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The adventures of Big-Foot Wallace, the Texas ranger and hunter
Contains biographical information on Big-Foot Wallace. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5831/
Alexander Gregg, First Bishop of Texas
Book about the first Episcopal Bishop in Texas, Alexander Gregg. He moved to Texas in 1869 after being consecrated as Bishop in 1859. The biography includes background information about his family as well as a sketch of his life and involvement in the church throughout his career until his death in 1893. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46840/
Along the Rio Grande
Book written by the author as he traveled along the Rio Grande as a 'warless war correspondent.' texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46839/
Alphabetical Index to the Laws of Texas, arranged by a Member of the Bar.
This volume is an index of the laws of the Republic of Texas for the second and third Congresses texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45350/
The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-'64: its causes, incidents, and results: intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases, with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the war for the Union. Volume 1.
Volume one of a two-volume set gives a historical overview of slavery and the abolition movement in the U.S., records events leading to secession, and details political and military action early in the Civil War. Chapter XII (pp. 147-177) discusses the annexation of Texas to the United States. Analytical index begins on p. 633. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61111/
The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-'64: its causes, incidents, and results: intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases, with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the war for the Union. Volume 2.
Volume two of a two-volume set details political and military action in the Civil War. Chapter I (pp. 17-25) discusses activity in Texas and New Mexico in 1862. Analytical index begins on p. 765. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61112/
Analytical index to the laws of Texas, 1823-1905 (both dates inclusive).
Index to the Early laws of Texas compiled and arranged by H.P.N Gammel of Austin. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6993/
Annexation of Texas. By Junius no. IX
Pamphlet from Texana Collection texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2358/
Anti-Texass Legion: Protest of some free men, states and presses against the Texass rebellion, against the laws of nature and of nations
Pamphlet from Texana Collection texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2356/
Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1919: In Two Volumes, Volume 2, Part 1
This text contains the first portion of the Austin Papers, published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. This volume includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "The Austin Papers are the collection of materials accumulated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas. They consist of business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. v). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121738/
Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1919: In Two Volumes, Volume 2, Part 2
This text contains the second portion of the Austin Papers, published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. The previous volume includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "The Austin Papers are the collection of materials accumulated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas. They consist of business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. v). Index starts on page 1803. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121739/
Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1922: In Two Volumes and a Supplemental Volume, Volume 2
This text contains the second portion of the Austin Papers for 1922, "belonging to the years 1828-1834," published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. It includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "the documents here published continue...to shed much light on the conditions and motives which led to emigration from the United States to Texas" (p. vii). Index starts on page 1177. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth121740/
The Austin Papers: October 1834--January, 1837, Volume 3
This text contains the third portion of the Austin Papers, which are documents covering October, 1834 to January, 1837. According to the preface, the documents include, "business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. iii). Index starts on page 489. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth225496/
A B C of Truck Growing
This bulletin outlines the methods and best practices of commercial truck farming in the state of Texas. It provides an A to Z list of various crops and detailed information on cultivating each one. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130178/
The Battle-Field of San Jacinto : An Historical Sketch
A book about the Battle of San Jacinto; from the title page: "A concise treatment of the causes which brought about the battle, the results which flowed from it, and the character and qualities of the man who composed the Texas Army." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46833/
The Big Bend of Texas.
This book contains numerous photographs of the Big Bend area with descriptions. Featured photographs include images from Fort Stockton, Marfa, Capote Canyon, Alpine, Marathon, Fort Davis, Presidio, and others. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24652/
Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas
This book is a biographical view of Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history. The book has various content including: the pioneer days of Texas, Texas' transition from a Mexican state to being part of the United States, and the wars that Texas citizens took part in. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5827/
Biography of José Antonio Navarro / written by an Old Texan.
Biography of Texas statesman José Antonio Navarro. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6579/
Biography of Private Alfonso Steele (Deceased) Last Survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of General Sam Houston, With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army.
This book is separated into three basic sections starting with an autobiographical sketch about Alfonso Steele, the last survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto. Next, an article by the editor of The Mexia Daily News that gives an overview of Steele's children and grandchildren. Finally, the report from General Houston includes "documents of Major General Sam Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Texas army, sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas" which "give an authentic account of the battle of San Jacinto, a complete list of the heroes who fought in that engagement, and they clear up some points heretofore the object of controversy" (p. 13). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46832/
Booming Mexia in the Roaring 20's
Compilation of articles published during 1955 in The Waco-Times Herald, written by Nanine Simmons about the history of Mexia, Texas and focusing on the oil boom in the 1920s. The author includes a preface regarding the sources of her information and editorial notes for some of the articles to provide more context. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285884/
Brave Dick Dowling ; Robert Edward Lee.
Brief, subjective narratives of select events in the Mexican-American War. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14379/
[Brick Mural on TWU campus, 1956, by Coreen Mary Spellman]
Coreen Mary Spellman created a brick mural on the Texas Woman's University campus. This student project analyzes and documents the artwork with: photographs, a description, an account, a biography of the artist, and a bibliography. Students in the group: Hanel, Laura; Fleming, Joshua; Ferguson, Karen; Kelly, Alison; Loftus, Michele; Martinez, Kim; North, Amanda; Rader, Doyle; Raymer, Sarah; Wendel, Erin. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34976/
Cabeza de Vaca ; La Salle.
Brief narratives of Cabeza de Vaca and La Salle, respectively. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14384/
The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.
This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14393/
Captain John B. Denton, preacher, lawyer and soldier. His life and times in Tennessee, Arkansas and Texas by Wm. Allen.
Book about John B. Denton texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6992/
Cattle Ranges of the Southwest
This book contains information about the use and condition of Texas pastures contemporary with the book. It also gives information about the obstacles in the way of renewing the cattle ranges and how the cattle ranges could possibly be renewed. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2412/
The City of Houston from Wilderness to Wonder
This book gives an overview of the history of the City of Houston, Texas, covering "The Beginning of Houston and Houston Up to the Civil War." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46823/
Civil War Soldiers of Kendall County, Texas: A Bigraphical Dictionary
Book containing an alphabetical list of persons from Kendall County, Texas who served in the military during the Civil War, with any known biographical information about each person. There is also relevant background information about the area in the preface, and a series of tables at the end of the book, containing additional reference material. A table of contents is on page v. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth460183/
A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County, 1876-1965
This text includes an historical overview of Armstrong County, Texas discussing the ranches, families, and individuals important to the area. Index starts after page 567. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91040/
Comanche Texts
This book contains Comanche folktales, along with the English translations. They are broken into several sections which are listed (along with brief summaries of the stories) in the table of contents: coyote stories; fairy tales and fables; manners and morals; adventure; and obtaining and preparing food. Both the English and Comanche texts have numbered footnotes to line up the translation, explained in the Editor's Note (p. iii); there is also an Explanatory Note describing the Comanche transcription (p. xiii). A vocabulary list including an explanation starts on page 132. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth182367/
A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 1
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth587009/
A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 2
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth587006/
[Confederate Soldiers' Monument]
The Confederate Soldier Monument, granite with polished marble tablets, stands over 12 feet tall and is located on the grounds of the Denton County Courthouse. It was erected in 1918. This student project analyzes and documents the artwork with: photographs, a description, an account, a biography of the artist, and a bibliography. Students in the group: Caroline Baldwin, Marilyn Bradley, Yovanny Canales, Mary Canales, David Collins, Virginia Dunton, Andrew Grimes, Jessica Houseberg, Shea Imboden, Fernando Johnson, Amanda Lawrence, Krysta McFarland, Tyler York. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34974/
Congressional Globe (Permanent Edition) Volume 85: 28th Congress, 2nd session, Appendix
Congressional debates and proceedings regarding the annexation of Texas to the United States of America. Only selected pages of the Congressional Globe are reproduced here. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2369/
The Constitution of the state of Texas.
