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Texas Family Secrets

Description: Collection of stories by forty local writers describing family histories and anecdotes in the Grayson County, Texas area. Each story is preceded by a brief biographical sketch of the author.
Date: 2017
Creator: Lincecum, Jerry Bryan & Redshaw, Peggy A.
Partner: Austin College

A Pictorial History of Texas, From the Earliest Visits of European Adventurers, to A.D. 1879.

Description: Illustrated history of Texas, organized into ten sections: [1] General Description of the Country, [2] Texas Under Spanish Domination, 1695--1820, [3] Colonization Under Mexican Domination, 1820--1834, [4] The Revolution, [5] The Republic, From 1837 to 1846, [6] Texas as a State, from 1847 to 1878, [7] Indians, [8] Biographies, [9] History -- Counties, and [10] Miscellaneous Items.
Date: 2017
Creator: Thrall, Homer S., 1819-1894
Partner: UNT Libraries

History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson Counties.

Description: Book containing a brief overview of the state of Texas and more specific focus on six specific counties, with extensive biographical sketches about persons related to the history of those places. An alphabetical index of persons who are included follows the table of contents at the front of the book.
Date: 2017
Creator: Lewis Publishing Company
Partner: UNT Libraries

Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Description: This book "is a compendium of America's Indian Wars and the mountain men, soldiers, cowboys and pioneers who took part in them" (dust-jacket). It includes information about all the major American Indian battles, the lives of notable men who fought in the battles, and the combat techniques employed. The index begins on page 247.
Date: 2017
Creator: O'Neal, Bill
Partner: Panola College

The Encyclopedia of Texas

Description: This book provides a biographical view of Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history. The book also includes profiles of: the public school system in Texas; banking; the public school system; the State Fair; the Cotton Industry; oil history; and histories of select towns, such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Ellis County, Waco, San Antonio, Galveston, and many others.
Date: 2017
Creator: Davis, Ellis Arthur & Grobe, Edwin H.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Forgotten Texas Census: First Annual Report of the Agricultural Bureau of the Department of Agriculture, Insurance, Statistics, and History, 1887-88

Description: Book containing a county by county census of Texas taken in 1887-1888. Information tallied includes such things as divorces, marriages, number of workers, church affiliation, and ethnic makeup. There is also a overview of state institutions, mineral wealth, geography, and miscellaneous information from the time.
Date: 2017
Creator: Foster, L. L.
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas

Description: Biographical view of Texas and its history including narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history and information about important point in history including: the pioneer days of Texas, Texas' transition from a Mexican state to being part of the United States, and the wars in which Texas citizens took part.
Date: 2017
Partner: UNT Libraries

History of Texas: From Its First Settlement in 1685 to Its Annexation to the United States in 1846, Volume 1

Description: Book describing Texas history up to the time of annexation to the United States of America. This first volume is broken into 22 chapters covering the start of European immigration (roughly 1685) through the establishment of the Republic of Texas in 1835, with a number of appendices containing supplementary information.
Date: 2017
Creator: Yoakum, H. (Henderson K.), 1810-1856
Partner: UNT Libraries

Road to Destiny

Description: Book discussing the rise and fall of a Quaker settlement on the Llano Estacado, which Paris Cox founded in the early 1880s.
Date: 2018
Creator: Ellis, Temple Ann, 1878-1963
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cynthia Ann Parker

Description: Book examining the story of Cynthia Ann Parker, captured at age nine by Comanche Indians. This study looks at her life during her time with the Comanches, including her marriage to Peta Nocona, and her subsequent recapture by white soldiers when she was thirty-four.
Date: 2018
Creator: Jackson, Grace
Partner: UNT Libraries

Miss Ella of the Deep South of Texas

Description: Historical narrative of the life of Ellen Talbot and the region of Texas the author calls the "Deep South of Texas," meaning that area near the Gulf that combines elements of the West with those of the Deep South.
Date: 2018
Creator: Allen, Arda Talbot, 1889-
Partner: UNT Libraries