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Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Description: This book "is a compendium of America's Indian Wars and the mountain men, soldiers, cowboys and pioneers who took part in them" (dust-jacket). It includes information about all the major American Indian battles, the lives of notable men who fought in the battles, and the combat techniques employed. The index begins on page 247.
Date: 2017
Creator: O'Neal, Bill
Partner: Panola College

Ernst Hermann Altgelt: Founder of Comfort, Texas

Description: Book about Ernst Hermann Altgelt, the founder of Comfort, Texas. It includes information about Altgelt and his family, and information about the establishment of the city.
Date: 2010
Creator: Stewart, Anne & Stewart, Mike
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Heinrich Weltner: Graphite Pencil Artist

Description: Book about Heinrich Weltner, including a biography for Weltner, detailed information about his graphite drawings, and the genealogy of the Weltner family. The index begins on page 45.
Date: 2009
Creator: Stappenbeck, Herb & Funke, Patricia
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Comfort Women in Comfort History

Description: Book about the history of notable women in Comfort, Texas. The book discusses female school teachers, journalists, religious leaders, free thinkers, artists, authors, and other women who made significant contributions to the establishment of the city of Comfort.
Date: 2008
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Seidenstickers in Texas Since 1855

Description: Book containing a detailed family history for the Seidensticker family, who immigrated to Comfort, Texas from Germany in 1855. This book was compiled for the 2007 Seidensticker family reunion.
Date: 2007
Creator: Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

[Guide: "Young Latino Artists 11, Juventud Desenfrenada" Exhibition]

Description: Guidebook that complements an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Young Latino Artists 11, Juventud Desenfrenada [Youth Overdrive]". The cover of the guidebook features the title "YLA11" in a triple-lined typeface along with the rest of the title in a rounded uppercase typeface. The title is framed by rounded squares with a different icon in each. The inside cover of the book contains a list of sponsors and contributors along with the dates of the exhibition. The first page reiterates the title and highlights the curator of the exhibition as well as the museum logo. Page three features a "Foreword" introductory passage by the executive director. Pages four through nine details the nature, meaning, and highlights of the exhibition. The rest of the guide primarily consists of profiles of contributing artists. Each artist profile includes the name of the artist as the title, the artist's hometown as a subtitle, a photograph of a highlighted piece of artwork, and a couple of paragraphs of biographical and professional information. There is a "List of Works" at the back of the guidebook along with a list of museum staff and board of directors. The back cover of the guidebook features the logos from sponsors as well as the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2006
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

The Family History of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen

Description: Family genealogy tracing the descendants of Jorgen and Ane Ingvardsen who immigrated from Denmark and settled in Danevang, Texas around 1904. The table of contents lists: Tusind Tak, History, Register Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, Kinship Report of Ingvart Hansen Ingvardsen, and an index (starting on page 37). Documentation also includes immigration records for family members with a photocopy of the original manifest, and photographs from several generations.
Date: February 5, 2005
Creator: Ingvardsen, Gary Allen & Flagg, Irene Hansen
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Book: "Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico Family Guide"]

Description: Guidebook created as an accompaniment to an exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Tesoros de la Catedral de Saltillo, Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico", which ran from October 18 to December 28, 2002. The guidebook contains information on the both the museum and the exhibit, and includes an in-depth description of the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the exhibition. There are also activities such as trivia quizzes and puzzles that are related to the exhibition included in the book.
Date: 2002
Creator: Zamora, Herlinda & Johnston, Margaret
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Guide: The Art of the Cathedral, The Bicentennial of the Saltillo Cathedral, 1801-2001]

Description: Guidebook published in honor of the bicentennial anniversary of the Saltillo Cathedral in Saltillo, Mexico. There are several colorful pictures along with historical information in the book. There are two introductions at the beginning of the book by Raúl Vera López, who is the Bishop of the Saltillo Cathedral, and Javier Villarreal Lozano, who is the director. There is a separate letter typed in Spanish at the back of the book that was written by the Governor of the State of Coahuila.
Date: 2002
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

Texas in the Civil War: Comfort's Monument Story

Description: Book containing information about the Civil War in Texas, including the story of the Nueces Massacre and oral histories from individuals living in Texas during the Civil War. The index begins on page 64.
Date: 1997
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Program for the Thirtieth National Assembly of The Links, Incorporated, July 1996

Description: This booklet contains a program of events and committee membership lists for the 30th National Assembly of The Links, Inc. The conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the United States. The theme for this year's conference is "Linkages...Toward the Possible."
Date: July 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Official Report Book: The Links, Inc., 30th National Assembly, July 1996

Description: This book contains reports from the national officers and program directors of The Links, Inc., about the activities of the national level of the organization from 1994-1996. It was presented to the 30th National Assembly. This conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the United States. The theme for this year's assembly is "Linkages...Toward the Possible."
Date: July 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

1994-1996 Biennium Report: The Links, Incorporated

Description: This booklet is a report on the activities at the national level organization of The Links, Inc. from 1994-1996. It includes information about the organization's national and international services, youth outreach, and arts initiatives as well as financial statements. The Links, Inc. is located in the United States and headquartered in Washington D.C.
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

A Comfort Christmas

Description: Book about the history of Christmas in Comfort, Texas and the influence of "German, English and Hispanic cultures" on Christmas celebrations (p. 3). The book includes recipes for German Sweet potato salad, deer sausage, carne guisada con mole, and buneulos, as well as bread, rice and cookies.
Date: 1996
Creator: Bohnert, Paula & Bohnert, Hannah
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

The Journal, Volume 10

Description: In honor of the 50th anniversary of The Links, Inc., this book collects brief histories and reports of the organization's local chapters from 1946-1996. It was presented at the organization's 30th National Assembly, and its theme is "Linkages...Toward the Possible: Celebrating 50 Years of Friendship and Service."
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Links, Incorporated, 30th National Assembly, July 1996: Celebrating 50 Years, 1946-1996

Description: This book collects announcements from local chapters, members, and friends of The Links, Inc. in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the national organization. The book was presented on the occasion of the 30th National Assembly, and the theme for the conference was "Linkages...Toward the Possible."
Date: 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Program for the Thirty-Second Western Area Conference of The Links, Incorporated, July 1995

Description: This book contains greetings, a program of events, and committee membership lists for the 32nd Western Area Conference of The Links, Inc. The conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the western United States. The theme for this year's conference is "Promoting -- Programs, Principles, Purpose."
Date: July 1995
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Minutes and Proceedings of the Thirty-Second Western Area Conference of The Links, Inc., July 1995

Description: Conference proceedings include a program of events, reports, financial statements, committee membership lists, and other information relevant to the meeting of the Western Area division of The Links, Inc. The conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the western United States. The theme for this year's conference is "Promoting Programs, Principles, Purpose."
Date: July 1995
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Links, Incorporated Thirty-Second Western Area Conference: Area Officers Reports

Description: This book contains reports from the officers of the Western Area of The Links, Inc. presented to the 32nd Western Area Conference. In addition to the officer reports, it also provides information about the organization's activities related to the arts, community service, and national and international issues of concern. The conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the western United States.
Date: July 1995
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Links, Incorporated, Western Area Historical Facts, 1954-1995

Description: "This booklet is an update of the historical facts of the Western Area of The Links, Incorporated published in 1993. It is designed to present an objective and accurate account of the growth and accomplishments of our Western Area from 1954 to 1995.... [T]his booklet is not intended as an in-depth report of the program activities of each individual chapter. It is included only to give us an overview of the nature and variety of activities and projects that are being implemented, thus enhancing the growth and development of our area and our national body as a whole." -- Preface. It contains information about local chapters (including boundaries) and former area directors and officers as well as lists of area programs, committee chairpersons, past area conferences, awards, and members who have previously held national office.
Date: 1995
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Minutes and Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth National Assembly of The Links, Inc., June-July 1994

Description: This conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the United States. Conference proceedings include a program of events, reports, financial statements, committee membership lists, and other information relevant to the national meeting of The Links, Inc. The theme for this year's conference is "Cherishing the Past...Cultivating the Present...Creating the Future!"
Date: 1994
Creator: Links, Inc. National Assembly.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Links, Incorporated Thirty-First Western Area Conference: Area Officers Reports

Description: This book contains reports from the officers of the Western Area of The Links, Inc. presented to the 31st Western Area Conference. In addition to the officer reports, it also provides information about the organization's activities related to the arts, community service, and national and international issues of concern. The conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the western United States.
Date: July 1993
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Minutes and Proceedings of the Thirty-First Western Area Conference of The Links, Inc., July 1993

Description: Conference proceedings include a program of events, reports, financial statements, committee membership lists, and other information relevant to the meeting of the Western Area division of The Links, Inc. The conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the western United States.
Date: July 1993
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Program for the Thirty-First Western Area Conference of The Links, Incorporated, July 1993

Description: This booklet contains greetings, a program of events, and committee membership lists for the 31st Western Area Conference of The Links, Inc. The conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the western United States. The theme for this year's conference is "Upholding the Standards through Friendship, Service and Purpose."
Date: July 1993
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections