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 Collection: Texas History Collection
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/
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/
Legislative Messages of Hon. James V. Allred, Governor of Texas 1935-1939
Messages from the Governor to the Legislature, including proclamations, inaugural addresses, and veto messages. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3899/
Home Town Recipes
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth587002/
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/
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/
A Supplement To A Collection of Memories: A History of Armstrong County, 1876-1965
This text supplements the larger text with additional biographical and genealogical information and includes an index starting on page [11]. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91049/
A History Of Dickens County: Ranches and Rolling Plains
This book discusses the history of Dickens County, Texas. The Table of Contents breaks the book into eight portions: The Beginnings, Education, Churches, Businesses, Ranches, Farming, Miscellaneous, Family Histories. An index to family histories is on the pages after the table of contents and before the first section. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61098/
Souvenir Book of Favorite Recipes from El Paso, Texas
Cookbook compiled by the Auxiliary of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church of El Paso, Texas, containing recipes organized by type as well as extensive household hints and reference materials. Table of contents (for recipes): Appetizers, Pickles, Relish; Soups, Salads, Dressings, Sauces; Main Dishes -- Meat, Seafood Poultry; Main Dishes -- Egg, Cheese, Spaghetti, Casserole; Vegetables, Bread, Rolls, Pies, Pastry; Cakes, Cookies, Icings; Desserts; Candy, Jelly, Jam, Preserves, Beverages, Miscellaneous. Index starts on page A. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth606197/
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/
The Houston Story: A Chronicle of the City of Houston and the Texas Frontier From the Battle of San Jacinto to the War Between the States, 1836--1865
This book gives an overview of the history of Houston, Texas told in narrative form. The history discusses the creation of the city of Houston as well as major events in Texas history between 1836 and 1865. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61114/
History and Reminiscences of Denton County
This book gives an overview of Denton County including the history of various time periods and specific aspects of the area as well as reminiscences of citizens. Index starts on page 408. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61103/
Shakelford County Sketches
This book describes the people and events throughout Shackelford County's history from the mid- to late 1800s. Sketches include excerpts from diaries and daybooks as well as short biographies of important persons in the area. Annotations start on page 73; index starts on page 111. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61109/
Reminiscences of the Terry Rangers
This book gives a description of the Civil War from the point of view of the Terry Rangers (8th Texas Cavalry Regiment). It is written in first-person, describing specific incidences, including the Woodsonville Skirmish, the Battle of Shiloh, the Battle of Bentonville, as well as other events and anecdotes. Index starts on page 77. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46826/
A History Of Trinity County Texas, 1827 to 1928
This book gives a general overview of the history of Trinity County, Texas starting in 1827. According to the table of contents, the chapter subjects include topography and geography, early history, the period of depression (1860-1880), development starting in 1880, and the change from forest to farm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61097/
Mineola and its Mayors: 101 Years
This book covers the history of mayors in the city of Mineola, located in Wood County, Texas. It includes biographical information about each mayor, as well as a discussion of the events that surrounded their incumbency. The surname index begins on page 250. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth130181/
The journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca and his companions from Florida to the Pacific, 1528-1536
Also published by A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1905, in the series called The trail makers. 16558 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3001/
Message of Governor T.M. Campbell to the first called session of the thirtieth legislature of Texas: together with the proclamation of the Governor convening the legislature in extra-ordinary session.
This document is a message to the legislature of Texas from Governor T.M. Campbell. The purpose of the message was to get the legislature prepared to discuss laws concerning: simplification of court proceedings in the state of Texas, making telephone companies transmit other telephone companies messages, fair and lawful taxing of its citizens, increase business fees of both domestic and foreign businesses, and any other matters relating to the Constitution of Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5860/
Message of Governor T.M. Campbell to the thirtieth legislature of Texas, to which is appended the State Democratic Platform adopted at Dallas, Texas, August 13, 1906.
This book contains a message from Governor T.M. Campbell to the Texas legislature. The content of the book is concerned with various political matters, mainly involving the Texas House of Representatives. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5859/
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/
The First Century of Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas, 1867-1967
This book provides an overview of the Scottish Rite organization and history in Texas, including background and introductory information, with descriptions of the Scottish Rite Bodies in Galveston, Austin, El Paso, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Waco. Sections also discuss the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children, the Scottish Rite dormitory at the University of Texas, the Scottish Rite Foundation of Texas, Inc., and the Sovereign Grand Inspectors General for Texas, as well as recorded membership. Index starts on page 477. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth743496/
[Elementary Diploma for Florence Vinson]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth587004/
A Short History of the Thomas Chapel Community
Text describing the history of St. Thomas AME Church, cemetery, and public school located near Alto, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth587398/
Message of Governor O. B. Colquitt to the thirty-second legislature of Texas.
A message to Texas legislature about the economics of Texas, money issues within the government of Texas, Texas legislation, agriculture, and other issues pertaining to Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5834/
Geography of Denton County
This book discusses Denton County, Texas including the geography, geology, some agriculture and settlements as well as a chapter on ways that teachers can engage students in learning about the history of Denton County. Index starts on page 131. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91043/
The journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle
The journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle published in 2 volumes. This is volume-2, as related by his faithful lieutenant, Henri de Tonty; his missionary colleagues, Fathers Zenobius Membre, Louis Hennepin, and Anastasius Douay; his early biographer, Father Christian LeClercq; his trusted subordinate, Henri Joutel; and his brother, Jean Cavelier; together with memoirs, commissions, etc. Edited with an introduction by Isaac Joslin Cox texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6103/
Prospectus of Twelve Central Texas Counties.
This book gives an overview of the twelve Blackland Counties of Texas in alphabetical order. For each county, a brief description of the geographic and agricultural characteristics is given as well as statistics on population and county income. Additionally, a geological description of the Black Prairie Region gives more specific aspects of the area and the soil compositions and a final chapter discusses the property market of the area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth61108/
A History of Crosby County 1876-1977
This text is a history of various economic and social aspects of Crosby County, described on the title page as, "A collection of historical sketches and family histories composed by County Residents; compiled by the staff of the Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum under the supervision and with the cooperation of the Crosby County Historical Commission" (p. 1). Index starts on page 597. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91041/
Year book of the Dallas Architectural Club and catalogue of its first annual exhibition : held at the Jefferson Hotel, Dallas, February eleventh to eighteenth, 1922
The Yearbook of the Dallas Architectural Club and a catalogue of its first annual exhibition, held at the Jefferson Hotel, Dallas. Includes lists of the club's members, and many photos and illustrations of buildings designed by the members. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth29398/
A study of rural schools in Travis County, Texas / by E. E. Davis.
Book describing the economic conditions, social conditions, finances, facilities and curriculum in Travis County Schools. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26722/
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/
Retrospect, April, May, June, 2002
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542510/
Retrospect, April, May, June, 2003
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542523/
Retrospect, April, May, June, 2004
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542496/
Retrospect, April, May, June, 2005
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542439/
Retrospect, April, May, June, 2006
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542505/
Retrospect, December 2012
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542527/
Retrospect, Fall 2008
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542487/
Retrospect, Fall 2009
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542432/
Retrospect, Fall 2012
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542426/
Retrospect, Fall 2013
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542429/
Retrospect, January, February, March, 2002
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542486/
Retrospect, January, February, March, 2003
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542514/
Retrospect, January, February, March, 2004
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542425/
Retrospect, January, February, March, 2005
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542440/
Retrospect, January, February, March, 2006
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542480/
Retrospect, January, February, March, 2007
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542454/
Retrospect, July, August, September, 2001
Quarterly newsletter of the Denton County Historical Commission discussing the organization's news and activities as well as information about historic locations and events in Denton County, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542481/
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