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The Early History of Montgomery, Texas

Description: Book detailing the early history of Montgomery, Texas (roughly 1825 through 1848) including the text of various primary sources and legal documents.
Date: 2012
Creator: Searle, Kameron K.
Item Type: Book

The Early Settlers Life in Texas

Description: This book describes the early history of Hill County, located in Texas, including the author's trip to Texas, information about the first settlers, prominent men, Native American massacres, government, and the general organization of the county.
Date: 1963
Creator: Kirkpatrick, A. Y.
Item Type: Book

East Texas.

Description: This book was created to provide "authentic information concerning the natural and co-operative resources and opportunities offered by East Texas and her people" for the general public. It contains information about the "General Development in 1921-22, The Evolution of transportation and Fixing of Lower Rate Levels, The Marketing Problem Nearing Solution, Organization, Concentration and Standardization of Quality; Pack and Grade, Co-Operative Work of A. & M. College Department of Extension Service; State Agricultural Department; Markets and Warehouses Department; [and the] Chamber of Commerce in East Texas" (p. 1).
Date: 1923
Creator: East Texas Chamber of Commerce.
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

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

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

The Forgotton Colony: San Patricio de Hibernia: The History, the People and the Legends of the Irish Colony of McMullen-McGloin

Description: This book discusses the history of the McMullen-McGloin Colony in San Patricio County, Texas. According to the table of contents (which starts on page ix), the book is divided into three major sections: Part I includes biographical sketches of original settlers, Part II includes an overview of the history of the settlement itself, and Part III includes stories and songs from the oral tradition.
Date: 1981
Creator: Hébert, Rachel Bluntzer
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

Gammel's Rules of the Courts of Texas

Description: A book containing Gammel's rules for the courts of Texas. Some of the court rules included are: briefing rules, Texas Supreme Court rules, Civil Appeals Court rules, Criminal Appeals Court rules, District and County Court rules, and rules for being admitted to the Bar.
Date: 1922
Creator: Moffett, James William
Item Type: Book

A gazetteer of Texas

Description: This book is about the geography of Texas. The geographical information in the book includes: topography and drainage, climate, forests, exploration, settlement, population, industries, and land surveys.
Date: 1902
Creator: Gannett, Henry
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

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: Uvalde Folio, Texas

Description: This atlas contains three colored maps from the quadrangle region around Uvalde (Culberson County) and Zavalla (Angelina County), Texas including historical geography, topography, and structure sections. 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 other features of the region, and includes economic geology, agriculture and cattle raising information.
Date: 1900
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

Ghost Towns of Texas

Description: This book gives an overview of ghost towns in the state of Texas. Many of the towns are described with extended histories while others are simply noted with a statement of their locations. The book is split into four parts, according to the table of contents: Part I -- Utopia (La Reunion, Kristenstad, Bettina, Sisterdale, Panna Maria); Part II -- Religious Havens (Zodiac, Burning Bush, Kelsey, Marietta, Fairchilds); Part III -- Industrial Meccas (Thurber, Minera, Trinity City, Salado, Gibtown, Geraldine, Kellyville, New Birmingham, Albuquerque, Shafter, Tenoxtitlan, Clarksville, Aiken, Charcoal City, San Luis Pass, Bevilport, Senterfitt, Old Larissa, Nashville, Childers' Mill, Shanklin Mill, McGough Springs, Texana, Boonville, Springfield, Cincinnati, Pulaski, Tarrant, Buckner, Dresden Settlement, Chambers' Creek, Viesca); and Part IV -- Also-Rans (Other Ghosts). Bibliography starts on page 127; index starts on page 133.
Date: 1953
Creator: King, Dick
Item Type: Book

Governor's Message to the 56th legislature.

Description: A message to Texas legislature about the economics of Texas, money issues within the government of Texas, Texas legislation, and other political issues in Texas.
Date: January 21, 1959
Creator: Price, Daniel
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

Historical Geology Sheet: Texas Uvalde Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Uvalde 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: April 1900
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Item Type: Map

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 Collin County, Texas

Description: This book gives an overview of Collin County, Texas. The text discusses the geography and prehistoric aspects of the county as well as the history of the people in the region (including Native American tribes and settlers). The book has a bibliography (starting on p. 279) and an index (starting on p. 283).
Date: 1958
Creator: Stambaugh, J. Lee, b. 1889; Stambaugh, Lillian J., b. 1888 & Carroll, H. Bailey
Item Type: Book