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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

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

The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1

Description: Lithograph of an original newspaper manuscript first published by Captain William H. May and Union soldiers while imprisoned at Camp Ford, Tyler, Smith County, Texas. The paper was published for the purpose of "enlivening the monotonous, at times almost unbearably eventless life of Camp Ford" (J. P. Robbins, Preface to The Old Flag). Included are humorous articles, jokes, poems, and advertisements, along with a list of prisoners. The manuscript was originally hand lettered and illustrated on unruled letter paper.
Date: February 17, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ed. 1

Description: Lithograph of an original newspaper manuscript first published by Captain William H. May and Union soldiers while imprisoned at Camp Ford, Tyler, Smith County, Texas. The paper was published for the purpose of "enlivening the monotonous, at times almost unbearably eventless life of Camp Ford" (J. P. Robbins, Preface to The Old Flag). Included are camp, local, state, and national news articles; poems; advertisements; and a map of "Ford-Borrough." The manuscript was originally hand lettered and illustrated on unruled letter paper.
Date: March 1, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1

Description: Lithograph of an original newspaper manuscript first published by Captain William H. May and Union soldiers while imprisoned at Camp Ford, Tyler, Smith County, Texas. The paper was published for the purpose of "enlivening the monotonous, at times almost unbearably eventless life of Camp Ford" (J. P. Robbins, Preface to The Old Flag). Included are camp news articles, fiction, poems, humorous articles, advertisements, and obituaries. The manuscript was originally hand lettered and illustrated on unruled letter paper.
Date: March 15, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map of Denton County, Texas.

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners and sizes or lot numbers. Handwritten notes on the map appear to mark land divisions, later owners, and city locations. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Denton County.

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners and sizes or lot numbers. Additionally, some bodies of water and railroad tracks appear to be marked.
Date: October 1871
Creator: Pressler, Chas. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Denton County, Texas

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners. A note at the top of the map says, "Lands of the Texas & Pacific Railway Co. are colored yellow." Additionally, some bodies of water, roads, railroad tracks, and towns appear to be marked. A small box in the upper-right corner is labeled "Diagram of a Section" and states "1900 Varas square = 640 acres." Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 Varas to 1 inch, 1 Vara = 33 1/3 inches).
Date: 1870/1889~
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections