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"Where Texas' Declaration of Independence Dawned"

Description: Reprint of article discussing the history of the Texas revolution and the work of the Historical Survey Committee to mark important historic buildings, sites, and gravestones.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stewart, Lloyd
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Correspondence with Texas, on the Subject of Annexation"

Description: Government document concerning the annexation of Texas; 29th Congress, 1st session, [1846]; At head: "Doc. No. 2. [Documents accompanying the President's message at the commencement of the First Session of the Twenty-Ninth Congress.]"
Date: March 20, 1845
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Manuscript census

Description: Manuscript census by block and lot for Travis, Fannin and Ferry Streets; city not given
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Early Days In Texas"

Description: Cover of a book that discusses frontier life in early Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Durst, Harriet
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Unveiling of monument

Description: Invitation to the unveiling of the monument honoring the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence
Date: 1899
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"George Campbell Childress and Folks"

Description: News article chronicling the life of George Childress, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, and commemorating the 100th anniversary of his death
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

A History of Indianola

Description: Brief history of Indianola, beginning with the arrival of La Salle.
Date: unknown
Creator: Seelingson, Lelia
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Independence of Texas"

Description: Report from the Committee on Foreign Affairs to the U.S. House, 24th Congress, 1st session, H.R. Doc. #854
Date: July 4, 1836
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Le Champ D' Asile Au Texas

Description: First page telling the story of the Colony in Texas; sketch of the colony included.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Letter of invitation

Description: Letter of invitation from Hampton Steele, president of the Native Sons of Texas, to L.J. Gregory, Boerne, TX; Steele describes himself as the oldest son of the last survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto; envelope included
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

San Felipe de Austin: Capital of Austin's Colony

Description: Award-winning essay about the city of San Felipe de Austin giving a brief history starting with the city's founding and background on Stephen Austin's colony.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hoff, Blanche
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Swisher Memoirs

Description: Front and back covers of "The Swisher Memoirs" including a map of a section of Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Swisher, John M.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to Simon from Edwin Harrington & Son]

Description: Papers of Alexander Simon. Letter to Simon from Edwin Harrington & Son, "Manufacturers of Iron Planers, Lathes, Drills, Patent Portable Hoists, and Other Machinists' Tools" regarding an order for a portable hoist.
Date: October 2, 1882
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum