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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

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.
Item Type: Book

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

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

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

A History Of Trinity County Texas, 1827 to 1928

Description: This book gives a general overview of the history of Trinity County, Texas starting in 1827. According to the table of contents, the chapter subjects include topography and geography, early history, the period of depression (1860-1880), development starting in 1880, and the change from forest to farm.
Date: 1966
Creator: Bowles, Flora Gatlin, 1881-
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

Message of Governor T.M. Campbell to the first called session of the thirtieth legislature of Texas: together with the proclamation of the Governor convening the legislature in extra-ordinary session.

Description: This document is a message to the legislature of Texas from Governor T.M. Campbell. The purpose of the message was to get the legislature prepared to discuss laws concerning: simplification of court proceedings in the state of Texas, making telephone companies transmit other telephone companies messages, fair and lawful taxing of its citizens, increase business fees of both domestic and foreign businesses, and any other matters relating to the Constitution of Texas.
Date: April 17, 1907
Creator: Campbell, Thomas Mitchell
Item Type: Book

Comanche Texts

Description: This book contains Comanche folktales, along with the English translations. They are broken into several sections which are listed (along with brief summaries of the stories) in the table of contents: coyote stories; fairy tales and fables; manners and morals; adventure; and obtaining and preparing food. Both the English and Comanche texts have numbered footnotes to line up the translation, explained in the Editor's Note (p. iii); there is also an Explanatory Note describing the Comanche transcription (p. xiii). A vocabulary list including an explanation starts on page 132.
Date: 1958
Creator: Canonge, Elliott D.
Item Type: Book

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

[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

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

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

The journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle

Description: The journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle published in 2 volumes. This is volume-2, as related by his faithful lieutenant, Henri de Tonty; his missionary colleagues, Fathers Zenobius Membre, Louis Hennepin, and Anastasius Douay; his early biographer, Father Christian LeClercq; his trusted subordinate, Henri Joutel; and his brother, Jean Cavelier; together with memoirs, commissions, etc. Edited with an introduction by Isaac Joslin Cox
Date: unknown
Creator: Cox, Isaac Joslin
Item Type: Book

Prospectus of Twelve Central Texas Counties.

Description: This book gives an overview of the twelve Blackland Counties of Texas in alphabetical order. For each county, a brief description of the geographic and agricultural characteristics is given as well as statistics on population and county income. Additionally, a geological description of the Black Prairie Region gives more specific aspects of the area and the soil compositions and a final chapter discusses the property market of the area.
Date: 1895
Creator: Crawford, Wilbur F. & [Moore, Monta J.]
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

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

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