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The Encyclopedia of Texas
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.
Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas
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.
The war in Texas; a review of facts and circumstances, showing that this contest is a crusade against Mexico, set on foot by slaveholders, land speculators, & c. in order to re-establish, extend, and perpetuate the system of slavery and the slave trade.
2d ed., rev., and enl.
Reminiscences of the boys in gray, 1861-1865
Sketches of several hundred Confederate veterans, now residing in Texas, giving particulars of their war service.
The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Volume 1
First volume of biographical accounts related to the explorations of René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle in North America including memoirs, accounts, and narratives of his discovery and exploration down the Mississippi River.
Indian wars and pioneers of Texas
A history of pioneers in Texas and their confrontations with local American Indians.
Grayson County; an illustrated history of Grayson County, Texas.
An illustrated history of Grayson County with numerous photographs and a pioneer name index.
History of Texas : from its first settlement in 1685 to its annexation to the United States in 1846, Volume 1
Texas history up to the time of annexation to the United States of America. Original volume is housed in Anson Jones Collection, Rare Book & Texana Collections, University of North Texas Libraries.
History of Texas : from its first settlement in 1685 to its annexation to the United States in 1846, Vol.2
Texas history up to the time of annexation to the United States of America. Original volume is housed in Anson Jones Collection, Rare Book & Texana Collections, University of North Texas 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
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.
History of the revolution in Texas, particularly of the war of 1835 & '36; together with the latest geographical, topographical, and statistical accounts of the country, from the most authentic sources. Also, an appendix. By the Rev. C. Newell.
A history of the Texas Revolution and a description of Texas geography. Includes a map.
Spoons : World's Columbian Expostion, Chicago, 1893
A group of 6 spoons from the 1893 Chicago "World's Columbian Exposition" world's fair. Silverplated souvenir teaspoons, each with scrolling forms on handle. Bowl of each spoon is engraved with a view of a different building from the exposition: U.S. Government Building; Horticultural Building; Mines and Mining Building; Machinery Hall; Transportation Building; Manufacturers & Liberal Arts [Building].
County Map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories
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.
De Cust van Westindien van La Desconoscida tot C. Escondido
Map of the coastline along the western part of the Gulf of Mexico, starting in the south (left) at a point labeled "La Desconoscida" and ending in the north (right) at "C[iudad] Escondido." Segments of the coastline are shaded in red, yellow, and green, with labels for river mouths, ports, islands, and other points along the coast.
Notes of the United States of North America, during a phrenological visit in 1898-9-40 Vol. 2
Notes and descriptions of things seen during the author's visit to the United States from 1838-1840. Includes detailed information on visits to various institutions, people met, and the author's views on religion and education.
Die Neüwen Inseln so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Landt Indie ligen
Hand-drawn color map of the New World with place names in Latin, title in German. This is the earliest known map of the Americas. Drawings depict Magellan's ship Victoria and a cannibal scene in Brazil.
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1845 July 31.
Texas Land Grant, signed by Anson Jones.
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1841 April 3.
Texas Land Grant.
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1842 February 26.
Texas land grant. Signed by Sam Houston.
[$500 Bond Issued June 28, 1866]
$500 mortgage bond presented to Henry G. Northon and Virgil Whitcomb by Antonio López de Santa Anna using property and palaces in Mexico as security.
Reminiscences of reconstruction in Texas ; and, Reminiscences of Texas and Texans fifty years ago
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"
Ellis P. Bean ; Stephen F. Austin.
Brief narratives of Ellis P. Bean and Stephen F. Austin, respectively.
History of Dallas County, Texas : from 1837 to 1887
A history of the settlement and political organization of Dallas County as well as altercations between Anglo-American settlers and the indigenous American Indians of the region.
Diary of Ephraim Shelby Dodd : Member of Company D Terry's Texas Rangers, December 4, 1862--January 1, 1864.
Diary of Ephraim Shelby Dodd during his time with the Texas Rangers.
An account of Col. Crockett's tour to the North and down East, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four : his object being to examine the grand manufacturing establishments of the country : and also to find out the condition of its literature and morals, the extent of its commerce, and the practical operation of "The Experiment"
"Object being to examine the grand manufacturing establishments of the country; and also to find out the condition of its literature and morals, the extent of its commerce, and the practical operation of 'The Experiment'"
The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.
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.
The Alamo, and other poems
Book of poetry, mostly written in rhyming couplets, glorifying heros of Texas.
Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscences
Descriptions, illustrations, photos and analyses of various native Texan animals, and their habits.
Texas History Stories, Number 4: The Alamo, Remember Goliad, Story of San Jacinto.
Brief narratives of the battles at the Alamo, Goliad, and San Jacinto.
Sam Houston ; David Crockett.
Brief narratives of Sam Houston and David Crockett, respectively.
Cabeza de Vaca ; La Salle.
Brief narratives of Cabeza de Vaca and La Salle, respectively.
Brave Dick Dowling ; Robert Edward Lee.
Brief, subjective narratives of select events in the Mexican-American War.
Drawing the Black Beans; Castle Peroté.
Brief, subjective narratives of select events during the Republic of Texas era.
An Appeal to the People of Massachusetts, on The Texas Question.
Pamphlet written by "A Massachusetts Freeman" regarding issues in relation to the annexation of Texas by the United States.
Discourse on Slavery and the Annexation of Texas
Pamphlet from Texana Collection
How to Conquer Texas, Before Texas Conquers Us
Pamphlet discussing the geography of Texas and some political issues surrounding the annexation of Texas into the United States.
Texas and the Massachusetts Resolutions
Pamphlet containing an essay against the annexation of Texas, compiled from a series of newspaper columns.
Annexation of Texas. By Junius no. IX
Pamphlet from Texana Collection
Letters, Relating to the History of Annexation
No Description Available.
A new history of Texas for schools : also for general reading and for teachers preparing themselves for examination
Texas history textbook
Memoranda and official correspondence relating to the Republic of Texas, its history and annexation. Including a brief autobiography of the author
No Description Available.
Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the Republic of Texas, Vol.1
No Description Available.
Thoughts on the proposed annexation of Texas to the United States
A book containing Theodor Sedgwick’s opinions about the annexation of Texas to the United States. The book contains discussions of issues that arise if Texas is annexed to the United States Union. A couple of the issues addressed are slavery and diplomatic relations between Texas and Mexico.
Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the Republic of Texas, Vol.2
No Description Available.
Magruder's Victory: Grand March
Musical score and cover of Ernest Frenzel's Magruder's Victory Grand March, written January 1, 1863.
Cram's railroad & township map of Texas.
Hand drawn color map showing railroads, counties, cities and towns of Texas in 1879.
Texas.
Hand drawn map showing counties, cities, roads, rivers and creeks in Texas circa 1893.
Texas, New Mexico & Indian Territory : with environs of Chicago & New Orleans / by J. Bartholomew.
Color map of Texas, New Mexico and Indian Territory circa 1890. Includes insets of the Environs of Chicago and the Environs of New Orleans.
[Richardson's new map of the state of Texas, prepared for the Texas almanac, 1873]
Hand drawn color-shaded map showing counties, cities, rivers, creeks, railroads, roads, and topographical features of Texas as of 1872. Insets of Plan of Matagorda Bay, Plan of Galveston Bay, Plan of the northern part or panhandle of Texas, Plan of the great west, and Plan of Sabine Lake.
[Map of central Texas : from Sabine River to west of Waco on the Brazos, north as far as Linden-Daingerfield-Pittsburg in the east, and Fort Worth-Denton-Dallas in the west]
Hand drawn map showing central Texas from west of Waco to Sabine River as of 1860. North western section of Louisiana included. Cities, towns, rivers, creeks, roads, railroad lines and some topographical features are included. General land description is shown (example: Rolling Country timbered with Post Oak).