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Annual Reception Bay View Club September 26, 1917

Description: Guest registry book for a reception at the Bay View Club in 1917; each page of the book contains the handwritten names of each person that was in attendance. Also included in the record is an envelope containing the ribbon that ties the booklet together.
Date: September 26, 1917
Creator: Bay View Club
Partner: City of Grapevine

Travis County Clerk Records: Transfers 1917

Description: Index to record of lots sold in 1917, including by whom sold, to whom sold, description of lots, block, outlot, division, remarks, date of sale, amount paid, and page where recorded. Arranged by last name of seller.
Date: 1917
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

[Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution (TXSSAR) Membership Records: 148-232]

Description: Compiled membership records for the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution from April 1, 1917 through April 1, 1925 (member numbers 148 through 232 The materials include original applications and supporting documentation that accompanied the paperwork.
Date: 1917-04-01/1925-04-01
Creator: Sons of the American Revolution. Texas Society.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Travis County Election Records: Record of Election Returns 4

Description: Record of returns from county, state, national, special, and constitutional amendment elections dating from April 1917 to April 1926. Returns on county, state, national, and special elections show date of election, type of return, name of each candidate, location and number of each election precinct, number of votes received by each candidate in each precinct, total number of votes received by each candidate, and total election vote count. Returns on constitutional amendments show article and section being amended, number of votes for and against amendment, and total vote county. Arranged chronologically by date of election.
Date: 1917-04/1926-04
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

The Laws of Texas, 1915-1917 [Volume 17]

Description: Supplement Volume to the Original Ten Volumes compiled and arranged by H.P.N Gammel of Austin.
Date: 1917
Creator: Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen
Partner: UNT Libraries

Madero y sus detractores, por varios maderistas.

Description: Book containing short essays (sometimes anonymous) on the theme of revolutionary politics, many works relating to Francisco Madero, the Mexican president who was assassinated in 1913. Notably, it was published in El Paso, Texas by supporters in exile.
Date: 1917
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Waifs and Strays

Description: This work contains short stories by O. Henry and critical and biographical analyses of his life and works, which were written by various contributors.
Date: 1917
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Soil survey of San Saba County, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agriculture, and soils of San Saba County Texas.
Date: 1917
Creator: Veatch, J. O. (Jethro Otto); Rogers, R. F.; Beck, M. W. (Miles Walter) & Lewis, H. G. (Henry Guy)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soil Survey of Smith County, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agriculture, and soils of Smith County, Texas.
Date: January 23, 1917
Creator: Schoenmann, L. R. (Lee Roy Adolph); Smies, E. H.; Rockie, W. A.; Maxon, E. T.; Hutton, F. Z. & Lewis, H. G. (Henry Guy)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series 1, Volume 27.

Description: Records of the War of the Rebellion include copies of naval correspondence (reports, letters, telegrams, and general orders) from both the Union and Confederate Navies discussing their operations. According to the introduction in the first volume, the first series "embraces the reports, orders, and correspondence, both Union and Confederate, relating to all naval operations on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and inland waters of the United States during the war of the rebellion, together with the operations of vessels acting singly, either as cruisers or privateers, in different parts of the world. These reports are accompanied by such diagrams and maps as may be necessary" (pp. ix-x). Index starts on page 725.
Date: 1917
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

John F. Worley Directory Co. Abilene City Directory, 1917

Description: Directory for Abilene, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, educational institutions, churches, secret and benevolent societies, etc., a street guide and householders' directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens, giving full names, occupation or pursuit, and address, also a complete classified business directory, 'The Buyer's Guide.'" The index to advertisements begins on page 6.
Date: 1917
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Co.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Soil survey of Eastland County, Texas

Description: Text describes climate, agriculture, and soils of Eastland County, Texas.
Date: 1917
Creator: Smith, William G.; Agee, J. H.; Watkins, W. I. & Rockie, W. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

El Paso City Directory, 1917

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it contains "a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, educational institutions, churches, secret and benevolent societies, etc., a street guide and householders' directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens, giving full names, occupation or pursuit, and address, also a complete Classified Business Directory, 'The Buyer's Guide.'"
Date: 1917
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Company
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Report on the Dam and Water Power Development at Austin, Texas

Description: Report about the reconstruction of the Austin Dam including appendices of statistics, graphs, and a bibliography, as well as the letter of transmittal and relevant city resolution.
Date: November 1917
Creator: Mead, Daniel W.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Proceedings of Investigation Committee, House of Representatives Thirty-Fifth Legislature: Charges Against Governor James E. Ferguson Together with Findings of Committee and Action of House with Prefatory Statement and Index to Proceedings

Description: This publication documents the investigation of Governor Ferguson conducted by the Investigation Committee including transcripts of interviews, relevant documents, and the findings of the Committee. Index starts on page 531.
Date: March 1917
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. Investigation Committee.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Tarrant County, Fort Worth, Texas, farmers, stockmen and dairymen's directory : containing the names and addresses and amount assessed to each : acreage of farms and capacity of dairies. Parcel post rates and zones, also a complete copy Federal Farm Loan Act, suggestions, questions and answers regarding same

Description: The Farmers, Stockmen and Dairymen's Directory for Fort Worth and Tarrant County. Contains the names and addresses and amount assessed to each : acreage of farms and capacity of dairies. Parcel post rates and zones, also a complete copy Federal Farm Loan Act, suggestions, questions and answers regarding same.
Date: 1917
Partner: Fort Worth Public Library

Catalogue of Simmons College, 1916-1917

Description: Catalogue describes the governance, history, admission requirements, course offerings, and campus life of Simmons College in Abilene, Texas.
Date: June 1917
Creator: Simmons College (Abilene, Tex.)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Photographs of Fort Worth.

Description: A book with photographs of early Fort Worth.
Date: 1917
Creator: Swartz, D. H.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cotton Calculator

Description: Pamphlet with printed tables used to calculate prices of cotton. According to the title page, "Showing the results of any multiplications of all quantities from 300 to 600, at rates beginning with 1-20c or 5 points, and advancing in five points, one-sixteenth, one-eighth and one-quarter of a cent, and by cents from one to thirty." The title page also includes examples to show how to use the tables for calculations.
Date: 1917
Partner: UNT Libraries

Catalog of Daniel Baker College, 1916-1917

Description: Catalog describes the governance, history, course offerings, and campus life of Daniel Baker College in Brownwood, Texas.
Date: June 1917
Creator: Daniel Baker College (Brownwood, Tex.)
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Clara Evans' Wedding Journal]

Description: Journal belonging to Clara Evans detailing her relationship with John T. Willis, Sr., from their first meeting to their wedding. Newspaper announcements, wedding invitations, fabric samples from Clara Evans' bridal trousseau, pressed flowers, and photographs have been pasted into the book, along with descriptions of important events written by Clara Evans. It also contains articles pertaining to the Willises' Golden Wedding Anniversary in 1967.
Date: 1917/1967
Creator: Willis, Nannie Clara Evans
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[City of Grand Prairie Tax Roll: 1917 to 1920]

Description: Tax rolls for Grand Prairie, Texas documenting real and personal properties during 1917-1920.
Date: 1917/1920
Creator: Grand Prairie (Tex.)
Partner: Grand Prairie Genealogical Society