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The Voice of the City

Description: This is O. Henry's third collection of short stories set in New York City.
Date: 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910

Cabbages and Kings

Description: This work is O. Henry's first published volume and is considered to be his only novel. The plot is composed of several short stories, which were inspired by the author's six-month stay in Honduras in the late 1890s.
Date: 1904
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910

Heart of the West

Description: This work is a collection of short stories by O. Henry, which are set in Texas.
Date: 1907
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910

The Hiding of Black Bill

Description: This work contains a biographical introduction to O. Henry written by Mary Ely; "O. Henry and Me," a brief story about corresponding with O. Henry, by Ethel Patterson; and O. Henry's short story, "The Hiding of Black Bill."
Date: 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910; Patterson, Ethel & Ely, Mary

The Gentle Grafter

Description: This work is a collection of short stories by O. Henry. The stories in this volume were inspired by tales of confidence men that O. Henry had heard while in Columbus, Ohio.
Date: 1908
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910

Options

Description: A collection of short stories based in various regions of North and Central America.
Date: 1909
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910

Roads of Destiny

Description: This work is a collection of short stories by O. Henry, which are set in North and Central America.
Date: 1909
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910

The Four Million

Description: This work is O. Henry's first collection of short stories, many of which are set in New York City. Stories in this volume include "The Gift of the Magi" and "The Cop and the Anthem."
Date: 1906
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910

The Trimmed Lamp

Description: This work is O. Henry's second collection of short stories set in New York City.
Date: 1907
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin, 1900-1901.

Description: General directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "the Present State, County and City Governments, and a Complete List of all Postoffices and Money Order Offices in Texas; Also an Index of Societies, Associations, Churches, Corporations, Educational Institutes; Full Name and Address of all Residents, Their Occupations or Pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory, also a Valuable Street and Avenue Guide." Table of Contents is on page 3 and Index to Advertisements is on page 4.
Date: 1900
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy

1906-7 City Directory of Austin With Street Directory of Residents

Description: This is a general directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "A Classified Business Directory, Complete Revised Directory of Austin, Rural Routes, Directory of the State, County and City Governments, and a Reference Directory of the Churches, Educational Institutions, Associations, Societies and Organizations of the City."
Date: 1907

The University of Texas, Austin—Galveston.

Description: This booklet is primarily a photojournal of the university and some of the surrounding area in Austin, with photographs of all of the main buildings on campus. The first two pages have a brief statement from the Registrar about admissions and departments at the university.
Date: 1902~
Creator: University of Texas

Directory of Texas Industries from Official Sources

Description: The directory gives listings of businesses categorized by industry (including elected officials). The directory opens with a "Description of the State of Texas" which is a reprint of the report written by the Commissioner of Agriculture, Statistics and History for the Governor of Texas. The index begins on page 429.
Date: 1903
Creator: Walton & Walton

Difficulties of a Mexican revenue officer in Texas

Description: This book discusses the action by the Mexican government to send a revenue officer and small contingent of soldiers into Texas during 1835 to collect taxes from the citizens and the resistance they faced. Includes some letters and notes from the author about later excerpts from newspapers.
Date: January 1901
Creator: Barker, Eugene C.