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The encyclopedia of Texas, Vol. 2
Features short biographies of prominent Texans.
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.
Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the Republic of Texas, Vol.1
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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.
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.
A new history of Texas for schools : also for general reading and for teachers preparing themselves for examination
Texas history textbook
Mexico, or, New Spain : in which the motion of Cortes may be traced / for the Rev. Dr. Robertson's History of America by Thos. Kitchin Senr., hydrographer to His Majesty.
Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Inset: Supplement of the environs of Mexico. "Vol. 2."
Indian fights on the Texas frontier. A true account of the last exciting encounters with Redskins in Hamilton, Comanche, Brown, Erath and adjoining counties as recorded by E.L. Deaton, a Texan of pioneer days
The author came to Texas in 1843, and writes about his experiences on the frontier.
Pioneer history of Bandera County : seventy-five years of intrepid history
A history of Bandera County from 1847 to 1922.
Guide to Texas emigrants
A promotional guide enticing settlers to come to Texas.
History of the regulators and moderators and the Shelby County war in 1841 and 1842, in the republic of Texas, with facts and incidents in the early history of the republic and state, from 1837 to the annexation, together with incidents of frontier life and Indian troubles, and the war on the reserve in Young County in 1857
Pamphlet from Texana Collection
Rangers and sovereignty
A book about Texas Rangers and the events they took part in. Some of the contents detail the battles that the Rangers fought in, the different criminals they dealt with, and some of the events in their own personal lives.
Houston, a history and guide
This book contains information about Houston including: Houston's history, Houston's economic interests, and interesting things to see and do while visiting Houston.
Cram's railroad & township map of Texas.
Hand drawn color map showing railroads, counties, cities and towns of Texas in 1879.
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1860 January 26.
Land Grant for 160 acres in Denton County, signed by Sam Houston.
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1873 August 27.
Original Land Grant for 272 1/3 acres in Harrison county. Grant for two hundred seventy two and one-third acres of land in Harrison county to J. P. McDaniel. Signed by Edmund Jackson Davis and Jacob Kuechler.
Mexico and West Indies
Color map showing the West Indies, Central America, northern South America, Southwest U.S. and Mexico showing place names, political boundaries, rivers and some roads in 1824. Relief shown by hachures.
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1888 January 26.
Land Grant for 99 2/5 acres in Montague County.
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1861 May 21.
Original Land Grant for 160 acres in Denton County.
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1881 December 12.
Land Grant for 99 7/8 acres in Montague County.
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1883 December 17.
Land Grant for 160 acres in Montague County.
Mexico.
Map of Mexico and Texas circa 1824 showing states, place names and rivers.
Industrial and agricultural map of Denton County / map drawn by Sena Mounts Wright ; drawings by Clydene Oliver : holograph, [1940?]
Hand drawn simple map of the industrial and agricultural resources of Denton county, Texas, in about 1940. Illustrated with drawings. Includes list of acreage of leading crops, and the numbers of business in 7 industries. Cities, towns, rivers, creeks, roads and railways included.
Carte du Mexique et de la Floride, des terres angloises et des Isles Antilles, du cours et des environs de la riviere de Mississippi / dressée sur un grand nombre de memoires principalement sur ceux de Mrs. d'Iberville et le sueur [...] ; par Guillaume del'Isle ; I. Stemmers, senior, sculp.
Hand drawn map showing North America, Mexico and a northern section of Amerique Meridionale in 1722. Place names and topographical features included.
Magruder's Victory: Grand March
Musical score and cover of Ernest Frenzel's Magruder's Victory Grand March, written January 1, 1863.
Texas.
Hand drawn map showing counties, cities, roads, rivers and creeks in Texas circa 1893.
[Map showing route of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway]
Hand drawn map showing routes of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway including Texas counties and cities, rivers and topography of part of Idaho, Montana, North and South Dakotas, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois and Arkansas. On the back of the map is text in German encouraging German Catholic colonization to Pilot Point.
Dalhart, Texas : the XIT city : Dallam and Hartley Counties / compliments of R.S. Coon Ranches.
