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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
Partner: UNT Libraries

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1919: In Two Volumes, Volume 2, Part 2

Description: This text contains the second portion of the Austin Papers, published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. The previous volume includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "The Austin Papers are the collection of materials accumulated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas. They consist of business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. v). Index starts on page 1803.
Date: 1924
Creator: American Historical Association
Partner: UNT Libraries

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1922: In Two Volumes and a Supplemental Volume, Volume 2

Description: This text contains the second portion of the Austin Papers for 1922, "belonging to the years 1828-1834," published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. It includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "the documents here published continue...to shed much light on the conditions and motives which led to emigration from the United States to Texas" (p. vii). Index starts on page 1177.
Date: 1928
Creator: American Historical Association
Partner: UNT Libraries

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1919: In Two Volumes, Volume 2, Part 1

Description: This text contains the first portion of the Austin Papers, published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. This volume includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "The Austin Papers are the collection of materials accumulated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas. They consist of business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. v).
Date: 1924
Creator: American Historical Association
Partner: UNT Libraries

Investigations into the Nature, Causation, and Prevention of Texas or Southern Cattle Fever

Description: This book serves as "a report on the nature, causation, and prevention of Texas cattle fever" (p. 9) or the infection of cattle by ticks. It includes statistical tables and illustrations of red blood corpuscles infected by ticks. Index begins on page 297.
Date: 1893
Creator: Smith, Theobold & Kilborne, Fred Lucius
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the 111th Congress, First Session

Description: The Congressional Record contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, and speeches for the Senate and House of Representatives. There is a red tab sticking out of page E2255, highlight the speech Hon. Alcee L. Hastings gave about Helen Snapp.
Date: September 14, 2009
Creator: United States. Congress.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

War Ration Book No. 3

Description: Ration book issued to Marjorie N. Forester, a house wife of a soldier overseas; the front cover contains information about Forester's address, sex, weight, height, age, and occupation. This book has four sheets of stamps inserted into the middle.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[War Ration Book Two Belonging to Beatrice Clementine Blewett]

Description: War ration book belonging to Beatrice Blewett of Alexandria, Louisiana; the front of the book has information regarding her address, age, sex, and the signature of the issuing officer. Inside, there are miscellaneous stamps, some having been torn out and some still in the form of sheets.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Ration Book One with Certificate of Ownership]

Description: Certificate of ownership of a "War Ration Book One." The text on the front fold contains information about penalties one could receive for false information, and what to do if you find a lost book. To the left is the signature of the book holder, Lou Jane Wyatt, and on the reverse side of the top fold there is her personal information including: address, height, weight, hair color, etc.
Date: 1942
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[F. D. Wyatt's Mileage Ration Identification Folder]

Description: Mileage Ration Identification Folder belonging to F. D. Wyatt, according to the card it is valid from September 1944 to December 1944. The card is folded in half to create a place to keep gas ration stamps inside of; Wyatt was granted "E" stamps for his use.
Date: September 8, 1944
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Gas Mileage Ration Folder for F. D. Wyatt]

Description: Mileage ration folder belonging to F. D. Wyatt, valid from June 13, 1945 until September 13, 1945. This card is folded down the center creating a place to put coupons for gas rations inside; the note on the front says: "Any Person Finding Lost Coupons Should Mail or Return Them at Once to the Nearest War Price and Rationing Board."
Date: June 13, 1945
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

War Ration Book Four

Description: Ration book used during World War II with sheets of stamps inserted in the middle. There is a note on the back of the book that reads: "NEVER BUY RATIONED GOODS WITHOUT RATION STAMPS, NEVER PAY MORE THAN THE LEGAL PRICE."
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[War Ration Book Four Belonging to F. D. Wyatt]

Description: War Ration Book Four belonging to F. D. Wyatt with his full address written on the front cover. There are four pages of stamps inserted inside the booklet, and some lose strips of stamps having been torn out.
Date: 1943
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

The Leadership of Speaker Sam Rayburn

Description: Compilation of tributes about Sam Rayburn written by his colleagues in the U.S. Congress to commemorate his tenure as the longest-serving Speaker of the House of Representatives. It includes some brief biographical information and explanation about the importance of the post.
Date: 1961
Creator: United States. Congress. (87th, 1st session : 1961). House.
Partner: UNT Libraries

USAF Extension Course Catalog: 1952

Description: Catalog of correspondence courses offered by the USAF Extension Course Institute for members of the United States Air Force, Reserve, and Air National Guard.
Date: 1952
Creator: Air University (U.S.). Extension Course Institute.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Official United States Savings Stamp Album

Description: Official stamp album used for buying savings bonds, the cover has an illustration of a patriot holding a musket. This album is folded like a booklet with squares with prices in them, a large number of these boxes are covered by stamps that have been bought. There is an insert inside the album with more squares and stamps on them; each square has its own monetary value inside.
Date: 1962
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Stamp Album For the purchase of United States War Savings Bonds

Description: Stamp album used for buying and storing war savings bonds; the note on the inside cover says this book will be worth $18.75 when it is completely full of stamps. The cover of the album is patriotically decorated with an eagles at the bottom and a red, white, and blue color scheme; the back cover has an illustration of a patriot holding a musket in his hand and an American flag in the background. Each page on the inside has empty squares to where one places a bought stamp.
Date: 1942
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Certificate Presented to Charles R. Griggs by the U. S. Army]

Description: Certificate presented to Charles R. Griggs by the United States Army appointing him to the temporary rank of corporal of "Company C, 58th Inf. Tng. Bn." The rest of the text explains that he shall adequately perform the duties of that rank and be obedient to order given to him that a corporal must follow.
Date: June 3, 1942
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum