Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal, Volume 5, Number 1, January, 1995 Page: 44
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1-40. Willrodt, Arthur James, Jean Du Bose, Ellis Glueck, Jr., and Lee Quinn Nesbitt.
The Colorado County Courthouse An Historic Structure Report. . 116
pages. Softbound. A well-illustrated architectural report on the history of the
courthouse and the proposed renovation of it.
Section 2: Articles
2-1. "Back to the Days of Santa Anna." The Texas Druggist, volume 51, number 2,
March 1930, pp. 37-40. A celebration of Zumwalt's Drug Store in Columbus,
probably written by Oscar Zumwalt, but uncredited.
2-2. Baker, Rollin Harold. "The Biological Survey of Colorado County-1937-1939."
Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal, volume 4, number 3, September 1994, pp.
127-154. The author's reminiscences with two appendices, one containing the
original reports resulting from the survey, the other containing the obituary of
a fantastically successful local deer hunter.
2-3. Baker, Rollin Harold. "The Molding of a Champion Athlete: Wallace of Eagle
Lake." Nesbitt MemorialLibrary Journal, volume 3, number 1, January 1993, pp.
38-44. The story of future All-American Bill Wallace's athletic feats at Eagle Lake
2-4. Baker, Rollin Harold. "The Texas Beaver: Described From Colorado County."
Nesbitt Memorial Library Journal, volume 1, number 1, November 1989, pp. 24-
27. The history of beaver in Colorado County.
2-5. Baker, Rollin Harold. "Tom Waddell's Wildlife 'Family.'" Nesbitt MemorialLibrary
Journal, volume 1, number 7, November 1990, pp. 214-219. The story of a
game warden's struggle to save and revive the deer and other animal popula-
2-6. Becker, Beverly. "Letters From the Front and Other Writings." El Palacio
Magazine of the Museum of New Mexico, volume 96, number 2, Spring 1991,
pp. 16-23. Contains excerpts from letters written during the Civil War by John
Samuel Shropshire, who had been a Columbus attorney before the war.
2-7. Boethel, Paul Carl. "The Widow's Plight and Place." Nesbitt Memorial Library
Journal, volume 3, number 1, January 1993, pp. 33-37. A look at the way two
Oakland area plantations were run by the widows who inherited them.
2-8. Bostick, Sion Record. "Reminiscences of Sion R. Bostick." The Quarterly of the
Texas State HistoricalAssociation, volume 5, number 2, October 1901, pp. 85-
96. Recollections of a man who lived in Columbus and joined Sam Houston's
army there; mostly concerned with his military experiences and his role in the
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