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. ; digital (epub and mobi files)

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Davis, Ellis Arthur & Grobe, Edwin H. 2017.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Rare Book and Texana Collections and was provided by the UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 176 times. More information about this book can be viewed below.

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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. ; digital (epub and mobi files)

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"Men of Texas": p. [203]-961. Includes index.

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This e-book has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. http://www.neh.gov/

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Rare Book and Texana Collections

These materials include a 1633 map, America Noviter Delineata; H. K. Yoakum's History of Texas, and Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852 by Randolph B. Marcy.

Broadening Access to Books on Texas and Oklahoma

Out-of-print books related to Texas and Oklahoma history, made available as ebooks thanks to a Humanities Open Book Program grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence.

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The Encyclopedia of Texas

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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  • 2017

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  • May 2, 2017, 10:44 a.m.

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Davis, Ellis Arthur & Grobe, Edwin H. The Encyclopedia of Texas, book, 2017; Denton, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth846118/: accessed April 18, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .