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Documents of Texas History

Documents of Texas History

Date: 2002
Creator: Wallace, Ernest
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 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
The La Salle Expedition to Texas: The Journal of Henri Joutel, 1684-1687

The La Salle Expedition to Texas: The Journal of Henri Joutel, 1684-1687

Date: 1998
Creator: Joutel, Henri, 1640?-1735
Description: Book containing an annotated and edited translation of an account of Robert La Salle's expedition down the Mississippi River and into Texas. Joutel recounts such things as sailing to North America, daily activities during the expedition, and the murder of La Salle.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Spanish Explorers in the Southern United States, 1528-1543

Spanish Explorers in the Southern United States, 1528-1543

Date: 1984
Creator: Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar, 16th cent.
Description: Book containing three translated narratives of early Spanish explorers in what would become the Southern United States. This includes the paths taken by the explorers, the people they encountered, and hardships they endured.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The Portable Handbook of Texas

The Portable Handbook of Texas

Date: 2000
Creator: Barkley, Roy R., 1941-
Description: Book containing a brief history Texas from prehistoric times to the end of the twentieth century. Following this is a series of alphabetical arranged articles which cover various aspects of Texas history, including significant communities, people, institutions, and agencies.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Lone Star Blue and Gray: Essays on Texas in the Civil War

Lone Star Blue and Gray: Essays on Texas in the Civil War

Date: 1995
Creator: Wooster, Ralph A.
Description: Book containing sixteen essays from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly and other scholarly journals. The essays are related to the state of Texas during the Civil War and cover such topics as military actions, Texan feelings towards the Union, and supply issues.
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
Mistress of Manifest Destiny: A Biography of Jane McManus Storm Cazneau, 1807-1878

Mistress of Manifest Destiny: A Biography of Jane McManus Storm Cazneau, 1807-1878

Date: 2001
Creator: Hudson, Linda S.
Description: Book containing a biography of Jane McManus Storm Cazneau, a journalist, publicist, and advocate for military, political, and class reforms. Includes her time in New York, Texas, and Cuba, as well as her coverage of the Mexican War.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide 1925

The Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide 1925

Date: 1925~
Creator: unknown
Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal, political and social issues of the time. A general index is on page 378.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Texas Almanac, 1859

Texas Almanac, 1859

Date: 1859~
Creator: unknown
Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association