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Almanac, 1856.

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

Journal of the Reconstruction Convention, Which Met at Austin, Texas, June 1, A. D. 1868.

Description: Minutes of the Reconstruction Convention including text of Resolutions and Declarations made during the session. The Reoport of the Attorney-General of Texas and other documents are included in the Appendix, starting on page 947. Index begins on page 995.
Date: 1870
Creator: Texas. Constitutional Convention, (1868-1869).
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Souvenir of Austin, Texas

Description: A series of views by photographer S.B. Hill.
Date: 1888
Creator: Hill, S.B.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin, 1893-94

Description: General directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "the present state, county and city governments, and a complete list of all county officials, post offices and money order offices in Texas; also an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes, the full name and address of all residents, their occupations or pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory, also A Valuable Steet and Avenue Guide." The Table of Contents starts on page 6; the Index to Advertisements is on page 8.
Date: 1893
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Industrial Advantages of Austin, Texas, or Austin Up To Date

Description: This book gives a brief historical overview of Austin, Texas and discusses the impact of the industries on the city, noting the major business enterprises of the time period. Index follows page 91.
Date: 1894
Creator: Austin Board of Trade
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Texas Industrial Review, Volume 01, Number 03, October, 1895

Description: The Texas Industrial Review is described as "A monthly publication" that is "Devoted to the General Business Interests of the Southwest" (57). This issue has articles focusing on Austin, the International Regatta, and the cotton mill.
Date: October 1895
Creator: Newning, Charles A.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin, 1900-1901.

Description: General directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "the Present State, County and City Governments, and a Complete List of all Postoffices and Money Order Offices in Texas; Also an Index of Societies, Associations, Churches, Corporations, Educational Institutes; Full Name and Address of all Residents, Their Occupations or Pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory, also a Valuable Street and Avenue Guide." Table of Contents is on page 3 and Index to Advertisements is on page 4.
Date: 1900
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Item Type: Book
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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library