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A Check List of Theses and Dissertations
Contents: Casas Revolution in San Antonio de Bexar, a reflection of the Mexican
revolution for independence. The causes and progress of the Mexican revolution
for independence, the Casas Revolution, and the Counter-Revolution are discussed.
Effects of the events in Texas upon the actions of Ignacio Elizondo and the roles
of Juan Bautista de las Casas, Manuel Maria de Salcedo, Sim6n de Herrera,
Antonio Saenz, Francisco Escamilla, Aldama, and Salazar are included.
Tz9zz/B532. SP., POL., MIL.
BITNER, JULIA GRACE - M.A., August, 1931 
The History of Tom Green County. viii+133 pp.
Illustrations: Tom Green County courthouse; city hall and auditorium, San An-
gelo; ruins of Fort Concho hospital; Hereford cattle; Angora goats; baling hay
near San Angelo; sheep grazing near San Angelo; Nimitz Hotel, San Angelo, 1882;
programs from Mrs. George Allen's scrapbook; state tuberculosis sanatorium at
Sanatorium, Texas; first San Angelo company organized in the World War; monu-
ment erected in memory of General Tom Green.
Maps: (1) physiographic map of county; (2) counties created from original Tom
Green County; (3) county schools; (4) San Angelo.
Contents: Five chapters include topography and geography; preorganization peri-
od-Fisher-Miller contracts, German Emigration Company, battle of Dove Creek,
Fort Chadbourne, stage lines and Ben Ficklin station, Fort Concho, Panhandle
Expedition, buffalo, early settlements; organization, 1874-1882-creation of county,
first officials, early social life, flood of 1882; factors in county development-cattle,
trail drivers, barbed wire, wool and mohair production, agriculture, first irrigation
project in West Texas; Nasworthy Dam, railroads, oil; economic and social devel-
opment-San Angelo Standard, education, banks, land values, tuberculosis sana-
torium, activities in World War I, recent developments. Appendix includes short
biographies of Tom Green, Benjamin F. Ficklin, Francis Corbett Taylor, Ranald
S. Mackenzie, Benjamin H. Grierson, William R. Shafter, and John L. Bullis and
a list of voters in the February, 1876, election.
Tx93x/B546. Co. His., W. TEx., EDw. P., GEO., GER., RANCH., AGRI., IND., MIL.
BLACKBURN, VERA MAE - M.A., June, 1950 
The Development of Education in Nacogdoches County. xi+lxo pp.
Illustrations: Nacogdoches, 1898; Old Stone Fort, 1885; Adolphus Sterne; Civil
War veterans in front of Old Stone Fort; Nacogdoches University; university
classes of 1882 and 1888.
Tables: pupil population in communities, 1900-1940; school population by school
districts, 1934-1941; number of teachers per school, 1930-1940; consolidated dis-
tricts in county, 1926-1936; valuation of school property; number of teachers per
negro school; comparison of academic training between white and negro teachers;
enrollment comparison of white and colored schools in common school district;
elementary and primary teacher salaries and academic training, 1935 and 1949.
Contents: Introductory chapter traces briefly the geography and history of Nacog-
doches County. Chapters II and III deal with private schools from T. J. Garner's
first contract in 1825 through the Reconstruction period, including seminaries and
primary schools established under Mexican rule, common schools, Chireno academy
in 1853, female high school at Douglas in 1850's, and Nacogdoches high school in
1854. Chapter IV discusses the community system of education in the county;
Chapter V contains a history of Nacogdoches University, chartered in 1845. The
fifth chapter covers the state system of education with a general survey of the
public schools of Nacogdoches County, 1893-1949.
Tz95o/B562. Co. HIs., ED., GEO., MEX., ANGLO-AMER., REP., ST., 19TH C.
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