A copy of the Texas state constitution from 1850. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2416/
Constitution of the State of West Texas.
This text contains the Constitution of West Texas including details about the creation of government, Bill of Rights, and public services. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91039/
Correspondencia que ha mediado entre la Legación Extraordinaria de México y el Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos sobre el paso del Sabina por las tropas que mandaba el General Gaines.
Correspondence between the Mexican delegation and the U.S. Dept. of State. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6101/
Cotton Calculator
Pamphlet with printed tables used to calculate prices of cotton. According to the title page, "Showing the results of any multiplications of all quantities from 300 to 600, at rates beginning with 1-20c or 5 points, and advancing in five points, one-sixteenth, one-eighth and one-quarter of a cent, and by cents from one to thirty." The title page also includes examples to show how to use the tables for calculations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46831/
The Cuban and Porto Rican campaigns
This book covers the organization of warships during the Spanish American War, and discusses the battles in Cuba and Puerto Rico. Also mentioned in the book are the Rough Riders, General Miles, General Shafter, General Wheeler, General Sumner, Colonel Wood, General Young, the Red Cross, General Wilson, Key West, Admiral Sampson, Captain Chadwick, General Kent, General Lawton, Buena Ventura, Ensign Curtin, Captain Paget, Commander Davis, General Breckinridge, and General Chaffee. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26720/
Diary of Ephraim Shelby Dodd : Member of Company D Terry's Texas Rangers, December 4, 1862--January 1, 1864.
Diary of Ephraim Shelby Dodd during his time with the Texas Rangers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14391/
A dictionary of the Atakapa language accompanied by text material
Volume contains all the Atakapa linguistic material known to be in existence in 1932. Includes nine Atakapa texts with English translations, an Atakapa-English dictionary, and an index to the Atakapa dictionary. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20200/
Discourse on Slavery and the Annexation of Texas
Pamphlet from Texana Collection texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2359/
Drawing the Black Beans; Castle Peroté.
Brief, subjective narratives of select events during the Republic of Texas era. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14380/
Drink and the drink question : a discriminating license the true policy ; prohibition a fraud and failure.
Anti-prohibition booklet arising from the Anti-Prohibition State Convention held in Dallas, 1887. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34962/
The Early History of Floyd County
This book discusses the history of Floyd County, Texas, including the general organization of the county, the first settlers and settlements, battles, expeditions, and notable individuals. The index begins on page 141. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130186/
The early history of Galveston, by Dr. J. O. Dyer
This book covers Galveston's early history from 1518-1836. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24651/
Early History of Hopkins County, Texas: Biographical Sketches and Incidents of the Early Settled Families
This book contains information about Hopkins County, including Directories for Sulphur Springs and Nelta, chapters about important places and events in the history of the county, biographical sketches of individuals and families who settled the county, and a list of county officials. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91042/
The Early History of Montgomery, Texas
Book detailing the early history of Montgomery, Texas (roughly 1825 through 1848) including the text of various primary sources and legal documents. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth404286/
The Early Settlers Life in Texas
This book describes the early history of Hill County, located in Texas, including the author's trip to Texas, information about the first settlers, prominent men, Native American massacres, government, and the general organization of the county. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130187/
East Texas.
This book was created to provide "authentic information concerning the natural and co-operative resources and opportunities offered by East Texas and her people" for the general public. It contains information about the "General Development in 1921-22, The Evolution of transportation and Fixing of Lower Rate Levels, The Marketing Problem Nearing Solution, Organization, Concentration and Standardization of Quality; Pack and Grade, Co-Operative Work of A. & M. College Department of Extension Service; State Agricultural Department; Markets and Warehouses Department; [and the] Chamber of Commerce in East Texas" (p. 1). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130179/
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