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Memorandum: Hurricane Flood Protection Hearing

Description: Memo released by the City of Corpus Christi, Texas to announce a public hearing to be held in the city regarding hurricane flood protection for the city and surrounding areas. The text also outlines the general problems that will be addressed during the meeting and various proposals and statements related to the topic.
Date: October 25, 1961
Creator: Corpus Christi (Tex.)
Item Type: Text

Bay City Origin - Destination Survey: October 1960

Description: Report documenting "factual data relative to the movements of vehicular traffic into and thru [sic] the Bay City area. The survey was ordered and planned to obtain data necessary for a comprehensive study of future development of highway facilities in the area" (p. 5). It includes graphs and tabular analyses of the survey, which was conducted on October 11, 1960.
Date: October 1960
Creator: Texas. Highway Department. Planning Survey Division.
Item Type: Report

Matagorda County, Texas Financial Report: 1959

Description: Annual financial report for Matagorda County, Texas, including an operational statement for Matagorda General Hospital, balance sheets and statements for each county fund, and other relevant information about county monies.
Date: 1960
Creator: Matagorda County (Tex.)
Item Type: Report

North Beach Study for the City of Corpus Christi

Description: Report discussing floods and sediments near Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, based on data gathered between 1927 and summer 1956. It includes specific measurements and analyses, broken into sections under three phase headings: (1) Floods of North Beach: Record, Causes, Types and Probability, (2) Sedimentation and Maintenance, and (3) Area Flood Protection by Strengthening Barrier Islands.
Date: August 10, 1956
Creator: Price, W. Armstrong
Item Type: Report

"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
Item Type: Book

Family Histories of Lloyd Ollie Croft and Gertrude Kathlena Koenning

Description: Family histories and biographical information (including photographs, records, and other materials) compiled as part of a personal genealogical project. The book is grouped into five sections: Lloyd Ollie (Olie) Croft Family History; Gertrude Kathlena Koenning; Croft Family Group Sheets; Koenning Family Group Sheets; and Simple Register Report - Descendants of Lloyd and Gertrude Koenning Croft. Index starts after page 239.
Date: 2015
Creator: Croft, Lucy Ann Nancy
Item Type: Book

[Diaries of L.H. and A.G. Graves]

Description: Compiled transcriptions of diaries written by Lucretius Harrison Graves and Albert Gallatin Graves, with some supplementary information and annotations.
Date: 2005-02~
Creator: Fisher, Lindy
Item Type: Book

Family Histories of Bennett Allen Nance and Archie Carlisle Lebus

Description: Family histories and biographical information (including photographs, records, and other materials) compiled as part of a personal genealogical project. The book is grouped into five sections: Bennett Allen Nance Family History; Archie Carlisle Lebus Family History; Nance Family Group Sheets; LeBus Family Group Sheets; and Simple Register Report - Descendants of Bennett and Archie LeBus Nance. Index starts on page 284.
Date: 2014
Creator: Croft, Lucy Ann Nancy
Item Type: Book

[Name Index to Gwen Pettit Articles]

Description: Spreadsheet index of personal and family names found in the compiled transcriptions of newspaper articles written by Gwen Pettit about the local history of Allen, Texas.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Fisher, Lindy
Item Type: Text

The First Century of Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas, 1867-1967

Description: This book provides an overview of the Scottish Rite organization and history in Texas, including background and introductory information, with descriptions of the Scottish Rite Bodies in Galveston, Austin, El Paso, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Waco. Sections also discuss the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children, the Scottish Rite dormitory at the University of Texas, the Scottish Rite Foundation of Texas, Inc., and the Sovereign Grand Inspectors General for Texas, as well as recorded membership. Index starts on page 477.
Date: 1967
Creator: Carter, James David
Item Type: Book

Souvenir Book of Favorite Recipes from El Paso, Texas

Description: Cookbook compiled by the Auxiliary of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church of El Paso, Texas, containing recipes organized by type as well as extensive household hints and reference materials. Table of contents (for recipes): Appetizers, Pickles, Relish; Soups, Salads, Dressings, Sauces; Main Dishes -- Meat, Seafood Poultry; Main Dishes -- Egg, Cheese, Spaghetti, Casserole; Vegetables, Bread, Rolls, Pies, Pastry; Cakes, Cookies, Icings; Desserts; Candy, Jelly, Jam, Preserves, Beverages, Miscellaneous. Index starts on page A.
Date: unknown
Creator: Auxiliary of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church
Item Type: Book

From Texas Tables: Gourmet Recipes

Description: Cookbook compiled by the Junior League of Dallas containing recipes organized by type; table of contents: Canapes and Hors d'Ourvres, Soups, Sea Food, Egg & Cheese, Poultry & Game, Meat, Vegetable, Typically Texas, Salad and Dressings, Desserts, For Healthy Hearts, Texas Size Parties, and Wine Information & Chart. It also includes some tips about cooking various foods and relevant quotations. Index starts after page 279.
Date: 1961
Creator: Junior League of Dallas
Item Type: Book

Black Texans in the Texas Supreme Court, 1840-1907

Description: Spreadsheet compiled from various court report documentation that lists all Texas Supreme Court cases between 1840 and 1907 that involved free, enslaved, and formerly-enslaved black Texans. Information for each entry includes the case title and justice, year, type of case, names, county and judge, and the decision or opinion.
Date: February 10, 2014
Creator: Hudson, Linda Sybert
Item Type: Text

A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 1

Description: First volume containing a comprehensive history of Texas; this volume has two parts, starting with a reprint of "History of Texas, 1685-1845" by Henderson Yoakum (original text with additional notes). The second part contains a series of essays on various aspects Texas history, broken into 19 chapters. Index starts on page 849.
Date: 1898
Creator: Wooten, Dudley G.
Item Type: Book

Home Town Recipes

Description: Cookbook compiled by the Alpha Delta Theta sorority in Mineral Wells, Texas, containing recipes organized by type as well as reference materials including cooking times and temperatures, measurement conversions, and other information.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alpha Delta Theta
Item Type: Book

[Elementary Diploma for Florence Vinson]

Description: Certificate issued to Florence Vinson by the Cass County, Texas Public School district. Text reads: "This Certifies that Florence Vinson has completed the Course of Study prescribed by the Board of education for the Elementary Schools which entitles the holder to this Elementary DIPLOMA and admission into the High School Department. Given at Linden, Texas, this the 30th day of May, 1931." There is an illustration of a bald eagle near the center holding a banner that says "United States of America" and a gold-colored seal in the lower-left corner near the signatures.
Date: May 30, 1931
Creator: Cass County (Tex.)
Item Type: Text