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History and Reminiscences of Denton County

Description: This book gives an overview of Denton County including the history of various time periods and specific aspects of the area as well as reminiscences of citizens. Index starts on page 408.
Date: 1976
Creator: Bates, Ed. F.
Item Type: Book

A History of Crosby County 1876-1977

Description: This text is a history of various economic and social aspects of Crosby County, described on the title page as, "A collection of historical sketches and family histories composed by County Residents; compiled by the staff of the Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum under the supervision and with the cooperation of the Crosby County Historical Commission" (p. 1). Index starts on page 597.
Date: 1978
Creator: Crosby County Pioneer Museum
Item Type: Book

A History Of Dickens County: Ranches and Rolling Plains

Description: This book discusses the history of Dickens County, Texas. The Table of Contents breaks the book into eight portions: The Beginnings, Education, Churches, Businesses, Ranches, Farming, Miscellaneous, Family Histories. An index to family histories is on the pages after the table of contents and before the first section.
Date: 1971
Creator: Arrington, Fred
Item Type: Book

History of Mineola, Texas; "Gateway to the Pines"

Description: This book covers the history of Mineola, located in Wood County, Texas. The book includes chapters on the original inhabitants of the city, as well as discussions about local churches, schools, business establishments, landmarks, and railroads.
Date: 1973
Creator: Jones, Lucille
Item Type: Book

Mineola and its Mayors: 101 Years

Description: This book covers the history of mayors in the city of Mineola, located in Wood County, Texas. It includes biographical information about each mayor, as well as a discussion of the events that surrounded their incumbency. The surname index begins on page 250.
Date: 1976
Creator: Bruner, Ora Pritchett
Item Type: Book

Mineola: the first 100 years

Description: This book documents the history of the first one hundred years of the city of Mineola, Texas, which is located in Wood County. The book includes information about the creation and organization of the city, the establishment of railroads, local businesses, churches and schools, as well as information about the local citizens of Mineola.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Book

Papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 2

Description: "Leftwich's Grant is the second volume in a series that is intended to document the colonization of an area in Central Texas that eventually became known as Robertson's Colony." It covers "the three years that [Robert] Leftwich spent in Mexico City and Saltillo" and includes "a complete account of his official negotiations with both the national government in Mexico City and the state government of Coahuila and Texas. It also includes documents concerning Dr. Felix Robertson, President of the Texas Association, and the group of young men who came to Texas with him in the fall of 1825 to explore the grant and survey land for the stockholders" (p. 11). The index begins on page 667.
Date: 1975
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas
Item Type: Book

Shakelford County Sketches

Description: This book describes the people and events throughout Shackelford County's history from the mid- to late 1800s. Sketches include excerpts from diaries and daybooks as well as short biographies of important persons in the area. Annotations start on page 73; index starts on page 111.
Date: 1974
Creator: Biggers, Don Hampton, 1869-1957 & Farmer, Joan
Item Type: Book

Tyler & Smith County, Texas: An Historical Survey

Description: This book gives an overview of the history of Tyler, Texas and Smith County through a series of essays written by community members on various social and historical topics. A List of Illustrations is on page viii and the Table of Contents is on page ix; the index starts on page 279.
Date: 1976
Creator: Glover, Robert W.
Item Type: Book

Wood County, 1850-1900

Description: This text gives an overview of Wood County, Texas from roughly 1850 to 1900. It includes historical sketches of various aspects of life in the county as well as anecdotes. Genealogical information and documentation are also included for pioneer families in the area.
Date: 1976
Creator: Wood County Historical Society
Item Type: Book