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The leadership of Speaker Sam Rayburn

Description: collected tributes of his congressional colleagues. A compilation of tributes paid him in the Hall of the House of Representatives, June 12, 1961, and other pertinent material, to celebrate the occasion of his having served as speaker twice as long as any of his predecessors in the history of the United States; sixteen years and 273 days. Prepared and printed in accordance with House Concurrent Resolution 342, passed July 20, 1961, by the Eighty-seventh Congress, first session.
Date: 1961
Creator: United States. 87th Cong. 1st sess., 1961. House.
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

Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary

Description: Standing in a gazebo, Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill, married October 7, 1933 in Creedmoor, TX celebrated their golden anniversary on Sat, October 8, 1983. A reception was hosted by their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Austin, TX. They have 17 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Date: October 8, 1993
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

A dictionary of the Atakapa language accompanied by text material

Description: 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.
Date: 1932
Creator: Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel) & Swanton, John Reed
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

The National Cooperative Soil Survey of the United States

Description: Document describes the origins and history of the Soil Survey with an emphasis on the time periods of 1899-1912, 1912-1920, 1920-1933, and 1933-1952. "For each of the four chronological periods, a brief introductory chapter describes the general political and administrative environment then prevailing, and a summary of the progress of the Soil Survey achieved under such an environment." (p. 36) Also provides information on early soil sampling, typing, mapping, and interpretation. Also tells about the coordination of the National Cooperative Soil Survey and developments in the National Cooperative Soil Survey from 1952-1957.
Date: October 1998
Creator: Gardner, David Rice
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

When Texas was young

Description: The battle of San Jacinto -- A surgeon's story -- The "Twin Sisters" -- Reminiscences, piratical and revolutionary, from the career of Colonel Warren D.C. Hall.
Date: 1930
Creator: Ziegler, Jesse A.
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 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
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