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Description: Book containing details of Texas during the Anglo settlement of Texas during the early half of the nineteenth century as described by Mary Austin Holley. Includes information for settlers, including colonization laws, the Mexican Constitution, information on the land and its environs, and the people of Texas.
Date: 2017
Creator: Holley, Mary Austin, 1784-1846
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Spanish Explorers in the Southern United States, 1528-1543

Description: Book containing three translated narratives of early Spanish explorers in what would become the Southern United States. This includes the paths taken by the explorers, the people they encountered, and hardships they endured.
Date: 2017
Creator: Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar, 16th cent. & Castañeda de Nájera, Pedro de, 16th cent.
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The History of Texas: or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions of That Country: Arranged Geographically from Personal Observation and Experience

Description: Book containing a history of Texas and acts as a guide to the area during period of Anglo colonization. Includes observations of the land, critiques of the people who lived there, and a translated Mexican Constitution.
Date: 2017
Creator: Edward, David B. (David Barnett), 1790-1870
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Forgotten Texas Census: First Annual Report of the Agricultural Bureau of the Department of Agriculture, Insurance, Statistics, and History, 1887-88

Description: Book containing a county by county census of Texas taken in 1887-1888. Information tallied includes such things as divorces, marriages, number of workers, church affiliation, and ethnic makeup. There is also a overview of state institutions, mineral wealth, geography, and miscellaneous information from the time.
Date: 2017
Creator: Foster, L. L.
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Basic Texas Books: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library

Description: Annotated bibliography of 224 books about Texas history prior to 1940, including bibliographic details and critical discussion points for each, such as the author's opinions, the opinions of other critics, background on the author and writing of the book, strengths and weaknesses of the text, representative quotations, and references to other books. It also contains an appendix of additional bibliographies to Texas history. Index starts on page 617.
Date: 1988
Creator: Jenkins, John Holmes
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Tracks on the Land: Stories of Immigrants, Outlaws, Artists, and Other Texans Who Left Their Mark on the Lone Star State

Description: Book containing articles by Texas high school students regarding local histories. Histories of pioneer and immigrant families, businesses, methods of travel, and development are included.
Date: 1985
Creator: De Boe, David C. (David Cornelius), 1942- & Ragsdale, Kenneth Baxter, 1917-
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Black Leaders: Texans for Their Times

Description: Compilation of essays about black leaders in Texas who made significant contributions within their communities or the state. The introduction and essays include commentary and context provided by the editors. Index starts on page 223.
Date: 2007
Creator: Barr, Alwyn & Calvert, Robert A.
Partner: Texas State Historical Association