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Alexander Gregg, First Bishop of Texas

Description: Book about the first Episcopal Bishop in Texas, Alexander Gregg. He moved to Texas in 1869 after being consecrated as Bishop in 1859. The biography includes background information about his family as well as a sketch of his life and involvement in the church throughout his career until his death in 1893.
Date: 1912
Creator: Gregg, Wilson

Along the Rio Grande

Description: Book written by the author as he traveled along the Rio Grande as a 'warless war correspondent.'
Date: 1916
Creator: Lewis, Tracy Hammond

The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-'64: its causes, incidents, and results: intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases, with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the war for the Union. Volume 1.

Description: Volume one of a two-volume set gives a historical overview of slavery and the abolition movement in the U.S., records events leading to secession, and details political and military action early in the Civil War. Chapter XII (pp. 147-177) discusses the annexation of Texas to the United States. Analytical index begins on p. 633.
Date: 1864
Creator: Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872.

The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-'64: its causes, incidents, and results: intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases, with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the war for the Union. Volume 2.

Description: Volume two of a two-volume set details political and military action in the Civil War. Chapter I (pp. 17-25) discusses activity in Texas and New Mexico in 1862. Analytical index begins on p. 765.
Date: 1866
Creator: Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872.

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1919: In Two Volumes, Volume 2, Part 1

Description: This text contains the first portion of the Austin Papers, published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. This volume includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "The Austin Papers are the collection of materials accumulated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas. They consist of business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. v).
Date: 1924
Creator: American Historical Association

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1919: In Two Volumes, Volume 2, Part 2

Description: This text contains the second portion of the Austin Papers, published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. The previous volume includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "The Austin Papers are the collection of materials accumulated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas. They consist of business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. v). Index starts on page 1803.
Date: 1924
Creator: American Historical Association

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1922: In Two Volumes and a Supplemental Volume, Volume 2

Description: This text contains the second portion of the Austin Papers for 1922, "belonging to the years 1828-1834," published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. It includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "the documents here published continue...to shed much light on the conditions and motives which led to emigration from the United States to Texas" (p. vii). Index starts on page 1177.
Date: 1928
Creator: American Historical Association

The Austin Papers: October 1834--January, 1837, Volume 3

Description: This text contains the third portion of the Austin Papers, which are documents covering October, 1834 to January, 1837. According to the preface, the documents include, "business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. iii). Index starts on page 489.
Date: 1926~
Creator: Barker, Eugene C.

A B C of Truck Growing

Description: This bulletin outlines the methods and best practices of commercial truck farming in the state of Texas. It provides an A to Z list of various crops and detailed information on cultivating each one.
Date: 1910
Creator: Dixon, Sam H.

The Battle-Field of San Jacinto : An Historical Sketch

Description: A book about the Battle of San Jacinto; from the title page: "A concise treatment of the causes which brought about the battle, the results which flowed from it, and the character and qualities of the man who composed the Texas Army."
Date: unknown
Creator: Kittrell, Norman G. (Norman Goree), 1849-1927

"Between the Creeks"

Description: Compiled transcriptions of newspaper articles written by Gwen Pettit about the local history of Allen, Texas. The articles are organized by topic, including land & prairie, Indians, cattle trails, Republic of Texas, Lyndon Baines Johnson, churches, schools, Sam Bass, late 1800s, Civil War, early 1900s, holiday stories, founding families, early roads, early Lucas, early Fairview, H&TC Railroad, photos & sketches, poems, and other articles.
Date: July 2006
Creator: Fisher, Lindy

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.

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

Biography of Private Alfonso Steele (Deceased) Last Survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto, Together with Mr. Steele's Account of the Campaign and Fight, and the Official Report of General Sam Houston, With Complete Roster of the Commands Composing the Little Army.

Description: This book is separated into three basic sections starting with an autobiographical sketch about Alfonso Steele, the last survivor of the Battle of San Jacinto. Next, an article by the editor of The Mexia Daily News that gives an overview of Steele's children and grandchildren. Finally, the report from General Houston includes "documents of Major General Sam Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Texas army, sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas" which "give an authentic account of the battle of San Jacinto, a complete list of the heroes who fought in that engagement, and they clear up some points heretofore the object of controversy" (p. 13).
Date: [c. 1925]
Creator: Steele, Alfonso

Booming Mexia in the Roaring 20's

Description: Compilation of articles published during 1955 in The Waco-Times Herald, written by Nanine Simmons about the history of Mexia, Texas and focusing on the oil boom in the 1920s. The author includes a preface regarding the sources of her information and editorial notes for some of the articles to provide more context.
Date: March 1955
Creator: Simmons, Nanine

[Brick Mural on TWU campus, 1956, by Coreen Mary Spellman]

Description: Coreen Mary Spellman created a brick mural on the Texas Woman's University campus. This student project analyzes and documents the artwork with: photographs, a description, an account, a biography of the artist, and a bibliography. Students in the group: Hanel, Laura; Fleming, Joshua; Ferguson, Karen; Kelly, Alison; Loftus, Michele; Martinez, Kim; North, Amanda; Rader, Doyle; Raymer, Sarah; Wendel, Erin.
Date: 2007