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The Alamo, and other poems

Description: Book of poetry, mostly written in rhyming couplets, glorifying heros of Texas.
Date: 1906
Creator: Berry, Viola Riley
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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: 192u
Creator: Albertype Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Volume 1

Description: 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.
Date: 1922
Creator: Cox, Isaac Joslin
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Volume 1

Description: 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.
Date: 2017
Creator: Cox, Isaac Joslin
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

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: 1880
Partner: UNT Libraries

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