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Adobe Walls Bride: The Story of Billy and Olive King Dixon

Description: Story of the lives of Billy and Olive King Dixon in the Texas Panhandle from recollections and historical research. This book covers their marriage, parenthood, home building, etc. in the Texas Panhandle. Index begins on page 275.
Date: 1955
Creator: McCarty, John L. 1901-1974
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1955-1956]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1955 to 1956 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. Includes newspaper clippings organized by local, district, state, and national art activities and events.
Date: 1955/1956
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1955

Description: Summer session catalog describes the course offerings and general information about Abilene Christian College in Abilene, Texas.
Date: January 1955
Creator: Abilene Christian College
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Catalog of Lamar State College of Technology, 1955-1956

Description: Catalog of courses offered by the Lamar State College of Technology for the year 1955-1956, as well as general information about the university, programs, and policies.
Date: January 1955
Creator: Lamar State College of Technology
Partner: Lamar University

[City of Grand Prairie Tax Roll: 1955, Volume 1]

Description: Tax rolls for Grand Prairie, Texas documenting real and personal properties during 1955, including the name and address of each property's owner, it's assessed value, taxes due, date paid, and receipt number.
Date: 1955
Creator: Grand Prairie (Tex.)
Partner: Grand Prairie Genealogical Society

Dallas City Directory, 1955

Description: General directory for Dallas, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses.
Date: 1955
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Co.
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Dr. Chauncey D. Leake and the University of Texas Medical Branch, 1942-1955

Description: A booklet published in appreciation of Dr. Chauncey D. Leake on his retirement from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1955, where he had been Executive Director since 1942. The booklet summarizes Leake's career and his contributions to both the university and the medical world at large.
Date: 1955
Creator: Leake, Chauncey Depew, 1896-1978
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Grapevine Telephone Directory, 1955]

Description: Telephone directory for Grapevine, Texas for January 1955 and contains the names, and phone numbers of telephone subscribers in the town. The majority of the pages contain advertisements for local businesses and restaurants. The note on the front cover of the book says that they should not use it "Until After December 30 Since All Grapevine Telephone Numbers Will Be Changed..."
Date: January 1955
Creator: The Southwestern States Telephone Company
Partner: City of Grapevine

Heidi

Description: Whitman Classics (1955) edition of Heidi by Johanna Spyri with illustrations by Janet Smalley. The front cover has an illustration of Heidi standing barefoot on a patch of grass and flowers wearing a dirndl laced at the front. In her apron she is holding a batch of picked flowers. Tied around her hair is a floral patterned scarf. On the left is a goat kid looking at her flowers. In the background of the cover is a pink bas with white flowers, possibly edelweiss. At the top of the cover is a dar… more
Date: 1955
Creator: Spyri, Johanna
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Kempner Automobile 1955

Description: Ledger detailing daily automobile and other transportation-related expenses incurred during the Kempner family European trip from August to October 1955. Expenses listed include chauffeur salary, gas, repairs, cleaning maintenance, and parking garage fees.
Date: 1955
Creator: Kempner, Daniel W. (Daniel Webster), 1877-1956
Partner: Rosenberg Library

Page-Interstate Company and the Daily Sun’s Baytown, Highlands, and La Porte Texas Modern City Directory, 1955-56

Description: General directory for Baytown, Texas and the surrounding area including address listings for businesses and individuals as well as business advertisements. Areas include Baytown, La Porte, Cedar Bayou, Highlands, Wooster and adjacent territory. According to the title page, it contains “an alphabetical directory of all residents eighteen years of age and over with detailed information concerning each; a numerical directory by streets with street telephone guide; a classified business directory w… more
Date: 1955/1956
Creator: Page-Interstate Company
Partner: Sterling Municipal Library

Philosophical Society of Texas, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting: 1954

Description: Proceedings of the annual meeting of the Philosophical Society of Texas held December 4, including a list of attendees, text of addresses, changes to membership, and biographical information about members who have passed. The theme of this conference was "Will There Be Too Many College Graduates?"
Date: 1955
Creator: Philosophical Society of Texas
Partner: Philosophical Society of Texas

Texas Almanac, 1956-1957

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, weather, "resources, population, industry, commerce, history, government, education and other matters relating to the civic, social and economic development" of the time. A general index is on page 733.
Date: 1955
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County, Volume 2, 1790-1955

Description: Genealogical Records of Ellis County, Texas contain various lists of records (births, deaths, marriages, etc.) taken from family Bibles, cemetery and church records, wills, and other relevant sources. Index starts on page 121.
Date: 1955
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Rebecca Boyce Chapter (Waxahachie, Tex.). Genealogical Records Committee.
Partner: Nicholas P. Sims Library

Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County, Volume 3, 1750-1955

Description: Genealogical Records of Ellis County, Texas contain various lists of records (births, deaths, marriages, etc.) taken from family Bibles, cemetery and church records, wills, and other relevant sources. Index starts on page 153.
Date: 1955
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Rebecca Boyce Chapter (Waxahachie, Tex.). Genealogical Records Committee.
Partner: Nicholas P. Sims Library

Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County, Volume 4, 1790-1955

Description: Genealogical Records of Ellis County, Texas contain various lists of records (births, deaths, marriages, etc.) taken from family Bibles, cemetery and church records, wills, and other relevant sources. Index starts on page 156.
Date: 1955
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Rebecca Boyce Chapter (Waxahachie, Tex.). Genealogical Records Committee.
Partner: Nicholas P. Sims Library

Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County, Volume 5, 1450-1955

Description: Genealogical Records of Ellis County, Texas contain various lists of records (births, deaths, marriages, etc.) taken from family Bibles, cemetery and church records, wills, and other relevant sources. Index starts on page 158.
Date: 1955
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Rebecca Boyce Chapter (Waxahachie, Tex.)
Partner: Nicholas P. Sims Library

Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County, Volume 6, 1784-1955

Description: Genealogical Records of Ellis County, Texas contain various lists of records (births, deaths, marriages, etc.) taken from family Bibles, cemetery and church records, wills, and other relevant sources. Index starts on page 290.
Date: 1955
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Rebecca Boyce Chapter (Waxahachie, Tex.). Genealogical Records Committee.
Partner: Nicholas P. Sims Library

Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County, Volume 7, 1800-1955

Description: Genealogical Records of Ellis County, Texas contain various lists of records (births, deaths, marriages, etc.) taken from family Bibles, cemetery and church records, wills, and other relevant sources. Index starts on page 163.
Date: 1955
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Rebecca Boyce Chapter (Waxahachie, Tex.). Genealogical Records Committee.
Partner: Nicholas P. Sims Library

Texas Genealogical Records, Ellis County, Volume 8, 1599-1955

Description: Genealogical Records of Ellis County, Texas contain various lists of records (births, deaths, marriages, etc.) taken from family Bibles, cemetery and church records, wills, and other relevant sources. Index starts on page 208.
Date: 1955
Creator: Daughters of the American Revolution. Rebecca Boyce Chapter (Waxahachie, Tex.). Genealogical Records Committee.
Partner: Nicholas P. Sims Library

Theses on Texas History: A Check List of Theses and Dissertations in Texas History Produced in the Departments of History of Eighteen Texas Graduate Schools and Thirty-Three Graduate Schools Outside of Texas, 1907-1952

Description: Book containing theses collected from the history departments of fifty-one graduate schools. The theses are listed in alphabetical order by author and relate to Texas. Includes the degree conferred upon each author, the title of the theses, and lists of illustrations, maps, tables, and contents.
Date: 1955
Creator: Elliott, Claude, 1896-1958
Partner: Texas State Historical Association
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