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The Dallas Journal, Volume 46, 2000

The Dallas Journal, Volume 46, 2000

Date: June 2000
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 103.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society
Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

Date: 1958
Creator: Atkinson, Donald Taylor
Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Donald Taylor Atkinson tells "the story of the life of a world-renowned doctor who overcame tremendous financial obstacles in order to gain an education" (vii). The author chronicles his family's history, his upbringing in Canada, as well as his journey towards becoming a surgeon in Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 95, July 1991 - April, 1992

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 95, July 1991 - April, 1992

Date: 1992
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 569.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

Amerikanische Jagd- und Reiseabenteuer: aus meinem Leben in den westlichen Indianergebieten.

Date: 1858
Creator: Armand, 1806-1889
Description: This German text recounts the author's adventures traveling the western United States over a sixteen-year period. The author describes his encounters with Native Americans and the natural environment, especially the animals he hunted. The book also includes illustrations made by the author during his travels.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio
The Farmer's Tale

The Farmer's Tale

Date: 1848~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Handwritten autobiographical manuscript describing the author's thoughts and memories, starting with notes about the his father who was a farmer in Virginia. There appear to be several sections, including one labeled "To my MOTHER November 1st 1848"; that section is also signed by C. B. Moore. A portion of the pages near the lower-right corner is missing and several pages at the end of the booklet are blank. Some text on the cover is repeated on the first page.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
A Cowman's Wife

A Cowman's Wife

Date: 1993
Creator: Rak, Mary Kidder, 1879-1958
Description: Autobiographical anecdotes by Mary Rak about running a cattle ranch with her husband in Arizona. Index starts on page 293.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Biography of Private Alfonso Steele (Deceased) Last Survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of General Sam Houston, With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army.

Biography of Private Alfonso Steele (Deceased) Last Survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of General Sam Houston, With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army.

Date: [c. 1925]
Creator: Steele, Alfonso
Description: This book is separated into three basic sections starting with an autobiographical sketch about Alfonso Steele, the last survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto. Next, an article by the editor of The Mexia Daily News that gives an overview of Steele's children and grandchildren. Finally, the report from General Houston includes "documents of Major General Sam Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Texas army, sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas" which "give an authentic account of the battle of San Jacinto, a complete list of the heroes who fought in that engagement, and they clear up some points heretofore the object of controversy" (p. 13).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[World War II Memories: Charlie McFadin]

[World War II Memories: Charlie McFadin]

Date: unknown
Creator: McFadin, Charlie
Description: Autobiographical text describing Charlie McFadin's experiences during World War II in the U.S. Army including a timeline of events with annotations and photographs.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
[World War II Memories: August W. Benner]

[World War II Memories: August W. Benner]

Date: 1983
Creator: Benner, August W.
Description: Autobiographical text describing August W. Benner's experiences during World War II when the 3rd Platoon of Company B, 142 Infantry was captured near Limberg, France.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
[World War II Memories: Joe Nation]

[World War II Memories: Joe Nation]

Date: 199u
Creator: Nation, Joseph Beverly
Description: Autobiographical text describing Joe Nations' early memories of the 1920s and 1930s, and his time in the military during World War II.
Contributing Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum
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