The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 56, July 1952 - April, 1953 Page: 71
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A Check List of Theses and Dissertations
BEACH, LOLA DOYLE - M.A., August, 1930 
A History of Gonzales County in the World War. v+371 pp.
Contents: Following the introduction, Chapters II and III are compilations of
service records of Gonzales County men, white and negro, who took part in World
War I. The compilation is divided into officers; army, navy, and marine enlisted
men; killed in action or died of other causes; and deserters and those discharged
without honor. Chapter IV deals with war services of civilians at home-Liberty
Loans, war stamps, Red Cross, county defense council. Fifth chapter includes a
compilation of ranks at time of discharge and of casualties and an evaluation of
the contributions of civilians. List of authorized abbreviations used in thesis is
appended. A World War I draft registration form is in an envelope attached to the
Tx93o/B353. Co. His., W.W. I, MIL., N., 20TH C.
BEAM, HAROLD ALLEN - M.A., August, 1951 [I3]
A History of Collin County, Texas. viii+lo pp.
Illustrations: McKinney square as it appeared in 1877; McKinney square as it
appears today; Texas Textile Mill after 1948 storm; Texas Textile Mill after repairs
were completed; McKinney City-County Hospital; houses razed by 1948 storm;
Hereford calves belonging to T. H. Bryant of McKinney; 1948 auction of Future
Farmers of America held in McKinney.
Maps: (1) soil map of Collin County; (2) original land grant map of Collin
County; (3) highway map of Collin County.
Tables: property submitted for taxation by residents in 186o.
Contents: Five chapters include geography, resources, and Indians; political or-
ganization-early geographical organization, Peters Colony, land grants, first settle.
ment; early social conditions; development of McKinney, Farmersville, Plano,
Weston, Celina, Princeton, Blue Ridge, Nevada, Allen, Melissa, Anna, Westminster,
Josephine, Frisco, Prosper, Rowlett, Highland, and Manua; economic development
of Collin County-184o-186o, 186o-19oo, 1900-1950.
Tz95z/B37. Co. HIs., N. TEx., E. C. T., GEO., IND., LAND, REP., C. W., ST.
BELL, HOLLAND EDWARDS - M.A., June, 1907 
The Texas Convention of 1832. 95 PP- 251/2 cm.
Contents: Thesis includes call of, representation at, organization of, work under-
taken and accomplished by, executive action of, Mexican attitude toward, and
results of the Convention of 1832.
Txgo7/B413. Poi.., ANGLO-AMER., MEX.
BIERMAN, MARY MARGARET - M.A., August, 1948 
A History of Victoria, Texas, 1824-1900. vi+236 pp.
Illustrations: De Leon Plaza, 188o; west side of South Main Street, 1859; Market
Square and Convent Garden, 1884; cypress home of John J. Linn; view of Main
Street, Victoria; old Nazareth Academy and St. Mary's Church; east side of Main
Street, 1875; Victoria Advocate printed on brown paper, 1864; Casino Hall of
nineteenth century; Mexican band that played in Casino Hall.
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