My Philip Nolan Scrapbook

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Scrapbook created by Gustine Courson Weaver containing materials related to the life and history of Philip Nolan, for whom Nolan County, Texas was named. Nolan was an Irish immigrant to the Texas-Louisiana area and a prolific horse trader and freebooter during the period of Spanish rule in Texas before Texas became a republic. The scrapbook contains articles about Nolan, photographs and photo copies, correspondence created for obtaining research materials, as well as snippets about Weaver's own life.

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[496] p. : ill. ; 29 cm.

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Weaver, Gustine Courson [..1942].

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Description

Scrapbook created by Gustine Courson Weaver containing materials related to the life and history of Philip Nolan, for whom Nolan County, Texas was named. Nolan was an Irish immigrant to the Texas-Louisiana area and a prolific horse trader and freebooter during the period of Spanish rule in Texas before Texas became a republic. The scrapbook contains articles about Nolan, photographs and photo copies, correspondence created for obtaining research materials, as well as snippets about Weaver's own life.

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[496] p. : ill. ; 29 cm.

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  • [..1942]

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  • 1771~ - 1942~

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  • June 27, 2014, 10:59 a.m.

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  • July 7, 2014, 5:19 p.m.

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Weaver, Gustine Courson. My Philip Nolan Scrapbook, book, [..1942]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc304851/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.