The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Insularum Britannicarum.

Insularum Britannicarum.

Date: [between 1638 and 1858]
Creator: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598.
Description: Map shows Hadrian's Wall and settlements in the British Isles and Ireland. Includes notes and illustrations of sailing ships, sea creatures, and people. Scale not given.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
The cabin book: or, sketches of life in Texas

The cabin book: or, sketches of life in Texas

Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
Das Cajütenbuch: oder nationale Charakteristiken.

Das Cajütenbuch: oder nationale Charakteristiken.

Date: 1846
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Description: This German text 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.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
World War I Scenes

World War I Scenes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two pictures from World War I with notes printed on them in French. The top picture is of the ruins of Berzieux with a person standing in the middle of the rubble. The bottom picture is of English soldiers in trenches awaiting battle.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
World War I Scenes

World War I Scenes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two pictures from World War I with notes printed on them in French. The top picture is of the Port of Ferriere in Martigues with the canal and boats on the right, and a road and buildings on the left. The bottom picture is of the ruins of a structure in a field after the Battle of the Ourcq, part of the First Battle of the Marne.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[English Peasants at the Opening Ceremony]

[English Peasants at the Opening Ceremony]

Date: August 5, 1982
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three English peasants wearing off-the-shoulder dresses and mob caps at the opening ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman in the center is holding an umbrella printed with the British flag.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Transcript of Brochure Concerning Immigration to Texas, December 1831]

[Transcript of Brochure Concerning Immigration to Texas, December 1831]

Date: December 1831
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a brochure concerning immigration to Texas. The brochure describes the social, economic and physical characteristics of Texas; its political relationship to Mexico; and the terms of immigration.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Man Serving British Pub Food]

[Man Serving British Pub Food]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of a man named Donald Cormie, serving a Cornish pastie in the British Pub area of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a British costume, consisting of a ruffled blouse trimmed in lace, a vest, and a hat.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Morris Dancers]

[Morris Dancers]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Color photograph of a group of men performing a "Morris dance," an English folk dance, at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A crowd of onlookers is visible behind them.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
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