The Portable Handbook of Texas

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Book containing a brief history Texas from prehistoric times to the end of the twentieth century. Following this is a series of alphabetical arranged articles which cover various aspects of Texas history, including significant communities, people, institutions, and agencies.

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ix, 1072 p. : ill., maps

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Barkley, Roy R., 1941- & Odintz, Mark F., 1953- 2000.

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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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Description

Book containing a brief history Texas from prehistoric times to the end of the twentieth century. Following this is a series of alphabetical arranged articles which cover various aspects of Texas history, including significant communities, people, institutions, and agencies.

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ix, 1072 p. : ill., maps

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  • Accession or Local Control No: TSHA_0126
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 00036368
  • ISBN: 0876111800
  • Call Number: F384 .P67 2000
  • OCLC: 43708650 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2345550 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth296845

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Texas State Historical Association Monographs

The Texas State Historical Association is the state’s longest-running publisher of books on Texas history, having published its first volume in 1917. Through the years, TSHA has established a reputation as a publisher of high-quality, award-winning books on a wide variety of topics, including exploration, biography, architecture, historic sites, high school football, labor unions, and suburbanization. All lovers of Texas's rich pasts will find something to enjoy among TSHA's books.

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Barkley, Roy R., 1941- & Odintz, Mark F., 1953-. The Portable Handbook of Texas, book, 2000; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth296845/: accessed July 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.