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Thoughts on the proposed annexation of Texas to the United States

Description: 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.
Date: January 1, 1844
Creator: Sedgwick, Theodore
Partner: UNT Libraries

Guide to Texas emigrants

Description: A promotional guide enticing settlers to come to Texas.
Date: 1835
Creator: Woodman, David, Jr.
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Rangers and sovereignty

Description: 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.
Date: 1914
Creator: Roberts, Dan W.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Houston, a history and guide

Description: This book contains information about Houston including: Houston's history, Houston's economic interests, and interesting things to see and do while visiting Houston.
Date: 1942
Creator: Writers' Program (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries

Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas

Description: 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.
Date: 1880
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Big Bend of Texas.

Description: 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.
Date: [1920]
Creator: Albertype Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Inventory of county records, Schleicher County Courthouse, Eldorado, Texas

Description: 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.
Date: 1979
Creator: Fortin, Maurice G.; Riney, James E. & Bates, Jack W.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Inventory of county records, Williamson County courthouse, Georgetown, Texas

Description: 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.
Date: 1981
Creator: Slaughter, Rix; Zacher, Stephen; Fortin, Maurice G.; Riney, James E. & Summerville, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Inventory of county records, Lamar County Courthouse, Paris, Texas

Description: Inventory of records of Lamar County housed in the Lamar County Courthouse in Paris, 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, County Attorney, District Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, Treasurer, and Auditor. Also provides a list of Lamar County records and an index.
Date: 1979
Creator: Riney, James E. & Fortin, Maurice G.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Inventory of county records, Nueces County courthouse, Corpus Christi, Texas, Volume 1

Description: Inventory of records of Nueces County housed in the Nueces County Courthouse in Corpus Christi, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Volume 1 describes the records of the Commissioners' Court, County Judge, County Clerk, Tax Assessor-Collector, County Treasurer, County Auditor, Purchasing Agent, County Superintendent of Schools, County Surveyor, and County Engineer. Also provides a list of Nueces County records and an index.
Date: 1977
Creator: Marcum, Richard T.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Glasscock County Cemeteries, 1890 - 1992

Description: Alphabetical listing of burials in the Garden City Cemetery and the St. Lawrence Cemetery of Glasscock County, Texas. Each entry consists of surname, given name, birth date, death date, and any known miscellaneous information.
Date: c. 1992
Creator: Clanton, Jimmy & Clanton, Kandi
Partner: UNT Libraries