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Almonte's Texas: Juan N. Almonte's 1834 Inspection, Secret Report & Role in the 1836 Campaign

Almonte's Texas: Juan N. Almonte's 1834 Inspection, Secret Report & Role in the 1836 Campaign

Date: 2003
Creator: Jackson, Jack, 1941-2006 & Almonte, Juan Nepomuceno, 1803-1869
Description: Book containing Mexican Col. Juan N. Almonte's 1834 report concerning the measures necessary to prevent the loss of Texas, as well as fifty of his letters, and the journal he kept while at the side of Santa Anna during the Texas rebellion in 1836.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Army Exploration in the American West, 1803-1863

Army Exploration in the American West, 1803-1863

Date: 1991
Creator: Goetzmann, William H.
Description: Book containing the history of the role of the United States Army and its Topographical Engineers in exploring lands west of the Mississippi River between 1838 and 1863. This includes surveys of battlefronts, railroads, and boundaries.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Basic Texas Books: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library

Basic Texas Books: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library

Date: 1988
Creator: Jenkins, John Holmes
Description: Annotated bibliography of 224 books about Texas history prior to 1940, including bibliographic details and critical discussion points for each, such as the author's opinions, the opinions of other critics, background on the author and writing of the book, strengths and weaknesses of the text, representative quotations, and references to other books. It also contains an appendix of additional bibliographies to Texas history. Index starts on page 617.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times

Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times

Date: 2007
Creator: Barr, Alwyn & Calvert, Robert A.
Description: Compilation of essays about black leaders in Texas who made significant contributions within their communities or the state. The introduction and essays include commentary and context provided by the editors. Index starts on page 223.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Charles Schreiner, General Merchandise: The Story of a Country Store

Charles Schreiner, General Merchandise: The Story of a Country Store

Date: 1944
Creator: Haley, J. Evetts 1901-1995
Description: Book about the three generations of ownership of Charles Schreiner's Country Store in Kerrville, Texas. Includes biographical information regarding the Schreiners, the origins of the business, and stories about Charles Schreiner.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
A Cowman's Wife

A Cowman's Wife

Date: 1993
Creator: Rak, Mary Kidder, 1879-1958
Description: Autobiographical anecdotes by Mary Rak about running a cattle ranch with her husband in Arizona. Index starts on page 293.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Documents of Texas History

Documents of Texas History

Date: 2002
Creator: Wallace, Ernest; Vigness, David M., 1922-1979 & Ward, George B.
Description: Book containing 141 documents pertinent to the history of Texas. These range from reports by Spanish explorers in the sixteenth century to speeches and legal cases from the twentieth century. Each document is preceded by brief introduction by the editors.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The Espuela Land and Cattle Company: A Study of a Foreign-Owned Ranch in Texas

The Espuela Land and Cattle Company: A Study of a Foreign-Owned Ranch in Texas

Date: 1970
Creator: Holden, William Curry, 1896-
Description: Book containing the history of Spur Ranch and its London-based owners, the Espuela Land and Cattle Company. It covers topics including the founding of the ranch, its environs, expenses, personnel, conflicts with native peoples and neighbors, and life on the range.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Forgotten Texas Census: First Annual Report of the Agricultural Bureau of the Department of Agriculture, Insurance, Statistics, and History, 1887-88

Forgotten Texas Census: First Annual Report of the Agricultural Bureau of the Department of Agriculture, Insurance, Statistics, and History, 1887-88

Date: 2002
Creator: Foster, L. L.
Description: Book containing a county by county census of Texas taken in 1887-1888. Information tallied includes such things as divorces, marriages, number of workers, church affiliation, and ethnic makeup. There is also a overview of state institutions, mineral wealth, geography, and miscellaneous information from the time.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The History of Texas: or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions of That Country: Arranged Geographically from Personal Observation and Experience

The History of Texas: or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions of That Country: Arranged Geographically from Personal Observation and Experience

Date: 1990
Creator: Edward, David B. (David Barnett), 1790-1870
Description: Book containing a history of Texas and acts as a guide to the area during period of Anglo colonization. Includes observations of the land, critiques of the people who lived there, and a translated Mexican Constitution.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
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