Annals of Travis County and of the City of Austin (From the Earliest Times to the Close of 1875): Volume 1

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First volume of a book describing all aspects of the history of Travis County and Austin, Texas. These three chapters describe the geography, climate, and boundaries of the area, the native tribes living in the area, and the exploration of the area by Spanish explorers.

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[175] p. ; 28 cm.

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Brown, Frank Creation Date: Unknown.

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Travis County Historical Commission

The Travis County Historical Commission was established in 1963, enabled by the Texas Legislature, which provided the framework for such Commissions in every county. The Commission was originally called the Travis County Historical Survey Committee, and updated the name in 1972 to better describe our mission.

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  • Main Title: Annals of Travis County and of the City of Austin (From the Earliest Times to the Close of 1875): Volume 1
  • Series Title: Annals of Travis County and of the City of Austin
  • Added Title: Annals of Travis County and of the City of Austin: Chapter 1. Description of the Country
  • Added Title: Annals of Travis County and of the City of Austin: Chapter 2. Indian Tribes
  • Added Title: Annals of Travis County and of the City of Austin: Chapter 3. First Explorers and Early Customs

Description

First volume of a book describing all aspects of the history of Travis County and Austin, Texas. These three chapters describe the geography, climate, and boundaries of the area, the native tribes living in the area, and the exploration of the area by Spanish explorers.

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[175] p. ; 28 cm.

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"Chapters I** III."

This volume has the name "Amelia Williams" typed on the title page and handwritten elsewhere at the front of the book.

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  • Annals of Travis County and of the City of Austin (From the Earliest Times to the Close of 1875): Index, ark:/67531/metapth841229

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

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Annals of Travis County and of the City of Austin (From the Earliest Times to the Close of 1875): Index

Index to a thirty-six-chapter book describing all aspects of the history of Travis County and Austin, Texas.

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Brown, Frank. Annals of Travis County and of the City of Austin (From the Earliest Times to the Close of 1875): Volume 1, book, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth841216/: accessed July 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Travis County Historical Commission.