Alpine, The Last Frontier Land

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Research paper written by Delia Jurado about the history of Alpine, Texas. The paper covers Alpine from the time it was formed in 1882 as Murphyville until the 1930s. Also covered are the history of Sul Ross State University and its namesake, Lawrence Sullivan Ross. This paper was written in 1971 as a research project for a class at Marfa High School.

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9 p., 28 cm.

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Jurado, Delia December 13, 1971.

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Research paper written by Delia Jurado about the history of Alpine, Texas. The paper covers Alpine from the time it was formed in 1882 as Murphyville until the 1930s. Also covered are the history of Sul Ross State University and its namesake, Lawrence Sullivan Ross. This paper was written in 1971 as a research project for a class at Marfa High School.

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9 p., 28 cm.

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  • December 13, 1971

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Jurado, Delia. Alpine, The Last Frontier Land, paper, December 13, 1971; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88024/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.