Brochure for Dallam and Harley counties, Texas, highlighting Dalhart Texas, "The XIT City". Includes numerous photographs of people, places and livestock. Text describes the assets of the community.
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1869 May 29.
Land Grant for 199 2/3 acres in Harrison county.
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1863 August 14.
Land Grant for 176 acres in Montague County.
A map of the Indian territory, northern Texas and New Mexico : showing the great western prairies / by Josiah Gregg.
Hand drawn map showing the Indian territory, northern Texas, New Mexico and the great western plains. Geographical features, tribal names, rivers and some place names are noted.
[Land grant] : Austin, [Tex.], 1876 July 18.
Land Grant for 320 acres in Montague County.
Articles of agreement between H.C. Hudson and Elihu Moss : Washington, [Tex.], 1838 July 17.
Handwritten agreement regarding lease of land in Washington County with details of agreed upon improvements.
The Texas Panhandle : 1885 / compiled by the editors, Panhandle-Plains Historical Review.
Map showing the counties and ranches of the Texas Panhandle in 1885. Includes cattle brands with identification and description of each associated ranch.
Bird's eye view of San Antonio : Bexar Co. Texas 1886 looking north east.
Hand drawn aerial map of 1886 San Antonio showing streets, buildings, vegetation, and landmarks.
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.
The great Galveston disaster, containing a full and thrilling account of the most appalling calamity of modern times including vivid descriptions of the hurricane
This book covers the Galveston Hurricane of 1900, the United States' deadliest natural disaster. Includes accounts from survivors and eyewitnesses, and photos of the devastation.
Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas
This book is a biographical view of Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history. The book has various content including: the pioneer days of Texas, Texas' transition from a Mexican state to being part of the United States, and the wars that Texas citizens took part in.
Drink and the drink question : a discriminating license the true policy ; prohibition a fraud and failure.
Anti-prohibition booklet arising from the Anti-Prohibition State Convention held in Dallas, 1887.
The early history of Galveston, by Dr. J. O. Dyer
This book covers Galveston's early history from 1518-1836.
True stories of old Houston and Houstonians: historical and personal sketches / by S. O. Young.
This book includes historical and personal sketches of early Houstonians.
A history of Grayson County, Texas / Mattie Davis Lucas (Mrs. W. H. Lucas) and Mita Holsapple Hall (Mrs. H. E. Hall)
This book covers the early history of Grayson County, including early pioneers, industry, and development.
Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the Republic of Texas.
A map of the south central United States. There are many territories and landmarks represented on this map. The focus of the map is on Texas but there are a few other surrounding states on the map.
The Big Bend of Texas.
This book contains numerous photographs of the Big Bend area with descriptions. Featured photographs include images from Fort Stockton, Marfa, Capote Canyon, Alpine, Marathon, Fort Davis, Presidio, and others.
A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912
This book covers the early history of Houston, including early pioneers, industry, and development.
County map of the state of Texas : showing also portions of the adjoining states and territories / drawn and engraved by W.H. Gamble.
Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Inset: Plan of Galveston and vicinity. In upper margin: 64 and 65.
Hispania nova
Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro.
Le vieux Mexique, ou, Nouvelle Espagne avec les costes de la Floride : faisant-partic de l'Amerique septentrionale / par N. de Fer.
Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Paris : Chez l'auteur dans l'Isle du Palais sur le quay de l'Orloge a la sphere royale avec privil du roy, 1702.
Inventory of county records, Schleicher County Courthouse, Eldorado, Texas
Inventory of records of Schleicher County housed in the Schleicher County Courthouse in El Dorado, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Judge, County Clerk, County Court, District Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, County Treasurer, Auditor, County School Superintendent, and Surveyor. Also provides a list of Schleicher County records and an index.
Inventory of county records, Williamson County courthouse, Georgetown, Texas
Inventory of records of Williamson County housed in the Williamson County courthouse in Georgetown, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the County Clerk: as Secretary of the Commissioners Court, County Clerk: as Recorder, County Clerk: as Reporter for the County Court, District Clerk, Tax Assessor-Collector, Justice of the Peace, County Court, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, County Judge, County Treasurer, County Auditor, County Attorney, and Election Administrator. Also provides an index.