The Texas Almanac, for 1857, with Statistics, Historical and Biographical Sketches, &c., Relating to Texas.

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The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. An index to the newspapers published in Texas is on page 160.

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160 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1966.

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  • Richardson & Co. "Galveston: Prepared, Printed and Published by Richardson & Co., at the news office. 1856."

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Texas State Historical Association

The Texas State Historical Association features its publications The Southwestern Historical Quarterly (1897-2004) and the Texas Almanac (1857-2004). Organized in Austin on March 2, 1897, the Texas State Historical Association is the oldest learned society in the state. Its mission is to "foster the appreciation, understanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Texas and, by example and through programs and activities, encourage and promote research, preservation, and publication of historical material affecting the state of Texas."

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  • Main Title: The Texas Almanac, for 1857, with Statistics, Historical and Biographical Sketches, &c., Relating to Texas.
  • Serial Title: The Texas Almanac

Description

The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. An index to the newspapers published in Texas is on page 160.

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160 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"A 1966 facsimile reproduction by A. H. Belo Corporation, Dallas, Texas."

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Texas Almanac

The Texas Almanac is the source for all things Texas since 1857. This collection features the first edition of the Texas Almanac issued by The Galveston News in January 1857, and includes all issues through 1989. The Almanac serves as a reference book on resources, industries, commerce, history, government, population, and other subjects relating to the political, civic, and economic development of Texas.

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  • 1966

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The Texas Almanac, for 1857, with Statistics, Historical and Biographical Sketches, &c., Relating to Texas., book, 1966; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123763/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.