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The Encyclopedia of Texas

Description: This book provides a biographical view of Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history. The book also includes profiles of: the public school system in Texas; banking; the public school system; the State Fair; the Cotton Industry; oil history; and histories of select towns, such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Ellis County, Waco, San Antonio, Galveston, and many others.
Date: 2017
Creator: Davis, Ellis Arthur & Grobe, Edwin H.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas

Description: Biographical view of Texas and its history including narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history and information about important point in history including: the pioneer days of Texas, Texas' transition from a Mexican state to being part of the United States, and the wars in which Texas citizens took part.
Date: 2017
Partner: UNT Libraries

History of Texas, together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families

Description: History of Texas : together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families.
Date: 2017
Creator: Lewis Publishing Company, publisher.
Partner: UNT Libraries

County Map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories

Description: Map of the state of Texas denoting the counties in different colors, as well as some major cities and roads, with relief shown by hachures. Portions of neighboring states are included around Texas, with counties noted for New Mexico and Oklahoma (Indian Territory) and geographic features in Arkansas and Louisiana. An inset in the lower-left corner shows an enlarged portion of Galveston Island, including the city of Galveston and some geographic features.
Date: 1881
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Reminiscences of reconstruction in Texas ; and, Reminiscences of Texas and Texans fifty years ago

Description: The author's personal recollections of the Reconstruction in Texas. The work is "intended to be illustrative of the conditions existing in Texas, the customs, feelings, and sentiments of the people, that came under the obersvation of the author at that time; and in addition some short sketches of the judges that occupied the bench and the lawyers that practiced in the Third and Thirteenth Judicial Districts fifty years ago, with a few short sketches of some early settlers, clerical and lay"
Date: 1902
Creator: Wood, William D.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Partner: UNT Libraries