Texas Almanac, 1992-1993

Texas Almanac, 1992-1993

Date: 1991
Creator: Kingston, Mike
Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, wildlife, science, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. The general index and advertisers index begin on page 626.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
[Letters from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 14-18, 1889]

[Letters from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 14-18, 1889]

Date: September 14, 1889
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore and addressed to Charles, who was in Gallatin at the time. In this letter, Henry updates the Moore family on the goings-on in Collin County and the news includes: weather updates and how the rains have raised the water levels around the county, news about the Choctaw bridge, a dialogue about Gross mowing the yard and the sprouting of the cotton seed, a discussion concerning the Roland P.O. Box, details on a community funeral,news from Melissa, a dialogue concerning the debate that was had between Parson Conly and Moore, news on the cattle, and a discussion about family friends and their visits to Moore's place. Moore begins a second letter on September 15th on page five. In this letter, Henry continues to inform the Moore Family on the happenings in Collin County and the news includes: an update on the Rucker's and the Kendal's going-on, a dialogue about Pidy, news about the rabbit hunt, a weather update, a dialogue about astronomy, a discussion about Neal Moore's fine archery skills, community news concerning land, an update on the property's condition and crop news from ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 16, 1885]

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 16, 1885]

Date: September 16, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles. In the letter, Henry details community happenings in McKinney and the news includes: a dialogue about the amount of rain they have been having, details about the recent deaths and subsequent burials, a community health brief, a discussion about his dinner plans last Monday at S. A. Wilson's and his visit to Andrew's barn after dinner, details of the conversation Henry and Andrews had while waiting out the rain in the barn, political news, and updates on family friends who are visiting. Henry closes this letter by stating that it is a bad time to view the stars and he might have to use a "supplement" to view them. The envelope is included with the letter.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letters from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 11, 1885]

[Letters from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 11, 1885]

Date: September 11, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Description: These are two letters from the Charles B. Moore Collection. They are written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles B. Moore. In the first letter, Henry updates Charles on news about their home county in Texas and it includes: a dialogue about the quality of paper the letter is written on and details about the previews correspondence he has sent to Charles, update on the weather, political news about the prohibition party and the party's agenda, a discussion about a new star he has found in the 'Great Nebula of Andromeda' and the stir it has caused in the astronomical world, further updates on the prohibition party, and a description of the election as the "morning of Waterloo." Henry closes the letter by remarking on the poor quality of the paper and mentions that all is well. The second letter was dated two days after the first and it includes updates on the election results and community news. In this letter, Henry details that the prohibition party lost the election, but mention the profound impact the party had on the community and the other political parties. He notes that he has received the Moore's letter and congratulatory letter ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Neal Moore to Henry Moore, November 11, 1885]

[Letter from Neal Moore to Henry Moore, November 11, 1885]

Date: November 11, 1885
Creator: Moore, Neal
Description: Letter from Neal Moore to his cousin Henry Moore. Neal writes about the start Henry discovered on the 30th of August. He says that it is a shame that it seems to be "going out." He also says that he read in the paper that a Dr. Hartwick announced he discovered the new star on August 31.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 25, 1885]

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 25, 1885]

Date: September 25, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles. The letter is a four page letter.In the letter,on the first and second pages, Henry updates Charles on community news and it includes: an aside concerning the letters he has received from Charles, health updates of family and friends, details on the lack of news from Hunt County, a discussion about Vick's invitation, a discussion about a trip made by friends, a dialogue about Sam's white corn, news on the death of Kite and a subsequent discussion about the animal's fate in the afterlife, update on the eclipse viewing Henry held with friends on the night of the twenty-third as well as an aside about an astronomical publication he subscribed for, a discussion about Sabina's, the Moore's, and Henry's stopped clocks, and details about an ordered book written by General Grant. In the third and forth pages of the letter, Henry details updates on the happenings in McKinney and the news includes: news about the cool weather and the amount of rain in Charles' tank, an aside about cotton, a discussion about Joe Johnson, news about an extension, a dialogue ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Refracting telescope

Refracting telescope

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two part brass telescope covered with leather. Has leather strap near eyepiece and a sliding brass cover for eyepiece. Marked, “ORKNEY & SHETLAND VIGILANT ASSOCIATION”
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 29, July 1925 - April, 1926

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 29, July 1925 - April, 1926

Date: 1926
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 325.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 107, July 2003 - April, 2004

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 107, July 2003 - April, 2004

Date: 2004
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 643.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Texas Almanac, 2002-2003

Texas Almanac, 2002-2003

Date: 2001
Creator: Ramos, Mary G.
Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, wildlife, science, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. A general index is on page 629.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
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