Heritage, Volume 8, Number 4, Fall 1990 Page: 25
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The Bexar Archives,
A Name Guide
Compiled and edited by Addn
The sine qua non of manuscript
sources for colonial Texas, the
Bexar Archives is maintained at the
University of Texas at Austin. This
complete name guide-a compilation
of the 80, 795 documents that
make up the Archives-will allow
researchers, historians, and genealogists
to readily locate particular
information about thousands of individuals
who wandered across
Texas during its formative years.
Published in association with the
University of Texas Institute of
Texan Cultures at San Antonio
I,I95 pp., 61/8 X 91/4 in., 6 illus.
By David B. Gracy II
"One hesitates to proclaim any biography
as definitive, but Gracy's
work should stand the test of time."
-Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Distributed for Trinity University
The Texas Rangers
A Century of Frontier Defense
By Walter Prescott Webb
Foreword by Lyndon B. Johnson
Originally published in I935, this
definitive account of one of the
most picturesque phases of Texas
history is now available in
New in paper
Cooking Texas Style
A Heritage of Traditional Recipes
By Candy Wagner
and Sandra Marquez
Now in its fifth printing, this popular
cookbook is still the single best
source for regional recipes that are
clearly explained, easy to prepare,
and simply delicious.
University of Texas Press
BOX 7819 AUSTIN, TEXAS 78713
Texans in Revolt
The Battle for San Antonio, I835
By Alwyn Barr
A thorough military history that
depicts the battle of Bexar, the
longest campaign in the Texas
Revolution. This siege, which culminated
in a Texan victory in December
1835, set the stage in I836 for
the battle of the Alamo, Goliad,
and San Jacinto. Drawing from extensive
research, Barr offers a comprehensive
examination of this
often overlooked battle.
A Century of Sculpture in
By Patricia D. Hendricks
and Becky Duval Reese
An encyclopedic source that covers
the history of sculpture in Texas
from the work of German-born immigrant
Elisabet Ney to the contemporary
artist James Surls, and
includes the work of eighty-five
Distributed for the Archer M.
Huntington Art Gallery
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