Swenson Brothers
Description: This booklet is primarily photographs of life on the S. M. S Ranch. Near the end are several text sections, the first of which states, "It is the design of the S. M. S. Booklet to give feeders and breeders both by picture and written word a comprehensive idea of our methods and breeding in which we have been so successful..." (p. 78). The first section gives an overview of the policies and buying options for the cattle company. Next, "Some Glimpses Into Ranch Life" gives an overview of how ranching works, defines ranching jargon, and gives several songs/poems that illustrate ranching. The third and final section, "Stock Farms and Small Ranches, From the Spur Ranch" includes photographs from Spur Ranch and a brief overview about the ranch and surrounding area.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries