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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
Item Type: Book

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
Item Type: Book

Areal Geology: Texas Burnet Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Burnet, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: June 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Map

Areal Geology: Texas Llano Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Llano Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: May 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Map

Areal Geology: Van Horn Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Van Horn Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: January 1914
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Map

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.
Item Type: Book

Cotton Calculator

Description: Pamphlet with printed tables used to calculate prices of cotton. According to the title page, "Showing the results of any multiplications of all quantities from 300 to 600, at rates beginning with 1-20c or 5 points, and advancing in five points, one-sixteenth, one-eighth and one-quarter of a cent, and by cents from one to thirty." The title page also includes examples to show how to use the tables for calculations.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Book

Geologic Atlas of the United States: Llano-Burnet Folio, Texas

Description: This atlas contains six maps from the regions around Llano, Texas and Burnet, Texas including topography, aerial geology, and structure sections. The illustrated text at the beginning of the atlas discusses the geological history of the area and gives an in-depth breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals as well as other features of the region including climate and vegetation.
Date: 1912
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Book

Geologic Atlas of the United States: Van Horn Folio, Texas

Description: This atlas contains three colored maps and aereal views from the regions around the Van Horn, Texas quadrangle including topography, and structure sections of the territory comprising El Paso County and Culberson County. The illustrated text of the atlas discusses the geological elevation of the area, provides in-depth breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals as well as the economic geology of the region, precious metals and minerals.
Date: 1914
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Book

Governors' Messages: Coke to Ross (Inclusive), 1874-1891

Description: This book contains a compilation of various speeches (including inaugural addresses) and other messages (including reports and veto statements) written by governors of Texas between 1874 and 1891. Additionally, brief biographies are included for each of the governors (Richard Coke, O. M. Roberts, John Ireland, and Lawrence Sullivan Ross) with the exception of R. B. Hubbard. Index starts on page 783.
Date: 1916
Creator: Texas State Library. Archive & History Dept.
Item Type: Book

History of Montague County

Description: This book gives a history of Montague County, told through anecdotal accounts covering events that span from the mid-1800s to the early 1900s.
Date: [1913]
Creator: Potter, W. R., Mrs.
Item Type: Book

Indian tribes of the lower Mississippi Valley and adjacent coast of the Gulf of Mexico

Description: Book describing various tribes of the lower Mississippi Valley and adjacent coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Includes information on: the tribes' locations; dress and ornaments; tattooing; arts and industries; economic life; medicine; birth, education, and the division of labor; games; etiquette; marriage; social organization; feasts; war; funeral ceremonies; religions; and origin of the tribe.
Date: 1911
Creator: Swanton, John Reed
Item Type: Book

Lectures and best literary productions of Bob Taylor

Description: Lectures and best literary productions of Bob Taylor; beautifully illustrated with views from the scenes of his early life in his beloved "Happy Valley." Introductory. "A memory," by De L. Rice.--"The fiddle and the bow."--The paradise of fools.--"Visions and dreams."--"Love, laughter and song."--"Sentiment."--"The old plantation."--Dixie.--Castles in the air.--Temptation.--Uncle Sam.--Addresses Tennessee centennial.--Notable speeches.--Love letters,
Date: 1912
Creator: Taylor, Robert Love
Item Type: Book

Life and career of Senator Robert Love Taylor (Our Bob)

Description: Biography of Robert (Bob) Love Taylor, a senator during the 46th Congress, who later served as governor of Tennessee. It includes recollections around the Civil War and other parts of his life including his time in school and his work as a newspaper editor.
Date: 1913
Creator: Taylor, James Patton; Taylor, Alf A. & Taylor, Hugh L.
Item Type: Book

Norris Wright Cuney: A Tribune of the Black People

Description: Biography of Norris Wright Cuney, a lawyer, politician, inspector of customs, revenue inspector, and Galveston alderman, in addition to organizing the Screwman's Benevolent Association.
Date: 1913
Creator: Hare, Maud Cuney
Item Type: Book

The Panhandle and Llano Estacado of Texas

Description: This bulletin contains a study and survey of the natural resources, livestock and agriculture of the Panhandle and Llano Estacado regions of Texas.
Date: 1910
Creator: Mally, Frederick W.
Item Type: Book

Reminiscences of the Terry Rangers

Description: This book gives a description of the Civil War from the point of view of the Terry Rangers (8th Texas Cavalry Regiment). It is written in first-person, describing specific incidences, including the Woodsonville Skirmish, the Battle of Shiloh, the Battle of Bentonville, as well as other events and anecdotes. Index starts on page 77.
Date: 1919
Creator: Blackburn, J. K. P.
Item Type: Book

Some History of Van Zandt County, Volume 1

Description: This book gives an overview of the history of Van Zandt County starting with a discussion of the Louisiana Purchase and the early history of the area before the county was formed. The history includes excerpts from autobiographies, newspaper articles, government addresses and reports, as well as other sources to illustrate major historical events in the Van Zandt county. Index starts on page 215.
Date: 1919
Creator: Manning, Wentworth
Item Type: Book