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A B C of Truck Growing

Description: This bulletin outlines the methods and best practices of commercial truck farming in the state of Texas. It provides an A to Z list of various crops and detailed information on cultivating each one.
Date: 1910
Creator: Dixon, Sam H.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Panhandle and Llano Estacado of Texas

Description: This bulletin contains a study and survey of the natural resources, livestock and agriculture of the Panhandle and Llano Estacado regions of Texas.
Date: 1910
Creator: Mally, Frederick W.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Indian tribes of the lower Mississippi Valley and adjacent coast of the Gulf of Mexico

Description: Book describing various tribes of the lower Mississippi Valley and adjacent coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Includes information on: the tribes' locations; dress and ornaments; tattooing; arts and industries; economic life; medicine; birth, education, and the division of labor; games; etiquette; marriage; social organization; feasts; war; funeral ceremonies; religions; and origin of the tribe.
Date: 1911
Creator: Swanton, John Reed
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Areal Geology: Texas Llano Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Llano Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: May 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Areal Geology: Texas Burnet Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Burnet, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: June 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Structure Sections: Texas Llano Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Llano, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: October 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Structure Sections: Texas Burnet Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Burnet, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: December 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

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
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

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
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Pedagogue, Yearbook of Southwestern Texas State Normal School, 1912

Description: Yearbook for Southwest Texas State Normal School in San Marcos, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations, as well as some original writings and illustrations done by the students.
Date: 1912
Creator: Southwestern Texas State Normal School
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: UNT Libraries

History of Montague County

Description: This book gives a history of Montague County, told through anecdotal accounts covering events that span from the mid-1800s to the early 1900s.
Date: [1913]
Creator: Potter, W. R., Mrs.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Life and career of Senator Robert Love Taylor (Our Bob)

Description: Biography of Robert (Bob) Love Taylor, a senator during the 46th Congress, who later served as governor of Tennessee. It includes recollections around the Civil War and other parts of his life including his time in school and his work as a newspaper editor.
Date: 1913
Creator: Taylor, James Patton; Taylor, Alf A. & Taylor, Hugh L.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Norris Wright Cuney: A Tribune of the Black People

Description: Biography of Norris Wright Cuney, a lawyer, politician, inspector of customs, revenue inspector, and Galveston alderman, in addition to organizing the Screwman's Benevolent Association.
Date: 1913
Creator: Hare, Maud Cuney
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Areal Geology: Van Horn Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Van Horn Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: January 1914
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Geologic Atlas of the United States: Van Horn Folio, Texas

Description: This atlas contains three colored maps and aereal views from the regions around the Van Horn, Texas quadrangle including topography, and structure sections of the territory comprising El Paso County and Culberson County. The illustrated text of the atlas discusses the geological elevation of the area, provides in-depth breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals as well as the economic geology of the region, precious metals and minerals.
Date: 1914
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Structure Sections: Texas Van Horn Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found around the quadrangle region of Van Horn Texas. The map contains a legend that uses colors and line patterns to represent the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: January 1914
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Along the Rio Grande

Description: Book written by the author as he traveled along the Rio Grande as a 'warless war correspondent.'
Date: 1916
Creator: Lewis, Tracy Hammond
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Governors' Messages: Coke to Ross (Inclusive), 1874-1891

Description: This book contains a compilation of various speeches (including inaugural addresses) and other messages (including reports and veto statements) written by governors of Texas between 1874 and 1891. Additionally, brief biographies are included for each of the governors (Richard Coke, O. M. Roberts, John Ireland, and Lawrence Sullivan Ross) with the exception of R. B. Hubbard. Index starts on page 783.
Date: 1916
Creator: Texas State Library. Archive & History Dept.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Story of Corpus Christi

Description: This book describes the history of Corpus Christi through sketches of persons and events in the history of the city. According to the preface, it does focuses less on the history than on the people, "presenting in plain narrative form, a recountal of the days when Corpus Christi was young, of the trials and tribulations that fell to the lot of her residents in the war periods, and finally to emerge as a fast growing a progressive city of the Southland" (p. v).
Date: 1916
Creator: Sutherland, Mary A. & Harrison, Frank B.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries