82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 3726, Chapter 1046

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 3726, Chapter 1046

Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the preservation and maintenance of the Alamo by the General Land Office.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Newspaper Clipping about Alamo participants, April 12, 1860]

[Newspaper Clipping about Alamo participants, April 12, 1860]

Date: April 12, 1860
Creator: unknown
Description: Papers of Jesse Grimes. News article concerns death of Grimes' son Calvin Grimes at Alamo, along with Jonathan Lindley, and Tapley Holland
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
"The Alamo"

"The Alamo"

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Oval painting of the Alamo, on glass or copper sheet; framed. "The Alamo" printed near lower center of painting
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
View in the Ruins of the Alamo.

View in the Ruins of the Alamo.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Hand-colored engraved print of the Alamo cut from an unknown bound volume. The text under the picture reads: "Never, in the world's history, had defense been more heroic; it has scarcely been equaled, save at the Pass of Thermopylae." -- Page 341.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Design for a Spoon.

Design for a Spoon.

Date: August 23, 1892
Creator: Hughes, Joseph A.
Description: Design patent for a souvenir spoon typical or representative of the state of Texas; "The leading feature of [the] design is a head and bust of Davy Crockett, which forms the outer and wide end of the handle...About the middle of the shank and projecting on each side of the same is the lone star, while on the bowl of the spoon is a representation of the old building known as the 'Alamo'" (lines 14-22).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Transcript of a Letter, December 1, 1821]

[Transcript of a Letter, December 1, 1821]

Date: December 1, 1821
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript of a letter written in Spanish, on December 1, 1821, discussing the possession of a governor in Spanish Texas, and laying out the terms for a peaceful resolution.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of a report regarding the movements of the Mexican Army and the status of the Texas Army, [March] 1836]

[Transcript of a report regarding the movements of the Mexican Army and the status of the Texas Army, [March] 1836]

Date: 1836-[03]
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a report that outlines the movements of the Mexican Army and details the status of the Texas Army.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of suplement to El Nacional, number 79, March 21, 1836]

[Transcript of suplement to El Nacional, number 79, March 21, 1836]

Date: March 21, 1836
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a supplement to "El Nacional" number 79, which contains the official news of Texas.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of report made by John Sharp, March 27, 1836]

[Transcript of report made by John Sharp, March 27, 1836]

Date: March 27, 1836
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a report made by John Sharp concerning the numbers of troops in both the Texas and Mexican armies, as well as their positions.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas]

[The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas]

Date: 1907
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard image of the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas. "Texas Under Six Flags". Colored postcard with Alamo in center with the six different flags above it.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
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