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Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1919: In Two Volumes, Volume 2, Part 1

Description: This text contains the first portion of the Austin Papers, published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. This volume includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "The Austin Papers are the collection of materials accumulated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas. They consist of business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. v).
Date: 1924
Creator: American Historical Association
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1919: In Two Volumes, Volume 2, Part 2

Description: This text contains the second portion of the Austin Papers, published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. The previous volume includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "The Austin Papers are the collection of materials accumulated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas. They consist of business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. v). Index starts on page 1803.
Date: 1924
Creator: American Historical Association
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1922: In Two Volumes and a Supplemental Volume, Volume 2

Description: This text contains the second portion of the Austin Papers for 1922, "belonging to the years 1828-1834," published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. It includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "the documents here published continue...to shed much light on the conditions and motives which led to emigration from the United States to Texas" (p. vii). Index starts on page 1177.
Date: 1928
Creator: American Historical Association
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Austin Papers: October 1834--January, 1837, Volume 3

Description: This text contains the third portion of the Austin Papers, which are documents covering October, 1834 to January, 1837. According to the preface, the documents include, "business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. iii). Index starts on page 489.
Date: 1926~
Creator: Barker, Eugene C.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Biography of Private Alfonso Steele (Deceased) Last Survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of General Sam Houston, With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army.

Description: This book is separated into three basic sections starting with an autobiographical sketch about Alfonso Steele, the last survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto. Next, an article by the editor of The Mexia Daily News that gives an overview of Steele's children and grandchildren. Finally, the report from General Houston includes "documents of Major General Sam Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Texas army, sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas" which "give an authentic account of the battle of San Jacinto, a complete list of the heroes who fought in that engagement, and they clear up some points heretofore the object of controversy" (p. 13).
Date: [c. 1925]
Creator: Steele, Alfonso
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

East Texas.

Description: This book was created to provide "authentic information concerning the natural and co-operative resources and opportunities offered by East Texas and her people" for the general public. It contains information about the "General Development in 1921-22, The Evolution of transportation and Fixing of Lower Rate Levels, The Marketing Problem Nearing Solution, Organization, Concentration and Standardization of Quality; Pack and Grade, Co-Operative Work of A. & M. College Department of Extension Service; State Agricultural Department; Markets and Warehouses Department; [and the] Chamber of Commerce in East Texas" (p. 1).
Date: 1923
Creator: East Texas Chamber of Commerce.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Gammel's Rules of the Courts of Texas

Description: A book containing Gammel's rules for the courts of Texas. Some of the court rules included are: briefing rules, Texas Supreme Court rules, Civil Appeals Court rules, Criminal Appeals Court rules, District and County Court rules, and rules for being admitted to the Bar.
Date: 1922
Creator: Moffett, James William
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

History of McKinney and Collin County

Description: This pamphlet gives an overview of the history of Collin County including important people, agricultural geography, and economic aspects.
Date: May 1, 1924
Creator: Wilson, Walter B.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers

Description: The translations included in the present volume are found, accompanied by an historical introduction and the Spanish text of Castañeda's narrative, in the editor's The Coronado expedition, 1540-1542 (U.S. Bureau of American enthology, 14th annual report, pt. I, Washington, 1896, p. 329-613) The narrative of Castañeda is from a Spanish ms. preserved in the New York Public library. Also published by A.S. Barnes & Co., New York, 1904, in the series called The trail makers. Introduction.--Itinerary of the Coronado expeditions, 1527-1547.--Translation of the narrative of Castañeda.--Translation of the letter from Mendoza to the king, April 17, 1540.--Translation of the letter from Coronado to Mendoza, August 3, 1540.--Translation of the Traslado de las nuevas.--Translation of the Relacion del suceso.--Translation of a letter from Coronado to the king, October 20, 1541.--Translation of the narrative of Jaramillo.--Translation of the report of Hernando de Alvarado.--Testimony concerning those who went on the expedition with Francisco Vasquez Coronado. 16565
Date: 1922
Creator: Winship, George Parker
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Official Paved Road and Commercial Survey of the United States

Description: Road atlas of the United States illustrating paved roads with details of major cities followed by full page color maps of each state. Also includes a postal airway map, a highway mileage chart, logs of transcontinental federal highways, a transcontinental highway map, population information for U. S. cities based on the latest federal census data, and a descriptive gazetteer of states and territories.
Date: 1929
Creator: National Map Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Oklahoma, a history of the state and its people, v. 1

Description: Volume 1 covers the history of Oklahoma from prehistoric times to the 1880's with special emphasis on Native Americans and the use of Oklahoma as the Indian territory. Also includes information on geography and natural features.
Date: 1929
Creator: Thoburn, Joseph B. (Joseph Bradfield), 1866-1941 & Wright, Muriel H. (Muriel Hazel), 1889-1975
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Oklahoma, a history of the state and its people, v. 2

Description: Volume 2 covers the history of Oklahoma from the mid-19th to early 20th centuries. Includes information on railways, the cattle industry, the opening of Oklahoma lands and the push for statehood.
Date: 1929
Creator: Thoburn, Joseph B. (Joseph Bradfield), 1866-1941 & Wright, Muriel H. (Muriel Hazel), 1889-1975
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Speeches delivered by Pat M. Neff, Governor of Texas, discussing certain phases of contemplated legislation

Description: This book contains a collection of speeches delivered by Governor Pat M. Neff. The subjects of those speeches include: the Constitutional Convention, the supremacy of the law, the educational system of Texas, the penitentiary system of Texas, building highways, industrial development, revision of tax laws, conservation, and reclamation. Also includes the inaugural address.
Date: 1923
Creator: Neff, Pat M.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Story of Buffalo Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel

Description: This booklet gives an overview of the history of Buffalo Bayou and of the Houston Ship Channel from 1820-1926. The text gives background on how the area became developed and eventually became an "Industrial Waterway of National importance" (p. [3]). The second half of the text focuses on Commodore Charles Morgan and the shipping aspect of the Channel. Costs of building, lists of important council members, and text of letters are included to illustrate the history.
Date: 1926
Creator: Farrar, R. M.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Story of the S.M.S. Ranch

Description: This booklet is primarily photographs of life on the S. M. S Ranch. Near the end are several text sections, the first of which states, "It is the design of the S. M. S. Booklet to give feeders and breeders both by picture and written word a comprehensive idea of our methods and breeding in which we have been so successful..." (p. 78). The first section gives an overview of the policies and buying options for the cattle company. Next, "Some Glimpses Into Ranch Life" gives an overview of how ranching works, defines ranching jargon, and gives several songs/poems that illustrate ranching. The third and final section, "Stock Farms and Small Ranches, From the Spur Ranch" includes photographs from Spur Ranch and a brief overview about the ranch and surrounding area.
Date: [1922]
Creator: Swenson Brothers
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas as it is today

Description: A book describing life in Texas around the year 1925. The book talks about many cities in Texas as well as interesting facts about Texas. The author wrote the book in an attempt to defeat internal and external stereotypes about Texas.
Date: 1925
Creator: Menn, Alfred E
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Year book of the Dallas Architectural Club and catalogue of its first annual exhibition : held at the Jefferson Hotel, Dallas, February eleventh to eighteenth, 1922

Description: The Yearbook of the Dallas Architectural Club and a catalogue of its first annual exhibition, held at the Jefferson Hotel, Dallas. Includes lists of the club's members, and many photos and illustrations of buildings designed by the members.
Date: 1922
Creator: Dallas Architectural Club.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries