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A Check List of Theses and Dissertations
CURRY, ORA MAE - M.A., August, 1927 [1051
The Texan Siege of San Antonio, x835. x+151 pp.
Maps: (1) plat of Alamo; (2) San Antonio and environs.
Contents: Four chapters deal with beginnings of Texas Revolution; organization
of army-permanent council of war, Stephen F. Austin elected commander-in-chief,
march to Cibolo, at Salado, battle of Concepcion, main army on canal above
Bexar; siege-position of Texan army at Concepcion and at Old Mill, scouting
expeditions of Ira Westover, Andrew Briscoe, William Austin, James W. Fannin,
William B. Travis, Don Salvador Flores, and Edward Burleson, Grass Fight, activ-
ities between enemy camps reported by Samuel A. Maverick and H. Ehrenberg,
assault orders given and countermanded, appeals to government, reinforcements,
resignation of Austin and election of Burleson, discouragements; storming of San
Antonio-day-by-day reports of F. W. Johnson, William G. Cooke, Dance, Stiff, and
General Vicente Filisola, death of Ben R. Milam, surrender of Martin Perfecto
de C6s, results of siege.
Tr927/C937. MEX., REV., Loc., MIL.
CURTIS, SARA KAY - M.A., August, 1943 [io6]
A History of Gillespie County, Texas, 1846-1900. [iv]+146 pp.
Illustrations: Vereins-Kirche; Reverend J. Heinzelmann; Bethany Church; two
views of Enchanted Rock; scene on Gillespie County Ranch.
Maps: (1) scenic road map of Gillespie County; (2) Fisher-Miller grant.
Contents: Geography and resources of Gillespie County; events leading to settle-
ment-German Emigration Company, grant of Alexander Bourgeois d'Orvanne and
Armand Ducos, grant of Henry Francis Fisher and Burchard Miller, Prince Carl
Solms-Braunfels, John O. Meusebach, settlement of Fredericksburg, organization
of Gillespie County; political events in Gillespie County, 1850-1goo-establishment
of Fort Martin Scott, anti-slavery and Unionist sentiment during Civil War, Nueces
River massacre, Indian depredations, Reconstruction, prohibition; economic aspects
of Gillespie County-businesses in Fredericksburg, Mormons and milling, ranch-
ing, road work; social aspects of county-clubs, Nimitz Hotel, Sunday houses,
newspaper, county fairs; schools and churches of Gillespie County; other settle-
ments and interesting places in county-Bettina, Castell, Meerholz, Leiningen,
Schoenburg, Harper, Willow City, Cherry Spring, Loyal Valley, Enchanted Rock,
Balancing Rock, Mount of Holy Cross. Appendix includes brief biography of
Richard Addison Gillespie and sketch of Fort Martin Scott.
Tr943/C946. Co. His., W. TEx., EDW. P., GER., GEO., MIL., C. W., REC., IND., REL.,
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