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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

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.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

History and Reminiscences of Denton County

Description: 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.
Date: 1976
Creator: Bates, Ed. F.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

A History of Collin County, Texas

Description: 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).
Date: 1958
Creator: Stambaugh, J. Lee, b. 1889; Stambaugh, Lillian J., b. 1888 & Carroll, H. Bailey
Item Type: Book
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
Item Type: Book
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
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

A History of Lipscomb County

Description: A book covering the history of Lipscomb County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lipscomb County Historical Survey Committee
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

A History of Lubbock

Description: 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.
Date: 1962
Creator: Graves, Lawrence L.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

History of McKinney and Collin County

Description: This pamphlet gives an overview of the history of Collin County including important people, agricultural geography, and economic aspects.
Date: May 1, 1924
Creator: Wilson, Walter B.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

History of Mineola, Texas; "Gateway to the Pines"

Description: 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.
Date: 1973
Creator: Jones, Lucille
Item Type: Book
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

A History of Smith County, Texas

Description: 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.
Date: May 1944
Creator: Ward, William R.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

A History Of Trinity County Texas, 1827 to 1928

Description: 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.
Date: 1966
Creator: Bowles, Flora Gatlin, 1881-
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

A History of Tyler and Smith County, Texas

Description: This book describes the early history of Tyler and Smith Counties, located in Texas, including information about the geography, notable individuals, government, elections, general reminiscences, as well as other relevant information. The index begins on page 161.
Date: 1948
Creator: Woldert, Albert
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

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
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Huffhines Reunion, Children of C. C. "Major" & Sallie Chick Huffhines

Description: Photograph of the Huffhines family posing together outdoors. The five women are standing in a row with four men behind them, on a riser or bench. They are identified from left to right as (front row) Vera Huffhines Pistole, Ophie Huffhines Smith, Fannie May Huffhines, Birdie Huffhines Popplewell McCollum, Cecil Clyde Huffhines and (back row) Glen Huffhines, John S. Huffhines, Royce Huffhines, Cyrus Huffhines. Text on the back of the photo says: Vera 233B - Ophie 2339 - Fannie May 2337 married Huffhines - Birdie 2334 - Clyde 2331 married Elmo Huffhines. Glen 233A - John S. 2338 - Royce 2336 - Cyrus 2332. children of C. C. 223 Major Huffhines and Sallie Chick Huffhines, Vickery Park 1957 Huffhines Reunion 6/87 donated by Shearer & Donald Huffhines to RPL
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

["In High Places," by Gerald Balciar, 1990]

Description: Gerald Balciar created the eagle sculpture on the UNT campus in 1990, "In High Places." 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: Natalie Curtis, Eric Flye, Matt Kim, Lalanya Sorensen, Patrice Whitten.
Date: 2007
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