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Life of J. W. Holston Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Life of J. W. Holston
  • Added Title Manuscript autobiography of John Willis Holston

Creator

  • Author: Holston, John Willis
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: John Willis Holston, 1863-1955

Date

  • Creation: 1930~
  • Digitized: 2004-07-20

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Handwritten manuscript by John Willis Holston. Chronicles his family's journey to Texas from Mississippi in 1869. Includes stories from his days as a cowboy on a cattle drive, and his two year service as a Texas Ranger.

Subject

  • Keyword: John Willis Holston
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Texas Rangers.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Cattle drives -- Texas -- History.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Government and Law - Law Enforcement - Texas Rangers
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Ranching - Cattle Trails

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas

Collection

  • Name: Texas History Collection
    Code: THC

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Book

Format

  • Text