Texas History Collection - 37 Matching Results

Search Results

Alexander Gregg, First Bishop of Texas

Description: Book about the first Episcopal Bishop in Texas, Alexander Gregg. He moved to Texas in 1869 after being consecrated as Bishop in 1859. The biography includes background information about his family as well as a sketch of his life and involvement in the church throughout his career until his death in 1893.
Date: 1912
Creator: Gregg, Wilson
Partner: UNT Libraries

Geologic Atlas of the United States: Llano-Burnet Folio, Texas

Description: This atlas contains six maps from the regions around Llano, Texas and Burnet, Texas including topography, aerial geology, and structure sections. The illustrated text at the beginning of the atlas discusses the geological history of the area and gives an in-depth breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals as well as other features of the region including climate and vegetation.
Date: 1912
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Harben's Drug Store, Richardson, Texas

Description: Interior view of Harben's Drug Store. Four men are visible, the one on the far right is Sam Harben. Ads for various patent medicines including Mentholatum and Cardui are legible. Floor and ceiling are finished wood. There is a counter partly visible with four metal stools. Six glass display cases and two electric ceiling fans are visible. Noted on back of photo - Sam Harben on right, early 1900s. Additional information: Cardui was a patent medicine used to reduce menstrual problems. It was 19% alcohol and included Blessed Thistle, Black Haw and Golden Seal.
Date: 1912
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Herbert Herman Fiedler]

Description: Photograph of Herbert Herman Fiedler standing at the rear of a Pierce-Arrow automobile on a road with mountains shown in the distance. This road trip is somewhere in the western United States.
Date: [1912..1914]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[League City School]

Description: Postcard photograph of the League City School, nicknamed "The Big School." South Kansas Street is on the right side of the image, and power lines are in the foreground. A note on the back of the postcard states that the building was built in 1912 or 1915.
Date: 1912
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League City School]

Description: Postcard photograph of the front entrance of League City School, nicknamed "The Big School," located on South Kansas Street. A note on the back of the postcard states that the building was built in 1912 or 1915 and housed third grade to high school classes.
Date: 1912
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Lectures and best literary productions of Bob Taylor

Description: Lectures and best literary productions of Bob Taylor; beautifully illustrated with views from the scenes of his early life in his beloved "Happy Valley." Introductory. "A memory," by De L. Rice.--"The fiddle and the bow."--The paradise of fools.--"Visions and dreams."--"Love, laughter and song."--"Sentiment."--"The old plantation."--Dixie.--Castles in the air.--Temptation.--Uncle Sam.--Addresses Tennessee centennial.--Notable speeches.--Love letters,
Date: 1912
Creator: Taylor, Robert Love
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Photograph of Buggies on Main Street, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Main Street in Boerne, Texas. The photograph features a perspective view of a long dirt road lined with trees. Through the trees, store-fronts and small buildings can be seen along the street. There are several horse-drawn buggies on the left side of the street, and more on the right, down the street. On the back of the photograph are notes about the location and date of the photo.
Date: 1912
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Ellie to Miss G. Winterborne, August 18, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Ellie to Miss G. Winterborne, discussing her trip to Boerne, Texas. The front of the postcard features a photograph of St. Helen's Church in Boerne, Texas, a high-roofed, wood building with steps leading up to the front doors. There are other wooden buildings beyond the church (which is situated at the right side of the photo), in the background, along with a windmill.
Date: August 18, 1912
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from L. & A. to Mr. Lon Hale, June 7, 1912]

Description: Postcard from L. & A. to Mr. Lon Hale, discussing their home, which they say is near the scene depicted on the postcard. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a small, sloped mountain covered with trees at the top and base of the mountain, and dotted with trees around the middle. At the base of the largest part of the slope are three buildings - two barns and one two-story house with columns.
Date: June 7, 1912
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of a Woman Wreathed by Mistletoe]

Description: Postcard of a woman with a feathered hat and fur scarf surrounded by mistletoe leaves with the words "A Merry Christmas" written below. On the back, the letter reads, "I know you all are having one mare good old time. Wish I could be there & keep enjoying it all "John." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 23, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Cordova Hotel and Alcazar Hotel in St. Augustine]

Description: Postcard of two similar pale yellow buildings with orange roofs joined by a courtyard filled with palm trees and bushes of flowers, described as "Cordova Hotel and Alcazar Hotel, St. Augustine, Fla." Below the description of both hotels, the letter reads "Have been down this way fishing for a couple of weeks, and now going back home. Hope you are enjoying the year. Kilbourn S. Dennis." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden 1906 Florida Drive Washington Gunston Hall D. C."
Date: March 5, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Crosby Hotel in Beaumont #2]

Description: Postcard of a red five story building with a horse drawn cart in an empty lot beside. The message on the back reads, "Howdy Fady, Guess you will be coming home soon. Sure wish I was going to be here when you come back but I leave this p.m. for Dallas, Tex. "Hutch" 4276 Jefferson." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: May 11, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Cupid Delivering Letter to Woman]

Description: Postcard of a woman in a yellow dress with a heart drawn around her looking to a small boy with a letter in his quiver. The message on the postcard reads, "Expectation I send to you a message true. Pray be mine own Valentine!" On the back, a message reads "From CMcF + McR." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington D. C."
Date: February 14, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Entrance to Central Park]

Description: Postcard of a sidewalk leading into a park with a white building in the distance, described as "Entrance 72 Street Central Park New York." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mademoiselle McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 1, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Holy Angels Academy, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Holy Angels Academy in Boerne, Texas, a two-story building with wrap-around porches on both stories. There is a small tower extending from the center of the roof of the building, with a cross-shaped spire at the top. There are a few short steps leading up to the first-story porch and the front door to the academy. There are several trees surrounding the building, obscuring much of the second-story. On the back, there is text written to Mrs. Engelke in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: August 22, 1912
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Horse-Drawn Cart Loaded With Logs in the Woods]

Description: Postcard of a man leading two horses drawing a cart loaded with logs in a foggy forest. The message on the back reads, "How's Fady? Everybody here has "Got em," as I was going to leave. I leave here Saturday for Dallas for "keeps." Harry 2-6-12." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida."
Date: February 6, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Joyous Easter Wishes]

Description: Postcard of a bunny and three baby chicks sitting under an arch made of flowers with the words "Joyous Easter Wishes." "Jack" is written below the bunny. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: March 5, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Main Street, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Main Street in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a perspective view of a long dirt road lined with trees. Through the trees, store-fronts and small buildings can be seen along the street. There are several horse-drawn buggies on the left side of the street, and more on the right, down the street. On the back of the postcard are notes about the donor of the postcard, and postcard markings.
Date: 1912~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library