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Miss Flora McFlimsy

Description: Poetry published by Mrs. E.C. Kent, inspired by her memories of the series on "Miss Flora McFlimsy" published in Harper's Monthly.
Date: 1885
Creator: Kent, E.C.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Songs of the Y.M.B.L., Austin, Texas

Description: Songbook for the Young Men's Business League of Austin. Includes lyrics for America; 'Tucky Home; 'Round Her Neck She Wears a Yeller Ribbon; Peggy O'Neill; Pack up Your Troubles; and others.
Date: c. 1920 - 1930
Creator: Young Men's Business League (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Elm Grove Dairy farm

Description: Pamphlet printed by the owner of the dairy when he was trying to sell it. Notes the improvements on the dairy, price per various acreage, buildings, and terms of sale.
Date: January 15, 1904
Creator: Ladell, A. H.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Almanac, 1856.

Description: The almanac includes general information about medicine, statistics, recipes, folk remedies, and meteorology for 1856.
Date: 1856
Creator: Duffau, Francis T.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Difficulties of a Mexican revenue officer in Texas

Description: This book discusses the action by the Mexican government to send a revenue officer and small contingent of soldiers into Texas during 1835 to collect taxes from the citizens and the resistance they faced. Includes some letters and notes from the author about later excerpts from newspapers.
Date: January 1901
Creator: Barker, Eugene C.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson the Famous Texan.

Description: This book is a biography of Ben Thompson, "Including a detailed and authentic statement of his birth, history and adventures by one who has known him since a child" (from the title page). The original of this item includes an insert from The Steck Company giving a brief overview of the history of the book (number of copies published, prices, etc.).
Date: 1956
Creator: Walton, W. M.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Journal of the Fifty-Second Annual Council of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Texas, Held in All Saints' Chapel, Austin, May 8th, 9th and 10th, 1901

Description: This publication includes the reports made by the members of the council, lists of clergy in the diocese, and the minutes of the council meetings.
Date: May 1901
Creator: Protestant Episcopal Church. Diocese of Texas. Council.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library