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A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 1
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.
A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 2
Second volume containing a comprehensive history of Texas; this volume has parts three through six, containing a series of essays on various aspects Texas history. Index starts on page 841.
[Confederate Soldiers' Monument]
The Confederate Soldier Monument, granite with polished marble tablets, stands over 12 feet tall and is located on the grounds of the Denton County Courthouse. It was erected in 1918. This student project analyzes and documents the artwork with: photographs, a description, an account, a biography of the artist, and a bibliography. Students in the group: Caroline Baldwin, Marilyn Bradley, Yovanny Canales, Mary Canales, David Collins, Virginia Dunton, Andrew Grimes, Jessica Houseberg, Shea Imboden, Fernando Johnson, Amanda Lawrence, Krysta McFarland, Tyler York.
Constitution of the State of West Texas.
This text contains the Constitution of West Texas including details about the creation of government, Bill of Rights, and public services.
Copy of an unsigned letter discussing means to remove Zavala from Mexico State. Iguala. Jan. 8, 1833
Copy of an unsigned letter discussing means to remove Zavala from Mexico State. Iguala. Jan. 8, 1833. From the Carlos García y Arriaga Papers at the Benson Latin American Collection.
Cotton Calculator
Pamphlet with printed tables used to calculate prices of cotton. According to the title page, "Showing the results of any multiplications of all quantities from 300 to 600, at rates beginning with 1-20c or 5 points, and advancing in five points, one-sixteenth, one-eighth and one-quarter of a cent, and by cents from one to thirty." The title page also includes examples to show how to use the tables for calculations.
Cross Sections on the Lines A-A. B-B. Etc. PL. LXVI, Showing Geological Structure of the Black and Grand Prairies.
Profiles to illustrate section lines on Plate 66, Geologic Map of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas.
The Cuban and Porto Rican campaigns
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.
[Decrees of Mexican Government, dated November 2-4, 1822]
Act of installation of the Meeting... according to the imperial decree of 31 of the last Octe. Copy by Antonio de Mier, 6 l.s Signatories: Juan Francisco (Bishop of Durango), Antonio de Mier, and Francisco Velasco. Reference to: Election of Marquess of Castañiza; speech by Iturbide; text of Organic Bases of the National Meeting Instituyente, originally signed by Jose Manuel Herrera and rubric of Iturbide; siege of San Juan de Ulúa; administration of oath of office; text of speech by President; voting for officers; candidates: Castañiza, Juan Bautista de Arispe, José María Bocanegra, Bonifacio Fernández, Toribio González, Miguel Guridi y Alcocer, Pedro Labairu, Miguel Larrainaga, Ramón Martínez de los Ríos, Mariano Mendiola, Isidro Montúfar, Juan José Quiñones, Antonio José Valdez, Antonio Mier y Villagómez, and Lorenzo Zavala; list of members taking oath: José María Abarca, Antonio Aguilar, Mariano Aranda, Pascual de Aranda, Francisco Argandar, José María Becerra, Pedro Celis, José María Cobarrubias, Antonio Elosúa, Carlos Espinoza de los Monteros, Luciano Figueroa, Manuel Flores, Refugio de la Garza, Manuel Ignacio Gutiérrez, José Antonio Gutiérrez de Lara, Martín Inclán, Agustín de Iriarte, Antonio de Iriarte, Manuel López de la Plata, Ambrosio Martínez de Vea, Conde de Miraflores, Antonio Morales de Ibáñez, José Vicente Orrantes, Manuel Ortiz, Francisco Pérez Serrano, Marqués de Rayas. Joaquín Román, Francisco Ruiz, Francisco Uraga, Francisco Velasco, and Tomás Veltranena. Absent: Manuel Álvarez, Pedro Arroyabe, Simón Elías González, José Ignacio Esteva, Luis Mendizábal, Juan Nepomuceno Mier y Altamirano, Salvador Parras, José Francisco Peralta, and Jacinto Rubí, plus candidates. extra candidates. November 2, 1822. November 4, 1822. November 2, 1822. Herrera, Jose Manuel: List of the Delegated Gentlemen designated by S. M. I. so that they compose the Meeting that is to replace the extinguished Congress.... Mexico, Imperial Imprint. 1 l. f. 7-7v. Printed sheet with name of Jacinto Rubí ...
Diaries of Albert Graves and Lucretius Harrison Graves
Presentation discussing the diaries of Albert Graves and his son, Lucretius Harrison Graves. It includes images of the handwritten diaries, content summaries, and supplemental biographical information.
[Diaries of L.H. and A.G. Graves]
Compiled transcriptions of diaries written by Lucretius Harrison Graves and Albert Gallatin Graves, with some supplementary information and annotations.
A dictionary of the Atakapa language accompanied by text material
Volume contains all the Atakapa linguistic material known to be in existence in 1932. Includes nine Atakapa texts with English translations, an Atakapa-English dictionary, and an index to the Atakapa dictionary.
A dictionary of the Atakapa language accompanied by text material
Volume contains all the Atakapa linguistic material known to be in existence in 1932. Includes nine Atakapa texts with English translations, an Atakapa-English dictionary, and an index to the Atakapa dictionary.
[Dr. J. H. Barnard's Journal: December, 1835 - March 27th, 1835]
Compiled transcription of a journal kept by Dr. J. H. Barnard, discussing his experiences and observations, including an account of the Goliad (Fannin) Massacre during the Texas Revolution.
The Early History of Floyd County
This book discusses the history of Floyd County, Texas, including the general organization of the county, the first settlers and settlements, battles, expeditions, and notable individuals. The index begins on page 141.
Early History of Hopkins County, Texas: Biographical Sketches and Incidents of the Early Settled Families
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.
The Early History of Montgomery, Texas
Book detailing the early history of Montgomery, Texas (roughly 1825 through 1848) including the text of various primary sources and legal documents.
The Early Settlers Life in Texas
This book describes the early history of Hill County, located in Texas, including the author's trip to Texas, information about the first settlers, prominent men, Native American massacres, government, and the general organization of the county.
East Texas.
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).
[Elementary Diploma for Florence Vinson]
Certificate issued to Florence Vinson by the Cass County, Texas Public School district. Text reads: "This Certifies that Florence Vinson has completed the Course of Study prescribed by the Board of education for the Elementary Schools which entitles the holder to this Elementary DIPLOMA and admission into the High School Department. Given at Linden, Texas, this the 30th day of May, 1931." There is an illustration of a bald eagle near the center holding a banner that says "United States of America" and a gold-colored seal in the lower-left corner near the signatures.
Family Histories of Bennett Allen Nance and Archie Carlisle Lebus
Family histories and biographical information (including photographs, records, and other materials) compiled as part of a personal genealogical project. The book is grouped into five sections: Bennett Allen Nance Family History; Archie Carlisle Lebus Family History; Nance Family Group Sheets; LeBus Family Group Sheets; and Simple Register Report - Descendants of Bennett and Archie LeBus Nance. Index starts on page 284.
Family Histories of Lloyd Ollie Croft and Gertrude Kathlena Koenning
Family histories and biographical information (including photographs, records, and other materials) compiled as part of a personal genealogical project. The book is grouped into five sections: Lloyd Ollie (Olie) Croft Family History; Gertrude Kathlena Koenning; Croft Family Group Sheets; Koenning Family Group Sheets; and Simple Register Report - Descendants of Lloyd and Gertrude Koenning Croft. Index starts after page 239.
The First Century of Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas, 1867-1967
This book provides an overview of the Scottish Rite organization and history in Texas, including background and introductory information, with descriptions of the Scottish Rite Bodies in Galveston, Austin, El Paso, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Waco. Sections also discuss the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children, the Scottish Rite dormitory at the University of Texas, the Scottish Rite Foundation of Texas, Inc., and the Sovereign Grand Inspectors General for Texas, as well as recorded membership. Index starts on page 477.
The Forgotton Colony: San Patricio de Hibernia: The History, the People and the Legends of the Irish Colony of McMullen-McGloin
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.
From a southern porch, by Dorothy Scarborough.
A fictional account of Southern life by teacher, folklorist, and writer, Dorothy Scarborough.
From Texas Tables: Gourmet Recipes
Cookbook compiled by the Junior League of Dallas containing recipes organized by type; table of contents: Canapes and Hors d'Ourvres, Soups, Sea Food, Egg & Cheese, Poultry & Game, Meat, Vegetable, Typically Texas, Salad and Dressings, Desserts, For Healthy Hearts, Texas Size Parties, and Wine Information & Chart. It also includes some tips about cooking various foods and relevant quotations. Index starts after page 279.
Gammel's Rules of the Courts of Texas
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.
A gazetteer of Texas
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.
Geography of Denton County
This book discusses Denton County, Texas including the geography, geology, some agriculture and settlements as well as a chapter on ways that teachers can engage students in learning about the history of Denton County. Index starts on page 131.
Geologic Atlas of the United States: Llano-Burnet Folio, Texas
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.
Geologic Atlas of the United States: Uvalde Folio, Texas
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.
Geologic Atlas of the United States: Van Horn Folio, Texas
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.
Geology of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers
Geologic map shows surficial, sedimentary, crystalline, and igneous formations of the Black and Grand Prairies in Texas. Also displays topography, streams, cities, and railroads. Includes legend.
Ghost Towns of Texas
This book gives an overview of ghost towns in the state of Texas. Many of the towns are described with extended histories while others are simply noted with a statement of their locations. The book is split into four parts, according to the table of contents: Part I -- Utopia (La Reunion, Kristenstad, Bettina, Sisterdale, Panna Maria); Part II -- Religious Havens (Zodiac, Burning Bush, Kelsey, Marietta, Fairchilds); Part III -- Industrial Meccas (Thurber, Minera, Trinity City, Salado, Gibtown, Geraldine, Kellyville, New Birmingham, Albuquerque, Shafter, Tenoxtitlan, Clarksville, Aiken, Charcoal City, San Luis Pass, Bevilport, Senterfitt, Old Larissa, Nashville, Childers' Mill, Shanklin Mill, McGough Springs, Texana, Boonville, Springfield, Cincinnati, Pulaski, Tarrant, Buckner, Dresden Settlement, Chambers' Creek, Viesca); and Part IV -- Also-Rans (Other Ghosts). Bibliography starts on page 127; index starts on page 133.
Governor's Message to the 56th legislature.
A message to Texas legislature about the economics of Texas, money issues within the government of Texas, Texas legislation, and other political issues in Texas.
Governors' Messages: Coke to Ross (Inclusive), 1874-1891
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.
Historical Geology Sheet: Texas Uvalde Quadrangle
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.
History and Reminiscences of Denton County
This book gives an overview of Denton County including the history of various time periods and specific aspects of the area as well as reminiscences of citizens. Index starts on page 408.
A History of Collin County, Texas
This book gives an overview of Collin County, Texas. The text discusses the geography and prehistoric aspects of the county as well as the history of the people in the region (including Native American tribes and settlers). The book has a bibliography (starting on p. 279) and an index (starting on p. 283).
A History of Crosby County 1876-1977
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.
A History Of Dickens County: Ranches and Rolling Plains
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.
A History of Lipscomb County
A book covering the history of Lipscomb County, Texas.
A History of Lubbock
Book discusses the history of Lubbock, Texas including the physical geography of the area and the history of the people living there focusing on economics, government, education, agriculture, and other aspects of daily life. Index starts on page 642.
History of McKinney and Collin County
This pamphlet gives an overview of the history of Collin County including important people, agricultural geography, and economic aspects.
History of Mineola, Texas; "Gateway to the Pines"
This book covers the history of Mineola, located in Wood County, Texas. The book includes chapters on the original inhabitants of the city, as well as discussions about local churches, schools, business establishments, landmarks, and railroads.
History of Montague County
This book gives a history of Montague County, told through anecdotal accounts covering events that span from the mid-1800s to the early 1900s.
A History of Smith County, Texas
This thesis gives an overview of the history of Smith County, Texas. The chapters, according to the Table of Contents: Topography and Earliest Indian Life; The Cherokees; The Expulsion of the Cherokees; The Exploration and Beginnings of Smith County; Frontier Smith County, 1846-1851; The Ante-Bellum Period, 1860-1874; The Railroads and Their Influences, 1870-1900; Post Civil War Politics and Society, 1870-1900; and The Major Industrial Period.
History of the Alamo and of the local Franciscan missions
Subjective history and praise of San Antonio, Texas, and the Alamo. Includes narratives about various Texan heros.
History of the expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, 1804-5-6; reprinted from the edition of 1814; with introduction and index by James K. Hosmer., Vol. 1
History of the expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark, 1804-5-6; reprinted from the edition of 1814; with introduction and index by James K. Hosmer.
A History Of Trinity County Texas, 1827 to 1928
This book gives a general overview of the history of Trinity County, Texas starting in 1827. According to the table of contents, the chapter subjects include topography and geography, early history, the period of depression (1860-1880), development starting in 1880, and the change from forest to farm.