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Life of J. W. Holston

Description: Handwritten manuscript by John Willis Holston. Chronicles his family's journey to Texas from Mississippi in 1869. Includes stories from his days as a cowboy on a cattle drive, and his two year service as a Texas Ranger.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Holston, John Willis
Item Type: Book

Military Maps of the Texas revolution

Description: Relief shown by hachures. "To accompany Texas independence by Col. A.J. Houston." NTSU copy classed 976.4 H818t. Combat near the Mission Concepción -- The siege of Bexar -- Refugio Mission -- Ground plan of Fort Defiance -- Map of Texas, with Coahuila, in 1835-36 -- Military map of Texas and Coahuila, as Mexican territory, 1835-36 -- The Alamo -- Siege of the Alamo -- Fannin's fight -- Map of the battlefield of San Jacinto.
Date: 1938
Creator: Houston, Andrew Jackson
Item Type: Map

A dictionary of the Atakapa language accompanied by text material

Description: Volume contains all the Atakapa linguistic material known to be in existence in 1932. Includes nine Atakapa texts with English translations, an Atakapa-English dictionary, and an index to the Atakapa dictionary.
Date: 1932
Creator: Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel) & Swanton, John Reed
Item Type: Book

When Texas was young

Description: The battle of San Jacinto -- A surgeon's story -- The "Twin Sisters" -- Reminiscences, piratical and revolutionary, from the career of Colonel Warren D.C. Hall.
Date: 1930
Creator: Ziegler, Jesse A.
Item Type: Book

Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Sabine County, no. 202

Description: Inventory of the records of Sabine County housed in the Sabine County Courthouse as of 1937. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with a governmental organization chart, outline of the records system, and information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder and Clerk of the County, District Court, County Court, Justice of the Peace Courts, Grand Jury, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constable, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Surveyor, and Public Weighers. Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.
Date: June 1939
Creator: Historical Records Survey.
Item Type: Book

Geography of Denton County

Description: This book discusses Denton County, Texas including the geography, geology, some agriculture and settlements as well as a chapter on ways that teachers can engage students in learning about the history of Denton County. Index starts on page 131.
Date: 1936
Creator: Cowling, Mary Jo
Item Type: Book