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A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 1

Description: First volume containing a comprehensive history of Texas; this volume has two parts, starting with a reprint of "History of Texas, 1685-1845" by Henderson Yoakum (original text with additional notes). The second part contains a series of essays on various aspects Texas history, broken into 19 chapters. Index starts on page 849.
Date: 1898
Creator: Wooten, Dudley G.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Cuban and Porto Rican campaigns

Description: This book covers the organization of warships during the Spanish American War, and discusses the battles in Cuba and Puerto Rico. Also mentioned in the book are the Rough Riders, General Miles, General Shafter, General Wheeler, General Sumner, Colonel Wood, General Young, the Red Cross, General Wilson, Key West, Admiral Sampson, Captain Chadwick, General Kent, General Lawton, Buena Ventura, Ensign Curtin, Captain Paget, Commander Davis, General Breckinridge, and General Chaffee.
Date: 1898
Creator: Davis, Richard Harding
Partner: UNT Libraries

Locations and Depths of the Artesian Wells of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas

Description: This map shows a portion of Texas with markings for different kinds of artesian wells. In the top, left-hand corner, there is an inset showing the entire state and marking the area detailed in the map. The header at the top of the map says, "U. S. Geological Survey, Twenty-First Annual Report, Part VII, PL. LXVIII." Scale [1:316,800] "Contour Interval 100 feet."
Date: 1898
Creator: Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1941
Partner: UNT Libraries

Sabine Pass, Texas: A Few Facts concerning the Harbor and Town

Description: Pamphlet about Sabine Pass, Texas gives an overview of the area and its potential as an area of trade and industry. According to the start of the text, "The object of this pamphlet is to present such facts in a strightforward manner as it will enable the fairminded investigator to draw just conclusions [...] to call attention to the advantages of Sabine Pass as the natural site, and where the most favorable conditions exist, for the building of a city upon Sabine Pass Harbor" (p. 3).
Date: 1898
Creator: Sabine Land & Improvement Company
Partner: UNT Libraries

Geologic Atlas of the United States: Uvalde Folio, Texas

Description: This atlas contains three colored maps from the quadrangle region around Uvalde (Culberson County) and Zavalla (Angelina County), Texas including historical geography, topography, and structure sections. 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 other features of the region, and includes economic geology, agriculture and cattle raising information.
Date: 1900
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Map of the Paluxy Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers

Description: This map shows a portion of Texas with shadings in different colors to represent depths of reservoirs. In the top, left-hand corner, there is an inset showing the entire state and marking the area detailed in the map. The header at the top of the map says, "U. S. Geological Survey, Twenty-First Annual Report, Part VII, PL. LXX." Scale [1:316,800] "Contour Interval 100 feet."
Date: 1900
Creator: Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1941
Partner: UNT Libraries

Map of the Woodbine Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers

Description: This map shows a portion of Texas with markings for different kinds of artesian reservoirs. The header at the top of the map says, "U. S. Geological Survey, Twenty-First Annual Report, Part VII, PL. LXXI." Scale [1:804,672] "Contour Interval 100 feet."
Date: 1900
Creator: Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1941
Partner: UNT Libraries

Topographic Sheet: Texas Uvalde Quadrangle

Description: This topographic map shows the elevations and location of private and public roads, railroads, building structures, bridges, and dams, lakes and drainage structures in the Uvalde, Texas quadrangle. It contains a legend of each of the structural elements and a scale for the elevation and contour of the area.
Date: 1900
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Historical Geology Sheet: Texas Uvalde Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Uvalde 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: April 1900
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Structure-Section Sheet: Texas Uvalde 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 Uvalde, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with colors and line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: May 1900
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas Petroleum.

Description: This report contains information about the petroleum industry in the state of Texas, including chapters on the history, nature and origin of the resource, as well as oil and gas-bearing formations. The index begins on page 93.
Date: July 1900
Creator: Phillips, William Battle
Partner: UNT Libraries

Twenty-first Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior 1899-1900, Part 7--Texas, Geography and Geology of the Black and Grand Prairies, Texas with Detailed Descriptions of the Cretaceous Formations and Special Reference to Artesian Waters

Description: Scientific report covering the geography and geology of the Black and Grand Prairies, Texas. Provides extensive discussion of artesian conditions in the counties of: Wise, Parker, Hood, Erath, Eastland, Comanche, Brown, Mills, Hamilton, Lampasas, Burnet, Somervell, Bosque, Coryell, Travis, Williamson, Bell, McLennan, Hill, Johnson, Tarrant, Denton, Cooke, Dallas, Ellis, Grayson, Lamar, Red River, Fannin, Collin, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, Falls, and Milam. Includes photographs, diagrams, and maps.
Date: 1901
Creator: Hill, Robert T.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Early History of Hopkins County, Texas: Biographical Sketches and Incidents of the Early Settled Families

Description: This book contains information about Hopkins County, including Directories for Sulphur Springs and Nelta, chapters about important places and events in the history of the county, biographical sketches of individuals and families who settled the county, and a list of county officials.
Date: 1902
Creator: Fleming, E. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A gazetteer of Texas

Description: This book is about the geography of Texas. The geographical information in the book includes: topography and drainage, climate, forests, exploration, settlement, population, industries, and land surveys.
Date: 1902
Creator: Gannett, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries

Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Reunion of the Old Settler's Association of Bell County Held at Belton, Texas, November 5, 1904 and Papers Read at the Reunion

Description: Proceedings of the reunion of the Old Settlers' Association of Bell County includes a brief description of the sequence of the conference and the papers that were read. Paper topics discuss historical events and customs as well as reminiscences of individuals.
Date: 1904
Creator: Old Settlers' Association of Bell County
Partner: UNT Libraries