The Encyclopedia of Texas

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This book provides a biographical view of Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history. The book also includes profiles of: the public school system in Texas; banking; the public school system; the State Fair; the Cotton Industry; oil history; and histories of select towns, such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Ellis County, Waco, San Antonio, Galveston, and many others.

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961 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

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Davis, Ellis Arthur & Grobe, Edwin H. [1921 - 1922].

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Rare Book and Texana Collections and was provided by UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 9117 times , with 145 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: The Encyclopedia of Texas
  • Added Title: Encyclopedia_of_Texas_1921

Description

This book provides a biographical view of Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history. The book also includes profiles of: the public school system in Texas; banking; the public school system; the State Fair; the Cotton Industry; oil history; and histories of select towns, such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Ellis County, Waco, San Antonio, Galveston, and many others.

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961 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

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Rare Book and Texana Collections

This extensive online collection of books and maps includes a 1633 map, *America Noviter Delineata*; H. K. Yoakum's *History of Texas: from its First Settlement in 1685 to its Annexation in 1846*, Vols. 1 & 2; and *Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852* by Randolph B. Marcy.

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  • [1921 - 1922]

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  • Feb. 2, 2007, 12:33 a.m.

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  • Nov. 10, 2008, 3:14 p.m.

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Davis, Ellis Arthur & Grobe, Edwin H. The Encyclopedia of Texas, book, [1921 - 1922]; Dallas, Tex.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth21069/: accessed March 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .