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

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

Date: 1951
Creator: Bartholomew, Ed Ellsworth
Description: 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.
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A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912

A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912

Date: 1912
Creator: Young, Samuel Oliver
Description: This book covers the early history of Houston, including early pioneers, industry, and development.
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True stories of old Houston and Houstonians: historical and personal sketches / by S. O. Young.

True stories of old Houston and Houstonians: historical and personal sketches / by S. O. Young.

Date: 1913
Creator: Young, Samuel Oliver
Description: This book includes historical and personal sketches of early Houstonians.
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Houston, a history and guide

Houston, a history and guide

Date: 1942
Creator: Writers' Program (Tex.)
Description: This book contains information about Houston including: Houston's history, Houston's economic interests, and interesting things to see and do while visiting Houston.
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The Story of Buffalo Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel

The Story of Buffalo Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel

Date: 1926
Creator: Farrar, R. M.
Description: This booklet gives an overview of the history of Buffalo Bayou and of the Houston Ship Channel from 1820-1926. The text gives background on how the area became developed and eventually became an "Industrial Waterway of National importance" (p. [3]). The second half of the text focuses on Commodore Charles Morgan and the shipping aspect of the Channel. Costs of building, lists of important council members, and text of letters are included to illustrate the history.
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The City of Houston from Wilderness to Wonder

The City of Houston from Wilderness to Wonder

Date: 1936
Creator: Allen, O.F.
Description: 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."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries