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Home Town Recipes

Description: Cookbook compiled by the Alpha Delta Theta sorority in Mineral Wells, Texas, containing recipes organized by type as well as reference materials including cooking times and temperatures, measurement conversions, and other information.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alpha Delta Theta
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Lyman Wight Colony in Texas, Came to Bandera in 1854

Description: This booklet gives an overview of the life of Lyman Wight, his family, and, in particular, the religious colony that he helped to establish and lead in Bandera, Texas. The text includes letters written to and from Lyman Wight, diary entries of his son-in-law (Spencer Smith), and minutes from meetings held by council leaders.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hunter, J. Marvin (John Marvin), 1880-1957
Partner: UNT Libraries

Souvenir Book of Favorite Recipes from El Paso, Texas

Description: Cookbook compiled by the Auxiliary of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church of El Paso, Texas, containing recipes organized by type as well as extensive household hints and reference materials. Table of contents (for recipes): Appetizers, Pickles, Relish; Soups, Salads, Dressings, Sauces; Main Dishes -- Meat, Seafood Poultry; Main Dishes -- Egg, Cheese, Spaghetti, Casserole; Vegetables, Bread, Rolls, Pies, Pastry; Cakes, Cookies, Icings; Desserts; Candy, Jelly, Jam, Preserves, Beverages, Miscellaneous. Index starts on page A.
Date: unknown
Creator: Auxiliary of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church
Partner: UNT Libraries

A History Of Dickens County: Ranches and Rolling Plains

Description: This book discusses the history of Dickens County, Texas. The Table of Contents breaks the book into eight portions: The Beginnings, Education, Churches, Businesses, Ranches, Farming, Miscellaneous, Family Histories. An index to family histories is on the pages after the table of contents and before the first section.
Date: 1971
Creator: Arrington, Fred
Partner: UNT Libraries

Mineola: the first 100 years

Description: This book documents the history of the first one hundred years of the city of Mineola, Texas, which is located in Wood County. The book includes information about the creation and organization of the city, the establishment of railroads, local businesses, churches and schools, as well as information about the local citizens of Mineola.
Date: 1973
Partner: UNT Libraries

Shakelford County Sketches

Description: This book describes the people and events throughout Shackelford County's history from the mid- to late 1800s. Sketches include excerpts from diaries and daybooks as well as short biographies of important persons in the area. Annotations start on page 73; index starts on page 111.
Date: 1974
Creator: Biggers, Don Hampton, 1869-1957 & Farmer, Joan
Partner: UNT Libraries

Papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 2

Description: "Leftwich's Grant is the second volume in a series that is intended to document the colonization of an area in Central Texas that eventually became known as Robertson's Colony." It covers "the three years that [Robert] Leftwich spent in Mexico City and Saltillo" and includes "a complete account of his official negotiations with both the national government in Mexico City and the state government of Coahuila and Texas. It also includes documents concerning Dr. Felix Robertson, President of the Texas Association, and the group of young men who came to Texas with him in the fall of 1825 to explore the grant and survey land for the stockholders" (p. 11). The index begins on page 667.
Date: 1975
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas
Partner: UNT Libraries

Mineola and its Mayors: 101 Years

Description: This book covers the history of mayors in the city of Mineola, located in Wood County, Texas. It includes biographical information about each mayor, as well as a discussion of the events that surrounded their incumbency. The surname index begins on page 250.
Date: 1976
Creator: Bruner, Ora Pritchett
Partner: UNT Libraries

Tyler & Smith County, Texas: An Historical Survey

Description: This book gives an overview of the history of Tyler, Texas and Smith County through a series of essays written by community members on various social and historical topics. A List of Illustrations is on page viii and the Table of Contents is on page ix; the index starts on page 279.
Date: 1976
Creator: Glover, Robert W.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Wood County, 1850-1900

Description: This text gives an overview of Wood County, Texas from roughly 1850 to 1900. It includes historical sketches of various aspects of life in the county as well as anecdotes. Genealogical information and documentation are also included for pioneer families in the area.
Date: 1976
Creator: Wood County Historical Society
Partner: UNT Libraries

A History of Crosby County 1876-1977

Description: This text is a history of various economic and social aspects of Crosby County, described on the title page as, "A collection of historical sketches and family histories composed by County Residents; compiled by the staff of the Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum under the supervision and with the cooperation of the Crosby County Historical Commission" (p. 1). Index starts on page 597.
Date: 1978
Creator: Crosby County Pioneer Museum
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Forgotton Colony: San Patricio de Hibernia: The History, the People and the Legends of the Irish Colony of McMullen-McGloin

Description: This book discusses the history of the McMullen-McGloin Colony in San Patricio County, Texas. According to the table of contents (which starts on page ix), the book is divided into three major sections: Part I includes biographical sketches of original settlers, Part II includes an overview of the history of the settlement itself, and Part III includes stories and songs from the oral tradition.
Date: 1981
Creator: H├ębert, Rachel Bluntzer
Partner: UNT Libraries

Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 9, October 1834, through March 20, 1835, Sarahville de Viesca

Description: The papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas include text providing historical context and an overview of events as well as transcriptions of land grant maps and other documentation related to the colony. This volume focuses on the establishment of the colony's capital, Sarahville de Viesca. Index starts on page 589.
Date: 1982
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas, 1913-
Partner: UNT Libraries

Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 11, July 26 through October 14, 1835, Nashville-on-the-Brazos

Description: The papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas include text providing historical context and an overview of events as well as transcriptions of land grant maps and other documentation related to the colony. This volume focuses on the events immediately before the Texas Revolution when the Mexican army moved into parts of Texas and the people living in Sarahville de Viesca (the capital of Robertson's Colony) began to leave the city to live in Nashville-on-the-Brazos, another city within the borders of the colony. Index starts on page 625.
Date: 1984
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas, 1913-
Partner: UNT Libraries

1986 Calendar of Early Denton History

Description: Calendar for 1986 containing photographs and historical facts about Denton, Texas, Denton County, Texas, and the surrounding areas. There are notes throughout the dates on the calendar as well as a timeline titled "More Denton County Trivia" at the end.
Date: 1985
Creator: Friends of the Denton Public Library
Partner: UNT Libraries

1987 Calendar of Early Denton History

Description: Calendar for 1987 containing photographs and historical facts about Denton, Texas, Denton County, Texas, and the surrounding areas. There are notes throughout the dates on the calendar as well as a timeline titled "Denton County Trivia III" at the end.
Date: 1986
Creator: Friends of the Denton Public Library
Partner: UNT Libraries