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"Surrounded by Dangers of All Kinds": The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Theodore Laidley

Description: This book contains a collection of letters written by Lieutenant Theodore Thadeus Sobieski (T. T. S.) Laidley between 1845 and 1848. The letters discuss life as a soldier during the Mexican War; most of the letters were written from various stations in Mexico. Each letter is bracketed by editorial commentary on the historical context and the collection is prefaced by a brief biography of Laidley's life prior to the first letter. Index starts on page 179.
Date: 1997
Creator: McCaffrey, James M., 1946- & Laidley, Theodore, 1822-1886.
Partner: UNT Press

The LH7 Ranch in Houston's Shadow: The E.H. Marks' Legacy From Longhorns to the Salt Grass Trail

Description: This book gives an overview of the history of the LH7 ranch, near Houston, Texas starting with the father of Emil Henry Marks, who founded the ranch. The chapters include biographical information of people in the Marks family and other people connected to the ranch as well as historical aspects of the ranch and the community. Index starts on page 217.
Date: 1991
Creator: Sizemore, Deborah Lightfoot
Partner: UNT Press

The WPA Dallas Guide and History

Description: This book gives an overview of the city of Dallas, Texas including statistics about the people and businesses as well as background information regarding the government, businesses, and social aspects of the city. The book also gives information about tourism and points of interest in the city and in Dallas County. Index starts on page 421.
Date: 1992
Creator: Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the City of Dallas
Partner: UNT Press

From Slave to Statesman: The Legacy of Joshua Houston, Servant to Sam Houston

Description: This biography discusses the life of Joshua Houston starting at around twelve years of age until his death in 1902. The text includes commentary on the historical context of his life and anecdotal accounts. Index starts on page 259.
Date: 1993
Creator: Prather, Patricia Smith, 1943- & Monday, Jane Clements, 1941-
Partner: UNT Press

In the Line of Duty: Reflections of a Texas Ranger Private

Description: This book contains a series of anecdotes about Lewis Rigler's life, focusing on his time as a law enforcement officer in Texas. He discusses his life growing up, various cases that he worked on as a Texas Ranger, and general observations that he gained from his job. Index starts on page 181.
Date: 1995
Creator: Rigler, Lewis C., 1914- & Rigler, Judyth Wagner
Partner: UNT Press

The Roy Bedichek Family Letters

Description: This book is a collection of letters written by Roy Bedichek and letters written to him from other family members. Annotations and notes about the letters have been added as footnotes. Biographical information based on interviews of family members as well as genealogical charts of the Bedichek and Greer families are also included. Index starts on page 447.
Date: 1998
Creator: Bedichek, Jane Gracy, 1918- & Bedichek, Roy, 1878-1959
Partner: UNT Press

A Book Lover in Texas

Description: This autobiographical text discusses Evelyn Oppenheimer's role as a reader and book reviewer in Texas. The book discusses both her life and opinions regarding books and various topics. A selection of her poetry and one of her short stories ("The Green Conscience") are also included. Index starts on page 153.
Date: 1995
Creator: Oppenheimer, Evelyn, 1907-
Partner: UNT Press

Star of Destiny: The Private Life of Sam and Margaret Houston

Description: This biography of Sam and Margaret Houston draws on surviving personal letters and writings to describe their lives together. The book roughly covers the time from their meeting to their deaths in 1863 and 1867, respectively. Index starts on page 419.
Date: 1993
Creator: Roberts, Madge Thornall, 1929-
Partner: UNT Press

El Rancho in South Texas: Continuity and Change From 1750

Description: This book discusses the history of ranching in South Texas, illustrated with photographs that were part of "the first major exhibit to examine the private cattle ranch in South Texas, held in 1994 in the John E. Connor Museum in Kingsville, Texas" (p. ix). Index starts on page 117.
Date: 1994
Creator: Graham, Joe S.
Partner: UNT Press

[Journal of Hugh Burns Callaway]

Description: Journal kept by Hugh Callaway from October 12th, 1991 to March 12th, 1993. Some of the entries discuss the murder of his significant other.
Date: 1991-10-12/1993-03-12
Creator: Callaway, Hugh Burns
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Things you should know about Canada

Description: Volume contains information about Canada, Ontario, and Ottawa, for attendees of the Conclave. Prospectus includes information about the publication, and ordering information.
Date: 1994
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Max und Moritz: their first, second, and final tricks.

Description: 3 sections of the children's work Max und Moritz by Wilhelm Busch. The terrible twosome pull various tricks, and end up getting their just reward in the end. Includes some information on the history of the work.
Date: 1990
Creator: Busch, Wilhelm.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Corners of Texas

Description: This volume contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about folk music, folk arts and crafts, history of Texas, prominent Texas writers, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 285.
Date: 1993
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Features and Fillers: Texas Journalists on Texas Folklore

Description: Collection of popular folklore of Texas, including information about animals, folk music, weather lore, folk beliefs, legends, folk medicine, poetry and other folktales. The index begins on page 229.
Date: 1999
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

AIDS Care is Health Care

Description: Booklet written by the Aids Action Council arguing for better insurance and healthcare benefits for individuals living with HIV/AIDS and outlining current legislation in favor of these changes.
Date: January 1994
Creator: AIDS Action Council
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Read to Your Bunny

Description: This document provides information on the importance of reading to children.
Date: 1995
Creator: Texas Library Association. Children's Round Table.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water for West Texas Wildlife

Description: This document provides information derived from Texas Hunting license revenue and Texas hunting excise taxes on sporting arms and ammunition through Federal Aid Projects W-57-R, Trans-Pecos Game Management Survey, W-48-D, Black Gap Wildlife Management Area Development and W-67-D, Bighorn Sheep Development.
Date: 1992
Creator: Bone, Timothy L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Family Land Heritage Registry, [Volume 13], 1994-1995

Description: Book commemorating Family Land Heritage Day with descriptions of the honorees from 1994 to 1995 -- including important dates, people, and biographical information -- along with an index and other related information.
Date: August 1997
Creator: Texas. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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